Mercedes E-Class Estate owner reviews

“The Mercedes E-Class Estate is a seriously practical car with a luxurious interior and the latest technology”

Carbuyer Rating

4.6 out of 5

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Owners Rating

4.4 out of 5

86%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 1reviews
  • 6reviews

Common Problems

  • Electrics, Engine, Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

E350d CDI

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
When first purchased this car was excellent. It gave me no issues, recently though while I was asleep I noticed a red glow through my windows the cars rear lights had come on by themselves, and the car was suffering from a massive battery drain. next morning nothing, no power, no doors. So off to a good independent, part was apparently a rear sam unit that had to be ordered from Germany, in the meantime a whole host of other problems reared their head. Not to mention the gearbox went into a security mode and now will not engage to drive, it's been a month now without my vehicle, and its genuinely worrying just how complicated these vehicles are to diagnose, not to mention the ridiculous waiting time for parts from Germany.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

E 400 d premium plus estate 4 matic

Year of registration

2019

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

39
Review
I have owned many Mercedes E-class estates over the years and I have to say that this new E400d is by far the best car I have ever owned. I had a CLS 350 'shooting brake' before, but I needed more space and decided to go back to the E class estate. The E400d engine had only been out a short while in the E class estate, and was new to me when I was looking to buy in July 2019. It's a sweet, powerful engine with a lovely growl when you floor it, but then in normal driving conditions it purrs along. The fuel economy is tremendous, I achieved 53.5 mpg whilst driving up to Scotland on one trip which is amazing for a car of this size, I average mid to late 40’s most of the time. With the air suspension the car glides you along over our rough potholed British roads, it is sure footed due to it being 4matic, as yet I haven’t been able to test this in snow. I fitted a detachable towbar as my wife and I are caravanners, what a treat, you don’t even know the caravan is on the back as the car has huge amounts of torque to deal with this. As you may have gathered, I love this car and would highly recommend it to anybody who is out in the market looking for one. I’ve had the car for six months and have clocked up 10,000 miles, this summer my wife and I are planning to do a month-long road trip through Europe and I couldn’t think of a better vehicle to do this in. Well done Mercedes.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

E220d SE Premium

Year of registration

2019

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

48
Review
Was purchased to replace a 2017 C Class Estate. The quality difference was immediately apparent. While two previous C Classes were plagued by rattles and squeaks this car feels like it’s much more solidly put together. Exceptionally comfortable, very refined, especially on the motorway and with the upgraded 2.0 Diesel engine noticeably more economical what’s not to like. 360 Camera is a boon in car parks and for tight manoeuvres.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

220d

Year of registration

2017

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

48
Review
Stunning quality, new Mercedes engine much quieter than the old unit. 9 speed transmission seamless . Load capacity excellent
Reliability

5 out of 5

No problems to date
Performance
With several driving modes available it is best set in comfort mode where it cruises around quietly and effortlessly with seamless gear changing through the nine gears.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Average fuel economy 45 mpg

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

E220d amg line

Year of registration

2017

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

55
Review
Really excellent car, comfortable, amazingly economically (I've seen 55.5mpg over the first 1,000miles). Very relaxing car to drive, engine & transmission quiet & effective. Obviously loads of space, one downside is that it's too long for most car park spaces.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

220d SE

Year of registration

2018

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

54
Review
Absolutely fantastic car, very comfortable, good on fuel - especially on motorway trips, I've seen nearly 70mpg at times. Modes actually make the car behave differently. The massive centre screen is really clear and a real talking point. All the kit you could need as standard including adaptive dampers and a rear view camera. Boot is huge. The car is a bit daunting to drive round tight car parks but camera and sensors help with this.
Reliability
Had a glitch with the infotainment but fixed with an update and no recurrences so far
Performance
Quick when needed frugal when not and always comfortable. I struggle to see in everyday conditions why anyone would need more. Sport plus mode makes the car very responsive and fun in the corners, but comfort mode is its sweet spot
Running Cost

5 out of 5

For the performance the fuel economy is outstanding. Servicing costs are as to be expected for such a car

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

220d AMG Night Edition

Year of registration

2016

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

2 - 3 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

44
Review
Had the car as new during its first 3 years. Manufactured in 2015. Top notch in comfort, spacious and practical interior, reliability. No challenges with anything. Saw the service only once a year while driving 14,000 miles a year.
Reliability

5 out of 5

No challenges with anything. Saw the service only once a year while driving 14,000 miles a year.
Performance

5 out of 5

Can speed up fast. Feels sure in corners especially with the Sport mode on.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

44 mpg in a long term average. However no other cost, break pads last, tires last, light bulbs last...

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