Mercedes E-Class E300e AMG Line Premium 4dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP £52,540What Car? Target Price£50,988
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.

On top of the AMG Line Edition, this adds adaptive LED headlights and a gesture-controlled powered boot lid.

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’s a bit quicker (0-62mph takes just 5.9sec). 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.


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Key information

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

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

188.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

370

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

35

g/km

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