E-Class is a prestigious series in the product line of Mercedes-Benz. Read this review and explore the features & specifications of the luxury sedan Mercedes E-Class - 200K Classic, 280 Elegance and E230.

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Mercedes Benz E-Class

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class hit the Indian roads in 1995. It is an upper level model in the luxury sedan segment of Mercedes. The latest version of E-Class flaunts richly appointed interiors, offering a superior feeling of grandeur to its occupants. The sedan maintains an excellent drive quality. Top-notch technology is used in the engineering of the vehicle, to ensure that its buyers get true value for money. Mercedes-Benz E-Class also comes equipped with advanced suspension system and the latest safety features.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers five engine options - three for petrol and two for diesel. The 200K petrol engine generates a power of 158 PS @ 5500 rpm and a peak torque of 221 Nm @ 3500 rpm. The 280 Petrol engine delivers an output of 231 PS @ 6300 rpm and a torque of 282 Nm @ 2500 rpm. On the other hand, a maximum power of 196 PS @ 4000 rpm and torque of 456 Nm @ 1400 rpm is generated by the 280 CDI diesel engine of E-Class. The latest variants added to Mercedes-Benz E-Class luxury sedan are the E230 (petrol) & E220 CDI (diesel). Under the hood of the latest E230 model lies a V6 petrol engine, which delivers a power of 201 hp @ 6100 rpm and a peak torque of 245 Nm @ 5500 rpm. On the other hand, the E220 CDI variant is powered by 2.15L 4-in-line engine, which generates a power of 168 hp @ 3700 rpm and a torque of 410 Nm @ 2000 rpm. The E 63 AMG variant of E-Class is powered by V8 engine, which churns out a power of 514 hp @ 6800 rpm with a peak torque of 630 Nm @ 5200 rpm.

Design And Comfort
Mercedes-Benz E-Class is praised for its imposing looks. The poised front end of the car is adorned by oval-shaped headlamps and a bold crease on the hood. Halogen fog lamps are positioned in the front apron. In the rear end, a single fog lamp is integrated on the left taillights cluster. The sleek elegant contour is perfectly in accord with the swooping rear roof. The E-Class offers a luxurious ride to five people.

The centre console, gear knob and steering wheel of Mercedes-Benz E-Class are adorned by a sleek Burl Walnut wood trim, which heightens the appeal of its well-appointed interiors. The car gets a 9-speaker music system, with audio controls mounted on the steering wheel. Its cabin is equipped with THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control, with residual engine heat utilization. It also features adjustable headrests, sun visor with illuminated vanity mirror and rear center armrest with cup holders.

Ride And Handling
E 280 petrol and E 280 CDI diesel variants of Mercedes-Benz E-Class are equipped with 7G-TRONIC 7-speed automatic transmission, whereas the classic C200K model gets 6-gears, manual transmission. The front four-link suspension, with McPherson Struts, an anti-dive stabilizer and gas dampers, facilitate effortless navigation on bumpy roads. Finely tuned rear suspension gives good stability to the sedan. The steering wheel is power assisted and can be adjusted according to the height of the driver.
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Remote keyless entry, child-safety door locks, seatbelts, collapsible steering wheel and crumple zones are among the myriad safety features of Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Its unique 'hold' function vehicle prevents it from rolling backwards on a gradient. Maximum occupant safety is guaranteed in the car. A host of safety systems are there in the sedan, which work together to prevent accidents and safeguard its occupants from the impact of collisions. Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Sensotronic Brake Control (SBC), Brake Assist System (BAS) and Anti-lock braking system (ABS) are also found in Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Mercedes Benz E-Class Price, Variants And Color
The petrol variants of Mercedes-Benz E-Class are 200K Classic, 280 Elegance and E230, while its diesel models include E220 CDI and E 230. The luxury sedan comes with a price tag that ranges from Rs 37 lakhs to Rs 47 lakhs. It is available in a number of vibrant colors, including Periclase Green, Obsidian Black, Tansanite Blue, Carneol Red, Tenorite Grey, Palladium Silver, Sanidine Beige, Cubanite Silver and Iridium Silver.

Mercedes Benz E-Class Mileage
Launched with classy performance and comfortable interiors, Mercedes-Benz E-Class gives an average mileage of 9-12 kmpl Automatic (Diesel) and 8-11 kmpl Manual (Petrol).

Technical Specifications of Mercedes Benz E-Class
Model Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Type Sedan
Number Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 80 Litres
Length 4818 mm
Width 1822 mm
Height 1420 mm
Wheelbase 2854 mm
Ground Clearance 123 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.7 m
Kerb Weight 1605 kg (200K classic), 1660 kg (280 elegance petrol), 1715 kg (280 CDI elegance), 1680 kg (230), 18
Type 2.15L 4-in-line engine (220 CDI) V6 engine (280 CDI) V6 engine (280) V6 engine (230) V8 engine (63 AMG)
Number Of Cylinders 6 (230, 280 elegance petrol & 280 CDI elegance) 4 (200K classic & 220 CDI) 8 (63 AMG)
Displacement 1796cc (200K classic) 2997cc (280 elegance petrol) 2987cc (280 CDI elegance) 2497 cc (230) 6208 cc (63 AMG) 2148 cc (220 CDI)
Transmission 6 Gears, Manual (200K classic) 7 Gears, Automatic (280 elegance petrol) 7 Gears, Automatic (280 CDI elegance) 7G-TRONIC (230) 7-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC with steering-wheel gearshift (63 AMG) 5-speed automatic transmission (220 CDI)
Max. Power 158 PS @ 5500 rpm (200K classic) 231 PS @ 6300 rpm (280 elegance petrol) 196 PS @ 4000 rpm (280 CDI elegance) 201 hp @ 6100 rpm (230) 168 hp @ 3700 rpm (220 CDI) 514 hp @ 6800 rpm (63 AMG)
Max. Torque 221 Nm @ 3500 rpm (200K classic) 282 Nm @ 2500 rpm (280 elegance petrol) 456 Nm @ 1400 rpm (280 CDI elegance) 245 Nm @ 5500 rpm (230) 410 Nm @ 2000 rpm (220 CDI) 630 Nm @ 5200 rpm (63 AMG)
Front Suspension Four link independent suspension with coil springs
Rear Suspension Multi-link independent suspension with coil springs
Front Ventilated discs (280 elegance petrol & CDI elegance) Foot discs ABS acting on all four wheels (200K classic)
Rear Solid discs (280 elegance petrol & CDI elegance) ABS acting on all four wheels (200K classic)
Steering Type Rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Tyre Size 225 / 55 R 16 (200K classic) 225/55 R16 (280 elegance petrol) 225/55 R16 (CDI elegance) 225/55 R 16 (230) 205/60 R 16 (220 CDI) 245/40 R 18 front (63 AMG) 265/35 R 18 rear (63 AMG)

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