Mercedes E-Class review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:hybrid, diesel, petrol, diesel/plugin elec hybrid
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Introduction

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The Mercedes E-Class is a luxury car with a difference. Why? Well, because it covers such a broad remit. You can choose from the saloon, which is the topic of this review, as well as an Estate, a Coupé and even a Cabriolet. Then there are the sportier AMG versions, which include the E53 as well as the absolutely bonkers 604bhp E63 S.

It’s bang up to date, too; the entire lineup received a range of updates in 2020 to freshen up the looks and add a dollop of extra technology, with a pair of 12.3in screens dominating the interior of all trim levels, banishing old-fashioned dials to the dustbin. There are rear and four-wheel drive versions on offer, with a choice of four, six and (in the E63) eight-cylinder engines under the bonnet.

Among these are petrol and diesel engines with mild hybrid assistance and there’s also a pair of plug-in hybrids, both of which offer temptingly low CO2 emissions and a reasonable electric-only range. So, with all that in mind, is the latest Mercedes E-Class the luxury car to beat all others?

That’s what you’re about to find out by clicking through this review. We’ll tell you what it’s like to drive and own relative to the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Jaguar XF.

And when you're ready don’t forget to head to our New Car Deals pages, where you can bag a bargain on almost every new car on sale, the E-Class included.

At a glance

Number of trims6 see more
Available fuel typeshybrid, diesel, petrol, diesel/plugin elec hybrid
MPG range across all versions176.6 - 53.3
Avaliable doors options4
Warranty3 years / No mileage cap

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