Mercedes Benz is Indian’s most popular and successful luxury car company with a total of 19 models at sale in a variety of categories. And to add up to this collection is the new facelift version of the Mercedes-Benz E-class which has been launched today at a starting price of Rs. 63.60 lakhs and goes up to Rs. 80.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The car still being a facelift version carries many major interior and exterior updates that will be detailed in this article.
The Mercedes-Benz E-class is the combination of both affordability and premium luxury which will be costing you a bit above the A-class model with features similar to the premium S-class. Dimension wise the E-class LWB measures just above 5 meters in length (5075 mm), 1,860 mm in width and 1,495 mm in height with a longer wheelbase of 3079 mm which is 140 mm wider than the standard E-class.
Talking about the exterior designing for the new Mercedes-Benz E-class, the company boasts about its all-new redesigned exterior. For the front facia the car gets a new redesigned front bumper with a wide chrome grille with a three point start placed at the middle, a new multi beam headlight setup, angled fog lamp housing to provide a better field of range in those foggy weathers and a wide air intake below the grille. Other than these changes the new E-class also gets updates like redesigned boot lid, newly wrapped around taillights, a new rear bumper and newly redesigned alloy wheels.
For the interior the car now gets 2 large 10.25 inch touchscreens first being the infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto support and second being a fully digital instrument cluster, along with that the company also boasts a comfier rear seating setup and a center-mounted touchscreen console with 2 USB ports.
The new 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-class LWB is available in 3 engine options – standard petrol E200 variant, base diesel E220d variant and the top E320d variant.
|E 200||E 220d||E 350d|
|No. of cylinders||4/in-line||4/in-line||6/in-line|
|Total displacement||1991 cc||1950 cc||2925 cc|
|Rated output||197 hp @ 5500-6100 rpm||194 hp @ 3800 rpm||286 hp @ 3400-4600 rpm|
|Rated torque||320 Nm @ 1650-4000 rpm||400 Nm @ 1600-2800 rpm||600 Nm @ 1200 – 3200 rpm|
|Sprint time for 0 to 100 km/h||7.6 sec||7.6 sec||6.1 sec|
|Top speed,||240 km/h||240 km/hr||250 km/h|
For the pricing the Mercedes-Benz E-class E200 is priced at Rs. 63.60 lakh, Mercedes-Benz E-class E220d at Rs. 68.30 lakh and the top variant Mercedes-Benz E-class E320d at Rs. 80.90 lakh (ex-showroom price).