Mercedes Benz C Class W203 C220 CDI Estate - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis W203
Model C220 CDI Estate
Engine 2148cc
Engine Code OM646
Fuel Type Diesel
Production 2000 - 2006
Predecessor W202
Successor W204
Performance Value
Power 141 BHP
Torque 180 Nm - 315 lb/ft
Acceleration 10.1 (s)
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 41.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 58.0 MPG
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C Class W203 C220 CDI Estate Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2003/146 - Possible Loss Of Steering Control - It is possible that the steering coupling at the union with the steering gear may not be correctly positioned and/or sufficiently torqued. This could lead to the steering gear becoming detached from the steering column with subsequent loss of steering control.
  • R/2010/153 - Bonnet Could Open Without Warning - It is possible that due to a previous minor collision which the driver may have considered insignificant the bonnet securing hook may have been damaged which could result in the opening of the bonnet if it has not been closed correctly.
  • R/2003/185 - Rear Seat Belts May Not Engage Correctly - Rear Seat Belt may not engage correctly
  • R/2006/046 - Engine May Revert To Limp Home Mode - The differential pressure sensor for the diesel particulate filter can fail due to contamination of the protective gel layer by exhaust gases. This will result in the car reverting to limp home mode (restricted engine speed).