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Can I get heated seats? Do I have to get a sunroof? Find out what you need to know about Mercedes-Benz features right here.

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Available Features for the Mercedes-Benz

  

Model Year 2008 2008 2008 2008
Model
Trim C300 Sport Sedan C300 Luxury Sedan C350 Sport Sedan C63 AMG
Engines  
3.0L V6
DOHC-4v
228 hp@6000
221 lb-ft@2500
 3.0L V6<br>DOHC-4v<br>228 hp@6000 <br>221 lb-ft@2500 is a standard feature.  3.0L V6<br>DOHC-4v<br>228 hp@6000 <br>221 lb-ft@2500 is a standard feature.    
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
268 hp@6000
258 lb-ft@2400
     3.5L V6<br>DOHC-4v<br>268 hp@6000 <br>258 lb-ft@2400 is a standard feature.  
6.2L V8
DOHC-4v
451 hp@6800
443 lb-ft@5000
       6.2L V8<br>DOHC-4v<br>451 hp@6800 <br>443 lb-ft@5000 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
6-speed manual 6-speed manual is a standard feature.      
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature. 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature. 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature. 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
RWD RWD is a standard feature. RWD is a standard feature. RWD is a standard feature. RWD is a standard feature.
AWD AWD is an optional feature. AWD is an optional feature.    
Tires  
225/45HR17 tires 225/45HR17 tires is a standard feature. 225/45HR17 tires is a standard feature. 225/45HR17 tires is a standard feature.  
245/40HR17 tires 245/40HR17 tires is a standard feature.   245/40HR17 tires is a standard feature.  
225/40ZR18 tires 225/40ZR18 tires is an optional feature.   225/40ZR18 tires is an optional feature.  
255/35ZR18 tires 255/35ZR18 tires is an optional feature.   255/35ZR18 tires is an optional feature. 255/35ZR18 tires is a standard feature.
235/40ZR18 tires       235/40ZR18 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 100W, 8 speakers Unbranded, 100W, 8 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 100W, 8 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 100W, 8 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 100W, 8 speakers is a standard feature.
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer) Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote window/roof operationOperate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature. Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature. Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature. Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature.
Operate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.
Sunshade, rear, powerGreatly reduces the amount of sunlight entering the rear window. Includes the value of manual rear shade.   Sunshade, rear, power is an optional feature. Sunshade, rear, power is an optional feature. Sunshade, rear, power is an optional feature. Sunshade, rear, power is an optional feature.
Greatly reduces the amount of sunlight entering the rear window. Includes the value of manual rear shade.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power       Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power is an optional feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is an optional feature. Universal garage door opener is an optional feature. Universal garage door opener is a standard feature. Universal garage door opener is a standard feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Performance braking system (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.         Performance braking system (optional) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Rear seat pass-throughUsually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.   Rear seat pass-through is an optional feature. Rear seat pass-through is an optional feature. Rear seat pass-through is an optional feature. Rear seat pass-through is a standard feature.
Usually concealed behind a stowed armrest. Enables long items like skis to be carried without folding the rear seat.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic air recirculationAutomatically recirculates interior air when pollution is detected in outside air.   Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature. Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature. Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature. Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature.
Automatically recirculates interior air when pollution is detected in outside air.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.   Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player        
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature. Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature. Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature. Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature.
Temperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
DVD-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.   DVD-compatible player is an optional feature. DVD-compatible player is an optional feature. DVD-compatible player is an optional feature. DVD-compatible player is an optional feature.
Audio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.
Heated windshield washer nozzles Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Intermittent wipers        
iPod integrationIntegrates an iPod with the vehicle's controls and speakers. Usually included if there is a USB port, but can also rely on a proprietary port.   iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature.
Integrates an iPod with the vehicle's controls and speakers. Usually included if there is a USB port, but can also rely on a proprietary port.
Media driveBuilt-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.   Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is an optional feature.
Built-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.   Rain-sensing wipers is an optional feature. Rain-sensing wipers is an optional feature. Rain-sensing wipers is a standard feature. Rain-sensing wipers is a standard feature.
Wipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.   Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature.
Vents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
SD Card slotSD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.   SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature. SD Card slot is an optional feature.
SD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.
Surround sound Surround sound is an optional feature. Surround sound is an optional feature. Surround sound is an optional feature. Surround sound is an optional feature.
Telematics service, such as OnStarIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.   Telematics service, such as OnStar is an optional feature. Telematics service, such as OnStar is an optional feature. Telematics service, such as OnStar is an optional feature. Telematics service, such as OnStar is an optional feature.
In-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.   Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Weatherband radioIncludes frequencies for weather channels. Only listed when pricing a single model because incomplete data for all model.   Weatherband radio is a standard feature. Weatherband radio is a standard feature. Weatherband radio is a standard feature. Weatherband radio is a standard feature.
Includes frequencies for weather channels. Only listed when pricing a single model because incomplete data for all model.
Exterior  
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.   Body kit is a standard feature.   Body kit is a standard feature. Body kit is a standard feature.
Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Metallic paint (extra cost) Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature. Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature. Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature. Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature.
Panoramic sunroofFront glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.   Panoramic sunroof is an optional feature. Panoramic sunroof is an optional feature. Panoramic sunroof is an optional feature.  
Front glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.       Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof       Sunroof is a standard feature.
Gas Guzzler Tax  
1700       1700 is a standard feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirrorDriver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is a standard feature. Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is a standard feature.
Driver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.   Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
ChronometerStopwatch, lap timer. Usually includes an analog clock.         Chronometer is a standard feature.
Stopwatch, lap timer. Usually includes an analog clock.
Fog light, rearMake it easier for following vehicles to see the vehicle in fog.   Fog light, rear is a standard feature. Fog light, rear is a standard feature. Fog light, rear is a standard feature. Fog light, rear is a standard feature.
Make it easier for following vehicles to see the vehicle in fog.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Headlight washers Headlight washers is an optional feature. Headlight washers is an optional feature. Headlight washers is an optional feature. Headlight washers is an optional feature.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Mirror tilt-down in reverseOne or both exterior mirrors tilt down when the transmission is in reverse, to provide view of the curb.   Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature. Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature. Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature. Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature.
One or both exterior mirrors tilt down when the transmission is in reverse, to provide view of the curb.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.   Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature.
Area around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
Power-folding mirrorsMirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.   Power-folding mirrors is an optional feature. Power-folding mirrors is an optional feature. Power-folding mirrors is a standard feature. Power-folding mirrors is a standard feature.
Mirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.
Steering-linked fog lightsFog light on the appropriate side turns on (and might also swivel) when the steering wheel is turned. Requires and does not include value of fog lights.   Steering-linked fog lights is an optional feature. Steering-linked fog lights is an optional feature. Steering-linked fog lights is an optional feature. Steering-linked fog lights is an optional feature.
Fog light on the appropriate side turns on (and might also swivel) when the steering wheel is turned. Requires and does not include value of fog lights.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.   Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature. Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature. Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature. Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Powertrain  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.         Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is a standard feature.
Paddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets   Front buckets is a standard feature.    
Front sport buckets Front sport buckets is a standard feature.   Front sport buckets is a standard feature. Front sport buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 3-person bench Second-row 3-person bench is a standard feature. Second-row 3-person bench is a standard feature. Second-row 3-person bench is a standard feature.  
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is an optional feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is an optional feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is an optional feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Aluminum trimReal aluminum trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console. Deleted by wood trim even if they appear together.   Aluminum trim is a standard feature.     Aluminum trim is a standard feature.
Real aluminum trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console. Deleted by wood trim even if they appear together.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Door sill trim plates Door sill trim plates is a standard feature. Door sill trim plates is a standard feature. Door sill trim plates is a standard feature. Door sill trim plates is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is an optional feature. Folding second row seats is an optional feature. Folding second row seats is an optional feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is an optional feature. Heated front seats is an optional feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Leather door panel trim Leather door panel trim is an optional feature. Leather door panel trim is an optional feature. Leather door panel trim is an optional feature. Leather door panel trim is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Memory system, driver seat       Memory system, driver seat is an optional feature.
Memory system, passenger seat       Memory system, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Metal pedals Metal pedals is a standard feature.   Metal pedals is a standard feature. Metal pedals is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, passenger seat Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, passenger seat Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power seatback bolsters, driver seatPower adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.         Power seatback bolsters, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seatPower adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.         Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power-folding headrests, second row seatsFold at press of a button on the instrument panel, to improve rearward visibility.   Power-folding headrests, second row seats is a standard feature. Power-folding headrests, second row seats is a standard feature. Power-folding headrests, second row seats is a standard feature. Power-folding headrests, second row seats is a standard feature.
Fold at press of a button on the instrument panel, to improve rearward visibility.
Synthetic leather seating surfacesA.k.a vinyl, leatherette, MB-Tex, NuLuxe.   Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.  
A.k.a vinyl, leatherette, MB-Tex, NuLuxe.
Upgraded leather upholsteryNo additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.         Upgraded leather upholstery is an optional feature.
No additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.
Wood trimReal wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.     Wood trim is a standard feature. Wood trim is a standard feature. Wood trim is an optional feature.
Real wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Adaptive dampers - mechanicalShocks mechanically adjust firmness based on direct road inputs. Not driver adjustable.   Adaptive dampers - mechanical is a standard feature. Adaptive dampers - mechanical is a standard feature. Adaptive dampers - mechanical is a standard feature.  
Shocks mechanically adjust firmness based on direct road inputs. Not driver adjustable.
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.   Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature. Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.

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Option Package Contents

Premium Package

Features
Navigation system
Surround sound
DVD-compatible player
Voice control for nav and audio
Media drive
SD Card slot
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)

Driver Assistance Package

Features
Xenon HID headlights
Sunshade, rear, power
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench

Premium Driver Assistance Package

Features
Heated front seats
Universal garage door opener
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Rain-sensing wipers
Satellite radio
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
Power-folding mirrors

Premium Package

Features
Navigation system
Surround sound
DVD-compatible player
Voice control for nav and audio
Media drive
SD Card slot
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)

Driver Assistance Package

Features
Xenon HID headlights
Sunshade, rear, power
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench

Premium Driver Assistance Package

Features
Heated front seats
Universal garage door opener
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Rain-sensing wipers
Satellite radio
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
Power-folding mirrors

Premium Package

Features
Navigation system
Surround sound
DVD-compatible player
Voice control for nav and audio
Media drive
SD Card slot
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)

Driver Assistance Package

Features
Xenon HID headlights
Sunshade, rear, power
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench

Premium Package

Features
Navigation system
Surround sound
DVD-compatible player
Voice control for nav and audio
Media drive
SD Card slot
Harman/Kardon, 450W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)

Driver Assistance Package

Features
Xenon HID headlights
Sunshade, rear, power
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Headlight washers
Steering-linked fog lights
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench

designo Package

Features
Upgraded leather upholstery
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power
Memory system, driver seat
Memory system, passenger seat
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Available Features of the 2008 Mercedes-Benz

2008 Mercedes-Benz Available Features: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan turbocharged 221hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Simple and uncluttered see full Mercedes-Benz review
2009 4dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I love the toys that came with the car such as Keyless Go and 4Matic which is very useful in winter driving conditions. see full Mercedes-Benz review
2008 4dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I love the panoramic roof, speed sensing wipers, brake boost, system monitoring warning of lights out, etc. see full Mercedes-Benz review
2008 4dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic RWD
You get a lot of stuff standard including bluetooth connectivity for your phone. Furthermore, the available features are first rate. see full Mercedes-Benz review
2008 Mercedes-Benz Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan supercharged 181hp 1.8L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
The top package which I bought here had no adaptive cruise control, no premium audio, no ipod support without separate dongle, no a2dp streaming, what was available was run of the mill non luxury. see full Mercedes-Benz review
2008 4dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Lacks some of the newer features, rear view camera, traffic nav. see full Mercedes-Benz review
 
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