Mercedes-Benz E-Class Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 2173 repairs.
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (24%)

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Chart based on 1224 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class problems by year

before 1999 (5%)

2000 - 2002 (12%)

2003 - 2006 (32%)

2007 - 2009 (24%)

2010 - 2013 (17%)

2014 - 2016 (9%)

2017 - 2020 (1%)

2021 - present (0%)

Chart based on 2193 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Personal Experiences: Pros
2011 4dr Sedan 382-horsepower 5.5L V8
7-speed shiftable automatic RWD
timeless styling, goos experience with reliabilty of three previously owned Mercedes Benz full 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class review
2004 4dr Wagon 302-horsepower 5.0L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Had a 1992 300TE 4Matic - loved it. full 2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class review
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Personal Experiences: Cons
2003 4dr Sedan 302-horsepower 5.0L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Given driving 200 miles round trip for dealer service and frequent repairs I might buy a Lexus next time. full 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class review

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Problems and Repair Histories

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