CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, has awarded the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, "Best of 2015," the site's highest honor. The "Best of 2015" winner was selected from all-new or redesigned cars, which were the BMW M4, Dodge Challenger, Honda Fit, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Subaru Outback and Volkswagen Golf.
"With the new 2015 C-Class, Mercedes-Benz has stunned the public and car reviewers by producing a stylish new compact luxury sedan," said Patrick Olsen, Cars.com Editor-in-Chief. "The new C-Class dances with the best in the segment, a truly impressive change from previous generations of the sedan. The new, stylish exterior is gorgeous, and the automaker brought the same level of opulence to the interior as well."
The Cars.com "Best of" award is given annually to the one all-new or fully-redesigned car that demonstrates the highest level of quality, innovation and value.
"At Cars.com, we like to put our money where our mouth is, so we've purchased a 2015 C-Class for long-term testing," said Olsen. "This will not only give us the opportunity to test the new sedan over a long period of time, but it will also allow us to provide Cars.com users with content about how the C-Class performs, and our experiences driving it, over the course of a year."
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was formally honored at the Cars.com Best of 2015 Awards along with winners in other categories including, Best Pickup Truck of 2015, Eco-Friendly Car of the Year, Family Car of the Year, Luxury Car of the Year and Play Car of the Year. For full award details and winners, visit www.cars.com/awards.
Launched in 1998 and owned by Gannett Co. (NYSE: GCI), Cars.com is an award-recognized online destination for car shoppers that offers information from experts and consumers to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. With over 30 million monthly visits to its web properties, Cars.com offers thousands of new and used vehicle listings, expert and consumer reviews, side-by-side comparison and build and price tools, photo galleries, videos, unbiased editorial content and many other resources. Cars.com puts millions of car buyers in control of their shopping process with the information they need to make stress-free buying decisions.