Mercedes-Benz launches E220 CDI at Rs. 44.50 Lakhs

Mercedes E220 CDI - FrontView

Mercedes-Benz launched the cheapest E class from its stable, the Mercedes E220 CDI. The new low cost diesel variant was spied a few months back doing its rounds in Pune and is now on sale officially. The E220 CDI is available in only one trim level, Elegance.

If you’re willing to buy a beast in this segment at Rs. 50 Lakh than potent competitors in this very segment are Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes E Class. Of these the most popular is the BMW 520D and so far it have acted like a volumes puller for the company.

Powered by a 2143 cc, in-line, turbo-charged diesel unit, the E220 CDI produces 170 hp of power at 3000 RPM and 400 Nm of torque between 1400-2800 RPM. The engine is mated to a 5-speed automatic gearbox. Audi is currently is powered by a 2.0 litre Turbocharged Direct Injection engine and the BMW 5 series uses the same 2.0 litre diesel engine which currently also powers the BMW 3 series and X1.

Currently the Mercedes Benz introduced E220 CDI, the E-Class range is now available with 3 diesel engines and 2 petrol engines (the E250 petrol has been discontinued) – E220 CDI, E250 CDI, E350 CDI, E200 CGI and E350.

Technical Specifications of Mercedes-Benz E220 CDI in India –

  • Model – 2011 E220 CDI
  • Engine Volume – 2,143 cc
  • Engine Power (Max) – 170 BHP @ 3000 RPM
  • Engine Torque (Max) – 400 Nm @ 1400-2800 RPM
  • Fuel – Diesel
  • Drive Type – FR
  • Number of Passenger – 5
  • Tire – 245mm/45/17inch
  • Fuel efficiency – 17.1km/ℓ
  • Overall Length – 4,870mm
  • Overall Width – 1,855mm
  • Overall Height – 1,465mm
  • Wheel Base – 2,875mm
  • Vehicle Weight – 1,875kg


Mercedes E220 CDI - RearView

Features of Mercedes-Benz E220 CDI in India –

  • Bi-Xenon headlamps with headlamp cleaning equipment
  • LED Daytime driving lamps
  • Intelligent Light System
  • Power tilt/sliding tinted-glass sunroof with one touch open/close function
  • Artico Leather
  • Ambient Lighting with 5-stage intensity control
  • Sun blinds for rear doors, manual
  • Roller sun blind, electric, for rear windscreen
  • Cruise control with SPEEDTRONIC variable speed limiter
  • DIRECT CONTROL steering with Speed sensitivity
  • Programmable 3-way memory for seats, steering and mirrors
  • THERMOTRONIC (3-zone) automatic climate control
  • Dew-point sensor, solar sensor and pollutant sensor
  • Tyre pressure loss warning system
  • Multi-function steering wheel with multi-function display
  • Auto dimming mirror-interior and driver’s side
  • AUDIO 20 system with single CD changer (MP3 compatible) with Bluetooth Compatibility
  • PRESAFE® – Integral Safety Concept
  • PARKTRONIC with Advanced Parking Guidance
  • Active Bonnet
  • Electro Hydraulic Braking System with Hold function and HILL START ASSIST
  • Adaptive main beam assist
  • 8 airbags including 2 pelvis bags

Prices of Mercedes-Benz E220 CDI in India

The new Mercedes Benz E220 is priced at Rs. 44.50 Lakhs. This is the on-road price in Mumbai. Contact your closest Mercedes Benz dealer to get the exact price quotations in your location. The current model, in which the E220 is available, is the Elegance.


Also see  – Mercedes E-Class Special Edition launched


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