2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Stronger residuals—for automakers, the key to offering attractive leasing options, especially for entry-luxury models like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Mercedes-Benz's residuals haven't been as good in recent years as those of other luxury automakers, but it's a trend it hopes to reverse with the upcoming 2012 C-Class, which gets stronger tech content, as well as a new standard turbocharged four-cylinder model, the C250, that achieves 30 mpg highway. According to the residual value experts at ALG, Mercedes-Benz residual value forecasts have been declining since 2002—by 2010 falling...
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan: First Look
Restyled and redesigned slightly for the 2012 year model, the new C-Class offers a more fluid, smoother look than its predecessor on the outside, and a new theme inside that reflects some of the higher-range sedans in Mercedes' stable. Chief on the improvements list--a list 2,000 parts long despite...Nelson Ireson