Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$108,646
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$99,513
14 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

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...

2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a smooth, spacious, and sporty roadster with a long history. The current generation, which dates back to 2013, was refreshed in 2017 and carries over larg...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
Guru137QX writes:
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 450 Cabriolet RWD better.
" E-Class has 4 seats SL 450 only has 2 seats"
Value Ranked 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 450 Cabriolet RWD worse.
"Only depends what you are looking for, a family or just 2 people"

Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
RWD
Fuel Economy, City --
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
28 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 19.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
362 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque --
369 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.5:1
Displacement --
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.46 in x 3.23 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 2 seats
Front Legroom -- 53.6 in
Back Legroom -- --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 8.5 cu ft
Exterior
Length -- 182.3 in
Width -- 82.6 in
Height -- 51.2 in
Wheelbase -- 101.8 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
SL 450 RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO Selenite Grey MAGNO
  • Dolomite Brown Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Premium Sound System
  • Soft Close Doors
  • Silver Seat Belts
  • AMG Carbon Fiber Trim
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • Designo Champagne White Lacquer Trim
  • Designo Classic Red Leather Package
  • Red Seat Belts
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • AMG Sport Steering Wheel In Leather/DINAMICA
  • Active Body Control (ABC)
  • DESIGNO Deep White/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Light Brown/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Platinum White/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Sand/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Sienna Brown/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Titanium Grey Pearl/Black Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Tuscany Beige Pearl/Black Leather Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Designo Bamboo Trim
  • Bengal Red/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magic Sky Control
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Multi-Spoke Alloy

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