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Mercedes-Benz 300 Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Mercedes-Benz 300 Reviews

The Mercedes-Benz 300 is a convertible, coupe, sedan, wagon offered in a 4dr Wgn E63 AMG 4MATIC, 4dr Sdn E400 RWD, 2dr Cpe E550 RWD, 4dr Sdn E63 AMG S-Model 4MATIC, 4dr Sdn E350 Luxury 4MATIC, 2dr Cpe E400 4MATIC, 4dr Sdn E350 Sport RWD, 4dr Sdn E350 Luxury RWD, 2dr Cabriolet E550 RWD, 4dr Sdn E350 Sport 4MATIC, 4dr Sdn E250 BlueTEC Luxury 4MATIC, 2dr Cpe E400 RWD, 2dr Cabriolet E400 RWD, 4dr Wgn E350 Luxury 4MATIC, 4dr Wgn E350 Sport 4MATIC, 4dr Sdn E250 BlueTEC Sport 4MATIC, 4dr Sdn E400 4MATIC, 4dr Sdn E250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD and 4dr Sdn E250 BlueTEC Sport RWD. The powertrains include 2.1-liter 4 turbodiesel (195 hp), 3.0-liter V6 turbo (329 hp), 3.5-liter V6 (302 hp), 4.7-liter V8 turbo (402 hp), 5.5-liter V8 turbo (550 hp) and 5.5-liter V8 turbo (577 hp) engines, and 7-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 30 mpg highway. The E-Class sedan E350 V6 uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Audi A6, Lexus GS and Infiniti Q70.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Mercedes-Benz 300s from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz 300 sedan E250 BlueTec 4-cyl
  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz 300 sedan E350 V6
  • 2011 Mercedes-Benz 300 sedan E350 BlueTec V6
  • 2010 Mercedes-Benz 300 sedan E350 V6
  • 2007 Mercedes-Benz 300 sedan E320 BLUETEC V6

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