2019 AMG C 43 Sedan in Black Side View

How fast is the 2019 AMG® C 43 Sedan?

2019 Mercedes-AMG® C 43 Sedan Horsepower and 0-60 Acceleration Time

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG® C 43 Sedan received extensive measures to make it even more stylish, dynamic, and responsive. Thanks to specific performance enhancements and upgrades, the new C 43 Sedan delivers agile driving dynamics with superior comfort and improved efficiency on long journeys. Arriving at U.S. dealerships later this year, the 2019 C 43 Sedan is ready to continue a record of success. Continue reading to learn more about the 2019 AMG® C 43 Sedan’s horsepower output and 0-60 MPH acceleration time.

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AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine

Engineered for maximum power and low fuel consumption, the 2019 C 43’s new AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine features two, large turbochargers that deliver quick, spontaneous response, as well as an engine cover with a red aluminum insert and AMG® lettering. The new engine delivers a thrilling 385 horsepower and 384 lb-ft torque from 2,500 – 5,000 rpm. The refreshed AMG® C 43 Sedan sprints from a complete standstill to 60 MPH in under five seconds and maxes out at its electronically limited 130 MPH top speed.


The 2019 C 43 Sedan’s AMG® SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9-speed transmission was tuned to deliver a dynamic driving experience with the proven DYNAMIC SELECT drive programs. Able to customize the C 43 Sedan’s performance characteristics at the tap of a finger, the drive programs include Comfort, Sport, Sport+, Individual, and Slippery. Each program modifies key performance parameters like the response of the engine, suspension, steering, and transmission. The driving modes can be accessed via the shift paddles on the AMG® steering wheel.

The AMG® SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9-speed transmission features a multiple downshift function for more spontaneous bursts of speed and ignition adjustments for faster gear shifts. The transmission’s Manual driving program can be selected via a button marked “M” on the center console.

2019 AMG C 43 Sedan Command Center
2019 AMG C 43 Sedan in Black Rear View

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