2019 Mercedes E-Class Lineup Gains New E450 Variant

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is set to go on sale in the U.S. this fall.

The new Mercedes E450 replaces the outgoing E400, and will also be available in a 4MATIC variant. The model is equipped with an upgraded 3.0-liter biturbo V6 engine that has an additional 33 horsepower, bringing the total to 362 hp. Torque has also been increased 15 pound-feet to 369 compared to the E400. The E450 will be available on all body styles in the U.S., which includes the coupe, convertible, sedan, and wagon.

Along with the new E450 model, the E-Class lineup receives additional changes both inside and out for the 2019 model year. There is a new three-spoke Nappa leather multifunction steering wheel, which allows the driver to conveniently operate all safety assistance systems without removing their hands from the steering wheel. The German automaker has also added two additional trim options with matching center consoles, a new 19-inch AMG wheel available with the Night Package, and a Rear Safety Package for the E-Class sedan.

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The entry-level E300 and E300 4MATIC will be available in sedan form powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.

Look for pricing and more information on the 2019 E-Class family closer to its launch later this year.

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