Mercedes E class is a lineup of executive cars with 60 years of tradition. Current ninth generation comes with pretty much every body type available. This year brought most refreshments since introduction back in 2009 and 2015 Mercedes E Class year model will be carried over.
Current E class lineup is completed with E250 sedan, E350 sedan, wagon, coupe and cabriolet, E550 sedan, coupe and cabriolet and E63 AMG sedan and wagon. With so many choices in body type come five powertrain options. E250 sedan is powered by 2.1L Twin-Turbo Diesel I4 engine with 195 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. E350 line comes with 3.5L V6 engine that delivers 302 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, while E550 line has 4.6L Biturbo V8 engine that is good enough for 402 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Top-of-the-line E63 AMG comes with 5.5L AMG Biturbo V8 engine that has 550 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque, or in S model 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. E Class even has a hybrid option, E400 with 3.5L V6 engine that has 302 net hybrid hp and 273 lb-ft of torque coupled with lithium-ion batteries. 7-speed automatic transmission comes across the board, while drivetrain is either RWD or 4WD (4MATIC).
Exterior was recently facelifted and 2015 Mercedes E Class models will generally come with new chrome grilles (one-stripe, star and mesh with coupes and cabrios, three-bar and mesh with sedans and wagons) and smoother and simpler lines across the lineup. Long nose, laid-back headlights, swept-back windshield and sharp rear end have become a trademark of Mercedes in recent years.
Changes For 2015 Mercedes E Class
Interior is as luxurious as ever, with standard vinyl and wood cabin trim that can be upgraded to aluminum, carbon-look trim or high-grade wood. Seats have leather upholstery all-over the lineup which is the least you could expect from them. Dashboards in all models are angular and heavy-built, rich with mahogany or whatever other trim you choose. Instrument panel has high-resolution color display linked with infotainment system that controls audio, video, hands-free and optional navigation feature. Power sunroof is standard, while heated seats and 1200-watt, 14-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system are optional. There are many safety features across the range of E class lineup and some of them are: up to 11 airbags, surround-view camera, rearview camera and parking sensors, blind-spot monitors, adaptive cruise control, etc.
The 2015 Mercedes E Class E350 sedans should be able to take you as far as 21/31 mpg, while coupes have ratings of 20/28 mpg. E250 has better numbers and will go more than 23/35 mpg. E63 AMG’s on the other hand are rated low and their ratings stand at 15/23 mpg for sedans and 15/21 for wagon.
2015 Mercedes E Class Price
Prices also vary from model to model and the least expensive E250 sedan will cost around $51,500. E350 sedan and coupe will be available for around $52,500, while E550 models, together with E350 wagon will cost around $60,000. AMG sedan will have a price tag of about $93,000, while the Sport model will be even more expensive at $100,000. Cabrio models cost between $60,000 and $70,000 and the most expensive of E Class is AMG wagon at more than $102,000.
The 2015 Mercedes E Class lineup will be carried over since it just received a facelift. Nevertheless, it is as sharp as ever, if not more so and is a perfect catch for those that emphasize on tradition that comes with luxury, premium design and impeccable performance.