By microrepair on
2001 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
This is my second E class (96 was the
other) and am amazed at the improvements
from the 96 in every respect; ESP, radio
controls on wheel, V6 vs. straight 6 and
the improved acceleration, 5-spd vs.
4-sp transmission. It rides smoother and
quieter than the 96 ever did. And
handles better too, although the tires
might make a difference; it has Michelin
vs. Goodyear and Yokohama on the 96.
Interior ergonomics are super for me;
I'm almost 6'4" and the headroom even
with the sunroof is good. Quiet ride,
smooth engine /transmission, Bose stereo.
Seats NEED adjustable lumbar support in
this price class. Electrical throttle
control a little spooky occasionally (a
second or two of no response moving from