Positioned between the entry-level Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the top-of-the-line S-Class, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the automaker's best-selling brand. The lineup is huge, available in sedan, coupe, convertible, and even a station wagon body style, and offers several different gasoline engines and a diesel one. The only thing missing is a hybrid model...so far.
Mercedes updated the E-Class in 2010 so there were few changes in 2011 and 2012. The E-Class's equipment list is long, and much of it is high-tech. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class convertible, for example, uses a system called Airscarf to blow warm hair on the driver's neck to keep him or her warm, while another system called Aircap redirects the wind around the convertible to make the interior quiet all when the top is down. Many technologies, like Attention Assist, focus on safety. Attention Assist actually monitors the driver to see if they're getting drowsy behind the wheel, then alerts them via audio and visual signals to wake up. Next Page »