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Mercedes-Benz C-Class insurance rates

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Average Mercedes-Benz C-Class insurance rates

The average comprehensive insurance policy for a Mercedes-Benz C-Class is $187 a month — or $1,981 a year. Your actual cost could be more or less depending on your driving record, the number of kilometres you drive in a year and other factors. To determine our estimated cost, we aggregated quotes from 5 insurance companies using this profile:

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Over 30,000 kilometres driven yearly
  • No accidents in the past five years
  • Driver located in Sydney
  • Car parked in garage at night
  • Black vehicle

About the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Insurance FinderThe Mercedes-Benz C-Class, a line of executive compact cars, has been around since 1993. The medium luxury car is known for its strong engine options, smooth ride and elegant cabin.

Insurance companies determine the insurance cost for a Mercedes-Benz C-Class based on safety ratings, theft rates, replacement costs and overall damage susceptibility. Insurance rates can change based on a driver’s history and location.

Mercedes-Benz shoppers should grab quotes from several insurance companies to find the lowest premium possible before they commit. Mercedes-Benz C-Class shoppers should also do their research and see if they qualify for insurance discounts with each insurance company.


Compare insurance providers that cover Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Name Product Roadside Assistance Accidental Damage Storm Choice of Repairer Agreed or Market Value
Budget Direct Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Awarded the 2019 Finder Award for the Best Value Car Insurance, this policy offers solid coverage at a low cost. Budget Direct’s claims service has received a 4.2/5 based on nearly 5,000 customer reviews.

Who it might be good for: People who want a comprehensive policy without breaking the bank.
Bingle Comprehensive
Market
Finder's summary: Bingle consistently come up as one of the cheaper insurers out there. They only cover the basics, so you don't get to choose your own repairer, you're not covered for personal items in the car and you won't get a hire car if your car is stolen. But this keeps their premiums low.

Who it might be good for: Someone who wants a low cost option that covers them for the basics.
Qantas Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: You'll be able to pick and choose how comprehensive you want your cover to be thanks to optional extras like roadside assistance, choice of your own repairer, and the option of agreed or market value. Plus, you'll earn Qantas Points when you join and get access to the Qantas Wellness App.

Who it might be good for: People who love collecting frequent flyer points.
Poncho Comprehensive
Agreed
Finder's summary: Poncho works like a monthly subscription - you pay monthly and can cancel and leave at anytime. You can also list multiple cars and drivers under one policy, making it ideal for families and groups living together under one household.

Who it might be good for: People who only need cover for a short period of time.
Youi Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Youi Comprehensive Car Insurance is one of the few providers to include roadside assistance in their policy. You'll also get access to YouiRewards which gives you discounts on furniture, parking and more. Youi also have a live chat feature on their site to talk through any questions.

Who it might be good for: People over 25 who want comprehensive cover with a focus on customer service.
Coles Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Coles have two-tiers of comprehensive car insurance to choose from. You'll earn double flybuys points at Coles supermarkets and you can get $10 off your Coles grocery bill every time you redeem 2,000 Flybuys points. If you're over 30, you can get roadside assistance free for a year.

Who it might be good for: Coles customers and Flybuys collectors.
Virgin Comprehensive
Optional
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Finalists for the 2019 Finder Awards for Best Value Car Insurance, Virgin Comprehensive provides a good level of cover for a decent price. You'll get 15% off when you buy online and get access to their hail hero service.

Who it might be good for: People who want a comprehensive policy that's affordable.
Real Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Real Comprehensive Car Insurance provides similar coverage to other insurers for the important stuff like looking after your car if it's stolen or you crash. They're also one of the few insurers who offer a Pay As You Drive policy, so you might be able to save big if you don't drive much.

Who it might be good for: Those that don't drive much can take advantage of their Pay As You Drive policy.
Kogan Comprehensive
Optional
Agreed or Market
Finder's summary: Kogan comes with all the perks that most comprehensive car insurance policies include but you'll also be entitled to some benefits on their online store. This usually comes in the form of a gift voucher or discount if you buy online. Plus, Kogan offer a pay as you drive option, which could be good if you're not on the road that much.

Who it might be good for: Kogan shoppers and those that don't drive much.
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Random Mercedes-Benz Facts

  • Mercedes-Benz has been around since 1926 and is a German automobile manufacturer.
  • Mercedes-Benz made the first diesel engine passenger car in 1936.
  • The body of a Mercedes-Benz vehicle is welded in 10,000 places. This ensures that the nuts and bolts won’t loosen as the vehicle ages.
  • The first Mercedes Benz built in Australia was a 220 S Sedan, which came off the line on the 12th of February 1959.
  • The cost of a Mercedes-Benz can go up to a whopping $451,000!

How does the Mercedes-Benz C-Class compare?

A 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at a base price of $49,491. With the average insurance rate at $1,981 per year, the annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio is 4%.


How safe is the Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been evaluated by the Australiasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) and received a 5-Star overall safety rating. The luxury medium car received a perfect score of 16 out of 16 for the side impact crash test by ANCAP. The independent vehicle safety advocate also gave the vehicle a very high 15.46 out of 16 rating for the frontal offset crash test.

The latest model of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class includes anti-lock brakes, stability control and overhead airbags.


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