2011 Mercedes-Benz E550

2011 Mercedes-Benz E550

$60k luxury car, designed & built in Germany 15 city / 23 hwy 316-485 mile range, gas engine
382 hp 335 cu. in. V8 5 stars ABS, child door locks

What are people saying about the E-Class

"Stands tall among luxury cars as a tasteful and strong-performing entrant."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's performance
"Delivers much satisfaction."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's seating
"Leading-edge technology."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's controls

Pros

The E550 vs other Recent luxury cars

0-60 mph Fast 0-60 time Help
5.1 seconds
Airbags Many airbags Help
7
Horsepower Slightly more powerful Help
382 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Passengers Above average number of seats Help
5
Rollover resistance Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
5 stars
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Standard
CD changer CD changer Help
Standard
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Optional
1/4 mile Zippy 1/4 mile time Help
13.3 s s @ 107.1 mph mph
Drivetrain type Better drivetrain traction Help
all-wheel drive
Number of gears More gears Help
7
Power-to-weight ratio Sporty performance Help
10.8 lb/hp
child door locks Child door locks Help
Standard
moon roof Moon roof Help
Standard
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help
power outlets Power outlets Help
Standard

Cons

The E550 vs other Recent luxury cars

rear air conditioning Rear air conditioning Help
Not Available
Braking distance at 60mph Lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
133 ft
Top speed Below average top speed Help
130 mph
Ground clearance Below average ground clearance for rough terrain Help
4.1"
In-city gas mileage Poor city fuel efficiency Help
15 mpg
Lateral acceleration Mediocre cornering ability Help
0.81 g
Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help

Other Trims

This model comes in a sedan with all-wheel drive, but the E550 is also available in these trims:

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