Mercedes-Benz E220d has just launched in India. This is the all new Third E-Class variant with rich specifications and options. Price for the base model starts at Rs 57.14 lakh (ex-showroom Pune). Mercedes-Benz E220d looks hot and stunning. The fifth generation E-Class from the German automaker comes in two long-wheelbase variants. These are E200 priced at Rs 56.15 lakh and E350d priced at Rs 69.47 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai).
Powering the E220d is an efficient 2-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. Engine is mated to 9G-tronic gearbox for smooth transmission. This can churns out 187 bhp of max power and peak torque of 400 Nm on ride. The fifth-gen executive sedan is longer than the outgoing version and it makes the car really spacious.
There is no adaptive suspension system with variable damping to raise the vehicle by up to 25mm. This option available only with the E350d version. It need to compete with the Jaguar XF priced at Rs 47.5 lakh, BMW 5-series priced at Rs 50.50 lakh, Audi A6 priced at Rs 53.75 lakh, New Volvo S90 priced at Rs 53.50 lakh and Lexus ES300h priced at Rs 55.27 lakh.
Mercedes-Benz E220d packed with rich options and features like reclining seats, 64-shades of ambient lighting, 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 13-speaker Burmester music box, panoramic sunroof etc. For safety you have, park-assist, 360-degree aerial-view cameras, parking sensors and seven airbags.