(4.5) 14 reviews
MSRP: $397$8,345
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21-29
Engine: 134-hp, 3.0-liter I-6 (diesel)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class


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Little things mean a lot. In the fiercely competitive luxury car market, automakers must keepthemselves attuned to the finest details, for in this league the buyers areespecially discerning. Two cars see minor changes that make for a bigdifference in their make-up. The Mercedes Benz E-Class gets an 8-cylinderoption, while Jaguar's XJ6 gets a long-wheelbase version of its venerab... Read full review for the 1997 Mercedes Benz E Class

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by Stergeye from Kent, WA on February 14, 2010

My last two vehicles were an '89 Accord LXi and a '99 Camry LE, which got me accustomed to good acceleration and road handling, and features like power steering and tinted windows. Purchased my E-320 ... Read Full Review

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