2016 Mercedes-Benz E350 vs E400
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has consistently been among the most reputable midsize luxury sedans in the industry. Boasting elegant good looks, sporty performance, and some of the most cutting-edge amenities in its class, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class in Chicago IL retains its spot at the top of its segment. Within the E-Class range, there are a number of models that make great options, from the E250 BlueTec diesel to the E63 AMG. For this comparison, we'll be taking a look at the top most popular and top selling sedans in the E-Class range — the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E350 and E400. .
Like the distinct look of front fascias of the two models, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E350 and E400 also get their power from different sources. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz E350 gets its power from a 3.5-liter direct-injection V-6 engine capable of 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The E400 promises a little more power from its 3.0-liter biturbo direct-injection V-6 engine with ratings of 329 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque.
|Mercedes-Benz E350||VS||Mercedes-Benz E400|
|3.5L Direct Injection V-6||Engine||3.0L Biturbo V-6|
|302 HP / 273 lb-ft Torque||Power Ratings||329 HP / 354 lb-ft-Torque|
What's the difference between the Mercedes-Benz E350 and E400?
Although the engines are different, both the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E350 and E400 come standard with a 7-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters. Both also are available in rear-wheel and 4MATIC all-wheel drive.
With an MSRP approximately $12,000 higher, there are, of course, other benefits to choosing the Mercedes-Benz E400 in Chicago IL. While it is more powerful and quicker, it is also rated for nearly identical fuel-efficiency ratings as the E350, with just 1 less mpg on the highway. Additionally, the E400 sits on 18-inch AMG twin 5-spoke alloy wheels that are not only a little large, but feature some distinct styling from the 17-inch 5-spoke wheels on the E350.
Driver awareness aids and safety features that come standard on the E400, such as Blind Spot Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and a Rearview Camera are available as options on the E350, most of which require the addition of select feature packages.
Inside, the E350 is covered in MB-Tex upholstery where the E400 gets genuine double-stitched leather. The higher-end E400 comes equipped with heated and ventilated front seats, keyless ignition and a power rear sunshade. Each of those features is available in the E350 as well, but once again with the addition of feature packages.
Fortunately, both the 2016 Mercedes-Benz E350 and E400 are for sale in Chicago IL at Loeber Motors. Schedule a test drive to get behind the wheel of both these exceptional sedans and find out which is right for you.