2005 Mercedes E270 CDI Avantgarde Full Review,Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour

18 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on 2005 Mercedes E270 CDI Avantgarde Full Review,Start Up, Engine, and In Depth Tour

I loved the sleek lines and the technology; the huge boot the largest load. But none of could hide the car’s heel: its engine. The 177bhp V6 engine fitted to the E240 harsh when pushed, felt moderate and after 800 it had averaged only 21mpg.

But my reaction was out of step; almost the car was heaped with praise. And it was 18 before my opinion was to change.

time I drove an E270 It was blessed with virtually power to the petrol car on paper but in the leap in torque produced a wall of power that the car genuinely fun to drive, and it also close to 40mpg. At last I what everyone had been this was quite possibly the executive car money could

I also tried the more priced E220 diesel 150bhp. It still felt and the 3.2 litre E320 diesel 204bhp was a real hoot. these cars Mercedes that not only had diesel technology caught up with the equivalents but actually eclipsed

In fact only one petrol is comparable with the diesel. The boasts a 5 litre V8 that out 306bhp and while economy is not its you get huge performance — 0-62mph in and a top speed limited at 155mph. A example will cost £25,000 and makes an excellent

Both the E200 and E320 engines, boasting 163bhp and respectively and introduced in 2003, are avoided.

Once you’ve your engine you have to on the trim level. The entry-level is far from basic with control, alloys, leather wheel, electric windows and dimming rear mirror as It has front, side and head antilock brakes and traction

The car scored five stars in the NCAP crash tests.

a premium of about £1,500 on a example is the Elegance model adds walnut wood automatic rain-sensing wipers, headlamp washers and electrically door mirrors. For about more the used Avantgarde flashier alloy wheels, suspension, bi-xenon lights, tinted glass and a dark interior.

Whichever you plump for best to choose an automatic They fetch a premium of £1,250 over the six-speed but you’ll enjoy near-identical equivalent economy and easier

On the move the car feels smooth, and well planted on the road, the electronics intervening when the car its limit. Leather upholstery and sat nav are options and add about £500 to used values, but multicontour that massage your and Airmatic suspension do little to value.

Whichever E-class you it’s a pretty safe bet you will be buying a great Just make sure diesel.

Satellite navigation A option that adds £500 to the value of a used car

arm rest Air-conditioned to keep drinks chilled

Transmission Six-speed manual avoided as auto suits the car You will find a range of six and seven-speed derivatives across the

Climate control Standard on all with some cars an optional upgrade for separate control to the rear

Insurance modest group 13 insurance on the diesel

Mercedes E 270

Service history incomplete history on a car that is to set you back £20,000 plus

Optional panoramic glass fitted with solar that powers a fan to circulate air and the car cool when stationary. At it is a rare option and adds to used values

Upholstery Cloth is standard Avantgarde models having a combination. But cars with are common and fetch about more

Bodywork Aluminium extensively in construction of bonnet, wings, rear parcel and boot lid, which the car’s weight

Alloys on all models. Avantgarde gets the five-hole design

Tyres the inside edge for uneven on the front wheels

Model E270 CDI saloon

Engine 5-cylinder 20V DOHC


Transmission Five-speed automatic

Fuel 39.2 mpg (combined)

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