Mercedes-Benz has revealed the 2017 E-Class Estate, which would also serve up at the MercedesCup tennis tournament in Stuttgart. The E Class Estate is being offered in three variants: E 220d, E 350d and AMG E 43 4MATIC. The sixth-generation Mercedes E Class Estate is being dubbed as the most intelligent estate that Mercedes-Benz has ever built. Also, for the first time, a high-performance AMG variant is available in the Estate's lineup.
"The new Estate is as dynamic as the Mercedes-Benz brand and as spacious as our customers expect. Intelligent features such as the cargo position for the rear seat backrest with its 40:20:40 split as standard allow even better use to be made of the generous load-carrying capacity," says Ola Källenius, member of the Board of Management at Daimler AG and responsible for Mercedes-Benz Cars Marketing and Sales. "And what is more, the Estate obviously has all the innovations of the new E-Class – the most intelligent executive saloon in the world." The E Class Estate has a cargo volume of up to 1820 litres and, in spite of a much sportier roof line, headroom and elbowroom in the rear are in turn the best in this class. From as soon as late 2016, the Estate will again be available with a third, folding bench seat for children.
Mechanically, the E-Class Estate is offered with a total of three engines. The entry-level 220d variant gets the all-new 2.0L 4-cylinder diesel motor which develops 194bhp of top power and 400Nm of peak torque. The 350d comes loaded with a 3.0L 6-cylinder diesel mill which churns out maximum power of 258bhp and highest torque of 620Nm. Both these models are offered with the new 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission as standard. The Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC Estate is powered by the 3.0L V6 petrol engine which generates power output of 401bhp and torque performance of 520Nm. The engine is paired with the same 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission. It does a 0-100kmph in just 4.7 seconds, while clocking an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph.