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4dr Sdn Portfolio w/Sport Pkg
  • 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn Portfolio w/Sport Pkg
  • 4dr Sdn Portfolio
  • 4dr Sdn Supercharged
  • 4dr Sdn XFR
E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Sport Sedan
  • E350 Luxury BlueTEC Sedan
  • E350 Sport BlueTEC Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E550 4MATIC Sport Sedan
4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Prestige

Prices

MSRP $59,000 $50,490 $49,900
Invoice $54,280 $46,956 $46,408
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 9.1 9.2
Critics' Rating 9.2 9.2 9.3
Performance 8.9 8.3 8.4
Interior 8.0 8.3 8.7
Safety N/A 10.0 10.0
Reliability 3.0 4.5 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Nimble handling
  • Stylish, well-appointed interior
  • Standard navigation
  • Opulent cabin with classic style
  • Strong safety ratings and features
  • Elegant exterior styling
  • Ample trunk space
  • Excellent fuel economy with base engine
  • Well-crafted interior with high-quality materials
  • User-friendly navigation system with ample tech features
  • Reviewer-liked optional supercharged V6
Cons
  • Over-involved multi-media interface
  • Cramped rear seat
  • No all-wheel drive option
  • Limited rear visibility
  • Performance trails key rivals
  • Maintenance can be expensive
  • High price and costly options
  • Redesigned exterior isn’t a drastic change
  • Uncomfortable center-rear seating positio
  • Light steering with vague feel

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 5.0L/305 Gas V6 3.5L/213 Supercharged Gas V6 3.0L/183
MPG 16 City / 23 Hwy 20 City / 30 Hwy 19 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 114.5 113.1 114.7
Length, Overall (in) 195.3 191.7 193.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.6 75.9 73.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.7 57.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4067 4045 4045

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Optional Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Optional Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 95.0 - TBD - 97.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 37.9 37.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.3 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.8 57.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.2 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 35.8 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.9 56.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 17.7 15.9 14.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Optional Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard Optional Standard
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Optional Optional Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Optional Optional
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Night Vision Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Supercharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6 Supercharged Gas V6
Displacement 5.0L/305 3.5L/213 3.0L/183
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 385 @ 6500 302 @ 6500 310 @ 5500-6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 380 @ 3500 273 @ 3500-5250 325 @ 2900-4500
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 37.7 36.2 39.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 30 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.4 23.5 19.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Trapezoidal-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Standard