Mercedes E class 2003 S211 wagon

This generation of Mercedes E class S211 has been produced from March, 2003 to June, 2006. We can provide information about 26 modifications of this generation. 2003 Mercedes E class is available with four wheel (4x4) drive (7 versions) and classical rear wheel drive (19 versions).

This Mercedes is available with seven petrol engines with displacement from 1.8 to 5.4 litres and power of from 163 to 476 horsepower un six diesel engines with displacement from 2.1 to 3.2 litres and power of from 150 to 224 horsepower. All engines feature a timing chain-driven camshaft, which is considered a more reliable and less maintenance-intensive solution (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (6 versions), as well as automatic (20 versions) gearbox.

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Mercedes E class 2003 S211 wagon average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 9.1 to 13.6 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 6.9 to 8.3 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Mercedes E class 2003 S211 wagon petrol engine version is Mercedes E 200 2003 Kompressor Combi, consuming 9.1 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Mercedes E class 2003 S211 wagon diesel - Mercedes E 220 2003 CDI Combi for 100 kilometers consumes 6.9 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Mercedes E class real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 10 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +8% for petrol engines and +12% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Mercedes E class modification.

Mercedes E class 2003 S211 wagon CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 218 to 326 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 183 to 220 grams per kilometer. From Mercedes E class with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Mercedes E 200 2003 Kompressor Combi which produces an average of 218 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Mercedes E class diesels least CO2 distributes Mercedes E 220 2003 CDI Combi - 183 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 4.7 seconds has Mercedes E 55 2004 AMG Combi version, conversely the tardiest one is Mercedes E 220 2003 CDI Combi Automatic reaching this speed only in 11.1 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 5.4 petrol 8-cylinder 476 hp version (Mercedes E 55 2004 AMG Combi) and 3 other versions.

Lenght of Mercedes E class is 485 cm, it is large car. For comparison - Mercedes E class is about 2 cm longer than Ford Mondeo estate car / wagon, but 8 cm shorter than Audi A6 estate car / wagon. Mercedes E class gross weight is from 2100 to 2520 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 9 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Mercedes E class trunk space is 690 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1950 litres.

This Mercedes is slightly expensive - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3200 $. Users calculated Mercedes E class 2003 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3000 € cost per year and 0.21 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 59%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 22% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Mercedes E class for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Mercedes E class prices and costs.

Mercedes E class modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox Drive type
Mercedes E 200 2003 Kompressor Combi

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.8 Petrol 163 HP 9.1 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 200 2003 Kompressor Combi Automatic 1.8 Petrol 163 HP 9.4 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 220 2003 CDI Combi

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.1 Diesel 150 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 220 2003 CDI Combi Automatic 2.1 Diesel 150 HP 7.1 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 240 2003 Combi Mar 2003 — Jul 2005 2.6 Petrol 177 HP 11.4 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 240 2003 Combi Automatic Mar 2003 — Jul 2005 2.6 Petrol 177 HP 10.9 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 240 2004 4Matic Combi 4x4 Jan 2004 — Jul 2005 2.6 Petrol 177 HP 10.9 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Mercedes E 270 2003 CDI Combi Mar 2003 — Jul 2005 2.7 Diesel 177 HP 7.1 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 270 2003 CDI Combi Automatic Mar 2003 — Jul 2005 2.7 Diesel 177 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 280 2005 Combi Jul 2005 — Jun 2006 3.0 Petrol 231 HP 9.6 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 280 2005 Combi Automatic Jul 2005 — Jun 2006 3.0 Petrol 231 HP 9.7 l/100km Automatic (7) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 280 2005 4Matic Combi 4x4 Jul 2005 — Jun 2006 3.0 Petrol 231 HP 10.3 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Mercedes E 280 2005 CDI Combi Jul 2005 — Jun 2006 3.0 Diesel 190 HP 7.6 l/100km Manual (6) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 280 2005 CDI Combi Automatic Jul 2005 — Jun 2006 3.0 Diesel 190 HP 7.2 l/100km Automatic (7) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 280 2006 CDI 4Matic Combi 4x4 Feb 2006 — Jun 2006 3.0 Diesel 190 HP 8.2 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Mercedes E 320 2005 CDI Combi Jul 2005 — Jun 2006

Most powerfull diesel version (224 HP)

3.0 Diesel 224 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (7) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 320 2006 CDI 4Matic Combi 4x4 Feb 2006 — Jun 2006

Most powerfull diesel version (224 HP)

3.0 Diesel 224 HP 8.3 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Mercedes E 320 2003 Combi Mar 2003 — Dec 2004 3.2 Petrol 224 HP 10.6 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 320 2004 4Matic Combi 4x4 Jan 2004 — Dec 2004 3.2 Petrol 224 HP 10.6 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Mercedes E 280 2004 CDI Combi Jun 2004 — Jul 2005 3.2 Diesel 177 HP 7.6 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 320 2003 CDI Combi Mar 2003 — Jul 2005 3.2 Diesel 204 HP 7.3 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 350 2005 Combi Jan 2005 — Jun 2006 3.5 Petrol 272 HP 9.9 l/100km Automatic (7) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 350 2005 4Matic Combi 4x4 Jan 2005 — Jun 2006 3.5 Petrol 272 HP 10.6 l/100km Automatic (7) All wheel
Mercedes E 500 2004 Combi Jan 2004 — Jun 2006 5.0 Petrol 306 HP 11.5 l/100km Automatic (7) Rear wheel
Mercedes E 500 2004 4Matic Combi 4x4 Jan 2004 — Jun 2006 5.0 Petrol 306 HP 12.3 l/100km Automatic (5) All wheel
Mercedes E 55 2004 AMG Combi Jan 2004 — Jun 2006

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds

5.4 Petrol 476 HP 13.6 l/100km Automatic (5) Rear wheel
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Mercedes E class prices

Mercedes E class 2003 - 2006 estate car price in Latvia is from 1700 $ to 5500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Mercedes E class price is very high - Mercedes E class is approximately for 37 percents more expensive then average estate cars of this age (compare estate cars 2003 - 2006 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Mercedes E class 2006 price 3300 $ 4200 $ 5500 $
Mercedes E class 2005 price 2400 $ 3200 $ 4200 $
Mercedes E class 2004 price 2400 $ 3000 $ 3800 $
Mercedes E class 2003 price 1700 $ 2400 $ 3200 $

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Mercedes E class reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Mercedes E class reliability is average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2017 defects were detected in an average of 28.5 percent of Mercedes E class of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 27.1%.

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Mercedes E class 2003 S211 wagon features (options)

Percentage of Mercedes E class with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
87%
Rain sensor
80%
Conditioning
76%
Metallic paint
63%
Xenon headlights
54%
Cruise control
53%
Electrically adjustable seats
52%
Adjustable steering wheel
51%
Roof bars (railings)
49%
Leather upholstery
42%
Heated seats
38%
Rear parking sensors
33%
Front parking sensors
29%
Navigation
29%
Dimming mirrors
27%
Sunroof
18%
Auxiliary heating
14%
Bi-xenon lights
14%
Tire pressure control
13%

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Mercedes E class reviews

Total 22 Mercedes E class owner reviews

Mercedes E class 2003 Sedan Diesel 2.1 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2023 (age of car 20 years) Owned for:5`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 6.5 litres per 100km (30% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 610.5 $
Total car rating:
6
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