The E300 is a Technological Marvel
Benz Makes (Yet Another) Winner
It really seems like people can’t get enough of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300. And who can blame them? Not only is the car a gorgeous piece of automotive design, it’s packed with some really impressive tech to help keep you safe on the road as well as an engine that apparently doesn’t feel like it’s a 4-cylinder.
All things considered, the E300 should be a very solid (and safe) sedan worth buying if you are in the market for something new.
If you’re like us, though, you are probably more interested in making your classic run like new with a Mercedes-Benz engine than trying to buy a whole new Benz altogether.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 is a remarkably smooth, quick, comfortable and technologically sophisticated luxury car, but a tight backseat and a few bugs in its autonomous driving controls keep it from perfection.
Other midsize luxury sedans are less expensive than the Benz and many offer more standard equipment, but the E-Class has an advantage in quietness, materials quality and available safety technology. Its styling has been updated to match the rest of the Mercedes-Benz lineup, but that may serve only to make it blend into the background.
The E-Class sedan is the workhorse of the Mercedes-Benz luxury showroom. It serves as a personal luxury car, executive transport, taxi cab or high-powered performance machine, depending on where in the world you happen to be. I recently drove a 10th-generation E-Class, an E300, which features a host of new safety systems, a new powertrain, new styling inside and out, and a new level of autonomous driving technology that’s sure to open some eyes. Continue Reading