Solid car consistent with reputation
By Vincent A. Salgado on
2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
First car I've ever owned with zero
defects. Also my first automatic.
Alittle clunky out of first gear when
cold. Very powerful engine and
unexpectedly great fuel economy. About
16 mpg in downtown Washington DC and a
solid 30 mpg on the open road. Bose
sound system is fantastic. Fit and
finish are impeccable. Wish they sold a
Solid, bank vault construction.
Fanatically over engineered suspension,
especially in the rear.
Lower door trim is susceptible to
catching dirt. Front seat tracks are
exposed and inconsistent with overall
fit and finish. Windshield has been
replaced twice...too vulnerable to