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4dr Sdn Signature
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  • 4dr Sdn Ultimate
4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid
  • 4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn AWD
  • 4dr Sdn L RWD
  • 4dr Sdn L AWD
E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Sport Sedan
  • E350 Coupe
  • E350 BlueTEC Luxury Sedan
  • E350 BlueTEC Sport Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Coupe
  • E400 Sport Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Wagon
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Wagon
  • E550 Coupe
  • E350 Cabriolet
  • E550 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E550 Cabriolet
  • E63 AMG Sedan
  • E63 AMG Wagon

Prices

MSRP $59,250 $71,990 $51,000
Invoice $55,368 $66,232 $47,430
Avg. Paid N/A N/A $38,192

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.4 8.8
Critics' Rating 7.3 8.0 9.1
Performance 7.1 7.4 8.4
Interior 7.9 8.4 8.3
Safety 10.0 N/A 10.0
Reliability 3.5 5.0 4.5
Operating Cost N/A N/A 7.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Long list of standard features
  • Low price for a flagship sedan
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
  • Comfortable ride
  • Spacious, upscale interior
  • Large trunk
  • Powerful engines
  • Comfortable, composed ride
  • Strong reliability rating
Cons
  • Unimpressive cabin materials
  • Vague steering

 

  • Infotainment system can be distracting
  • Lackluster fuel economy
  • Not as nimble as some rivals

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 5.0L/307 Gas V8 4.6L/281 Gas V6 3.5L/213
MPG 15 City / 23 Hwy 16 City / 24 Hwy 20 City / 30 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 119.900 116.9 113.2
Length, Overall (in) 203.100 200.0 191.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.400 73.8 73.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.700 58.1 58.0

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 Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4555 4233 3825

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Optional
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Optional Standard
HID headlights Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard 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 Standard Standard
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.) 111.000 103.0 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.700 38.0 37.9
Front Leg Room (in) 45.100 43.7 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.100 58.5 57.8
Front Hip Room (in) 55.500 55.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 38.100 38.0 38.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.900 35.8 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.000 56.9 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) 55.100 55.5 - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 16.700 18.0 15.9

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Optional
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 Optional

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch 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

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 Standard Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V6
Displacement 5.0L/307 4.6L/281 3.5L/213
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 429 @ 6400 386 @ 6400 302 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 376 @ 5000 367 @ 4100 273 @ 3500-5250
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 39.600 35.4 36.9

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 24 30
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.300 22.2 21.1

Suspension

Active Suspension System Standard Optional
Air Suspension Standard Optional
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Multi-Link 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.