Mercedes-Benz C300e hybrid 2021 review – Do the sums add up for Merc’s uber PHEV? / Electrifying

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Mercedes has been a player in the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) market for some years now with both petrols and, rather unusually, diesels. They’ve made some very impressive PHEVs and they’re the best of both worlds for some people, while others can’t understand the whole PHEV thing.

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes as a PHEV – it manages up to 60 miles of pure-electric running and returns around 400mpg on the claimed testing cycle. Is it one of Merc’s hits? Tom Ford finds out.

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