Specs and prices announced for updated Mercedes-Benz E-Class
31 July 2020
Author: Sean Keywood
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed UK specs and prices for the facelifted version of its E-Class executive car.
Available as a saloon or an estate, the E-Class comes with a choice of petrol and diesel plug-in hybrid powertrains, as well as mild hybrid petrol and conventional diesel engines.
The PHEVs pair 2.0-litre engines with electric motors, for a combined output of 333hp with the petrol, and 316hp with the diesel.
Electric driving ranges are between 33 and 35 miles with the petrol, and between 32 and 34 miles with the diesel. Respective fuel economy figures are 176.6mpg and 235.4mpg, while CO2 emissions are 37g/km and 33g/km.
Mild hybrid petrol options are a 197hp 2.0-litre, offering 38.7mpg and 165g/km CO2 (figures are for the saloon), and a 367hp 3.0-litre, with four-wheel drive, offering 31.4mpg and 204g/km.
Diesel options are a 194hp 2.0-litre, offering 53.3-47.1mpg and 139-157g/km, and a 240hp 3.0-litre, with four-wheel drive, offering 42.2-39.2mpg and 176-189g/km.
A different range of equipment grades is offered depending on whether or not a plug-in hybrid power train is selected.
The PHEV range starts with the AMG Line Edition equipment grade, features of which include MBUX infotainment with two 12.3in screens, 18in alloy wheels, front and rear parking sensors, a reversing camera, LED headlights, three-zone climate control, blind spot assist, wireless smartphone charging, leather upholstery and heated front seats.
Stepping up to AMG Line adds multibeam LED intelligent headlights, an AMG Line interior, a man-made leather dashboard black ash wood trim.
AMG Line Premium then adds keyless go, a 360-degree camera and augmented reality sat-nav, while range-topping AMG Line Night Edition Premium Plus then adds a driving assistance package, 18in AMG alloys, a night package, a panoramic sunroof, a Burmester surround sound system, a memory package, an energizing comfort package and grey open-pore ash wood trim.
The non-PHEV range starts with the Sport equipment grade, which comes with kit including MBUX, 17in alloys, front and rear parking sensors, a reversing camera, LED headlights, blind spot assist, wireless smartphone charging, leather upholstery and heated front seats.
The AMG Line grade then adds 18in alloys, AMG bodystyling, privacy glass, multibeam LED intelligent headlights and three-zone climate control.
AMG Line Premium then adds 19in alloys, keyless go, a 360-degree camera and augmented reality sat-nav.
Range-topping AMG Line Night Edition Premium Plus comes with 20in alloys, the night package, a panoramic sunroof, a Burmester surround sound system, a memory package, and the energizing comfort package.
The revised E-Class is on sale now, with the first UK vehicles arriving in the autumn. Range prices start at £39,130 for the saloon and £41,460 for the estate, while the petrol plug-in hybrid saloon starts at £46,230, and the diesel plug-in hybrid saloon starts from £47,480, with the estate starting from £49,480.
High performance Mercedes-AMG E-Classes are also available.