Mercedes E-Class E300e AMG Line Night Edition Prem+ 4dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP £55,040What Car? Target Price£51,650
Review

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

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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.

The 300e is a good choice for company car drivers looking to reduce their tax bill. It's a 2.0-litre petrol engine combined with an electric motor that produces a total of 316bhp and can officially travel up to 34 miles on battery power alone. That's a match for the BMW 530e and it offers similar performance (0-62mph takes just 5.7sec). It will be extremely cheap to run if you keep the battery charged up, but run it just on the petrol engine and it will be nowhere near as frugal as the E220d.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

176.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

370

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

38

g/km

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