2017 E-Class Quick Reference Guide

Customer Availability & Pricing

  • MY2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 RWD / 4MATIC Sedan: Sales begin at US dealers by late July 2016
    • Pricing: E300: $52,150; E300 4MATIC: $54,650
  • MY2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 Sedan: Arrives at US dealers by early 2017
  • MY2017 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Wagon: Arrives at US dealers by early 2017

E300 Sedan Highlights:

  • Efficient and powerful turbocharged 2.0 liter inline 4-cylinder engine with 241 hp and 273 lb-ft
  • 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Suspension with selective damping system / lowered suspension with selective damping system, or optional AIR BODY CONTROL multi-chamber air suspension
  • Embodies the Mercedes-Benz "Sensual Purity" design philosophy both inside and  out
  • Available NFC (Near Field Communication) charging via smartphone

AMG E43 Sedan Highlights:

  • High-powered 3.0-liter V6 Biturbo engine delivering an output of 396 hp and 384 lb-ft of torque
  • 9G-TRONIC nine-speed transmission
  • AMG Performance 4MATIC four-wheel drive system features rear-biased torque distribution with a front/rear axle split of 31 to 69   percent
  • AMG sport suspension based on AIR BODY CONTROL®
  • Available dual 12.3" high-resolution displays, including instrument cluster display
  • Standard 19" wheels

E400 4MATIC Wagon Standard Highlights:

  • 3.0-liter V6 Biturbo engine delivering an output of 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of  torque
  • 9G-TRONIC nine-speed transmission
  • 4MATIC all-wheel drive system
  • Three rows of seats—seating for up to 7, including standard foldable rear-facing seats in the cargo  area
  • 40:20:40 split-folding rear seats (same as the all-new E-Class sedan)
  • Available in both Luxury (classic bumpers/styling with hood ornament) and Sport models (sportier bumpers and grill treatment)

E-Class Technical Highlights:

  • PRE-SAFE® Sound: omits a short interference signal if an imminent collision is detected, triggering a protective reflex in the human ear referred to as the "stapedius effect," which can help reduce hearing loss in the event of an accident
  • DRIVE PILOT, including:
    • Distance Pilot DISTRONIC is now able to follow a vehicle in front at a pre-selected distance at speeds up to 130  mph
    • Steering Pilot functions at speeds up to 130 mph in ideal conditions and can now actively intervene even if road lines are unclear or non-existent at speeds up to 81 mph
    • Active Lane-change Assist: radar-and-camera-based system that aids the driver when changing lanes—when overtaking, for example. When a turn is indicated for at least two seconds, Active Lane-change Assist will aid with steering into the adjacent lane if it detects the lane is empty
    • Active Brake Assist w/ cross-traffic function
  • Evasive Steering Assist: when a driver deliberately or instinctively performs an evasive maneuver, this system assists by adding calculated steering torque to aid in steering wheel movement
  • Car-to-X communication: Available later this year, the world's first fully-integral Car-to-X solution going into series production; the E-Class simultaneously acts as a receiver and transmitter, conveying warning messages and evaluating driving conditions, effectively allowing the driver to "see around corners" and "through  obstacles"
  • PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side: if a lateral collision is detected, the system preventatively moves the driver or front passenger up to 2.75-inches away from the impact zone to the side by rapidly inflating the seat's side bolster, reducing the load on the occupant during an accident
  • Touch Control Buttons: touch-sensitive controls on the steering wheel for instrument cluster and infotainment system control, similar to a smart-phone interface, which respond to vertical and horizontal swiping movements
  • Segment-leading, next-gen, high-resolution 12.3" infotainment display with advanced, simplified user interface
  • AIR BODY CONTROL: Available multi-chamber air suspension at all corners
  • Ambient lighting in 64 colors thanks to energy-saving LED  technology
  • Warmth and Comfort Package: (segment exclusive) offers heated door armrests, center console, steering wheel and rapidly-heating front seats

Model Positioning:

  • The all-new 2017 E-Class Sedan and Wagon are the most advanced vehicles the Mercedes-Benz product portfolio. The 10th generation (sedan version) of one of the world's most successful vehicles launches  with several world-premiere technologies, an all-new emotional design both inside and out, and top  levels of comfort, luxury and safety.
  • The Mercedes-AMG E43 Sedan, the first high-performance variant of the E-Class developed by Mercedes- AMG, boasts a 3.0-liter V6 Biturbo engine, dynamic drive qualities and top-levels of technology. When it arrives at dealerships by early 2017, it will represent the most powerful variant of the E-Class lineup.
  • The E-Class Wagon debuted in the 1970's and has one of the most affluent customer profiles of any vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz portfolio. Top U.S. E-Class Wagon markets (including the current AMG E63 model) are California, New York/New Jersey, Florida, and Massachusetts.

At a glance

  E300 (RWD) Sedan / E300 4MATIC Sedan AMG E43 Sedan E400 4MATIC Wagon
Body Style W213 W213 S213
MSRP $52,150 / $54,650 TBA TBA
Length 193.8" TBA 194.2"
Width 72.9" 72.9" 72.9"
Height 57.8" TBA 57.8"
Wheelbase 115.7" 115.7" 115.7"
Curb Weight (lbs) 3,902 (RWD) / 4,045 (4M) 4,145 4,497
Fuel Economy TBA TBA TBA
Engine 2.0L Turbo Inline-4 3.0L V6 Biturbo 3.0 L V6 Biturbo
Displacement 1,991 cc 2,996 cc 2,996 cc
Drive Config. Rear-Wheel Drive and 4MATIC AMG Performance 4MATIC (31:69) 4MATIC
Performance 241 hp @ 5,500
273 lb-ft @ 1,300 – 4,000
396 hp @ 6,100
384 lb-ft @ 2,500 –
5,000
329 hp
354 lb-ft
Transmission 9G-TRONIC 9G-TRONIC 9G-TRONIC
0-60 mph (sec) 6.2 (RWD) / 6.3 (4M) 4.5 TBA
Top speed (mph) 130 (electronically limited) 155 (electronically limited) 130 (electronically limited)
Main Competitors Audi A6 BMW 5-Series
Lexus GS
Audi S6 BMW 550i
Lexus GS F
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