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Mercedes-Benz unveils UK specs for New E-Class Estate

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The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate is now available to order, priced from £37,935 for the E 220 d SE and £40,430 for the E 220 d AMG Line.

New E-Class Estate is available with diesel-powered four-cylinder E 220 d engine.

Initially, only the diesel-powered four-cylinder E 220 d will be available, with the six-cylinder E 350 d and petrol 3.0-litre V6 Mercedes-AMG E 43 joining the range later this year. Pricing for the E 350 d and E 43 will be announced when ordering opens in October.

The E 220 d features the new four-cylinder 2.0-litre turbo-charged engine, which produces up to 194 hp and 400 Nm. A 9G-Tronic automatic gearbox comes as standard. It offers a combined fuel consumption of up to 67.3 mpg and CO2 levels just 109 g/km, and it can reach 62 mph from standstill in 7.7 seconds.

The E 200 d ha also s been added to the E-Class Saloon line-up. It features a 2.0-litre engine with an output of 150 hp. It emits just 102 g/km of CO2 and delivers up to 72.4 mpg on the combined cycle.

As standard, SE models come with Garmin Map Pilot navigation system; Agility Control suspension; Easy-Pack automatic powered tail gate; Parking Pilot including Parktronic and reversing camera; chrome roof rails; 64-colour selectable LED interior lighting; Keyless-Go starting function; heated front seats; DAB radio; and 17-inch alloys with a five-spoke design.

For an extra £2,495, AMG Line adds AMG exterior styling with 19-inch alloy wheels in titanium grey; upper dashboard finished in Artico leather; black ash wood trim; brushed stainless steel AMG sports pedals with black rubber studs; and a three-spoke AMG steering wheel wrapped in Nappa leather.

Premium and Premium Plus packages are also available. The Premium  package (£2,795) includes Keyless-Go Comfort package; Memory package; and a panoramic glass sunroof.  Next-generation driver assistance systems include a Lane Tracking Package (£595) that includes Passive Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist; and the more comprehensive Driving Assistance Plus Package.

The Driving Assistance Plus package costs £1,695, and includes Drive Pilot, which combines Steering Pilot, Distance Pilot Distronic, and Speed Limit Pilot. Steering Pilot detects road markings and actively assists the driver by one-sided braking, guiding the car to stay within its lane. Distance Pilot Distronic uses radars to maintain a set distance from the car in front, while Speed Limit Pilot detects a change in speed limit and automatically alters the car’s speed without intervention from the driver.

Comand Online is available for £1,495 and increases the standard 8.4-inch navigation screen to 12.3 inches. Customers can opt for the 12.3-inch cockpit display – creating a widescreen effect inside the cabin for just £495.

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Katie Beck

Katie joined Fleet World in 2012 as an editorial intern, following the completion of an English and American Literature BA from the University of East Anglia. She accepted a full-time position as an editorial assistant at the end of the internship period, and was promoted to the role of features editor in 2014. She works across the magazine and website portfolio, and administrates the social media channels.