2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Convertible
Benefits of Driving a 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Convertible
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class aims to provide uncompromised luxury and safety to the midsized car segment. Starting at just under $50,000, the E-Class can be optioned with more safety equipment than any of its competitors. Rear side impact airbags are available in addition to 9 standard airbags but Mercedes-Benz also offers several innovative exclusives such as attention assist and DISTRONIC PLUS, two systems designed to preempt and avoid accidents. Of course none of this comes at the cost of legendary Mercedes-Benz luxury. Available harman/kardon sound system with MP3 support and Dolby 5.1 sound, heated leather seats, night vision assist and a rear view camera are just some of the highlights on an extensive list of optional luxury items available for the E-Class.
What's new for 2012?
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been significantly updated for the 2012 model year. Three new engines are available for 2012, a 3.5L V6 , a twin turbocharged 4.6L V8 and a twin turbocharged 5.5L V8. All three engines perform the trick of producing more power with less fuel than the engines they replace. The 7-speed automatic transmissions have also been given small updates to improve power delivery and efficiency. A brand new 7-inch LCD display with 3D graphics capabilities is featured prominently in the dash board. Mercedes-Benz has replaced the steering wheels with new units that feature paddle shifters, for those wanting more control over gear selection. Mercedes-Benz' clever lane departure system is now available on the coupe and convertible and the E550 sedan now come standard with Mercedes-Benz' excellent 4MATIC all-wheel drive system.
- Roomy, luxurious, powerful and safe
- available in a variety of body styles from two door convertible to five door wagon.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class continues to be available in 4 body styles: sedan, wagon coupe and convertible. The high performance AMG version is available only as a sedan or wagon, while the fuel efficient BlueTec diesel is sold only in the sedan.