Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate pricing and specifications confirmed
The estate starts from £57,930, and boasts greater practicality than its predecessor
The latest Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate is now for sale, with pricing commencing at £57,930 for the E200 AMG Line. The range-topping E300e plug-in hybrid meanwhile, fitted with the AMG Line Premium Plus trim, comes in at 78,835.
At the initial launch, the car will be available in two 48V mild-hybrid powertrains: the E220d diesel with 194bhp, and the E200 petrol with 201bhp. The E220d comes at a £1,290 premium compared to the E200, while opting for the E300e plug-in hybrid entails an additional cost of £9,095.
The plug-in hybrid version sports a 24.1kWh battery, and offers a maximum electric-only range of up to 62 miles and 375bhp. All models come equipped with a nine-speed automatic gearbox and an integrated starter motor within the gearbox.
All models also feature single-chamber air suspension at the rear, enhancing ride comfort. The Airmatic system with adjustable damping, however is available as an option, and the vehicle can tow up to 2.1 tonnes.
Compared to its predecessor, the new E-Class Estate is 28mm wider and boasts a 22mm longer wheelbase. Its cargo capacity stands at 615 litres, expanding to 1,830 litres when you fold down the rear seats. However, plug-in hybrid models offer a slightly smaller boot capacity of 460 litres, which increases to 1,675 litres with the rear seats folded.
Inside, the interior has been revamped and now features the latest third-generation MBUX infotainment system, complete with augmented reality, voice assistant, and online music streaming.
For those interested, level-four autonomous driving technology is on offer in the form of an optional driverless valet parking feature.
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