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Selected Style 5-Door HB (GS)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 51 49 $30,720 $32,000
5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $37,945 $39,525
4-Door Sedan E350 Luxury RWD *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 20 30 $47,430 $51,000
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 20 30 $47,430 $51,000
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 20 28 $47,542 $51,120
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury BlueTEC 22 32 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport BlueTEC 22 32 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 29 $49,755 $53,500
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 29 $49,755 $53,500
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E350 19 27 $49,867 $53,620
4-Door Sedan Hybrid RWD E400 Sport 24 30 $51,894 $55,800
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 28 $53,661 $57,700
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 28 $53,661 $57,700
2-Door Coupe RWD E550 17 27 $53,903 $57,960
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E350 19 28 $54,935 $59,070
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 16 26 $56,172 $60,400
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E550 16 25 $61,585 $66,220
4-Door Sedan RWD E63 AMG 16 24 $83,514 $89,800
4-Door Wagon RWD E63 AMG 15 23 $85,932 $92,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,720
$47,430
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,000
$51,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$533 / month
$850 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Better handling and interiors put the Mercedes-Benz E-Class back in benchmark status; a passel of new engines brings fuel economy to new heights.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 51 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 49 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.600 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.100 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.500 41.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.700 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.000 35.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.600 37.9
Second Hip Room (in) 51.200 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.900 57.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.700 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.700 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.800 63.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.300 113.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.700 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.000 62.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.300 5.75
Length, Overall (in) 176.400 191.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.600 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.200 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.5
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) 10.000 x - TBD - 12.7 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.600 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.200 36.9
Steering Type Electric Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P245/45R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 248
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1654
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1654
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3165 3825
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 134 combined 302 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD - 273 @ 3500-5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 51 20
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 95 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 50 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 49 30
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.92
Trans Type 1 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Body Style Liftback Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Prius Plug-In Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 3-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 6
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 8.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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