The 2007 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a high-performance luxury car that incorporates the very latest safety features. Like all Mercedes-Benz vehicles, it features world-class engineering, and the craftsmanship and quality is evident in both the interior and exterior styling.
Body Styles: sedan, wagon
Engines: 3.5-liter V-6, 5.5-liter V-8
Transmissions: seven-speed automatic, five-speed automatic
Models: Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350, Mercedes-Benz E-Class E550, Mercedes-Benz E-Class E63 AMG
Engine upgrades and updated styling are the main changes for the 2007 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, along with the addition of a sport package, improved adaptive lighting, and other standard features.
The 2007 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is available as either a sedan or a wagon. Trim levels include the E350, available as both a sedan and a wagon; the E550, available as a sedan only; and the E63 AMG, available as both a sedan and a wagon. The E350 is equipped with dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seating, a sunroof, ten-way power front seats with memory settings for three drivers, Mercedes COMAND interface (a cockpit management and data system), a Harmon Kardon surround sound audio system, and a power lift gate on the wagon models. The first premium package available for this model adds Bluetooth connectivity, a satellite radio and navigation system, and heated front seats. The second premium system incorporates these features plus the Mercedes Keyless Go system, which allows the car to be started without using a key, and bi-xenon adaptive headlights. The sport package features 18-inch wheels and a sport-tuned suspension. Other options include a panorama sunroof, premium leather upholstery, park assist, and an electronic trunk closer. The E550 comes with a similar range of features but includes premium leather upholstery, Mercedes Airmatic adaptive suspension, and four-zone automatic climate control. This model also has optional ventilated front seats. The AMG version has a special interior trim and exterior styling, better brakes, a sport-tuned suspension, and sport seats.
The 2007 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is roomy and luxurious, and includes plenty of chrome accents and wood inlay. The gauges are well laid out and easy to read, but the Mercedes COMAND system is known to take some time to get used to. Adults will find the back seat reasonably comfortable, and the wagon features a rear-facing, two-passenger, third row seat. This seat can be folded flat and gives an impressive 69 cubic feet of cargo space.
Performance & Handling
The 2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 has a 3.5-liter, V-6 engine capable of producing 268 hp with 258 lb-ft torque. The E550 has a 5.5-liter, V-8 engine, which can produce 382 hp with 391 lb-ft torque. Both models have a seven-speed automatic transmission. However, there are all-wheel-drive versions available for these models, which have five-speed automatics. The AMG model is powered by a 6.3-liter V-8, which produces 507 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque. It is a very comfortable car to drive, but the body roll is more noticeable than in other Mercedes models. It's the perfect car for cruising along highways and for driving around cities. The engines provide plenty of power for acceleration, and, for the size of the car, the fuel economy is pretty decent.
Standard safety features include anti-lock brakes with brake assist, stability control, full-length side curtain airbags, and front and rear side airbags. All models are fitted with the TeleAid emergency system, as well as Mercedes PreSafe system, which anticipates the chance of a collision and automatically take action to help keep passengers safe. Mercedes introduced whiplash-reducing front head restraints for this model year as well. It performed very well in government crash tests, achieving four out of five stars for frontal-impact tests, and a perfect five-star rating for side-impact tests.
EPA Fuel Economy
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350: 16/22 mpg city/highway
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E550: 13/21 mpg city/highway
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E63 AMG: 13/19 mpg city highway
- Sleek design inside and outside
- Powerful V-8 engines
- All-wheel-drive availability on both wagons and sedans
- Ride and handling has pleasant blend
- Sophisticated safety features
You Won't Like
- A little more expensive than its competitors
- Lack of progressive feel in the electronically-controlled brakes
- Confusing control layout
Comes with a number of safety features, luxury additions, and high style.
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