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4dr Sdn V6 3.8L
  • 4dr Sdn V6 3.8L
  • 4dr Sdn V8 5.0L R-Spec
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 FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Prestige

Prices

MSRP $34,200 $50,490 $42,200
Invoice $32,070 $46,956 $39,246
Avg. Paid $32,710 N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 9.1 8.9
Critics' Rating 8.5 9.2 9.1
Performance 8.2 8.3 8.2
Interior 8.7 8.3 8.2
Safety 10.0 10.0 10.0
Reliability 3.0 4.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Powerful base engine
  • Spacious interior
  • Long list of standard features
  • Lengthy warranty coverage
  • Excellent safety score
  • Opulent cabin with classic style
  • Strong safety ratings and features
  • Elegant exterior styling
  • Ample trunk space
  • Excellent fuel economy with base engine
  • Opulent, attractive interior
  • Powerful supercharged V6 option
Cons
  • Harsh ride on 5.0 R-Spec models
  • Some questionable interior materials
  • Vague steering feel
  • Performance trails key rivals
  • Maintenance can be expensive
  • High price and costly options
  • Light steering with vague feel

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.8L/231 Gas V6 3.5L/213 Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121
MPG 18 City / 28 Hwy 20 City / 30 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 115.6 113.1 114.600
Length, Overall (in) 196.3 191.7 193.900
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 75.9 73.800
Height, Overall (in) 58.1 57.7 57.800

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3824 4045 3726

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 Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Optional
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Keyless Start Standard Optional Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
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 Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional 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
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 109.0 - TBD - 97.200
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 37.9 37.200
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 41.3 41.300
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 57.8 57.500
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.2 37.800
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 35.8 37.400
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.9 56.300
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 - TBD - - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.9 15.9 14.100

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Optional Standard
Entertainment System Optional

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 Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard 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 Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Optional Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Optional Standard
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 Standard Optional Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard 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 Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.5L/213 2.0L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 333 @ 6400 302 @ 6500 211 @ 4300 - 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 291 @ 5100 273 @ 3500-5250 258 @ 1500
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 36.0 36.2 39.000

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3 23.5 19.800

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard