• (4.6) 33 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,967$14,247
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 17-32
  • Engine: 201-hp, 3.2-liter I-6 (diesel)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Our Take on the 2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Our Take

Mercedes-Benz introduced a new generation of its midsize E-Class sedan for 2003. A 221-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6 powers the E320, while the E500 gets a 302-hp V-8. A high-performance E55 AMG model that's fitted with a 469-hp supercharged V-8 is also available. A wagon body style is offered, ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Complicated controls
  • Price
  • Fuel economy of E55 AMG

Notable Features

  • Variety of engine choices
  • Available seven-speed automatic
  • RWD or AWD
  • Sedan and wagon body styles
  • New E320 CDI diesel sedan

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

On the very day when oil has risen to a new high of about $64 a barrel -- the same day President Bush signed a $12.3 billion energy bill that is supposed to help lessen our dependence on petroleum -- I am driving around in a car that is EPA-rated at 14 mpg in the city. It's a station wagon with a little rear-facing flip-up seat in the back that is just right for twin adolescents, meaning t... Read full review for the 2005 Mercedes Benz E Class

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Consumer Reviews

4.6

Average based on 33 reviews

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Classy but Sporty

by Urban from Reston, VA on August 31, 2009

I love my 2005 E500. Tasteful design with alot of giddy-up. I love when people try not to let me merge. All the power and handling you would ever want. I owned a S500 previously and I find the E500 ... Read Full Review

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