2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 vs. 2017 Lexus ES 350

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2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300

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2017 Lexus ES 350

Selecting a luxury vehicle is no easy task, as there are a multitude of options on the market. If you’re looking specifically for a sedan, both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 and the 2017 Lexus ES 350 are top competitors. When it comes to performance and standard features, though, the Mercedes-Benz E 300 clearly comes out ahead. Compare the two to make your choice easier, and then head to Mercedes-Benz of Newton for a test drive of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300.

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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 may have a smaller engine than the 2017 Lexus ES 350, but even so, it’s able to produce more torque. The Mercedes-Benz E 300 runs on a turbocharged 2.0L inline-4 engine, which churns out 273 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, the Lexus ES 350 is powered by a 3.5L V6, but this machine musters jus 248 lb-ft of torque. Plus, the Mercedes-Benz sedan transmits power via a nine-speed automatic transmission, whereas the Lexus model only has a six-speed automatic transmission. These distinctions make the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 a better option in a luxury sedan.


Considering that both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 and the 2017 Lexus ES 350 are luxury vehicles, it should come as no surprise that they come adorned in premium materials, have distinct design details, and boast high-tech features. However, the Mercedes-Benz E 300 promises quite a few amenities as standard, which cost more to add on the Lexus ES 350—or they’re unavailable at all on the introductory trim. These include:

  • Genuine wood trim on the center floor console, doors and instrument panel
  • Power sunshade for roof
  • Front power headrest and memory seats, plus dual-power lumbar support
  • Navigation system with real-time traffic alerts and voice activation
  • Rear armrest storage

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Performance and amenities are only two components of the equation when it comes to the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300. Explore your options at Mercedes-Benz of Newton, and then contact our team once you’ve picked one out. If you’re still unsure, then we can answer any questions you may have!