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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$80,400
2 listings nationwide

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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC Coupe AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$82,830
8 listings nationwide

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan

For 1993, Mercedes-Benz expanded its 500-Class line by introducing the next-generation 500SEC Coupe, which joined two sedans (the 500E and 500SEL) and the 500SL convertible. Like th...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC Coupe AWD
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The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, a sleek 4-door coupe, competes with the Audi A7 and S7. It was redesigned for 2019, so 2020 brings minor changes. Mercedes-Benz splits the CLS-Class into ...

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
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Sa 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class 500E SedanReview:

Cool Car — It is pretty old so i have to think about getting a new one. It has lasted me a long time and thats...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC Coupe AWD
GuruM9TL8 writes:
Great personal car. Will buy.
Power Ranked 2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T Advanced AWD worse.
"Image and styling. Both are more than adequate power. The Genesis maintenance is well presented. Mercedes will have a better resale in time. High depreciation."
Family Car Ranked 2021 Genesis GV80 3.5T Advanced AWD better.
"Cost and space"

Specs

1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC Coupe AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
18 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
315 hp @ 5,600 RPM
362 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
347 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10.5:1
Displacement
5,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.35 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 11.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 187.2 in 196.4 in
Width 70.7 in 81.5 in
Height 55.4 in 56.3 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 115.7 in

Available Options

1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC Coupe AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Bright
  • Designo Selenite Grey Magno
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • 3-Zone Climate Control
  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Air Body Control Air Suspension
  • AMG Line
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • BURMESTER High-End 3D Sound System
  • BURMESTER Surround Sound System
  • DESIGNO Black/Titanium Grey Pearl Leather Package
  • DESIGNO MACCHIATO Beige/Saddle Brown Leather PKG
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Energizing Comfort Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Night Package
  • Parking Assist Package
  • Premium Package
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • DESIGNO BLK Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines Wood Trim
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Brown, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/MACCHIATO, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Marsala Brown/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Multi-Spoke

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