Mercedes-Benz India has launched the new 2016 E-Class at an introductory price of Rs. 48.50 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) in the country. The updated Mercedes-Benz E-Class gets New Telematics multimedia system, Garmin MAP PILOT navigation system and Reverse Camera as standard features. The E-Class saloon holds the dual distinction of being the highest selling luxury sedan in India and also the highest selling product in Mercedes-Benz India’s portfolio in India.
Mr. Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented on the introduction of the MY 16 E-Class, “The E-Class remains our highest selling luxury sedan in India and with the introduction of the refreshed MY 16 E-Class, we offer our discerning customers additional value in form of enhanced equipment. We are confident; with the MY 16 E-Class we will continue to consolidate our lead in the segment. Introducing the latest products and technologies and periodically refreshing the existing ones is vital to winning customer confidence. At Mercedes-Benz, our key focus is aligned to offer our customers feature rich, top-end product that embodies modern luxury to its core.”
Talking about the new added features in detail, the New Telematics multimedia system that combines entertainment, infotainment and communication. This Audio 20 Telematics is equipped with internet capability, pre installation for navigation, radio, Bluetooth and CD player. The latest Telematics version also introduces the high resolution colour media display (20.3 cm). It also has USB ports and a SD card slot in the centre console. In addition, it has integrated media interface port for iPod or iPhone, while Bluetooth® interface with hands-free function and audio streaming for playing music files is also on offer.
Coming to the new Garmin MAP PILOT Navigation system, it has precise map data and excellent route guidance. The navigation software and map data is now set on a SD memory card. Over 7,068 cities are mapped at a street level and residential house level data for 80 cities under Garmin Maps. It has a 360° rotation function and over 2.1 million kms of road length. As for reverse camera, it helps in comfortable reverse parking and manoeuvring. The dynamic guide lines assist the driver with driving manoeuvres and adds to the convenience while parking. Below is the variant-wise pricing (Ex. Showroom, Delhi) of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class:
2016 Mercedes-Benz E 200 - Rs. 48.50 Lakhs
2016 Mercedes-Benz E 250 CDI - Rs. 50.70 Lakhs
2016 Mercedes-Benz E 350 CDI - Rs. 59.90 Lakhs