Mercedes E-Class E300de AMG Line Edition 4dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel/plug-in elec hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
Mercedes E-Class 2021 front
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RRP £47,480What Car? Target Price£46,079
Review

The Mercedes E-Class is very well equipped and available with a great range of engines, from efficient diesels, to tax-friendly plug-in hybrids and punchy petrols. It's pretty quiet and comfortable on the motorway, too, but the ride could be better around town and, while the boot is big, the rear passenger compartment isn't, relative to its rivals. Overall, the BMW 5 Series is a better car to drive, has a better infotainment system and is better built inside.

This adds privacy glass, rear climate control and 18in alloy wheels to the Sport trim's tally.

The 302bhp E300de combines the long-range efficiency of a diesel engine (it'll easily average over 50mpg using both power sources) with an official 34-mile electric-only range. It’s quick, too, with 0-62mph in 5.9sec.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.9 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

235.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

370

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

33

g/km

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