2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class User Reviews

2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review Ratings

  • Rank your car

Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

Review Highlights Click to filter reviews below

PROS
"power" 9 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"brakes" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews

User Reviews

Displaying 1 - 10 of 22 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews.

bombshellgirl writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Family Car:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Overall:
5

Pros

I love everything about my car... the looks, handling, smooth ride.

Cons

Cup holder is broken and missing, only comes with one cup holder in the front seat.

bombshellgirl
45

Excellent Car! — I love my Mercedes E-320! Purchased it used and it's been very reliable. Handles smoothly, easy ride, gorgeous interior, has all the accessories I could want. Car heats up quickly in the winter. Has low wind noise on the highway.

Primary Use: Family transportation

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
E-Class
Looking for a Used E-Class in your area?
CarGurus has 16,375 nationwide E-Class listings starting at $1,950.
ZIP:
Gmm695 writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
3
Gmm695
35

Problematic-- — Beautiful car. Drives like a dream. However, this car is like being in a needy relationship. This car is VERY high maintenance. There is always some little thing wrong and the little repairs are very expensive. I would recommend a Lexus if you are looking for a luxury sedan.

Owner for 4 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
ibparn writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Family Car:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Overall:
5

Pros

It's a BENZ.. What else is there to say..

Cons

None.  The best car I've owned so far..

ibparn
25

Benz Is Better — This is my 2nd one looking to upgrade to a "S" in the near future. I can't say enough good things about my "E320". It's taken me where ever I've wanted to go without any problems. Rooming and comfortable in every way.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
JadeE320 writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Family Car:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Overall:
5

Pros

The car has a special order with the split folding rear seats. The color is great. Looks jade in the daylight and black at night. Heated stearing wheel  and seats are great in the winter or chilly days. Car has great acceleration and brakes.

Cons

Leather seats have some cracks.

JadeE320
25

Owner — I loved the split fold seats when going to business meetings with supplies. The sun roof help cool me off when the air conditioner was too much. The speed and handling is there when getting on the beltway. The car was very dependable and was on towed two or three times and once was from a flat tire on 295. I love the color and size of the car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
DavidD writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
3

Pros

acceleration

Cons

Maintenance

DavidD
25

I'll Buy A Lexus Ls Next — Very expensive to maintain (ball joint, door solenoid, cheap interior chrome, etc.); but, great milage, excellent acceleration & handling. Paint on roof can't handle the California sun - its fading - BAD (2003) and the rubber components are of poor quality. BUT, my wife loves the thing, so want can I say.......?

Primary Use: Family transportation

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Chris writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E500 Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Family Car:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Overall:
4

Pros

The Gadgets

Cons

The noise from the Windshield Wipers

25

I Love This Car But I Know I Am Going To Miss My Hummer Come Winter '11 — The car boogies when you need it but you'll pay for punching it when you get to the pump. About 70 and change to fill it up. But it is definitely fun to drive especially in the Sport with the suspension button stiffened.

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Eva writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

the looks, the acceleration, airbag suspension kit

Cons

haven't found a reason to avoid this car yet

45

Mercedes Benz E270 Is The Best Car I've Owned So Far — 500,000 km driven and still going strong! Has had it's problems (it had a problem where it just stopped accelerating when it felt like it, for an example) but they've all been fixable. Currently works just fine and it's a fun car to drive, especially when I'm with friends and we're just driving around for fun purposes. So far everyone I've let behind the wheel have been very satisfied with how the car drives and feels like.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
NUDNIK writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Quality appearance and overal performance

Cons

Idiosyncracy (MILD) of electronic control of brakes and throttle at very very low speed

NUDNIK
55

An Understated Quality Comfortable Abe Ride. — Purschased new and optioned out this is still a great car seven years later and I have no urge to replace it. The electronic brake and throttle could have been refined better at parking speeds. The 320 V6 is just fine for 90% of the driving. For that 10% I have a Porsche Boxter, another find car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Julien writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
4

Pros

wonderful to drive, interior is top notch, panoramic roof, Airmatic DC, 4-zone AC

Cons

Airmatic DC shocks are starting to be a bit hard, carpeting is stained

25

2003 E320 — A 2003 Cornaline Red E320 Sedan with cream beige full leather interior, located in France. 215-HP, 3.2L V6 with approx 65,000 miles (100,000km) on the clock. The car is still a joy to drive and looks stunning, even with minor scratches.

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
Justin writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E55 AMG Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
5

Pros

Speed, build quality, performance, looks, massive brakes

Cons

cost of ownership, 7mpg, speed limiter at 155mph

35

E55 — Absolutely love the car. Could use more power. 500hp isnt enough. Cost of ownership is kind of high, but well worth the car. Twisties, straight line, braking, and ride performance is fantastic. My dream car. Every time i get in the car, a drive is an event.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No

Displaying 1 - 10 of 22 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews.

Rank your car

Reviews From Other Years

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Reviews

Love It! By Rick

Over all it is a great car, I really do not dislike anything about it. I have had two E350 fourmatics and this is a whole different car! It has the power of the S Class and a great size for all around... Read More

Mbs Are One Of The Best Cars In The World...bar None! By namdac925

I like everything about this car... One thing.. I wish it's drive modes had a S1 to firm up S... E drive is fine as is. I've been driving MBs for 35 years and this one is as good as it gets. Read More

Read all 3 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews

2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Reviews

One Of The Best Cars I Have Owned By deek

car came well equiped with P1 pkg, 750 mile cruising range 38mpg, re sale of the diesel is much better than the gas model the seats are very comfortable on long trips. the Harmon cardon premium sound ... Read More

Great Sporty Looking - High Performance Conv't By Melquist

The E-350 Mercedes Conv't is really a 'head turner' ... very sporty looking, ez up/down top, great 2nd 'Fun in the Sun' vehicle that get exceptional mileage and lots of state of the art technology. ... Read More

Read all 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews

2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Reviews

Exceptional ! By JPCall14

My 6th Benz...including 2 S-Class sedans. The E-350 2012 with the uptick in both HP and Fuel Economy is impressive. All 6 I have owned I have never had any buyers remorse just sellers remorse on the s... Read More

Germans Know How...best In Its Class. By armoredride

Great luxury car, german are the best (with brits :) at building luxury and sports cars. This one is just one of the high end of what they make. On top it is loaded with options, like blind-spot a... Read More

Read all 9 2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews

2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Reviews

One Very Fine Automobile By ccb3333

Dependability-looks-performance. I replaced my BMW 330CI cab with the MB and although the BMW was trouble free too the Mercedes is a much more substantial car and the quality is seen in many details.... Read More

Reliable And Stunning By Mckaysuave

Great car for the price and when in sport mode can definitely feel the improvement in performance. Pretty reliable mechanically and just an all around great car. Plenty of room for the family and larg... Read More

Read all 11 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews

2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Reviews

Amg By MERITAGE86

Love this car as a fun car. not an everyday driver in my opinion. I get lots of attention when I am driving it. Watch your speed as well, 100 feels like 70. Although the police officers I have dealt w... Read More

Lovely Car By Johnmortola

The E350 4matic is a great performer. Holds the road really well and has enough pep for most drivers. My wife loves the car and feels safe with the solid feel and MB engineering. We traded down fro... Read More

Read all 14 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews

People researching a 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class contacted a dealer about

Picture of 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, exterior
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
33% of the time
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
11% of the time
BMW 3 Series
8% of the time
Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
7% of the time
E-Class
Looking for a Used E-Class in your area?
CarGurus has 16,375 nationwide E-Class listings starting at $1,950.
ZIP: