Mercedes-Benz is popularly known for its premium luxurious cars and its E-Class is a range of supreme executive cars with different engines and body configurations. The E-Class range of the German automaker has been in the market since 1993, marketed all around the world across five generations. Last year only the brand launched its five cars of E-Class range in Indonesia and among those were the latest E-Class Estate which is the most stylish-looking in the model's history. With its stylish looks, the competitors like BMW 5 series Touring have an even tougher competition to beat.
The latest Mercedes-Benz Estate comes with two variants of E 220 BlueTEC and E 350 BlueTEC powered by 2.1-litre and 3.0-litre engine respectively which have been transferred from the E-Class saloon. These engines are the perfect blend of impressive fuel-efficiency, power, and refinement. E220 BlueTEC Estate gets a power of 177 hp and 400 Nm of peak torque from its 2.1-litre engine. It's a 3.0-litre V6 engine which churns out the highest power of 250 hp and sprints the E350 BlueTEC from 0-100 kmph in just 6.6 secs. What's even more exciting is that this is the only variant of E-Class estate to be coupled with a nine-speed automatic transmission as others are mated to a 7-speed AT. Looking at the figures, E 220 is certainly more impressive in terms of fuel economy as it returns the mileage of 17.5 kmpl in urban while the E300 manages to return 15.6 kmpl which restricts you to go an extra mile.
New Merc E-Class Estate carries an expressive styling which is truly spellbinding. The dynamic structure with sporty aspects makes this estate drive a perfect blend of elegance and sportiness. Talking precisely about the features it carries, the new E-Class Estate has a tow-louvre distinctive radiator grille with the patent Merc insignia showing in the centre. The partial LED headlamps add more to the aesthetics making a perfect front while the large air intakes allow the engine to perform better apart from adding beauty to the structure. The sweeping shoulder line towards the rear and smooth haunches of this new Estate make it a head turner on the road. Coming to the overall dimensions, the E-Class Estate counts to 4905 mm x 1854 mm x 1507 mm (L X W X H) along with a wheelbase of 2874 mm. The entire structure is supported by sporty 17-inch alloy along with appropriate pairs of wheels.
Merc is known for adding sumptuousness in its drive and the E-Class Estate comes with no exception. The 7-seater has a versatile cabin area which is well-packed with numerous aspects for comfort and convenience of the occupants. The dash, door trim, and centre console have attractive wooden trimming which makes the front look absolutely stunning. The exquisitely crafted cabin has a matte aluminum color tone which gives it a soothing effect. The crystal clear display and other intuitive technologies make your drive comfortable. The E-Class Estate is packed with COMAND system audio, a 7-inch touch display, USB connectivity and central controller so that your entertainment time may not encounter any interruption in any manner. Apart from ample space for 7 passengers, the E-Class Estate has sufficient boot capacity of 650 litres to pack their luggage bags.
The technology used by Merc ensures that its passengers are always safe and secure in all respect. The E-Class Estate carries the same traits and has advanced safety features. The innovative safety features housed by this 7-seater include collision prevention assist plus which assists the driver in maintaining a safe distance with the vehicle running ahead. Also, the updated version of attention assist is offered in this estate which warns the driver in case there are any signs of fatigue. For advanced safety, active blind spot assist, DISTRONIC PLUS along with steering assist, lane keeping assist and stop & go pilot features are packed in this drive. Needless to say that this Merc car has dual front and side airbags to keep the passengers safe even after an event of a collision. Ventilated disc brakes at front and rear both along with Anti-Lock Braking System make an efficient braking system altogether keeping the vehicle and occupants safe in any situation.
The latest Estate model is the most stylish-looking models ever and with the efficient engines, inviting interior as well as generous boot space, it is definitely going to be an eye-candy for the Indonesians who always look for something out of the box.