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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 13 18 N/A $207,895
2-Door Volante 13 18 N/A $222,895
2-Door Coupe E350 RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 19 28 $46,314 $49,800
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E350 18 28 $53,680 $57,720
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury BlueTEC 21 32 $48,072 $51,690
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 20 30 $46,956 $50,490
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 28 $49,281 $52,990
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport BlueTEC 21 32 $48,072 $51,690
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 20 30 $46,956 $50,490
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 28 $49,281 $52,990
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 16 26 $55,605 $59,790
4-Door Sedan RWD E63 AMG 16 24 $82,677 $88,900
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 27 $53,150 $57,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 27 $53,150 $57,150
4-Door Wagon RWD E63 AMG 15 23 $85,095 $91,500
2-Door Coupe RWD E550 17 27 $52,629 $56,590
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E550 16 25 $60,264 $64,800
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E350 19 29 $48,639 $52,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$46,314
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$207,895
$49,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3465 / month
$830 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class models have sharper driving appeal than in the past, while also returning to the classy interior appointments and vault-like construction that have made them longtime luxury benchmarks.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 2 -
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 48.9
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.0 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 32.9
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 40.2
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 40.4
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 35.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 50.4 55.0
Track Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 107.9 108.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 75.9
Track Width, Front (in) - TBD - 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 3.0
Length, Overall (in) 185.8 185.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.7 x - TBD - 12.7 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 35.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P295/30R20 P255/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/35R20 P235/45R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3836 3759
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 11 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 490 @ 6500 302 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V12 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 420 @ 5700 273 @ 3500-5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.9L/362 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 28
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.42/2.23
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.82
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Summary
Vehicle Name Aston Martin Virage Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 5
 
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