Donate |

Cars

Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Tested version:
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Find out how much the dealer paid with Cars Best Deals Plus Access.
    You'll get:
  • Consumer Reports Bottom Line Price
  • Unlimited New and Used Car Price Reports
Base MSRP price range:
$51,400 - $102,370
Dividing line
Car Type: Luxury midsized cars
CR overall score
What's this?
?
Chart key
Highest
93
This model
??
Lowest
65
Bottom key
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Overview

The E-Class, long a benchmark luxury sports sedan, has been freshened for 2014. This well-finished, substantial-feeling luxury car has secure, agile handling. Luxury-trim versions have a smooth and cushy ride, but the Sport is considerably firmer. The smooth 3.5-liter V6 and seven-speed automatic returned 21 mpg overall. The new for 2014 four-cylinder diesel got an impressive 30 mpg overall. The interior is plush, with excellent seats and fit and finish. The coupe is based on the C-Class. A convertible and a wagon (with a rare rear-facing third-row seat) are also available. Reliability has been average or better for all gas versions.

A subscription to ConsumerReports.org includes Consumer Reports road test reports (based on over 50 different tests).

Mercedes-Benz Blog Content
New tow ratings for 2015 Ford F-150 level the playing field for truck buyers
2015 Ford F-150 at Detroit Auto ShowFord is right to be proud of the towing and carrying capacity of its new, lighter, 2015 F-150 pickup. But there’s more to the new numbers than meets the eye. It isn’t just that Ford has new towin...
What you can get for the $120,000 cost of the 105-inch Samsung TV
Refrigerator buying guideGenerator buying guide2014 BMW 2 Series ReviewAs Mr. TV—that is, my colleague Jim Willcox—just reported, the 105-inch Samsung UN105S9W UHD TV will be available for preorder soon—for a jaw-dropping $120,000. Once the sticker shock subsided, t...
Redesigned 2015 Toyota Yaris promises some needed improvements
The redesigned 2015 Yaris will continue to be offered in 3- and 5-door liftback versions, and beneath the fresh skin, Toyota claims it has addressed several shortcomings in the outgoing model. No...
Experts discuss controversial Volkswagen GTI, upcoming Ford Mustang
Our “Talking Cars with Consumer Reports” podcast mailbox overfloweth; by which I mean we’ve been getting a lot of YouTube comments and car-buying questions from our viewers. Episode 39 catches up...
Audi A3, Maserati Ghibli, and Mercedes-Benz S550 reviews
2015 Audi A3 Review2014 Maserati Ghibli first drive2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class ReviewThe universe of luxury cars is rapidly expanding. That’s clearly evident by the three models we tested for this issue, which reflect the growing range of choices in size, performance, character, ...