1992 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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$42,950

starting MSRP

1992 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

9 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

  • 300TE

  • 300E 2.6

    $42,950

  • 300D 2.5

    $42,950

  • 300E

    $49,500

  • 400E

    $55,800

  • 300E 4MATIC

    $58,100

  • 300CE

    $60,400

  • 300TE 4MATIC

    $62,400

  • E500

    $81,800

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 1992 Mercedes-Benz E-Class trim comparison will help you decide.

1992 Mercedes-Benz E-Class review: Our expert's take

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The verdict:

Versus the competiton:

Do you have money to burn-literally?

Then take $82,015 and give the 400SE, one of five new Mercedes-Benzsedans for 1992, a look.

It is excessive, to be sure, but how many other cars come with a first-aid kit complete with insect ointment; dual mirrors in the roof, for use byrear-seat passengers; a trunk lid in which the handle pops out when opened to help you lift it and slips back into its recess out of sight when the trunk isclosed; dual glove boxes equipped with a cupholder and a pen or eyebrow-pencil holder; armrests that open to provide a storage compartment and ahandle to help close the door; a power tilt steering wheel; a 100,000-mileodometer; headlight washers and wipers; safety belts with an adjustment toprevent tight fit against the chin or neck; driver- and passenger-side airbags complete with lower-dash knee bolsters to prevent submarining under the dash in the event of a collision; anti-lock brakes; traction control; and asuspension tough enough to tow a boat but soft enough to lull rear-seatpassengers to sleep.

Base price is $77,900, but $1,200 for the CD player, $2,565 for tractioncontrol and $350 for freight bring the sticker to $82,015.

About the only other drawback is that the 4.2-liter, 32-valve, 282-horsepower V-8 is rated at 13 miles per gallon city/17 highway, which addsa $2,600 gas-guzzler tax to the $82,015. And unless a friendly dealerdiscounts the car dramatically, be prepared to pay a 10 percent luxury tax-about $5,000-on the amount the transaction exceeds $30,000. With sales tax,the price will be more than $90,000.

The 400SE obviously isn`t for everybody.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior design 4.0
  • Performance 3.4
  • Value for the money 3.8
  • Exterior styling 4.7
  • Reliability 3.9

Most recent consumer reviews

4.4

Classic Mercedes 124 Quality

I have owned 3 W 124 series MB. The Bruno Sacco design is to this day, timeless. The best generation of Mercedes...when the engineers had their say, not the marketing people. Quality was everywhere with these cars

4.3

Extremely reliable and a cheap classic

1983 Mercedes 240d no race car but it’s the best car ever built as well as being good on gas getting 25-30 mpg for a car that’s from the mid 80s and doesn’t look hideous like modern cars and while I was driving around the block I got two complements

4.7

This may be the best car Mercedes ever produced

This is quite possibly the safest and longest lasting car ever made. What other car are built to last a lifetime? Great lines, looks as good as the day it was manufactured 27 years ago and runs like new.

See all 16 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mercedes-Benz
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6 years old or less/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles
Powertrain
1 year/unlimited miles
Dealer certification required
164-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
View all cpo program details

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