Comparison - Volkswagen Passat SEL 2020 - vs - Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 2019

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Average Price: 
$
31,095
Updated: 
12 Aug 2020
$
53,500
Updated: 
06 Jan 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
17.40gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

E 450 trim replaces E 400 and adds more power.New driver memory features on the coupe and convertible.New AMG E 53 trim pairs turbo inline-six with a mild-hybrid system.The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan comes with all wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.

PROS
Exquisite cabin that sets new standards for design and comfort
Available semiautonomous driver assistance technology
Vast array of personalization options
High-horsepower AMG models are fun to drive

CONS
Sedan's cargo capacity is small for the class
Standard suspension can feel stiff over rough surfaces

By: 
edmunds.com

With two new engine options, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reminds us that life is good at the top.

Pros
Gorgeous in any form
Turbocharged thrust
Beautiful interior
Loaded with safety tech
Self-driving, sort of

Cons
Infotainment could be better
Coupes are cozy
Spartan standard spec
Options add up

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class ranked #4 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 29 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Supremely comfortable seats
Smooth, quiet ride
Animated engines
Lots of standard and available high-tech safety features

Cons
Small trunks in sedan, coupe, and convertible body styles
More expensive than most rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
23.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
34.00mpg
30.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
206ft-lbs
at 1 700rpm
273ft-lbs
at 1 300rpm
Horsepower: 
174hp
at 5 200rpm
241hp
at 5 550rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.40Feet
38.20Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.60in
193.80in
Width: 
72.20in
72.90in
Height: 
58.00in
57.80in
Ground Clearance: 
5.40in
Wheel Base: 
110.40in
115.70in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
41.40
Rear Head Room: 
37.80
38.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.40in
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
39.10in
36.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.90in
57.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.00in
57.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.90cu.ft
13.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3325.00lbs
3792.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Leatherette
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Multi-Level Heating
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
no
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
8 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Fender Premium Brand Speakers
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
400 Watts Stereo Output
1 Subwoofer(S)
Memory Card Slot
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 8.0
18 X 8.0
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
All Season Tires
Run Flat Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Disc
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
Designo Black/ Titanium Grey Pearl Exclusive Nappa Leather
Premium 3 Package W/O 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
Warmth And Comfort Package
Premium 2 Package W/O 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
Premium 2 Package
Acoustic Comfort Package
Premium 3 Package
Designo Macchiato Beige/Saddle Brown Exclusive Nappa Leather
Sport Package
Premium 1 Package
Exterior Options: 
Lip Spoiler
Bumperdillo Protection Plate
Wheel Locks
Splash Guards
Rear Trunklid Spoiler
18" 5-Spoke Wheels
Black Mirror Housing Cover
Wheel Locks
18" AMG 5-Spoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Accessory Styling Package
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
LED Logo Projectors
Illuminated Star
Adaptive Highbeam Assist
Panorama Roof
Interior Options: 
Rubber Mats Kit
First Aid Kit
Rearview Mirror W/HomeLink
Carpeted Mats
Luggage Net
Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
115V A/C Power Outlet
Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage
Heated Rear Seats (SPC)
SiriusXM Radio
Rear Seat Entertainment And Comfort Adapter
Heated And Ventilated Front Seats
Comfort Box
Soft-Close Doors
Burmester High End 3D Surround Sound System
Rear Door Roller Blinds (SPC)
Heated Steering Wheel
3-Zone Climate Control
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated Front Seats