Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain review

Space & practicality
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Space & practicality

How it copes with people and clutter

The E-Class is one of the most spacious premium estates out there; the All-Terrain makeover changes nothing in that respect. Even the tallest individuals will be comfortable up front, and while the Volvo V90 has more rear leg room, you’d never say the E-Class All-Terrain was cramped in the back. Two points worth mentioning are: the panoramic roof eats into rear head room slightly, and unlike the regular E-Class Estate, there’s no seven-seat option of an extra row of seats in the boot.

Otherwise, the boot is perhaps the E-Class’s star feature. A standard powered tailgate automatically retracts the load cover as it opens, revealing a floor area that’s roughly 1.1m square when the rear seats are in place. This is complimented by a separate, large storage well under the boot floor.

You can tilt the rear-seat backrest forwards to maximise boot space or, if that’s still not enough, simply press the convenient buttons next to the tailgate opening to drop the 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats entirely. These lie completely flat, offering a vast extended load deck.

You get plenty of other storage options, too. Bigger items, such as a bottle of water, will fit in the large door bins, the glovebox will take a sizeable tin of travel sweets, and there’s a big cubby in the dashboard and one under the centre armrest - both with USB ports for charging a phone. Other thoughtful touches include rubberised floor mats front and rear, although sadly there’s not one for the boot.

 

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