2018 E-Class Review: Body Styles, Features, and Model Options | Northbrook, IL

2018 mercedes-benz e-class review

A refined design, advanced technology, and premium amenities take the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class to a level of luxury few others can compete with. Starting at $52,950 MSRP, the 2018 E-Class is the perfect way to take your daily drive to new heights. Learn more about how the new 2018 E-Class, available at Autohaus on Edens, can serve you by reading our comprehensive model review below.

Start your search by browsing our new 2018 E-Class Sedan, Coupe, and Cabriolet inventory for trim package availability at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL.

2018 E-Class: Engine Specs & Performance

When you get behind the wheel of the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan, you’ll appreciate the robust power its 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine delivers. You can easily create a driving experience all your own with the beloved DYNAMIC SELECT® system, which comes with four driving modes: ECO, Comfort, Sport, and Sport+. For supreme power, there are two AMG® trim levels that deliver a luxury performance all their own. Key engine specs and performance metrics for the new 2018 E-Class are as follows:

Engine 2.0L inline-4 turbo AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo 3.0L V6 biturbo
Horsepower 241 HP 396 HP 329 HP
Torque 273 lb.-ft. 384 lb.-ft. 354 lb.-ft.
(0-60 MPH)
6.2 sec. 4.5 sec. 5.5 sec.
Transmission 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic AMG®-enhanced 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic
Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive (standard),
All-wheel drive (optional)
All-wheel drive Rear-wheel drive (standard),
All-wheel drive (optional)
Fuel Economy
22/30 MPG 19/25 MPG 20/26 MPG
Trim Availability E 300 Sedan, E 300 4MATIC® Sedan AMG® E 43 Sedan E 400 Coupe, E 400 Cabriolet, E 400 4MATIC® Cabriolet

2018 E-Class: Interior & Exterior

2018 mercedes-benz e-class interior

Experience true sophistication with the 2018 E-Class. Its sleek yet traditional Mercedes-Benz body styling and all-LED exterior lighting give it a classically elegant look from the outside, while the aluminum-ringed air vents and control elements and power tilt/slide tinted glass sunroof give the interior a modern and comfortable feel.

Additional interior and exterior features are as follows:

Interior Features:

  • 3-in. high-resolution central display
  • Three-spoke touch control steering wheel
  • Power front seats with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

Exterior Features:

  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • LED headlamps and taillamps
  • 18-in. 5-spoke wheels

2018 E-Class: Safety & Technology

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the perfect luxury vehicle to get you through your daily grind protected and connected. Utilizing a full suite of advanced safety systems, including ATTENTION ASSIST® and PRESAFE® instability detection system, the new 2018 E-Class delivers the peace of mind you require. With Bluetooth® audio streaming and the FrontBass® system, which utilizes the front frame members as resonance chambers for twin under-dash subwoofers, craft a dynamic audio experience you won’t forget. Additional safety and technology features of the 2018 E-Class can be found below.

Safety Features:

  • Brake Assist (BAS®)
  • Aluminum and high-strength steel body structure
  • Crosswind Assist
  • Car-to-X Communication
  • Rearview camera

Technology Features:

  • Five years of Mercedes-Benzmbrace® Connect
  • COMAND® system with touchpad controller
  • COMAND® hard-drive navigation with three years of navigation map updates
  • Apply CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • HD Radio™ receiver

2018 E-Class: Body Style and Model Options

While every 2018 E-Class model personifies luxury, there may be one body style or model option that serves your needs better than another. From enhanced all-wheel drive systems to advanced technology features, there are various luxury vehicles available, so you’re sure to find your perfect Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicle. For a thrilling performance, the available 2018 AMG® E 43 and AMG® E 63 S Sedans are ideal choices. If cruising down the highway with the wind in your hair sounds divine, the E 400 or E 400 4MATIC® Cabriolets are worth considering. View AMG® exclusive and Cabriolet features below.

AMG® Exclusive Features:

  • AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo engine
  • AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all-wheel drive
  • AMG®-enhanced 9G-TRONIC® transmission
  • AMG® Sport Suspension based on AIR BODY CONTROL (ABC®)
  • AMG® Performance Braking System
  • AMG® body styling
  • 19-in. AMG® twin 5-spoke wheels with black accents

Cabriolet Features:

  • All-season power soft top
  • Chrome diamond-block grille
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel
  • Topstitched dash trim
  • AIRSCARF® neck-level heating system
  • AIRCAP® automatic virtual wind blocker
  • Front sport seats with integrated head restraints

Schedule a Test Drive in Northbrook, IL!


2018 e-class test drive

Slide into the driver’s seat of the new 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan or Cabriolet by scheduling a test drive at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Autohaus on Edens team by calling (847) 272-7900 or through our contact form.

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