Overall, the interior design is attractive, and the use of wood trim throughout adds to the overall quality of the interior. The — our favorite when it comes about looks alone — comes with plenty of powertrain options, the most powerful one being a new 3. The E - Class cockpit might bring you technology you never imagined possible in a car, but it makes it feel like a natural extension of your thinking. The bold front end puts a distinctive, sporty face forward, but at the same time emphasizes the close relationship of the Coupe and Cabriolet with the redesigned E-Class Sedan. Overall, ride and handling are extremely impressive for the E-Class. Under the hood, the engine line-up has also been borrowed from the sedan version, and just like in the previous case, the U.
Both on the outside and inside the design is fresh, sharpened and so ideally reflects the many new technical features. Mercedes me Assist Services, and 3 years of Mercedes me connect services are Included at no additional charge with new-vehicle sales and leases at an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer. Some services may be limited or restricted in some areas. In the European market, customers can choose between the following engines: Petrol Engines Model Cyl. The E400 comes with the same gasoline engine and adds an electric motor with 27 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque, and it is only available as rear-wheel drive. On the rear, the model keeps the usual muscular shape, but it receives new taillights and a wide rear bumper with a chrome trim element.
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Rear-side airbags are an available standalone option. All models also come standard as rear-wheel drive except for the wagons, which have four-wheel drive, which is an available option for sedans. All models feature dual-zone climate control, interior charcoal air filtration system, and memory functions. Helpful connections can help set you free. The overall price tag is high, especially for higher performance models, but the build quality is difficult to beat. It's quite practical too, with a large boot and useable rear seats. It includes a modern range of infotainment systems that allow the driver to keep up to date on what is happening around the world, or in the office, while on the road.
This makes room for additional storage space and larger cup holders. The driver should utilize the system's audio cues while driving and should only consult the map or visual displays once the vehicle has been stopped in a safe place. Optional safety features come in a Lane Tracking package, which includes blind-spot detection and lane departure warning system. With the first options package, the E-Class receives heated seats, rear window shade, and a 14-speaker Harman Kardon audio system. Connection to apps and streaming services may be limited by the device's network connection. Subscriber Agreement is required for service to be active. These models also feature exclusive, luxurious appointments for refined driving, which are hallmarks of the entire E-Class family.
I am changing my rating to a five as the dealer stepped up to the plate to resolve the shipping issues. Dynamic guide lines are a help when entering and leaving parking spaces and maneuvering. It thus optimally supplements the Active Blind Spot Assist. Standalone exterior options include a panoramic sunroof. For the E550, the first package also adds ventilated front seats. Part of the Driver Assistance Package, intelligent algorithms combine the data of the stereo camera with that of the installed radar sensors. Driver is responsible for complying with traffic and other laws.
They perform an evaluation of this three-dimensional visual information in order to detect vehicles that are driving ahead, oncoming or crossing, as well as pedestrians and road markings within a large field of vision, and to carry out a spatial classification of moving objects. The electromechanical Direct-Steer system ensures more direct steering response, comfortable handling, and high levels of steering comfort across all speed ranges. The E300, E350, and E400 models all feature 17-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and auto-dimming side mirrors. It thus optimally supplements the Active Blind Spot Assist. Star Star Star No-Star No-Star The offers a wide array of options from coupe to convertible, fuel conscious to speed demon, and a plethora of interior and exterior options. It combines the speeddependent power assistance of speed-sensitive steering with a variable ratio across the steering angle range. Granted, fuel economy suffers for more power, but the twin-turbo, diesel engine makes up for this by meeting in the middle.
The wind deflector between the rear head restraints responds to the number of occupants, which it automatically recognizes by the buckled rear seat belts, and adjusts the position of the extendible wind deflector in the front and rear accordingly. The passenger seat includes a passenger detection senor that moderates the airbags deployment. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer. The recall began March 6, 2015. On top of that, all four of its shapely seats offer a breathtaking view of the sun and stars, courtesy of a power- operated all -glass Panorama roof.
From seat belts that reach out to greet you to seats that can soothe you with heat, ventilation or a massage, an E-Class offers innovative comfort. If the driver has shifted up or down manually, after a set period of time the transmission independently switches back to the fuel-efficient automatic shift mode. With this, at the push of a button the driver can adjust the damping to his requirements depending on whether he wants to drive in a comfortable or sporty style. Some services are only available on select vehicles. Subscribe to Auto Express magazine and get 6 issues for £1 plus a free gift:. Conversely, success can be achieved solely on character — a virtue otherwise known as inner beauty. The unique acoustic cabriolet soft top ensures that little wind noise penetrates the interior even at high speeds.
Additionally, Mercedes-Benz offers the mbrace2 system as standard equipment. The driver's air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clockspring is broken. The exterior look of the new E-Class Coupe is pretty similar to the sedan version, except, of course, for the lack of the two rear doors that provide the car with a sportier appearance. Sensible user design and limited functionality of these Internetbased apps ensures that they provide maximum utility without unnecessary distraction when the vehicle is in motion; certain features are not available for use when the vehicle is in motion. Performance is limited by available traction, which snow, ice and other conditions can affect. The 2014 E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet go on sale in the U. All models in the entire 2014 E-Class family feature an analog clock between the redesigned air vents and console switches are now finished in chrome.