(4.5) 24 reviews
MSRP: $1,588$11,476
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 17-23
Engine: 221-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Our Take on the 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Our Take

The next generation of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan went on sale in the United States in August 2002. Until the emergence of the current C-Class, which was introduced for the 1995 model year, the previous E-Class outsold all other Mercedes-Benz models. Even now, the company says it accounts f... Read Full Report


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One thing an automotive writer lives with is automobile envy. No one notices the SUVs, minivans or plain-Jane sedans driven week after week. But drive a Mercedes-Benz and the "gee, life is rough all over" comments come fast and furious. Not that I can blame them. After all, who really turns their head at most blobby sedans or boxy SUVs these days? This car with its three-pointed star at le... Read full review for the 2003 Mercedes Benz E Class

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All smiles so far

by DJ Supe from Spring Lake NJ on March 12, 2016

2003 E500, with 130,000 miles. I have owned for just one month but I am so happy with my purchase. Great engine power, super smooth ride and a ton of curb appeal. The only thing I might change is the ... Read Full Review

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When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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