2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
#24 of 2021 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons
#69 of all 2021 vehicles
The C-Class, part of Mercedes-Benz's lineup since 1994, is a large sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. The C-Class provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The C-Class has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Mercedes-Benz offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0392% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.4763%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0392% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.4763% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is 23% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.
Active safety features can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. Active safety systems that are standard on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class include: Active Brake Assist with Cross Traffic Function and Active Blind Spot Assist.
Another safety feature seems simpler but should still be considered. Side mirror turn signals are standard on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.