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DoneDeal of the Week: This Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a great sporty looking family saloon

Want a something smaller? We’ve got a Mercedes-Benz A-Class for your consideration too.

Image: Manorfield Cars

LOOKING FOR A premium brand with sporty looks, a classy cabin and also family friendly? Then this 2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, for €14,950, may be the car for you.

The Mercedes C-Class is a great way to proceed in great comfort, safety and refinement. It has plenty of grip and corners confidently and it is wonderful on long motorway drives but just as much at home in towns and cities due to how easy it is to manoeuvre.

This particular car is the four-door executive saloon C 180 AMG Sport Edition with AMG body kit. It is an automatic and has a 1.6-litre petrol engine with BlueEFFICIENCY technology and stop-start helping to make the C-Class a very efficient premium car.

Source: Manorfield Cars

The cabin is light and bright and spacious and is fitted with a leather multi-function steering wheel, electric windows and mirrors, climate control, a driver’s armrest and Bluetooth connectivity.

It also has side impact protection, traction control and cruise control.

Source: Manorfield Cars

Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Source: Tom Murphy Car Sales Ltd

If you want a manual car that is smaller and cheaper to tax, then this 2011 Mercedes A-Class for €11,655 could be an option. It costs €200 to tax a year, compared to the €270 of the C-Class above and it is a diesel not a petrol like the C-Class.

This particular five-door hatchback model is the A 160 CDI with a 2.0-litre engine with BlueEFFICIENCY technology and is very efficient with low running costs.

Source: Tom Murphy Car Sales Ltd

It is very well built and spacious and practical. It has a large 435-litre boot, which extends to a massive 1,995 litres with the rear seats tumbled.

It has light steering and good visibility making it a great car if you do lots of city driving.

The cabin is well laid out but it doesn’t feel as luxurious as the C-Class and the ride isn’t as comfortable as the C-Class either.

Source: Tom Murphy Car Sales Ltd

So, if you are looking for a car that looks sporty but is comfortable and with a great cabin, the C-Class might be the car for you. If you are looking for a smaller car with loads of space that is cheaper to buy and run than the C-Class then the A-Class may be the car for you.

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