Used Mercedes-Benz E Class Cars for Sale

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Representative example (PCP)

Borrowing £9,000 with a £1,000 deposit at a representative APR of 8.9%.


Fixed rate of interest
4.33%

36 monthly payments
£178.68

Total amount payable
£11,782.13

Cost of credit
£1,782.13

Optional final payment
£4,349.65

Annual mileage limit
10,000 miles

Excess mileage charge
6p/mile
  1. Representative example (PCP)

    Borrowing £9,000 with a £1,000 deposit at a representative APR of 8.9%.


    Fixed rate of interest
    4.33%

    36 monthly payments
    £178.68

    Total amount payable
    £11,782.13

    Cost of credit
    £1,782.13

    Optional final payment
    £4,349.65

    Annual mileage limit
    10,000 miles

    Excess mileage charge
    6p/mile

Used Mercedes E-Class car buying guide

The Mercedes E-Class offers limo-like levels of luxury and feels truly opulent. There are swathes of beautiful materials inside, the seats are supremely comfortable and legroom is vast. The technology and connectivity are second to none and time spent on longer journeys will fly by.

The style of the car

There Mercedes E-Class is a handsome and classy car that’s available as both a four-door saloon and a five-door estate. Sporty and stylish the Mercedes is a luxurious and understated model. That said, AMG-Line models do get bigger wheels and a subtle body kit for a sporty look.

How it drives

The rear-wheel drive Mercedes E-Class is an easy and comfortable car to use. Its soft suspension and hushed interior make it a luxurious and relaxing choice. There’s the option of diesel and petrol engines, all of which deliver brisk performance, while a smooth automatic gearbox is standard. At the top of the range are the performance models the AMG E43 and E63. The AMG models get 4MATIC four-wheel drive, for greater grip as standard, while other versions have it as an option. All E-Classes get sensors to help take the strain out of parking.

The interior

The five-seat E-Class is a large model with impressive interior space, particularly for those sitting in the back. There’s a large boot that will swallow a number of suitcases, while the estate version is one of the biggest in its class. With the rear seats folded down it rivals a small van for space. All versions come extremely well equipped, with an advanced infotainment system, heated seats and Mercedes’ excellent artificial leather trim. AMG-Line models add some subtle sporty touches, such as bigger alloy wheels and figure-hugging, supportive front seats.

Running costs and reliability

The Mercedes E-Class delivers excellent value as a used buy thanks to depreciation and the fact that cars come with lots of standard equipment. The petrol and diesels are as cost-effective to run as rivals, with decent fuel economy and tax rates. The E-Class topped its class in the JD Power dependability survey, while servicing costs are on a par with premium rivals. Safety is also a highlight, with multiple airbags, high tech driver aids and the peace of mind of a five-star Euro NCAP rating.

How it compares to similar cars

The Mercedes E-Class is a large executive saloon and estate that sits between the smaller C-Class and vast S-Class limousine. The Mercedes is more comfortable and relaxing than its rivals the BMW 5 Series and Audi A6, making it a fine choice for long journeys. It features a luxurious interior that’s almost as good as the S-Class model for space and technology, with its large infotainment screen. The E-Class is clearly a hit with owners, winning the coveted Auto Trader ‘Most Recommended’ award.

Mercedes E-Class common questions

For comfort, luxury and safety, the Mercedes E-Class is one of the best models in its sector. It’s spacious and packed with standard equipment, but it’s also surprisingly cost-effective to run.

Mercedes has a legendary reputation for quality and reliability which is backed up by the E-Class’ being named Most Reliable Large Executive Car in the JD Power UK satisfaction survey.

The E-Class is powered by petrol and diesel engines that deliver impressive economy and relatively low CO2 emissions. Tax and insurance costs will also be inexpensive.

All versions of the E-Class have large interiors that comfortably accommodate five adults, while the estate version benefits from a vast boot with a useful wide-opening tailgate.

With its focus on comfort, the Mercedes is limousine-like. It sets the standard for safety and space, while the AMG models are especially thrilling.