GERMAN AUTOMAKER MERCEDES-BENZ has finally revealed it’s much awaited new E-class model E 220d for Rs- 57.14 lakh (ex-showroom Pune) in India. Mercedes-Benz E-class E220d is positioned below the E350d, which is already on sale in the country.
This new Mercedes-Benz E-Class variant is Powered by 2.0- litre four cylinder diesel engine. The engine generates 194hp and 400 Nm of peak torque. It also comes with a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The E 220d is the replacement of older variant E 250d.
The new executive sedan is stretched by 185mm than the older variant, thus increasing its wheelbase by 185mm and making it really more spacious. New E 220d offers 37 degree recliner seats, LED head lamps, seven airbags, 12.3-inch wide touch-screen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and it also comes with a panoramic sunroof, 17″ light alloy wheels, chrome trim, rear bumper inserts black diffuser-look finish, two fixed tailpipe trim elements integrated into bumper, illumination specific to E-Class, crystal look during illumination and other features that takes this Mercedes E-Class much closer to the feel of an S-Class model. However, it misses out on a 360-degree camera, burnmester audio system and air suspension that are standard on the pricier and more powerful E 350d.
The BMW 5-series at Rs 49.9 lakh, the Audi A6 at Rs 53.75 lakh, the new Volvo S90 at Rs 53.50 lakh, the new Jaguar XF at Rs 47.5 lakh and the latest model in the market, the Lexus ES300h at Rs 55.27 lakh (all prices ex-showroom Delhi).