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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
4-Door Sedan E250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid RWD E400 Sport 24 30 $52,731 $56,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 17 26 $57,102 $61,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 21 30 $48,546 $52,200
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E350 19 28 $55,986 $60,200
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E350 21 29 $50,871 $54,700
2-Door Coupe E550 RWD E550 18 26 $54,870 $59,000
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E550 17 26 $62,589 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG 16 23 $86,276 $92,770
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E63 AMG S-Model 16 23 $92,786 $99,770
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E63 AMG 15 21 $95,204 $102,370
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Luxury 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Luxury 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan RWD E250 BlueTEC Sport 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E250 BlueTEC Sport 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,360
$47,802
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,000
$51,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$867 / month
$857 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line What, me worry? The Mercedes-Benz E-Class reasserts its alpha status with a tighter forehead, a greener turbodiesel, and a pair of all-wheel-drive AMGs.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84 -
Second Head Room (in) 36 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 56.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.9
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 57.8
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 35.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 63.7
Wheelbase (in) 108.3 113.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73 73
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 63
Length, Overall (in) 182.7 192.1
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.2 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 12.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.1 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.9
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/40YR18 P245/45HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40YR18 P245/45HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3858 4200
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 850
Engine
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Diesel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 325 @ 2900 369 @ 1600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0 L/183 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 333 @ 5500 195 @ 3800
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 45
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.68 2.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.22 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.13 1.37
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Audi S5 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style Coupe Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.0 6.2 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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