2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2017 E-Class Sedan in Northbrook, IL

mercedes-benz e class vs s class sedan comparison


There are two key aspects the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedans have in common: unparalleled performance and exquisite design. Both models offer a full suite of the latest safety and technology features available, while still remaining boldly unique. The Mercedes-Benz experts at Autohaus on Edens have taken a closer look at the distinct features available for both the 2017 S-Class and 2017 E-Class sedans. Continue reading to learn what each luxury sedan has to offer you.

Be sure to browse through the new inventory of the 2017 S-Class and 2017 E-Class sedans at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL. For additional inquiries, please call a Mercedes-Benz product specialist at (847) 272-7900.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2017 E-Class Sedan: Engine Specs and Performance

When it comes to power and performance, the 2017 S-Class and 2017 E-Class sedans have unique features to suit different drivers. Our experts have determined you’ll experience a more nimble driving experience in the smaller 2017 E-Class sedan, and a heavier, more powerful ride in the 2017 S-Class. You’ll notice in the chart below that the V8 engine in the 2017 S-Class has significantly more power, however, it is also 800 pounds heavier than the 2017 E-Class. If you are looking for even more power, both sedans offer a high-performance AMG® option. To learn more about what each Mercedes-Benz luxury sedan has to offer, take a look at the table below.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
4.7L V8 Engine 2.0L I4
449 HP Horsepower 241 HP
516 lb. ft. Torque 273 lb. ft.
18/26 MPG city/highway 22/30

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2017 E-Class Sedan: Interior and Exterior Design

mercedes-benz e-class vs s-class interior comparison

You’ll find handcrafted, intelligent designs in both the 2017 S-Class and 2017 E-Class sedans. Both models seat five passengers comfortably. The 2017 S-Class features standard leatherette upholstery, while the 2017 E-Class features MB-Tex® synthetic leather trimmings. Both models have options such as a power trunk, heated and ventilated seats, a heated steering wheel, and massaging front seats. Additional interior features unique to each sedan include:

2017 S-Class Sedan

  • 16-way power adjustable front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Refrigerator box for rear cabin

2017 E-Class Sedan

  • Power front seats with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated front arm rests and upper door panels

The exterior design of the 2017 S-Class and 2017 E-Class luxury sedans are, by design, quite similar. However, you’ll notice a few subtle differences. The 2017 S-Class delivers a more classic Mercedes-Benz look. The exterior features soft curves, a sleek roofline, and a striking grille. The 2017 E-Class sedan Shares similarities in body styling with its counterpart. However you’ll notice a difference in size with a length of 193.8 in. compared to the 2017 S-Class sedan’s 206.5 in. of length.

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2017 E-Class Sedan: Safety and Technology

Regardless of which Mercedes-Benz luxury sedan you choose, you’ll receive all the latest, high-end safety and technology features available. Take a look at the table below to see what the 2017 S-Class and 2017 E-Class sedans have to offer.

2017 S-Class Feature 2017 E-Class
Standard COMAND® infotainment system with 12.3-in. touchscreen display Standard
Standard Bluetooth®* integration Standard
N/A Car-to-X Communication Standard
Standard ATTENTION ASSIST® Standard
Standard Active Brake Assist Standard
Standard Smartphone Integration Standard
Standard Burmester® surround system N/A

*Registered mark of Bluetooth® SIG, Inc.

Schedule a Test Drive in Northbrook, IL

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Which luxury Mercedes-Benz sedan will you take home? Get behind the wheel to experience the power and design for yourself. Whether you have determined the 2017 S-Class or 2017 E-Class sedan has everything on your wish list, find it in the new inventory at Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL. Schedule your test drive appointment by calling (847) 272-7900 or by filling out our online form.