MERCEDES-BENZ 200/300/E-SERIES
(1986 - 1996)

CAR MODEL:
MERCEDES-BENZ 200/300/E-SERIES (1986 - 1996)
TYPE:
4-Door Saloon, 5-Door Estate.
SIZE:
(Estate) 4775 x 1880, (Saloon) 4724 x 1880
RELIABILITY:
Will run almost for ever if properly serviced so check history carefully.
VERDICT:m
HISTORY:
AUG 1990 250D and 260E long wheel base 8-seater Saloons launched. OCT 1992 200E 16v (136 bhp), 220E (150 bhp), 280E (197 bhp) and 320E (220 bhp) Saloons and Estates launched in UK. AUG 1993 Range rebadged E-CLASS: previous 200E and 200TE become E200 Saloon and Estate; previous 300D and 300TD become E300 Diesel Saloon and Estate, etc. JUL 1994 AMG E36 Saloon and Estate (272 bhp) launched in very limited numbers. OCT 1994 E200 Saloon now has standard rear head restraints.
COMMENTS:
The worlds favourite taxi, roomier and more refined than the C-class: Estates are particularly sought after. It is a tribute to the excellence of its engineering that were no major changes throughout its life.



P e r f o r m a n c e       D e t a i l s
Engine
BHP
MPG
Fuel
Ins
Service
0-60
Top Speed
2.0i 16v/4
118-136
30-31
UL
13
6/9
11.3 Secs
124 m.p.h
2.2i 16v/4
150
29
UL
13
6/9
10.4 Secs
130 m.p.h
2.3i/4
132
31
UL
13-14
6000 Miles
10.4 Secs
127 m.p.h
2.6i/6
160-170
27
4-Star/UL
14
6000 Miles
9.1 Secs
134 m.p.h
2.8i 24v/6
197
26
UL
15
6/9
8.9 Secs
143 m.p.h
3.0i 24v/6
220-231
24
UL
16
6/9
7.5 Secs
147 m.p.h
3.0i/6
180
24-26
4-Star/UL
16-15
6000 Miles
8.3 Secs
141 m.p.h
3.2i 24v/6
217
25
UL
17
6/9
7.6 Secs
147 m.p.h
3.6i 24v/6
269
22
UL
19
6/9
N/A
N/A
5.0i 32v/V8
319-326
21
UL
20
6/9
6 Secs
155 m.p.h
2.5D/5
93-111
39
Diesel
13
6/9
15.9 Secs
109 m.p.h
3.0D/6
109-134
36-39
Diesel
14
6/9
15.1-13.7
119 m.p.h

 


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