Mercedes-Benz E 300 de on sale now | New Release - Car News Nov 2018


16:09 Friday 09 Nov 2018

The new Mercedes-Benz E 300 de hybrid range is available to order now.

Prices start from £47,700 for the saloon model, and £49,700 for the estate.

Powered by a 194bhp 2.0-litre diesel engine combined with a 122bhp electric hybrid module, the E 300 de is capable of 166.2 mpg combined with CO2 emissions as low as 41 g/km. The saloon is capable of 0-62 mph in 5.9 seconds, or 6 seconds flat for the estate, with a top speed of 155 mph. The saloon has a fully electric range of 34 miles, or 32 miles for the estate, while the 13.5 kWh capacity battery can be charged from 10 to 100 per cent in under two hours with a 7.4 kW charger.

Specification includes blind spot assist, widescreen cockpit, four USB ports, touchpad with controller,  illuminated door sills, spilt-folding rear seats, Parking package including Active Parking Assist with front and rear parking sensors, Seat Comfort package including Electro-pneumatic four-way lumbar support, ambient lighting with a choice of 64 colours, 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, Keyless-Go starting function, light carbon-grain aluminium trim with centre console in black open-pored ash wood, and heated front seats, all as standard across the range. AMG Line trim adds AMG exterior bodystyling, 18-inch five-twin-spoke alloy wheels, black open-pore ash wood trim with Artico Dinamica leather upholstery, AMG steering wheel with touch control buttons, and privacy glass.

For an extra £2,395, a Premium package adds COMAND Online, memory package, wireless charging, Multibeam LED, and Parking package including 360 camera. The £4,395 Premium Plus package adds Burmester surround sound system, Keyless-Go package including hands-free access, automatic powered boot closing, keyless entry, and panoramic sunroof. For £595, the Night package includes 18-inch five-spoke high-gloss black alloy wheels, diamond radiator grille,a single high-gloss black louvre, and rear bumper in high-gloss black with chrome trim. Comfort package is only available in conjunction with the Premium or Premium Plus package, costing from £1,895 and including Air Balance, Energizing comfort control, Air Body Control air suspension, and Nappa leather upholstery on AMG Line models. Driver assistance systems include a Lane Tracking package for an extra £595, and comprehensive Driving Assistance package for £1,695 which adds Active Brake Assist, Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Speed Limit Assist, Active Lane-change Assist, Evasive Steering Assist, Pre-Safe Impulse Side, and Pre-Safe Plus.

The new E 300 de can be ordered now at Mercedes-Benz retailers.


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