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2018 Mercedes-AMG E43 Sedan
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$71,600
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7.9
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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Sedan
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$72,550
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Horsepower
396 hp @ 6100 rpm
429 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
41.3 ft
41 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 9"
19" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40ZR19
P245/40ZR19
Rear Tire
P275/35ZR19
P275/35ZR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
24 MPG
City
19 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
23.8 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
452.2 miles
443.1 miles
Cruising Range Highway
595 miles
590.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.6 in
195.2 in
Height
57 in
57 in
Max Width
73.2 in
73.2 in
Front Width
64.1 in
64.1 in
Rear Width
62.9 in
62.9 in
Wheelbase
115.7 in
115.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.9 in
37.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
57.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.8 in
35.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.2 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
56.9 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
4,145 lbs
4,341 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
13.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Piedmont Green Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno (Matte Finish)
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-TEX/DINAMICA Upholstery w/Red Stitching
  • Black w/Silver, DINAMICA/MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black w/Red Stitching, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Topstitching, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, AMG Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Optional
Optional
Cloth Seats
Optional
Optional
Leather Seats
Optional
Optional
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Optional
Optional
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Heads-Up Display
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Standard
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Optional
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Optional
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional
Seatbelt Air Bag
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles