Mercedes Benz E220 for sale in Sri Lanka
Mercedes Benz E220 Review
Focused on comfort and safety, the Mercedes Benz E220 range has an impressive list of standard features. The E220 range in Mercedes-Benz has cruise control and power steering, with a 5.6-meter minimum turning radius. In terms of safety, the vehicle has six airbags, with dual stage airbags, anti-lock braking system, an electronic stability program, brake assist, an engine immobilizer, a remotely controlled central locking system, a traction control system, as well as child safety locks.
In terms of comfort, the Mercedes-Benz E220 range offers automatic climate control, rear AC vents, and a heater as standard features. Steering adjustment is offered with the Tilt & Telescopic system, which makes driving a pleasure even for tall persons. Other notable standard features includes 12 V power outlets, vanity mirrors on sun visors, rear parking sensors, leather seats, a driver height adjustable seat and adjustable headrests. Entertainment is covered with a radio, a CD player, and MP3 playback facilities.
Top 10 Reasons to Consider When Buying a Mercedes Benz E220
1. History and Facts about Mercedes Benz E220 in Sri Lanka
The Mercedes-Benz E220 is a classy four-door, five-person seat vehicle much beloved in Sri Lanka. Cars from this Mercedes have been around since the 1930s, although the E class vehicles were only introduced under the name E class in 1993 with the face lifted W124. This range is now in its 4th generation and continues unabated with its popularity. Added to its refined looks, space, design, quality, and attention to detail leads to a devoted following, especially among the vehicle owners of Sri Lanka. The range also comes with the sedan and wagon category.
The attention to detail, space, quality and design of the E class means that the Sri Lankan vehicle owners prefers this vehicle, which is a good thing as the Mercedes-Benz is well serviced and easily available. Mercedes-Benz vehicles are handled by Dimo and are backed by their excellent service throughout Sri Lanka.
2. Mercedes Benz E220 Specifications and Performance
The Mercedes Benz E220 stays true to its Mercedes Benz line, and comes with a range of features to improve its powertrain for a smooth and comfortable ride.
Mercedes Benz E220 Engine Specs
- Type: Turbo F/INJ
- Size: 2.1 L
- Cylinders: 4-Cylinder
- Compression Ratio: 16.2
- Maximum Output: 125 kW @ 3000 rpm
- Maximum Torque: 400 Nm @ 1400 rpm
- Transmission: 7-Speed Automatic/ Manual
- Top Speed: 228 km/h
- Acceleration: 10.1 Seconds (0-100 km/h)
- Steering Specs: Rack & Pinion - Power Assisted
- Drive Type: Rear Wheel Drive
- Suspension (Front / Rear): Multi-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar/ Multi-link system, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
- Brakes (Front / Rear): Ventilated Disc/ Disc
- Dimensions (L x W x H): 4985 mm x 1873 mm x 1490 mm
- Curb Weight: 1,738 kg
- Seating Capacity: 5-seats
3. Mercedes Benz E220 Fuel Consumption
The Mercedes-Benz E220 range comes with the BlueEFFICIENCY 4-cylinder inline diesel engine with automatic transmission and 5-gears, and direct control suspension with front and rear disc brakes. The fuel consumption is about 10.8 km/l in the petrol version and 17 km/l in diesel versions in Colombo’s city driving conditions.
Fuel Category: Diesel/ Petrol
Recommended Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded (Petrol)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 59 L
CO2 Emissions: 132 g/km
4. The Design and Features of the Mercedes Benz E220
The design of the Mercedes Benz E220 is something many Sri Lankan’s have come to be familiar with most Mercedes Benz cars. The front of the vehicle emanates the executive looks of this entire vehicle and has prominent headlights aside the front grill. Particularly the Mercedes Benz logo that rises above the front grill is a distinctive feature that many Sri Lankan’s would instantly recognize. The car overall has a lower ground clearance to make it more stable under high speeds. However, the cabin space is roomier to support five full-grown adults and comes with innovative comfort and convenience features to keep its passengers occupied for the ride.
Mercedes Benz E220 Interior: Air Conditioner, Automatic Climate Control, FM Stereo, CD Audio System, Cup Holders, DVD Player, Heated Seats, Navigation System, Power Seats, Sunroof, TV, USB Compatible, Power Windows, Voice Recognition, Wood Grain Trim, 10 Speaker, Adjustable Steering, Ambient Lighting, Armrest, Bluetooth System, Bottle Holders, Clock, Door Pockets, Electric Seats, Hard Disk Drive, Control Screen, Seatback Pockets, Sun Visor.
Mercedes Benz E220 Exterior: Alloy Wheels, HID Lights, And Tinted Glass, Xenon Headlights, Antenna, Bumpers, Door Handles, Exterior Mirrors Partial, Chrome Grille, Variable Intermittent Wipers, Rain Sensor (Auto Wipers), Rear View Mirror, Spare Wheel, LED Tail Lamps.
5. Available Color Options of Mercedes Benz E220 in Sri Lanka
For Interior: Beige, Black, White, and Brown
For Exterior: Obsidian Black, Tenorite Grey, Tealite Blue, Cubanite Silver, Iridium Silver, Calcite White
6. Safety Rating and Associated Features of the Mercedes Benz E220
The safety is something that Mercedes Benz is famous for and the Mercedes Benz E220 does not disappoint in this regard. The car has a number of advanced options to keep its occupants safe for the journey.
- Comprehensive All Sides Airbags
- Remote Central Locking
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Traction Control System
- Blind Spot Sensor
- Active Safety Bonnet
- Brake Assist
- Brake Emergency Display
- Rear Vision Camera
- Collision Mitigation
- Hill Holder
- Collision Warning
- Dynamic Stability Control
- Park Distance Control
- Cruise Control - With Brake Function (Limiter)
- Driver Attention Detection
- Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
- Parking Assistance - Automated Steering
- Seatbelt - Load Limiters
- Seatbelt - Pretensioners
- Tyre Pressure Sensor
- Warning - Speed Alert
- Engine Immobilizer
- First Aid Kit
7. Standout Elements of the Mercedes Benz E220
The Mercedes-Benz E220 range has some impressive standout features (some only available in certain vehicles), such as projector headlamps with Xenon, automatic head lamps, fog lamps, a clear lens head lamp, daytime running lamps, headlight height adjuster, distance to empty (fuel position), and average fuel consumption display.
The entertainment is on a two Din music player, with an integrated (in-dash) music system. The features are complemented by Bluetooth compatibility with your phone, USB compatibility and Aux compatibility, with six or more speakers available.
8. Mercedes Benz E220 Compared to Other High-Featured Cars in Sri Lanka
As a luxury car, the Mercedes Benz E220 can be compared with other similar models from competing brands such as the Jaguar XF, the Audi A6 and the BMW 520d.
Mercedes Benz E220 vs. Jaguar XF - The E220 has a better fuel economy compared to the XF
Mercedes Benz E220 vs. Audi A6 - The E220 comes with Rear Wheel Drive compared to the A6
Mercedes Benz E220 vs. BMW 520d - The E220 has a larger engine compared to the 520d
9. Key Reasons to Buy a Mercedes Benz E220
There are a number of pros as well as a few cons, which you should consider before arriving at a final decision to purchase this vehicle from the local market.
- Excellent comfort and convenience options
- Superb fuel economy for its luxury class
- Outstanding engine performance for its midrange specs
- Very high aftermarket value in Sri Lanka
- High end safety features
Some reviewers have mentioned that the Manual Gear version of the Mercedes Benz E220 to be not up to the standard they expected. However, since most Sri Lankan’s are quite familiar with Manual Gear cars, this may not be an issue in the long term.
Apart from that, another notable disadvantage of this car is its very high price margin, even for second hand models found in Sri Lanka. While this is a typical turnoff for many Mercedes vehicles, the E220 does offer a wide range of safety and comfort features to justify its high price range.
10. Where to Find a Mercedes Benz E220 for Sale in Sri Lanka?
If a buyer is searching for this particular model, then one of the best options available in Sri Lanka to buy this car is to obtain it from one of the dozens of third party vehicle dealers who are based in a number of prominent metropolitan regions throughout the island.
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Mercedes Benz E220 Price in Sri Lanka
The Mercedes-Benz has a massive following in Sri Lanka, and the E class is no different. While used cars from earlier versions can be found for upwards of Rs. 2 million, the 2013 version used vehicles are around Rs. 12 million, and unregistered vehicles are priced at Rs. 10 million and above (maxing at about Rs. 14 million). However, the problem is with the resale value, which will drop once you buy these vehicles, and in the maintenance costs. Conversely, these are solid vehicles and usually run without much trouble in Sri Lanka.
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Price for Reconditioned or Used Mercedes Benz E220 (As Of 2015)
- Mercedes-Benz E220 1998: Rs 2,000,000
- Mercedes-Benz E220 2007: Rs 6,500,000
- Mercedes-Benz E220 2013: Rs 12,250,000