The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a luxury sedan or station wagon midsize offered in E350, E350 BlueTec, E400 Hybrid and designations of E550 models. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 BlueTec and 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 models are available in luxury or Sport trim lines, while the 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E550 is offered only in Sport trim. The standard equipment for luxury 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 includes 17-inch wheels aluminum, LED position lights, LED tail lights and rain sensing wipers. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sport trim is equipped with a Sport Styling Package at no cost which includes large 18-inch wheels, aluminum sport suspension and the modified style.
2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Interior
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 BlueTec and come standard with leatherette upholstery, 14-way power front seats with memory, dual-zone automatic climate control, power sunroof, HD radio, Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming, and mbrace telematics February.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 4Matic wagon adds hard standard on all four wheels, power tailgate, reversing camera, rear load-leveling suspension, and a third row rear facing which was stored under the cargo floor seats. When this seat is implemented, the E-Class wagon can carry 7 passengers. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E550 4Matic Sedan adds leather, heated front seats, sport steering wheel, AMG-design alloy wheels 18 inches, and 4Matic all-wheel drive for the E350 sedan.
2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Optional Features
The options for models 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class include leather seats, the heated and ventilated front seats, the multi-contour front seats with massage, heated steering wheel, and a wooden steering wheel and leather. In addition, the E-Class can be upgraded with a panoramic sunroof, power 115 volt power, entertainment system for rear seat, front and rear park-assist sensors, reversing camera, services Mercedes-Benz Apps mbrace telematics services and Plus.
Several option packages are also offered for the E-Class. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class premium 1 package includes a navigation system hard drive with enhanced voice control, music server with a multimedia database of Gracenote, the premium surround sound system with satellite radio and iPod interface for front seats heating, rearview camera (Sedan), electric rear sunshade (Sedan), and the shadows of the rear side windows.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Premium 2 package includes more features premium 1 package headlights bi-xenon headlights with Active Curve lighting, Adaptive High beam Assist, indicators front turn signal LED front light curve, headlight washers, Key-less Go keyless entry and push-button ignition and a power trunk closer (Sedan).
A Lane Tracking package offers blind spot information systems and lane departure warning, while the package groups active driver assistance technologies versions with Distronic Plus and Pre-Safe Brake. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Night View Assist Plus with pedestrian detection system is also optional, helping the driver to “see” the way to go after dark.
2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Engine
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 Sedan and Wagon models are powered by a direct V-6 engine that generates 302 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 273 lb-ft of torque between 3,500 rpm and 5,250 rpm injection 3.5-liter. A 7-speed automatic transmission drives the rear wheels, or, in the case of 4MATIC models, the four wheels. Paddle shifters are standard.
A turbo diesel engine is installed in the 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E350 Blue TEC Sedan, a 3.0-liter V-6 that produces 210 horsepower at 3,800 rpm and 400 lb-ft of torque between 1,600 rpm and 2,400 rpm. A 7-speed automatic transmission provides power to the rear wheels and turbo diesel engine meets the emission standards in all 50 states.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class hybrid sedan combines E400 V-6 engine from the model E350 with a power of 27 hp assist motor strength, lithium-ion, and the Eco Start / Stop technology. The powertrain has low speed operation on battery power alone, and a function of “navigation” on the road.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E550 Sedan has a direct V-8 engine that generates 402 hp between 5,000 rpm and 5,750 rpm and 443 lb-ft of torque from 1,800 rpm to 4,750 rpm injection, twin-turbocharged, 4.6-liter. A 7-speed automatic transmission and 4Matic all-wheel drive as standard equipment.
2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Safety
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is equipped with systems of 9 airbags, traction control and stability, and the Pre-Safe technology that prepares the vehicle for a collision by preparing security systems, closing the sunroof and windows, and properly placing the front seats just before impact.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is also equipped with 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, the predictive Brake Priming, automatic brake drying, brake retention, and exit the wizard features. Besides these features, the E-Class comes standard with Attention Assist, a system for detecting driver drowsiness.
Airbags for rear side impacts are optional for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class models. Additional security features include optional Distronic Plus radar cruise control with Pre-Safe Brake and automatic emergency braking, Lane Assist, Blind Spot, and 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Night View Assist Plus with pedestrian detection, which bathes the road ahead in the light invisible to “see” up to 500 meters ahead of the car infrared.