Apart from the engine, the only differences on the diesel car are smaller front brakes, 16-inch wheels, and a softer suspension; 17-inch wheels are standard on the E350, and Sport models ride on 18s. Bad business and would never recommend buying a vehicle from this dealer. The E350 averaged 26 mpg, which is hardly shameful but nothing to brag about. But even though throttle response on the E350 is sharp, it takes more pedal pressure for passing acceleration. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Yet its cruising range will outlast even the most steadfast bladder--plus, it's the more satisfying car to drive.
The E350, in contrast, is livelier and feels lighter than the 136-pound difference between the two cars suggests. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer. System may not detect some objects, obstacles or vehicles in the area into which the vehicle would move. It estimates but does not predict the curvature and lane layout of the road ahead or the movement of vehicles ahead. When it comes to fuel-economy numbers, however, the diesel delivers. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter.
Before we go any further, we should mention that the 2007 E320 BlueTec is on sale in only 45 states. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. The BlueTec isn't lacking; it's just that the E350 is terrific. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. The seven-speed automatic in the E320 BlueTec is the same as the one found in all other two-wheel-drive E-class models, but the diesel gets the low 2.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557495380381 ; listingsSearchManager. Combustion is controlled by high-pressure fuel injectors maximum fuel pressure is about 23,000 psi that squirt fuel in bursts to provide the amount of power demanded by the driver and also keep the typical diesel knock at bay. The problem for automakers is that diesel compliance is more difficult. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. He said the vehicle was on hold. The diesel might feel faster, but the numbers don't lie. The E320 BlueTec is perfectly at home on the highway.
I got to the dealer. The E320 lacks the soundtrack of the gas V-6 but makes up for it with torque you can feel every time you hit the throttle. It wafts over bumps, and gentle pressure on the pedal easily adds 10 mph to the cruising speed. See Operator's Manual for system operating speeds and additional information and warnings. Residents of California, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont will have to wait until next year, when the BlueTec receives a 50-state-compliant upgrade to its emissions system.
Our E320's 0-to-60 time of 6. I am aware that there are a lot of models and options vary but one would have thought that the sales personnel would at least be there ensuring all my questions were met, since this was my first Mercedes. In short, the diesel feels faster. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. The E320 BlueTec doesn't deliver as many smiles and doesn't save much money over the premium-sipping E350. So for 2007, the E320 BlueTec is only available in the 45 states that have not adopted California's regs.
California has already made the switch. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. For 2007 and beyond, diesel-engined cars have to meet the same emissions standards as gasoline-engined cars. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Too bad it would still take at least 30,000 miles to break even in fuel savings alone. There is not one singular whiz-bang part here but a combination of exhaust components and engine controls.
Complicating the issue in the past has been the high sulfur content of the diesel fuel sold in the U. In the rest of the country, finding the right kind of diesel can be a guessing game. It involves injecting a fluid called AdBlue--an aqueous urea solution--into the exhaust-gas flow. Our lead feet averaged 34 mpg on our trip, which included some city driving, and we were able to make the entire 650-mile journey on one tank. The tech and mechanic who helped me were very informative and helpful describing the car options and operational controls. Business opens at 10, vehicle did not looked like it was even moved and I feel like I was duped.