What does W212 mean?
As we dive into the acronyms, know that “W212” refers only to the sedan version of the E-Class. There was also a wagon version (S212), coupe (C207), and cabriolet (A207). In terms of engine availability, the wagon aligns most closely with the sedan.
What is a 212 E-Class Mercedes?
The W212 and S212 Mercedes-Benz E-Class series is the fourth-generation of the E-Class range of executive cars which was produced by Mercedes-Benz between 2009 and 2016 as the successor to the W211 E-Class. The body styles of the range are: 4-door sedan/saloon (W212) 5-door estate/wagon (S212)
Which is better W211 or W212?
The W212 (2010-2016) is a much more dependable vehicle than the previous generation E-Class W211 (2003-2009). It is built better, feels more solid when driving and has better reliability.
Is Mercedes W212 reliable?
We highly recommend going for the facelifted model sold from 2014 to 2016. Not only is the 2.0-litre turbocharged engine in the W212 facelift more fuel-efficient than the pre-facelift’s 1.8-litre CGI engine, but it is also much more reliable.
What does W213 mean?
The W213 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the fifth-generation of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Sold from 2016 (as a 2017 model), it is the successor to the W212/S212 E-Class models. Unlike the previous generation, this generation coupe/convertible share the same platform as the sedan/wagon.
What does W211 mean on a Mercedes?
The Mercedes-Benz W211 is the third generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class made from 2002 to 2009 in sedan/saloon and station wagon/estate configurations – replacing the W210 E-Class models and superseded by the Mercedes-Benz W212 in 2009.
Is the W211 a good car?
The W211 Mercedes E class is a classic business limo that still looks good if you get one in good condition. It is a comfortable long-distance traveler with a comfortable interior and ride. The engines were good, reliable and most of the electrical problems were solved after the first few years of production.
Should I buy a diesel or petrol Mercedes?
High-distance drivers benefit from a diesel engine over a petrol one and are usually advised to choose a diesel vehicle due to cost savings at the pump. A petrol engine is more commonly recognised for its instant throttle response and is, therefore, more suited for short journeys and city driving.
Is Mercedes E-class fast?
So, how fast is the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan? According to the latest materials released by our manufacturing partner, the 2021 E 350 and E 350 4MATIC® will be able to hit an electronically controlled top speed of 130 miles per hour.
How reliable is W211?