MercedesBenz Eclass W211 review (20022009) | Driving co uk

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Mercedes-Benz W211

What is it the Mercedes-Benz E-class

The Mercedes E-class has been a for two decades and when it first in the early 1990s (with the W124 codename) it was one of the most cars in the world. Since the model’s fortunes have hit bottom then risen to the point where the current is brilliant once more. But we’re dealing with one of the two that came in between; the car W211 which appeared in

Unfortunately, the W211 E-class’s in June 2002 coincided a low point for Mercedes in terms of its build quality. Despite the high purchase cost and status it could rot badly, there was also a litany of issues. An abridged list is in the to look for” section Over its seven-year lifespan the quality control was steadily and as a result it’s essential you go for the newest car you can afford. You’re much guaranteed to have with pre-facelift cars.

That facelift came in 2006. It brought 2,000 focusing on improving build It also led to the introduction of the E500 and the 507bhp 6.2-litre E63 AMG, but was an array of more affordable from the outset. These some smaller-capacity petrol and they’re nice enough – even make sense if you do lots of miles. But if you’re a driver you’re better off for one of the brilliant diesels, which long-distance drives a real

The best diesels have six – the E280 CDi and E320 CDi – but the four and models (the E220 CDi and CDi) are worth a look, Whatever you buy, make it’s got an automatic gearbox or it on could prove a nightmare. The engines came with two only but even with the powerplants you’re best the cog swapping to the car.

The E-class isn’t the only executive, though. If you’re a enthusiast you’ll prefer the BMW which is astonishingly talented and generally more reliable the Mercedes. The Audi A6 is another alternative, which like the BMW with superb powerplants. tend to be fragile and repairs run thousands but the availability of quattro drive is a plus point. If in the market for a saloon rather an estate, the Lexus GS and Jaguar XF are worth a look, although versions of the latter are now creeping the used market.

Mercedes-Benz W211

What none of these can offer is the capacious load bay of the estate, although if carrying is a priority you really need to a Volvo V70. But that have the status of the Merc and for the money, nothing does. is why if you can find one of the later fully cars, you should go for it.

What to out for when buy a used Mercedes W211

Many of the issues centre on the CDi as its high-pressure fuel pump can diesel onto the cooling pipes, its fuel injectors can and they can also seize the cylinder head. Not only but the ceramic matrix in the catalytic can break. Elsewhere, the transmission oil on autos can fail, a myriad faults can crop up and the front springs can break. Make no repairs can be costly.

With a catalogue of potential issues, no wonder the E-class has been no fewer than nine so far, on three occasions of the possibility of issues with the Engine running problems, leaks and self-levelling rear woes also cropped up.

Mercedes-Benz W211

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