Car is built like a bank vault. Feels brick solid. No rattles, squeaks or leaks whatsoever. No loose screws, bolts or mountings.
The 2008 E-Class is far more reliable than previous E-Class models, many of which are plagued by quirky electronic issues. No such issues with this model. Perhaps the most reliable model thus far.
Outside noises are all but muted once the windows are up. Engine and tire noises are hardly noticeable at cruising speeds.
The Sport suspension, wide-staggered tires, ESP and lowered suspension make this relatively heavy vehicle pretty easy to handle
Interior design is well though out. Most dash functions can be controlled through the steering wheel buttons.