Mercedes-Benz E-Class was initially launched in 1993 and here you can see a fifth generation model from the first year of production. The Mercedes-Benz E 300 shown has a 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine, replacing the 3.0-litre naturally aspirated V6 petrol unit that equipped the previous generation Mercedes-Benz E 300. The fifth generation E-Class is among the first cars of its class to have a 9-speed automatic transmission fitted as standard.
Model: Mercedes-Benz E-Class (W213) / Mercedes-Benz E 300 7G-TRONIC
Body type: sedan/saloon, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 62,184 Euros
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,991 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine, four valves per cylinder, direct petrol injection. The maximum output is 180 kW / 245 PS/hp at 5,500 rpm and peak torque is 370 Nm (approx. 272 ft-lbs) available between 1,200 and 4,000 rpm.
Transmission: 9-speed automatic and Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Tyres: Michelin Primacy 3 245/45 R18 100Y
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 6.3 seconds
Top speed: 250 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 6.6 liters of petrol per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 149 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 66
Dimensions (mm): L 4,923 / w 1,852 / h 1,468
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 540
Wheelbase (mm): 2,939
Weight (DIN/EU): 1,607 kg/1,682 kg
Front suspension: McPherson struts, multi-chamber air suspension with self-leveling technology.
Rear suspension: Independent multi-link suspension, multi-chamber air suspension with self-leveling technology.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats, knee airbag for driver; three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front; ESP/ESC; dual zone automatic air conditioning THERMATIC; four electric windows; electrically adjustable and foldable side mirrors; with heating; anti-dazzle mirrors; auto Start/Stop; adaptive braking lights; electric adjustable front seats; Park Package; Mirror Package; Driving Assistant PLUS; Ash Light Porous Wood.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Hyacinth Red Metallic Paint (1,229); Driving Assistance package Plus (439); Nappa leather white (2,200) Theft Protection Package (789); Thermal Comfort Package (800); Keyless-Go Package (1,209); Memory Package (1,249); Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive (10,289).
+ excellent soundproofing
+ very comfortable
+ high-quality look and feel
+ nice instrument panel design, configurable
+ good handling
+ very good torsional rigidity
+ good engine performance
+ fast transmission
+ great technology pack(s) with semi-autonomous drive
– complicated infotainment and multimedia system
Driven by Adrian M. for 90 km, 11.8 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 5,575 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at Estadio Antanio Coimbra da Mota