2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class Review

The Mercedes Benz E-Class is a global leader when it comes to comfort, design, and safety. The E-Class competes with heavyweights such as the BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, Lexus ES and Volvo S90.

Detailed Review

The Mercedes E-Class was first introduced into the market in 1993 and has been in production for five generations. It has undergone significant changes in that period both in style and performance. The 2015 model falls in the fourth generation and is available in saloon and station wagon body styles.

2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class Grades

E 250 Blue TEC Luxury– It comes with 17-inch alloy wheels and a traditional grille with a separate hood ornament, LED headlights, LED taillight accents, adaptive suspension dampers, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a center-mounted analog clock, and 14-way power front seats with memory functions.

E 250 Blue TEC Sport–   IT comes with 18-inch wheels, a two-bar grille with an integrated three-pointed star, a sport-tuned suspension, subtle white-faced gauges, and a three-spoke steering wheel. Other features include LED headlights, LED taillight accents, adaptive suspension dampers, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a center-mounted analog clock, and 14-way power front seats with memory functions.

E 350 Luxury– It comes with 17-inch alloy wheels and a traditional grille with a separate hood ornament, LED headlights, LED taillight accents, adaptive suspension dampers, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a center-mounted analog clock, 14-way power front seats with memory functions.

E 350 Sport– It boasts 18-inch wheels, a two-bar grille with an integrated three-pointed star, a sport-tuned suspension, subtle white-faced gauges, and a three-spoke steering wheel. Other standard features include LED headlights, LED taillight accents, adaptive suspension dampers, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a center-mounted analog clock, and 14-way power front seats with memory functions.

E 400– This trim level comes with 18-inch alloys, and they add heated leather sport seats to the mix.

E 550- This grade comes with adaptive suspension to go with their standard 18-inch AMG wheels, a power-folding soft top, a rear center pass-through, and a pop-up air deflector.

E 63 AMG– This trim level is equipped with 19-inch wheels and sports seats with adjustable bolsters and driver massage functions, Keyless Go, Parking Assist packages, along with heated rear seats and leather upholstery.

E 63 AMG S-Model– It features an even more powerful engine, a limited-slip rear differential, different 19-inch wheels, and red brake calipers. illuminated door sills and a panoramic sunroof are the other standard features.

Interior Legroom & Space

The interior of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is both attractive and practical. A “three-tube” gauge cluster adds visual appeal, and all models save the AMG have a gear selector located on the steering column.

In the first row, both seats have excellent legroom and can be adjusted to any desired position. In the second row, the legroom is an executive class with plenty of room to recline.

Cabin Storage

In the first row, there are 4 cup-holders, door panel storage, a storage shelf below the dashboard, a glovebox, and the center box. For the second row, there is storage on the front seat jacket pockets and door pockets.

Safety Features 

The E-Class comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability control, a driver drowsiness monitor, front and front-side airbags, front pelvic airbags, side curtain airbags, and a driver knee airbag.

2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class Boot Space

The saloon E Class offers a boot volume of 15.9 cubic feet, while the wagon offers up to 57.4 cubic feet.

Exterior

The 2015 E-Class is more dynamic than the 2014 and has two front ends options. The iconic, three-dimensional saloon radiator with the three-louver design and the star on the bonnet is included as standard equipment with the ELEGANCE package. The sporty front end of the AVANTGARDE features a star in the center. Horizontally organized LED lights with a two-tone appearance have been added to the rear lights and bumper.

The character lines on the sides are now more refined, with shoulder lines that rise gently to the trunk lid and windows unobstructed by B-pillars. Horizontal LED tail lamps increase rearward visibility.

2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class Fuel Consumption

The 2015 E-Class consumes an average of 10.2 L/100KM

2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class Ground Clearance

The 2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class has a ground clearance of 4.8 Inches(123 mm) which is below the minimum recommended clearance of 6.5 Inches for Kenyan roads. It may be necessary to modify the ground clearance to adjust the car to Kenyan roads.

What We Like About the 2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class

Invincible feel at speed; many different engines and body styles; plenty of technology features

What We Do not Like

Pricey options.

2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class Stability and Handling

The stability and handling prowess of the Mercedes Benz is well-documented in the automotive mythology. Thanks to outstanding German engineering, it has become synonymous with perfection. The E-Class does not let you down; it accelerates quickly and delivers power evenly at all speeds. Around turns, there is absolutely no body roll at all, and the car grips the pavement like glue.

Conclusion

The 2015 Mercedes Benz E-Class exemplifies the modern midsize luxury car with its attractive interior, precise craftsmanship, and extensive engine and feature selection. This category is a must-have if you are purchasing in this category.

See Also: 2014 Mercedes Benz E-Class Review

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