2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Pricing

Consumer Rating


  • Exquisite cabin that sets new standards for design and comfort
  • Available semi-autonomous driver assistance technology
  • Vast array of personalization options


  • Carryover coupe and convertible don't benefit from the latest design and high-tech features
  • Sedan's cargo capacity is small for the class

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Features & Specs

E 300 Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)E 300 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)E 300 Luxury 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)
Starting MSRP$52,150$52,150$54,650
Transmission9-speed shiftable automatic9-speed shiftable automatic9-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower241 hp @ 5550 rpm241 hp @ 5550 rpm241 hp @ 5550 rpm


NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

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Consumer Rating

Up your technology game...
I have to disagree with the other reviewer regarding the technology and specifically, the navigation unit. If you are used to Mercedes legacy systems, this new one is far more robust which will require a definitely learning curve and require time to familiarize yourself with the locations and the procedures for creating your own customized shortcuts to make navigating the system even more user-friendly. I have not had my unit freeze up, however, I don't doubt that it can happen being that it is software. I am used to V8 engines so this will be an adjustment however, I did test drive the vehicle climbing steep hills and it had no problem. I'm returning to Mercedes after leaving them since 2003 due to electrical problems of my E class back then and stayed away to due the dated technology (which I love) and found that Mercedes decided it was time to catch up with this car. Good job! The seats are comfortable (I have package 2, sport package, and sport wheels). Be aware that the 19" wheels come with run flats...something I neglected to check before purchasing the car. These tires typically cost more to replace. If you can swing it, definitely go for the panoramic roof. Definitely "opens" up the cabin to make it feel more spacious to your back seat drivers and lets in a considerable more amount of light in the vehicle while driving. The ambient lighting is a nice touch if you are impressed by that sort of thing...makes for a nice interior at night while driving and adjusts to the brightness and color that you also like. I opted for the illuminated star in the front which makes the front end stand out....just another aesthetic if you enjoy that sort of thing. I have a iPhone 6s and have found that the system works well with the phone and with Siri (holding down the talk button on the steering wheel accesses Siri's commands). Played with Apple CarPlay as well...initial thoughts is that I won't have much use for it based on the system being able to handle calls, reminders, and texts through Siri using the steering wheel. Also tried the MercedesMe remote function through their app and was able to lock, unlock, start and even send a destination to the car prior to entering it from inside the house. I found that convenient to use the app rather than having to use the car nav system to just send the address to the car. The app also has some more useful elements of setting a valet perimeter for when your car is handed off to a valet to ensure they don't exceed what ever diameter you set (you get a text). Overall, great value in this car for comparable pricing that I did with the 5 series BMW. I decided against Jaguar XF and XE due to the technology has not been advanced despite the new screen in the XE and other Jaguar parts/reliability issues I've experienced, Audi because I didn't thing the ride was a s quiet or smooth, and Lexus because their cabins too have now become a bit more noisy than I like with their louder engines you hear coming through the front of the car in the cabin. I hope this review helps others. Worth noting, this car is very new so their may be future issues/recalls that I am unaware of as I write this review. The most recent is to have the homelink programmed if your garage door does not hold your garage door opener code...it's a simple software update and it works fine now.
E300 was not ready for production.
Bought a 2017 e300 with P3 package, complaint. It is awful. It's been in the shop 4 times. Transmission issues, back up camera problems, climate control, HD radio does not work. Doors had to be slammed shut. Home Link did not work. There is still not a fix for the HD radio. It was in the shop for 2 weeks, with no resolve. It is back in the shop now for rear view camera intermittently working, climate control turning off and again to look at the HD radio. The transmission was fixed, and the body shop reset the doors on the third try. I've asked the dealer to buy it back and they won't. 12/2016. Mercedes finally agreed to buy back the car due to its inherent suspension problem. Strangely the service records say no problem found.
Buyer Beware - Please read
I've been a Mercedes owner for 10 years now, and loved my cars. I started with a C class and then three E classes after that. I just picked the 2017 E300. I've never been so disappointed... First, let me say that I'm a very experienced technology consultant. The COMMAND system is way too techie. Many features take multiple actions, sometimes 6+ if everything goes right, and it frequently doesn't because of the swipe action. This makes it incredibly distracting to the driver, I hate to say it, but I feel unsafe changing the song in my car while driving. There are way too many inconsistencies in the rest of the electronics to spell them all out, but I highly encourage any potential buyer to take the car for a minimum of a couple of hours and really test it out, especially the COMMAND system. A few small things to note. There is no CD player. The engine is a turbo charged 2.0, I was told 3.0. Voice control is fair at best, I'd call it poor myself. On three separate occasions, the COMMAND system went blank, froze, and was completely blank. The dashboard clock continued to work and the COMMAND clock stayed at the same time. Remote features via MB mbrace, a whole slew of problems, again, too many to list. The dealership told me that it's not uncommon to have some problems with a new car, but I strongly disagree. I bought a Mercedes Benz. There is an expectation that I have as a customer that they are providing a superior product, in this case, my expectations were not meet; not even close. I've never any problems with my other cars, not even close to this. Last, but not least, my check engine light came on with less than 100 miles on the car. I would say buyer beware for sure, and trust me, I hate to have to say that.

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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the latest in a long line of perennial top contenders among midsize luxury cars, keeps up the tradition of handsomely styled, smooth-riding, comfortable models loaded with upscale touches. Sophisticated and composed on the road, the E-Class delivers confident handling and, depending on configuration and options, can provide surprisingly spirited cornering, making it a suitable choice for a wide range of buyers.

The big news for 2017 is the completely redesigned E300 sedan. Sleeker and sportier than its predecessor, the new 10th-generation four-door features a 2.6-inch-longer wheelbase, a more aggressive front end, an elongated hood and a bobbed tail. Previously on the conservative side, it's now among the most stylish sedans in its class. Buyers can choose between a luxury version with a traditional Mercedes grille and the three-pointed star mounted on the hood or a sport model with the star centered in the grille.

The interior of the new E-Class sedan makes use of the longer wheelbase and provides front seat passengers with a bit of extra legroom. And although the backseat was never cramped, the new design increases rear seat room over that of the prior model, as well as much of the competition. As befitting a model in its luxury class, the E-Class cabin furnishes supremely comfortable seats and surrounds occupants with high-quality materials and wood and metal trim. Options include such high-end touches as a heated steering wheel and armrests and state-of-the-art sound systems.

Technology remains a strong suit for the midsize Mercedes. The updated infotainment system can be controlled by touch-sensitive buttons on the steering wheel and includes a wide-screen, high-resolution display. Standard Mercedes COMAND navigation, featuring 3-D graphics and maps, is managed by a touchpad mounted in the center console. And along with the new design comes a host of standard and optional advanced safety and driver assistance tech, such as Steering Pilot, which keeps the vehicle centered in its lane, and Parking Pilot, which searches for available spaces and automatically steers the car into them.

The only powertrain available in the sedan is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque coupled to a nine-speed automatic transmission. The E400 coupe and convertible — unchanged for 2017 — are powered by a 329-horsepower twin-turbo V6, and the carryover E550 models come with a 402-horsepower twin-turbo V8. Both the V6 and V8 are mated to a seven-speed transmission, and all models except the convertibles can be ordered with all-wheel drive.

Fuel economy for the rear-wheel drive E-Class sedan with the four-cylinder engine is 25 mpg combined (22 city/30 highway). Opting for 4Matic all-wheel drive reduces fuel economy slightly to 24 mpg combined (22 city/29 highway).

Whether your choice is the well-equipped base E300 sedan or the more powerful E400 or E550 coupe or convertible, let Edmunds help you find the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class model that best suits your needs.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Overview

Mercedes-Benz E-Class models are available with a 2.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 241 hp, depending on engine type. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with rear wheel drive, all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Gas Mileage

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 Luxury 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
25 compined MPG,
22 city MPG/30 highway MPG

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
25 compined MPG,
22 city MPG/30 highway MPG

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 Luxury 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
24 compined MPG,
22 city MPG/29 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG25
Transmission9-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainrear wheel drive
Displacement2.0 L
Passenger VolumeN/A
Wheelbase115.7 in.
Length193.8 in.
Width72.9 in.
Height57.8 in.
Curb Weight3792 lbs.