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2018 Mercedes-Benz E300 Cabriolet review

It's hard to pick the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet from the S-Class, but even with a turbo-four under the bonnet, it's still a lot of car for the money – and a great buy for the more prudent buyer.

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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix
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2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for seatbelt fix

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for 283 examples of its 2016 and 2017 E-Class range for a potential fault in the right-rear seatbelt tensioner squib. According to the company, the seat belt tensioner on the driver-side rear seat might not deploy in an accident, increasing the risk of injury...


2017 BMW 530i vs Mercedes-Benz E300 sedan comparison
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2017 BMW 530i vs Mercedes-Benz E300 sedan comparison

While Bill Murray began every Groundhog Day at 6AM back in the early ’90s, the perpetual time warp I’m currently finding myself in starts with ‘5’ and ends with ‘Series sedan from BMW’. Since the all-new seventh-generation 2017 BMW 5 Series range lobbed locally in March, I've sampled both petrol 530i fours and 540i sixes, spent a week with diesel six-cylinder 530d in May, and attended the 530e iPerformance PHEV’s local launch in June...


2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet: Local pricing announced
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet: Local pricing announced

Australian pricing and initial details for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet range have been announced this week, ahead of the drop-top's local launch in October. Just two variants will be offered here, the E300 and E400 4Matic, with prices kicking off at $123,500 plus on-road costs for the entry-level model...


Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4²: Wild one-off special lives up to its name
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4²: Wild one-off special lives up to its name

An engineer from German marque Mercedes-Benz has created a wild off-road version of his E-Class All-Terrain crossover wagon, dubbed the E-Class All-Terrain 4x4². Jurgen Eberle, one of the company's vehicle development engineers, decided to make a series of modifications to his E-Class All-Terrain, in a fashion similar to Merc's own G500 4x4² off-roader...


2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class gains improved voice control, other upgrades
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class gains improved voice control, other upgrades

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been given a slight upgrade just a year into this generation's life. The stand out item is the E-Class' upgraded Linguatronic voice recognition unit, which can now control features beyond the infotainment and navigation systems...


Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected
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Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 11 vehicles from its A-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLE and G-Class lines repaired or serviced during early December 2016 over concerns a faulty software upload could cause several issues with vehicle emissions and safety systems...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 review
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 review

Turning 40 offers both opportunities and challenges for most of us, so how has the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 dealt with the maturity milestone?


2017 World Car of the Year: Jaguar F-Pace Britain's first winner
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2017 World Car of the Year: Jaguar F-Pace Britain's first winner

The 2017 World Car of the Year award winners have been announced this week at the New York motor show, with the Jaguar F-Pace taking top honours. Jaguar's first SUV took out the flagship World Car of the Year award, making the F-Pace the first British car to take the overall win since the awards were inaugurated in 2003...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for April 7, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain local pricing revealed ahead of June launch
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain local pricing revealed ahead of June launch

Australian pricing and initial details for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain have been announced this week, with the jacked-up wagon to kick off from $109,900 before on-road costs. The E220d All-Terrain will be the only wagon-bodied E-Class available locally, and will take on the likes of the $112,855 Audi A6 Allroad and $99,900 Volvo V90 Cross Country...


Mercedes-Benz begins collecting safety tech data on Australian roads
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Mercedes-Benz begins collecting safety tech data on Australian roads

Mercedes-Benz has begun gathering data for its upcoming active safety and driver assistance systems in Australia, in conjunction with the company's research and development team based in Sindelfingen, Germany...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for airbag module fix
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for airbag module fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 640 of its 2016 E-Class models over concerns a faulty occupant sensor could cause the airbags to be disabled. The German marque reports affected vehicles have an incorrectly installed occupant sensor in the front passenger seat, causing the pressure hose in the control unit to kink...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe review
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe review

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe is a jump forward from its predecessor in every way. This is a proper luxury GT car with performance to match its looks.


2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe pricing and specs
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe pricing and specs

Australian pricing and initial specifications for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe range have been detailed ahead of the new model's on-sale date in June Three variants will be offered at launch - the E220d, E300 and E400 4Matic - with prices starting at $96,000 before on road costs, around a $3000 hike over the sedan...


Mercedes-Benz to recall 1 million cars globally for engine fires, local impact unclear
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Mercedes-Benz to recall 1 million cars globally for engine fires, local impact unclear

Mercedes-Benz will recall around 1 million vehicles across various model lines, after numerous reports of engine fires as a result of a faulty fuse. According to a report published by industry journal Automotive News, parent company Daimler announced the recall after 51 fires were reported - the majority being in the USA...


2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet revealed
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet revealed

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet has been revealed ahead of its official stepping out at the 2017 Geneva motor show. Stylistically, the E-Class convertible holds no great surprises, as it looks like an E-Class coupe with its top lopped off. There's LED headlights up front, and thin LED tail-lights at the rear...


2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for wiper fix
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2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled for wiper fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 769 of its 2016 E-Class sedans over concerns the front windscreen wiper could fail. The German marque reports the electrical wiring harness for the front windscreen wiper motor hasn't been routed correctly, and due to the movement on the wiper linkage the electrical wiring harness could become damaged...


Mercedes-AMG E63 Coupe and Convertible ruled out, hybrid E-Class AMG on its way?
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Mercedes-AMG E63 Coupe and Convertible ruled out, hybrid E-Class AMG on its way?

The chances of a high-powered Mercedes-AMG E63 version of either the new-generation E-Class Coupe and future E-Class Cabriolet models is highly unlikely, CarAdvice can reveal. The new-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe was revealed at the 2017 Detroit motor show, where Mercedes-AMG chief Tobias Moers told CarAdvice the company wasn’t planning to give the swoopy two-door the full go-fast treatment...


Luxury diesel sedan comparison: Audi A6 v Mercedes-Benz E220d v Volvo S90
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Luxury diesel sedan comparison: Audi A6 v Mercedes-Benz E220d v Volvo S90

The new-all Volvo S90 and next-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class take on Audi's A6 to see which is the king of European plus-sized diesel sedan. It turns out that there's much more to play for in this segment beyond big legroom and low fuel bills...