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Automatic
  • Automatic
  • Automatic with Navigation
  • Automatic with Technology Package
  • Automatic with Krell Audio Package
  • Automatic with Advance Package
E400 Sport Sedan
  • E350 Sedan
  • E63 AMG Wagon 4MATIC
  • E250 BlueTEC Luxury Sedan
  • E250 BlueTEC Sport Sedan
  • E350 Sport Sedan
  • E350 Luxury Sedan
  • E350 Coupe
  • E250 BlueTEC 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • E250 BlueTEC 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E350 Coupe 4MATIC
  • E400 Sport Sedan
  • E350 4MATIC Luxury Wagon
  • E350 4MATIC Sport Wagon
  • E550 Coupe
  • E350 Cabriolet
  • E550 4MATIC Sport Sedan
  • E550 Cabriolet
  • E63 AMG Sedan 4MATIC
  • E63 AMG S-Model Sedan 4MATIC
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 Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0T Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0L TDI Premium Plus
  • 4dr Sdn quattro 3.0L TDI Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Prestige

Prices

MSRP $48,450 $56,700 $43,100
Invoice $44,324 $52,731 $40,084
Avg. Paid $46,200 $52,754 $42,023

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.1 8.8 8.9
Critics' Rating 6.5 8.9 9.3
Performance 6.3 8.1 8.5
Interior 7.0 8.2 8.4
Safety 10.0 9.6 10.0
Reliability 4.0 4.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Numerous standard features
  • Good handling for a front-wheel drive car
  • Great fuel economy in E250 BlueTEC
  • Opulent cabin with top-notch materials
  • Ample trunk space
  • Beautiful, high-quality interior
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Engaging handling
Cons
  • Rivals have nicer interiors
  • Not as athletic as competitors
  • Complicated infotainment system
  • Tepid base engine

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212 Gas/Electric V-6 3.5 L/213 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/121
MPG 20 City / 31 Hwy 24 City / 30 Hwy 25 City / 33 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 112.2 113.2 114.7
Length, Overall (in) 196.1 192.1 193.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 73 73.8
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.9 57.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3933 4189 3726

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers 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
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.) 102.1 97.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.9 37.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.3 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 57.8 57.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 38.2 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 35.8 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57 56.9 56.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 14.9 15.9 14.1

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Leather Seats Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Optional Standard
2nd Row 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 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
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Optional
Lane Departure Warning Standard Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 3.5 L/212 3.5 L/213 2.0 L/121
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 310 @ 6500 329 @ 6500 220 @ 4450
Torque (Net @ RPM) 272 @ 4500 457 258 @ 1500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 40.5 36.9 39

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 30 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1 19.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

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