2020 Mercedes E-Class Sedan Gets More Power In America

Mercedes is putting the finishing touches on the facelifted E-Class, but that hasn’t stopped the automaker from giving the current model a few updates.

According to Car & Driver, Americans will get a new E350 sedan which replaces the E300. As the name suggests, the E350 is more powerful than its predecessor as it features a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 255 hp (190 kW / 259 PS) and 273 lb-ft (370 Nm) of torque.

For comparison, the outgoing E300 had a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder with 241 hp (180 kW / 244 PS) and 273 lb-ft (370 Nm) of torque. This enabled the sedan to accelerate from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in as little as 6.2 seconds.

The 14 hp (10 kW / 14 PS) boost is certainly welcome as it now makes the E-Class more powerful than the BMW 530i which has a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder with 248 hp (185 kW / 251 PS) and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm) of torque. However, both models fall short of the Audi A6 55 TFSI which has a 3.0-liter V6 that develops 335 hp (250 kW / 340 PS) and 369 lb-ft (500 Nm) of torque.

Also Read: 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan Spotted For The First Time With Makeshift Taillights

Since a facelifted model is right around the corner, additional changes are limited. As a result, the E350 uses a familiar nine-speed automatic transmission which can be connected to an optional all-wheel drive system for an extra $2,500.

Unfortunately, one thing that has changed is the E-Class’ base price. The publication says the 2020 E350 will start at $55,045 which makes it $550 more expensive than the 2019 E300.

Note: 2017 Mercedes E300 Sedan pictured

Can A Modded Dodge Charger Hellcat Beat A McLaren 720S?

The Dodge Charger Hellcat in question has over 900 hp and gives the McLaren 720S a good fight.

New Ford Bronco Could Have A Removable Roof Just Like The Original

The Ford Bronco’s B- and C-pillars could split in two and slide into each other.

Supercharged Lamborghini Huracan Performante Is A Spoiler Away From Lift Off

This Lamborghini Huracan Performante can run through to 210 mph thanks to a supercharger.

Low-Mile Aston Martin Lagonda Is Here To Fill That Wedge-Shaped Hole In Your Life

If wedges is your thing, then this Aston Martin Lagonda wants a word with your pocket.

2020 Audi A3: Here’s A Pretty Accurate Look At The Sedan

Audi’s new A3 will be available as a four-door sedan, a five-door hatch and possibly a five-door coupe too.

This Woman From Colorado Collects McLaren Supercars

Kathy Cargill loves driving her McLaren Senna through the Colorado mountains.

BMW Does A 180 And Says Apple CarPlay Will Be Free On New Models

BMW has been charging owners $80 per year to use Apple CarPlay.

23-Footlong Armored Rolls-Royce Phantom Limo Is A Dictator’s Wet Dream

Hey Kim Jong Un, those Mercedes-Benz limos kinda look outdated next to this armored Rolls-Royce Phantom, don’t they?.

What Could Go Wrong? Mercedes-AMG Owner Does Burnout While Sitting On A Flatbed

The Mercedes-AMG C63 S’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 proved a little too powerful.

Tesla Model 3 Performance Is An EV Everyone Can Love

The Tesla Model 3 Performance pumps out 450 hp thanks to its dual electric motors.