Mercedes-Benz E-Class Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Not what I expected from a Benz

Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Mercedes-Benz

Model:

E-Class

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

40k miles, had to replace front brakes already. Several electrical problems, front end suspension still not smooth. Road noise is bad, vibrates through the interior. Power and handling very good. Have to be an IT person to learn all of the control features. Most likely will be the one and

Review submitted by:Greg G

Pros:Looks, power, safety features.

Cons:Front suspension, electronics fail

Has problems overall.

Year:

2018

Manufacturer:

Mercedes-Benz

Model:

E-Class

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Car has cheap parts. Had it in dealer 3 times for front door drivers side, reps closing on legs before i get out. Wipers make loud noise, and it has been in for repair 3 times.

Review submitted by:Frank L

Pros:Beautiful outside

Cons:Fake leather. Cheaply made parts

More I drive more I find things not design well

Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Mercedes-Benz

Model:

E-Class

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I was very happy test drive and very impressed with the car during test drive. I sold my 2011 V6 Honda accord for this car and 2017 E300 is slower and smaller than that accord I sold. Base E300 is slower than previous generation of base trim E350.Its also slower,smaller

Review submitted by:AJ

Pros:Very comfortable fronts seats and Panoramic roof

Cons:Not as many standard feature as BMW or Volvo

Worst MB Vehicle of the 10 New I Have Owned

Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

Mercedes-Benz

Model:

E-Class

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

WAY under powered with unsafe turbo lag. Lag time for Dynamic Select to activate worsens safety. Complete mismatch of suspension characteristics and dynamic select settings due to laggy software so that car veers. Dealer unable to resolve as it is software. Accelerating on highway entrances requires extraordinary interaction with dynamic

Review submitted by:Ron

Pros:Looks Nice & Comfortable

Cons:Drive Train/Power Stability and Suspension

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