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1998 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Comparisons

E300TD Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $41,800.00 $42,495.00 $41,100.00
Destination $595.00 $665.00 $495.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.9L I6 4.6L V8 3.0L I6
Horsepower 174 @ 5000 RPM 300 @ 6000 RPM 225 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 244 @ 1600 RPM 295 @ 4400 RPM 220 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2996 4565 2995
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.3 3.7 X 3.3 3.4 X 3.4
Compression Ratio 22:1 10.3:1 10.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 26 17 19
Highway (mpg) 34 26 24

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3639.8 4052.1 3560.5
Wheelbase (in.) 111.5 113.8 105.9
Length (in.) 189.4 209.8 192.5
Width (in.) 70.8 76.5 70.9
Height (in.) 56.7 56.0 53.2
Track Front (in.) 60.2 60.9 59.8
Track Rear (in.) 59.9 60.9 60.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 37.6 38.5 38.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.2 38.4 36.1
Front Legroom (in.) 41.3 42.6 44.1
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.1 43.3 27.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 56.3 60.9 56.0
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 57.1 60.8 52.7
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.9 58.1 55.1
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.9 57.3 39.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 95.0 116.8 N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone strut wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone wishbone
Tires 215/55R16 225/60R16 225/55R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM N/A
Cassette Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Player N/A Yes N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes N/A Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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