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Mercedes-Benz E 400 Cabriolet 2017 review: snapshot

The E 400 starts off with an entry price of $157,500.
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The E 400 is powered by a 3.0-litre direct-injection, twin-turbo-petrol V6, pumping out 245kW/480Nm, and driving all four wheels via a nine-speed auto automatic transmission (with steering wheel shift paddles) and Merc’s ‘4Matic’ all-wheel-drive system.

With an entry price of $157,500, standard equipment highlights include ambient interior lighting (with 64 different colours!), leather upholstery (with horizontal quilting), ‘Comand’ multimedia (with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support), ‘Airscarf’ neck-level heating (in front), electrically adjustable and heated sports front seats, a sports steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, 20-inch AMG alloys, ‘Multibeam’ LED headlights, ‘Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus’, ‘Parking Pilot’ with ‘Active Parking Assist’, Burmester surround sound audio, head-up display, and metallic paint.

Claimed fuel economy for the E 400 cabrio on the combined (ADR 81/02 - urban, extra-urban) cycle is 8.7L/100km, with C02 emissions sitting at 195g/km.

The new E-Class Cabriolet showcases an imposing array of safety technology including ‘Active Brake Assist’ with cross-traffic function, ‘Active Lane Keeping Assist’ and ‘Pre-Safe Plus’, nine airbags and an active bonnet (to minimise pedestrian injury).

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Range and Specs

E200 2.0L, PULP, 7 SP AUTO $47,700 – 60,280 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017 E200 Pricing and Specs
E400 4Matic 3.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO $86,800 – 109,780 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017 E400 4Matic Pricing and Specs
E400 Night Edition 3.0L, PULP, 7 SP AUTO $76,600 – 96,800 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017 E400 Night Edition Pricing and Specs
E200 2.0L, PULP, 7 SP AUTO $42,500 – 54,340 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2017 E200 Pricing and Specs
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