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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Overview


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2 Dr 300CE Coupe
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,900
2 Dr 300SL Convertible
Avg. Price: $8,608
4 Dr 300D Turbodiesel Sedan
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $2,900
4 Dr 300E 2.6 Sedan
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $2,488
4 Dr 300E 4MATIC AWD Sedan
4 Dr 300E Sedan
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $1,750
4 Dr 300SE Sedan
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $5,988
4 Dr 300SEL Sedan
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $2,400
4 Dr 300TE 4MATIC AWD Wagon
4 Dr 300TE Wagon
1 national listing

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Based on 21 reviews

Buy One If You Can Find One :) by Alex
 — We found this car the same day it had been traded in at a Mercedes dealer; they hadn't even cleaned it yet. It is a Japan LHD import, with 47,000 original miles (which is RIDICULOUSLY low), a Webasto... Read More
One Of The Best Cars Ever by ks2013
 — I owned a 1990 300E from Sep. 2011 to Dec. 2012. I bought the car with around 220,000 miles and though it was far from perfect due to age and mileage I have never been more impressed by a vehicle and ... Read More
1990 300 E by Aikane
 — My 1990 300 E is a very well made car. The acceleration is a little sluggish sometimes, but when pressed, it can thrust forward when needed. The car is almost 20 years old and still drives and looks l... Read More

1990 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Overview

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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class

For 1990, the versatile Mercedes-Benz 300-class formed the backbone of automaker's midsize lineup. Trim packages included a 300CE coupe with a new single-cam 3.0-liter, 6-cylinder engine that pumped out a peppy 217 hp, and a 300SL convertible with a 3.0-liter, 228-hp engine. Other models, including the 300E, SE, and SEL sedans, and the 300SL and the 300TE wagon, came with a 177-hp 3.0-liter single-cam engine.

A 4-speed automatic transmission was standard across all models of the 300-class, as was a new fuel-injection system, anti-lock brakes, and airbags for the driver and passenger. Power windows, power door locks, air conditioning, and a cassette player were also standard for all models.

Options included a five-speed automatic overdrive and a sunroof (except for the SL convertible model, of course). Leather seats were standard on the 300E, SE, SEL, and E 4MATIC sedans, on the SL convertible, and on the CE Coupe. They were available as an option on the other models.


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