When it comes to getting on the road, there are so many things that you are going to look for in a vehicle that it can often be hard to whittle down which set of wheels best suits you. You want a reliable, safe vehicle that will be able to put in the miles with as few bumps in the road as possible. Then you have a whole array of other things to consider: aesthetic, design, interior fabrics, interior space, colour options available, type of fuel consumed. The options are seemingly never ending. So, to help you out, here’s a quick look at the Mercedes E-Class Saloon. If it’s a great all round vehicle that you’re looking for, this might well be the car for you.

Safety

To start, let’s take a look at safety. After all, this is the feature of any vehicle that should be prioritised. Though all modern made cars have to adhere to certain regulations, some are safer than others and the Mercedes E-Class Saloon is at the top of the league in this field. It has an impressive 95% adult occupant protection score, a 90% child occupant protection score and a 77% pedestrian protection score. It also offers all occupants high-level protection from whiplash should the vehicle experience rear impact on the roads. It’s side airbags also offer protection in the unfortunate case of side impact. What’s more? It incorporates the Mercedes renowned PRE-SAFE system which detects when danger is imminent from the way that the vehicle is moving. Should it detect a hazard, it closes windows, optimises automatic seat positions and tightens the slack out of any seat belts that are in use at the time. While the Mercedes E-Class Saloon is an extremely safe vehicle, you still need to make sure that you have extensive cover on your insurance policy and that you have the contact details of qualified dui attorney on hand to contact should you experience problems due to other road users’ behaviour.

Driving

You can expect to choose from three different driving modes in the E-Class: comfort, sport and sport plus. There isn’t all too much difference between these but opting for either of the sports modes will sharpen up the gearbox and throttle response. The vehicle has sufficient grip to corner effectively, so is perfect for casual road users who simply want to get from A to B as safely as possible.

Comfort

The Mercedes E-Class is particularly well known for its spacious and comfortable interior which is generally out of character for such a modern, luxury branded motor. The back doors open wide and there isn’t excessive bending or stretching required to get in and out. The vehicle’s’ main competitors may be said to drive better, but when it comes to style and comfort, the Mercedes E-Class really does excel. From inside, they are relatively quiet when in motion, even on motorways at high speeds. They also handle bumps and potholes with impressive ease. For extra adaptability, you can request upgrades which offer support.

Some of this information may not come as a surprise to you. After all, we’ve come to expect a lot of Mercedes in general. But if a  stylish, luxurious car for city cruising is what you’re looking for, then the E-Class Saloon may well be the best option for you!

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Emily Muelford

Emily is a British writer whose love of car culture is augmented by a fascination with both the European and American automotive markets. Her perspective is uniquely fish and chips.

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