Whenever the name Mercedes Benz is mentioned, people associate it to luxury and performance. Nobody really thinks "fuel economy". This is probably because the previous models released consumed more fuel than those made by Japanese automakers like Toyota and Honda. But times have changed and Mercedes Benz cars are not only excelling in terms of performance but comfort, efficiency and much more.
With the emergence of autonomous vehicles, many car manufacturers are seeking ways to beat competition by ensuring efficiency. The Benz isn't left out. Naijauto has decided to dig deep and bring you the most efficient fuel economy Mercedes Benz models to help you make an informed decision when going to purchase one.
1. Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
The German car manufacturer has produced lots of vehicles that meet the traditional standard of any Benz - performance and luxury. But the brand wished to have a range of cars that have similar features and still save fuel. The Mercedes Benz CLA-class was added to that list. Not only does it have a 36 highway miles per gallon rating, it also puts out over two hundred horsepower.
The Mercedes Benz isn't just a luxury car anymore as its also very efficient
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2. Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The Mercedes Benz E-class has a 30 highway and 22 city miles per gallon output. It saves a lot of fuel and kudos to the engine it has which helps boost performance. Different versions of this model can put out between 240 - 400 hp, hence giving the owners the adrenaline rush and heart pounding feel they seek.
3. Mercedes-Benz GLC
The Mercedes Benz GLC is one of the best crossover SUVs, experts believe. Asides being able to go on a 27 highway and 22 city miles per gallon, it also has the ability to contain more cargo and save fuel - as compared to its competitors. It still maintains the comfort, luxury and performance standards the Benz brand is known for.
The newly released GLC models look flawless
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4. Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class
This Mercedes Benz model is one that was built to accommodate a lot of cargo. Many drivers in Nigeria who buy it, do so for this reason. It's considered a family hatchback, and had joined the long list of hatchbacks sought after by automobile lovers in the country. It's spacious interior allows both driver and passenger enough leg room, and comfort. It puts out 33 highway and 24 city MPG and the latest version is really fuel efficient.
5. Mercedes-Benz C-Class
The C-class is really popular in Nigeria, with both the old and young cruising the wonder on wheels. It affords you the luxury you would want in a Benz and it's also efficient. Whether you decide to go for the convertible, coupe, sedan or another bpdy style, this Mercedes Benz model is one to consider if you want to save fuel. With it being able to put out 34 highway and 24 city miles per gallon, you would definitely get the right feel when behind the wheel.
It's important to note that the fuel economy Mercedes Benz models are more in their recent versions than those made in the 90's or early 2000's. Therefore when making a purchase, keep that in mind and also go with someone who's auto savvy to point out certain features like injectors, alternators and so on.