What used Mercedes E-Class saloon will I get for my budget?
How much does it cost to run a Mercedes E-Class saloon?
Visit a franchised dealer for regular servicing and you'll be looking at some very big bills. It's not because the E-Class is especially tricky to work on or that it's unreliable, it's just that Mercedes dealers charge more than most to lift a spanner. If you don't want such big bills at the 9000-mile service intervals, an independent specialist will help reduce maintenance costs.
Insurance is affordable for most E-Class models, with the exception of the V8 petrol models and, especially, the E55 AMG. These two are also the worst for fuel economy.