Bit like the Lexus, a glorified Stop-Start systemC300h is same as mine. Mild hybrid (at best). Not a plug in. Runs on its own electric at VERY low speeds mostly for parking up. And coasting.
Engine fires up upon the slightest demand for power. All in all a pretty pointless Hybrid system.
However, I still love the car. Just keep it in Sports or Sports+ mode.
i pick the car up tomorrow, it is an electric / Diesel, he told me it charges up the battery when i brakeSeriously? You bought a car and you don't know the tech behind it, Is it petrol or diesel, what did the salesman tell you?
Do you have a handbook with the car?
No idea if that answer refers to my question but I am clearly educationally challenged and when logging onto the C-class configure page. I only have three options... 1. Petrol 2. diesel 3. HybridI would have thought that the answer is in the thread title - Self Charging!!!
I think MB have since dropped this particular model from their line-up John. Mine is 2017. Not sure when they stopped.No idea if that answer refers to my question but I am clearly educationally challenged and when logging onto the C-class configure page. I only have three options... 1. Petrol 2. diesel 3. Hybrid
So whilst you might think the answer is in the thread title.... It is not on the C-class configure page.
I am asking purely because I am interested in this feature as I have recently purchased a Mercedes hybrid.
Is this a current model, am I more challenged than I thought?
Thank you for the reply, I guess I was guilty of assuming the author of the thread was buying a new vehicle... My bad. An interesting concept and hopefully you are happy with this type of hybrid as it seems good enough for a formula 1 carI think MB have since dropped this particular model from their line-up John. Mine is 2017. Not sure when they stopped.
As said, it’s a mild hybrid, not full plug-in.
There is a 'Pre-entry' climate function that is activated when you unlock the doors with the Key-fob Peter. This heat/cools the car interior and heated seat on a 5 minute cycle to the last used temp setting. So I think I'm meant to unlock the car from the house so that it's a little pre-heated by the time I get in. Not tried it yet as the car is always in the garage.Is it the same with the Mercedes version?
I like that idea. The Lexus warms really quickly but one must put the car into the Ready state.There is a 'Pre-entry' climate function that is activated when you unlock the doors with the Key-fob
My 'stretched limo' has what I think is a fuel burning heater but I bow to those with more knowledge. We can set the timer to anytime we want and the vehicle will be lovely and warm prior to us unlocking the beast but this is waaay off topic"I really like the full pre-con"
Yes just like the diesel powered Fuel Burning Heater in many Land Rovers since 2006 or maybe earlier ! It's great, you can set it to run at a predetermined time, or control it from your smartphone.