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Mercedez Benz 2017 Sedans

The 2017 lineup for Mercedes-Benz offers innovative features , impressive safety, luxury styling and premium performance. With their beautifully crafted interiors and turbocharged engines, they provide a high level of style and comfort that can’t be compared with that of other vehicles. They feature striking lines, gorgeous wheel and the signature grille that makes them outstanding among other vehicles in the same category. Mercedes-Benz reveals the S-Class, E-Class and C-class models for the 2017 lineup.

Although the C-Class model may be  the cheaper option of the lot, it comes with a captivating exterior and numerous high-end features. The E-Class models offer several customization options while setting the standard for interior cabin styling. The S-class model offers a smooth ride alongside an outstanding acceleration. Even with their significant differences, this lineup of luxury vehicles offers style and comfort that’s perfect for personal use.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Performance

The 2017 C-Class offers three options; the C300, AMG C43, and the AMG C63. The C300 comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that can accelerate from 0 to 60mph in 6.3 seconds. The AMG C43 has a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine capable of reaching 60mph in 4.6 seconds. The AMG C63 boasts a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine able to reach 60mph in 3.9 seconds. High-quality performance is offered by the 2017 C-Class with powerful engines that yield between 241 and 469 horsepower, depending on the model.

Safety and Entertainment Features

The 2017 C-Class got a top score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in all crash test categories. Standard safety features include front and side curtain airbags, stability and traction control, driver knee airbag and anti-lock brakes.  There are also some optional safety features like the lane keeping assistance, adaptive headlights, and a surround-view camera system.

The C-Class offers captivating entertainment options including Mercedes’ COMAND infotainment interface which is perfect for GPS navigation or audio control, with a 7-inch display. The Bluetooth technology and two USB ports are integrated into this system to increase functionality.

How It Stacks up against the Competition

With a reasonable number of trim levels and numerous features, the 2017 C-Class leads all the other vehicles in its class. Its style is unmatched as it boasts of large air inlets, bold character lines, and wraparound headlights. When compared to the Audi A4 sedan or BMW 3 Series sedan, the C-Class stands out with its choice of comfort and luxury over sporty design. It’s powerful turbocharged engine, and optional features give the C-Class an edge in its category.

Fuel efficiency

The C-Class has a fuel economy that is estimated at 25 mpg combined with 23 city/29 highway for the 4Matic, and 26 mpg combined with 23 city/30 highway for the rear-wheel drive option.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Performance

The E-Class offers five options; the E300, E400, E400 wagon, AMG E43, and E550. The E300 comes with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine able to reach 60mph in 7 seconds. The E400 and AMG E43 feature a turbocharged V6 engine while the E550 boasts of a turbocharged 4.7-liter V8 engine capable of hitting 60mph in 4.9 seconds.

Safety and Entertainment Features

The E-Class boasts of an innovative communication system that alerts other nearby Mercedes-Benz drivers of potential hazards. The Mbrace telematics system offers improved safety via driver monitoring, remote control, and additional emergency services. It offers numerous safety features like the front-seat side airbags, antilock brakes, and stability and traction control.  The Pre-Safe system firmly holds the seat belts down and decreases hearing damage by emitting noise prior to the collision.

The Mercedes’ COMAND infotainment interface is ideal for GPS navigation and audio controls, with a 12.3-inch display. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto provide a convenient touch for listening to music.

How It Stacks up against the Competition

The enhanced design of the 2017 E-Class sedan sets the standard for luxury vehicles in its category. It boasts of advanced safety features and a roomy cabin with luxurious interior materials, such as premium upholstery and a 12.3-inch display. The powerful four-cylinder engine offers iExhilarating ideexhilarating ride quality with smooth handling in any condition.  Compared to the BMW 5 Series and Audi A6 sedan, the 2017 E-Class sets a high standard for midsize luxury sedans.

Fuel Efficiency

The fuel efficiency of the 2017 E-Class is estimated at 24 mpg combined with 22 city/29 highway for the 4Matic, and 25 mpg combined with 22 city/30 highway for the rear-drive model.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Performance

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class offers five options; the S550, S600, AMG S63, AMG S65, and S550e. The S550 comes with a turbocharged 4.7-liter V8 engine able to reach 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. The S600 boasts a turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 engine capable of hitting 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The AMG S63 features a turbocharged 5.5-liter V8 engine able to reach 60 mph in less than 5 seconds. The AMG S65 has a turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 engine while the S550e offers a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine with an electric motor that yields up to 436 horsepower.

Safety and Entertainment Features

The 2017 S-Class offers more safety features than other competitors in its class. It features numerous standard safety features including the crosswind assistance, a collision prevention system that automatically applies the brakes and a drowsy driver warning system. The Mbrace emergency telematics system offers stolen vehicle assistance, automatic collision notifications, blind-spot monitoring, and lane departure warnings. Standard safety features include front and rear side airbags, stability and traction control and front side pelvic airbags.

The dual-screen rear entertainment system offers additional  convenience, while the Mercedes’ COMAND infotainment interface provides an impressive option for GPS navigation and audio control. With a 24-speaker surround-sound audio system, the S-Class delivers incredible entertainment options during trips.

How It Stacks up against the Competition

With respect to engineering and technology, the 2017 S-Class stands above its competitors in the same class. The luxury and comfort of the cabin together with the innovation of massaging front seats, the S-Class stands unmatched. The impressive performance of the turbocharged engines paired with powertrains ranging from 436 to 621 horsepower, the 2017 S-Class outclasses  the Jaguar XJ, Audi A8, and BMW 7 Series for the top spot of vehicles in this category.

Fuel Efficiency

The fuel economy for the 2017 S-Class S550 is estimated at 21 mpg combined, with 18 cities and 26 highway. The S600 gives an EPA estimated fuel economy of 16 mpg combined, with 13 cities and 22 highway. The AMG S63 offers a fuel economy of 18 mpg combined, with 15 cities and 23 highway, while the AMG S65 sits at 16 mpg combined with 13 cities and 22 highway. The S550e features a  fuel economy of 26 mpg combined when the 12-mile electric range becomes completely used up.

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