Mercedes E-Class Estate E400d 4Matic AMG Line Night Ed Prem+ 5dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £62,705What Car? Target Price£60,888
Review

It's not cheap, but the Mercedes E-Class Estate is classy and impressively refined. It's also generally comfortable, easy to drive, well equipped and a compelling option in the luxury estate car sector. Crucially, its boot beats the BMW 5 Series Touring's and Volvo V90's for luggage room, although the V90 does have more spacious rear seats. The E300de plug-in hybrid has the best fuel economy of any equivalent PHEV once the battery is depleted.

We'd stop at the AMG Line Premium, which adds a 360-degree parking camera, keyless entry, a powered boot lid, 19in alloy wheel and augmented navigation. However, this AMG Line Night Edition Premium Plus adds a panoramic sunroof, 20in alloy wheels, fully electric front seats with memory settings, an electric steering column and a Burmester stereo with 13 speakers and 590 watts.

This 326bhp 2.9-litre straight-six diesel engine is a real treat. It sounds great and fires you along on a wave of torque that makes it effortlessly quick. When you give it some beans, it hits 0-62mph in 5.3sec. Officially it averages more than 40mpg but expect in the region of 35mpg on a motorway run.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

640

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

192

g/km

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