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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014) review: 29 facts and highlights

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)
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Why is Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014) better than the average?

  • better fuel economy (highway)
    4.2l/100 kmvs8.1l/100 km
  • larger fuel tank
    66lvs65.14l
  • smaller turn radius
    11.2mvs11.32m
  • better fuel economy (city)
    5.9l/100 kmvs12.92l/100 km
  • better fuel economy (combined)
    4.9l/100 kmvs9.45l/100 km
  • more airbags
    11vs4.69
  • bigger screen size
    7"vs6.89"
  • longer wheelbase
    2.76mvs2.69m

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1. smaller turn radius

11.2m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

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8.4m

2.Has a diesel engine
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)

Improvements in diesel engine technology have lead to vast gains in fuel efficiency over petrol (gasoline) cars (and even hybrids), as well as having lower carbon emissions. It is also safer as it doesn't explode as petrol can.

3.Has rear-wheel drive
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.

Dimensions

1.weight

1.83t

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1.63kg

2.width

2.02m

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1.21m

3. shorter length

4.7m

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2.65m

4. longer wheelbase

2.76m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

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3.32m

5. more headroom (front)

1.02m

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

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1.03m

6. more headroom (rear)

919mm

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

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983mm

Speed

1. faster acceleration (0-100)

8.7s

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

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2.5s

2. faster top speed

230km/h

The fastest speed that the car can reach.

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414km/h

Engine

1. better fuel economy (highway)

4.2l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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0l/100 km

2. more cylinders

4

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.

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16

3. higher maximum torque

400Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

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1250Nm

4. larger engine size

2.1l

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.

Best

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8l

5. more valves

16

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.

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64

6. more horsepower

170hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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1001hp

Features

1.Has Bluetooth
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

3. more airbags

11

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

Best

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)

11

4.Has in-car system
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet E220 CDI (2014)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

5. bigger screen size

7"

A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

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8.8"

6.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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2

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