Mercedes E-Class saloon (2009-2016): owner reviews

"Although it has now been replaced, the fourth-generation Mercedes E-Class offers luxury, comfort and economy. Nearly-new examples should be attractively priced, too."

Carbuyer Rating

4.8 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.3 out of 5

Price
£37,545 - £58,565
72%of people would recommend this car to a friend.

Owner Rating

  • 32reviews
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Common Problems

  • Engine (6 cases)
  • Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)
  • Electrics (5 cases)
  • Electrics, Engine, Gearbox / clutch (1 cases)
  • Other (5 cases)

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

250cdi

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

50
Review
This is the best car I have had. Hasn't had one problem. I have over 81000 miles on the clock, it's always serviced at the right times by main dealer. All I have renewed is the tyres and a rear bulb. I will keep this car and eventually pass it onto my son.
Reliability
Fantastic car, no problems now with 85,000 on clock. It's used every day and is a credit to Mercedes Benz. The E-Class 212 is back to the good old Mercedes quality and reliability.
Performance

5 out of 5

Performance is fine. You can only go at 70 miles per hour on motorway anyway, how fast do you want to go?
Running Cost
Superb great economy, 50mpg plus

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

39

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

43

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

28

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

55
Review
Nothing has gone wrong. Excellent carved from granite feel about all of the controls and bodywork.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

No issues

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40
Review
Nothing gone wrong so far
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Diesel expensive no matter what car you own, parts for Mercedes bit pricey

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

41
Review
No problems at all
Running Cost

4 out of 5

economical for size. servicing reasonable, tyres superb

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

CDiSport, Above 3.0-litre, Diesel, Paddleshift gears

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
An extremely good all rounder in every respect. Quick, stylish, smooth, but not cheap.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Refined comfortable relaxing pure enjoyment - except in ice and snow when it is a nightmare

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Not as nice as the previous e class. The power lag from braking to re applying the power is terrible and bumpy. Centre sliding console fell apart and has never worked right since it was fixed. 350 cdi eats fuel with an average combined of 27 mpg. Not what the specs say.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

elegance, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent in every way.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent quality vehicle with great practicallity

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

es, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Very pleased with it and would recommend it to others. I put winter tyres on last winter and it was nearly as good as a 4x4 Pleased with economy for sutch a large car ave 48 mpg on motorways

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Strong build quality and strong style Good performance for a large car

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

e350cdi, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Dissapointed with the fuel returns Very dissapointed with the manufacturers response to the very niggly problem of throttle response. Ie. very nerving when pulling away at junctions and roundabouts due to the 1-2 second delay in the vehicle moving off. Because of the delay, have taken out a set of rear tyres in 12000 miles.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Very satisfied with car and dealer service. Car lives up to expectations.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Elegance, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Nice to get in after bad day at work

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Looks good. Feels good. Feels safe (except for point 1 below). 1) if it wasn't for the lack of throttle response on take off at junctions and/or roundabouts i would be very happy with this car. 2) dissapointed with the quoted m.p.g. End

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

37
Review
Excellent reliability

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

44

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
SO FAR NO PROBLEMS AT ALL
Running Cost

4 out of 5

JUST FUEL TO DATE

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Petrol, Manual

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

57
Review
Very reliable, very high quality feel and build drives very nicely
Running Cost

5 out of 5

For size and type of car fantastic

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
Not a single problem
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Can get 50+ if careful

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Great engine, entertaining handling and looks terrific. Frugal too - 42mpg is great for a big car.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, Above 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
W211 mercedes in its last year. They had got all the kinks out by now. Superb, "all the car you will ever need"

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, Above 3.0-litre, Petrol, Paddleshift gears

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

avantgard, , Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Excellent

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Avant Garde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Quality

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

elegance, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

New
Review
What was expected to be an ideal car has suffered from a recurring electrical problem .Despite Spending a lot of time and money on visits to the main dealer who also involved specialist electrical engineers the car battery keeps going flat if left for more than 24 hours without being driven . Even the battery has been replaced under warranty many times - i've never experienced this problem with any other car and the dealer says they can't trace the fault; each time they think they have found the cause the next time the car is unused the same problem recurs . if used every day there's no problem but eg with recent snow the car refuses to start . We have several friends with the same make but this seems a one off problem-very frustrating and disappointing ; fortunately we can access another car when this one is unusable.Otherwise The car has a full main dealer service history and apart from sometimes being expensive service has always been good

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

AMG, Above 3.0-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
I love my amg hammer, and i like the fact that not too many know what it is. Until they hear the sound of the engine. Its also surprisingly functional with plenty of room for 4 people, nice size trunk and its very smooth even when tackling twisty roads.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

eXECUTIVE 220TDI, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Easy to drive. Safe and comfortable. Good boot.

Owner Review

2 out of 5

Version

350cdi AMG Saloon

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
A beautiful looking car and extremely powerful. Very firm and sports car-like to drive. Huge boot space and fantastic cruiser. The depreciation after 4.5 years is very poor compared to say our Audi. This car had a full franchise dealer service history. However, it recently developed an electrical fault that rendered the car unusable for 2 weeks and cost £600 to repair. The fault was due to rain water leaking into an ECU under the driver-side wheel arch. This is a common problem with Mercs apparently. I have always bought new Mercs and loved the brand. Sadly, this problem has opened my eyes and as a result I have now sold my car and will never buy Mercedes again. The service intervals on this car are every 12 months irrespective of mileage and will gradually increase and you can expect to pay up to £800 a year from a dealer. Service contracts can be purchased but these also costs up to £400 a year. When you compare service contract cost for a brand-new car over five years averages between £500-£1000 you can see how poor the Merc compares. Our second car is an Audi which has service intervals of every two years. I have now also sold the Audi and during my 4 year ownership the car has been serviced once and has now been sold for a new Audi and has retained nearly 60% of its original purchase price. When the E350 worked it was my pride and joy. Sadly, once a car lets you down, it's safer to walk away and avoid future problems.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

E300 Bluetec Hybrid

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Every day I drive around 90 miles as a commute and this car makes it a pleasure. It comes loaded with a great level of equipment and is very tax efficient. The engine is smooth even for a 2.5L diesel and if you select 'sports' it is incredibly fast. Running on economy it gives a great mpg both on long runs and around town. Easily fits 5 even on long journeys and feels solid and planted well on the road. I have had no issues with this car since I got it and will look to get a new one when the time comes. Used to drive a Jaguar prior to this but much prefer the Benz!

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

32

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
nothing gone wrong
Running Cost

4 out of 5

normal costs plus once a year service

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35
Review
no issues
Running Cost

5 out of 5

mpg as expected, actually better on longer runs than thought. no other costs incurred as yet

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
Nothing went wrong with my previous E class. So far nothing has gone wrong with this one

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
This is the sixth car from this brand that i have owned and like all the others I have no concerns over its ability to do whatever i need it to.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Admittedly not the cheapest but for the size of car , with all the safety measures and technology it carries, but good value for money. Average 41miles per gallon for a V6 diesel engine is exactly what I epected when i purchased it.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

39
Review
Best car I have owned since Mazda mx5
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Diesel so cheaper tax,service and better Mpg than my previous petrol mercedes. So far very happy

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

49
Review
Very well built and everything works as expected. There have been no reliability issues to date.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Fuel consumption is very good, especially on long motorway journeys.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

SE Executive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
It is by far the best car i have owned. It was bought as a chauffeur vehicle and has more than lived up to expectations.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
A good car from an excellent dealer network.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Classy,reliable,comfortable & effortless driving.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

SE Executive, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
The merc is a pre-requisite for my chauffeur business. It is of an expected standard and style for my clients. It is stylish, economical and a pleaure to drive.

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Year of registration

2013

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
I have had this car from new, in the first month I had to take it back to Mercedes for them to check the gearbox. The car would set off in first gear ok but would rev to 4,000 revs what seemed for ever before changing into the next gear. They told me this was normal as the gearbox oil was cold, When I replied that I could drive to London from Lincolnshire and it would do it every time the car dropped into low gears they then said it could be to the adaptive gearbox picking up on my wife's driving style... WHAT!!! I persevered with the car and over the first 6 months had the car back to Mercedes with similar gearbox faults. We eventually crossed Europe on a holiday covering over 3000 miles, whilst coming back across Croatia, the gear box decided it wouldn't go any further than 5th gear, even using the paddles I couldn't convince the car to use the other 2 gears. I stopped in a European Mercedes agents and they repaired it within 3 hours. I now have intermittent power problems with the car, some times in limp mode some times not. This car from new over the last 18 months has now seen Mercedes agents over 9 times, not bad for a £40,000.00 + car...
Reliability

1 out of 5

No comment

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

w212 350 CDI Avantgarde

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
This car has been outstanding with no faults at all. We have enjoyed many European holidays in it - it is the ideal long distance touring car. I purchased a spare set of wheels and had Pirelli winter tyres fitted to them, so that we have always felt safe and comfortable in bad winter conditions. I would recommend a light colour interior (ours is grey) together with a panoramic sunroof. This makes the interior nice and light - some E Classes I have seen look gloomy inside. The COMAND sat nav is excellent, as is the Intelligent Light system. Some irritating design points (not faults): The automatic headlight dipping is too slow on country roads where you want to go quickly back to main beam after an oncoming vehicle has gone past. I usually deselect that feature. There is no separate headlamp wash button, instead when you select windscreen wash for the first time with the headlamps on, the headlamp washer works automatically and then again after so many windscreen washes ( I think 6-10). I find this irritating. With daylight running lights selected the headlamps will come on when the light sensor thinks its dark enough, even if the main light switch is set to O and not A. I find this irritating also, as you find yourself in say, Central London at 4 in the afternoon in winter when few cars have lights on and you have daylight running lights and headlights as well. When the facelift model was announced I considered buying another because I have enjoyed this car so much. However Mercedes have "simplified" the range so that the only direct replacement is in AMG Sport trim, which means it has larger wheels which impact the ride quality, and no spare wheel! My experience of UK roads leads me to want small wheels and high profile tyres- these are available inn Germany but not in UK. So I will not be buying another one.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

34
Review
No real issues in the first 2 years. It has been reliable
Running Cost

3 out of 5

It's a Mercedes and I knew from previous Mercedes ownership that it would not be cheap to run. Having said that it has not been more expensive to run than anticipated

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

41
Review
excellent
Running Cost

5 out of 5

excellent

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Running Cost

3 out of 5

servicing is expensive

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

38
Review
Nothing gone wrong yet!
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Very expensive servicing

Owner Review

3 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

40

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

47.1
Review
It has not broken down and nothing has gone wrong
Running Cost

4 out of 5

No cost in incurred yet

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Review
Never had a problem starting or driving

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

39
Review
Have had no reliability issue at all. The car has had two recalls but this work has all been completed at my conveneince
Running Cost

4 out of 5

I took out a Mercedes service care package which is paid monthly and so far has covered all the main items in the service

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

43
Review
Totally fault free during ownership.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Costs involved amount to annual servicing, fuel and 2 rear tyres over a mileage of just under 20,000

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

SPORT, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
My old car was good (older model of same car) and this new model has just taken it to another level

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

E350 CDi Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
First mercedes, after 8 audis. Very happy with car and dealer service.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Everything i could want except for perhaps more performance and sharper handling, but i wouldn't want to compromise the comfort & economy.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
Supremely comfortable, a pleasure to drive with a superb responsive and powerful engine and ultra smooth gearbox. Well equipped with some really neat features such as parking assists and intelligent lighting system. Only issue is niggly faults such as frozen door locks, engine management faults and rattly dashboard and lousy main dealer service. Mercedes really need to sort out quality and service issues and then i'd be a delighted customer.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Nice car could have been a lot better

Owner Review

1 out of 5

Version

E350 Diesel Auto AMG Sport - W212

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

45
Review
This is my 5th Merc since 1982. Purchased from new and main dealer as usual. Up until recently this car has been a dream. It has only 22k miles and always main dealer serviced. Drives like a dream with amazing power and comfort. However, recently I was surprised to find the battery was dead. Replaced battery from dealer and initially everything was OK. After 2 hours returned to car to find the battery dead yet again. Not good! The engine fan is draining the battery by running at max speed continuously. Main dealer replaced relay which costs £8 for total cost of £136. Sadly, the problem has not been fixed. Car back at dealer and they are investigating further. I'm selling this pile immediately and will never ever buy a Merc again. Too expensive and when it goes wrong you will be getting fleeced. Very sad as I have been loyal to the brand but a £48k car that can't hold its battery charge is a disgrace!

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

38

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

35

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Manual

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

41.6
Review
No cause for concern to date.
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Fuel consumption heavier than the official figures led me to expect. Servicing costs too expensive (now annually) for the amount of work needed - i.e., very little as a new car.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

53
Review
The car is very well built and everything works well.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

A big improvement over the previous E class which was more thirsty than the new model.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

44
Review
It has never had anything go wrong, this is my third e class and they have all been brilliant
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Outside of routine servicing, I have had no other costs. Service plan is reasonable and therefore inexpensive to run.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

40
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Have only needed to fill up with fuel. No oil required except when serviced.

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Review
The car has had no isses during the time I have had it.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Car is efficient and running costs are low.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

35
Review
NO PROBLEMS TO REPORT AT ALL
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Good on fuel no spares reqd as yet

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

47
Review
Great. I love it.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Fantastic mileage and really powerful.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

45
Review
No issues at all during ownership
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Servicing is expensive.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

38

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2012

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
No Faults so far, everything seems to work very well.
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Due to be taxed this month for Ł118.50 and the 1st service came free with the car. Other than fuel cost its cost nothing so far

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
It's never broken down, nothing has gone wrong with it
Running Cost

4 out of 5

Just fuel and service cost. I've not had to buy tires.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Had a problem and had to drive on limp home mode. Required a trip to the dealer and several days without car.
Running Cost

5 out of 5

Great mileage - no other expense.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

39
Review
Excellent, but nearly new
Running Cost

3 out of 5

New mercs are expensive to service at main dealers

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Review
no faults apart from one trim piece lose
Running Cost

4 out of 5

used no oil between services servicing reasonable for type of car

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2011

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

42
Review
NOTHING HAS GONE WRONG AT ALL
Running Cost

3 out of 5

Fuel consumption could be better. Eats rear tires in 10k miles

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Sport Estate, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
Bullet proof build, reliability. Running costs could be better Bit lacking in overall comfort

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Review
This is the third mercedes-benz i have purchaced and and i like it the most. It has plenty of style and performance. It is also good on fuel. It is very quiet for a diesel, infact it is much more qiuet than a lot of petrol cars.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

, 1.6-litre to 1.9-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Very nice, the acceleration hasn't been what i expected, but, it is a beautiful car.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Review
A comfortable and practical car which is at its best devouring motorway journeys. The fuel economy when used in this way is exceptional. It's not a car to enjoy driving on b roads but it doesn't pretend to be. The car feels pretty solid and has been reliable. The dealers aren't the best and are very expensive.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

amg, Above 3.0-litre, Petrol, Paddleshift gears

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Excellent but missing 4wd like the audi rs6!!

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Superb practical car for a family of 5 handling holidays and large luggage loads to and from school with ease. Very comfortable but can be thirsty if pushed.

Owner Review

4 out of 5

Version

SE, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

15,000 – 19,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
More than satisfied with all features of the car

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

SE, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Comfortable, stylish, effortless, safe, good performance. Long trips london-aberdeen easy and relaxed Restricted boot space entry, one stalk lights/wiper control occluded by steering wheel. Purchase, servicing, repairs paid as co car - would not buy privately wrt service/repair costs

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2009

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Review
Excellent car, but was nervous if the mercedes would be as reliable as my previous skoda. I can forgive it one small problem with the exhaust sensor but it is too early to tell whether it will prove to be reliable in the long term

Owner Review

5 out of 5

Version

Avantgarde, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year of registration

2010

Average annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Review
Fantastic, a great package that's comfortable, practical and easy to drive.

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