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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
MSRP
$73,900
Invoice
$69,466
Average Price Paid
$69,848
113 listings nationwide

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2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC AWD
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AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
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CLS 450 4MATIC AWD
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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
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The fifth generation of Mercedes-Benz’s mid-range E-Class debuted in 2017, but for 2021 it already gets another redesign to keep things fresh and interesting against rivals like the Au...

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC AWD
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Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume -- 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
429 hp @ 6,100 RPM
362 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
384 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.64 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.9 in
Back Legroom -- 35 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 11.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,389 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 196.4 in
Width -- 81.5 in
Height -- 56.3 in
Wheelbase 115.7 in 115.7 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
CLS 450 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Arabian Grey
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cashmere White MAGNO
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cote D'AZUR Light Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Deep Green
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Graphite Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Teide Light Grey
  • DESIGNO Selenite Grey MAGNO
  • Designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soft-Close Doors
  • AMG Line
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • DESIGNO Black/Titanium Grey Pearl Leather Package
  • DESIGNO MACCHIATO Beige/Titian Red Leather PKG
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Interior Styling Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Premium Package
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO BLK Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines Wood Trim
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • MACCHIATO Beige/Grey, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/MACCHIATO, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Marsala Brown/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Multi-Spoke

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