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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet is the replacement for the CLK Cabriolet. Although Mercedes Benz built the first of the modern hardtop convertibles this one has a fabric roof. The reason for this is far from cutting corners; it takes up much less space thus providing more interior and luggage space. The soft top also drops in just 20 seconds at speeds of up to 25mph. It’s a bigger car than the CLK and comes in a host of power choices including diesels – a first for a convertible Mercedes.

The E-Class has class leading levels of ride and comfort. The steering is weighty and confidence inspiring. It is sure footed at high speeds but a little less competent on windy roads. The air flow around the car is carefully designed to keep the inhabitants calm and unflustered even at high speeds. It comes bristling with the latest technology and puts competitors to shame with its level of standard equipment.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet Details

Production dates2013-current
Length 4703 mm / 185 in
Width inc. mirrors 2016 mm / 79 in
Height 1398 mm / 55 in
Wheelbase 2760 mm / 109 in
Turning circle 11.2 m
Luggage capacity 300 litres / 10.59 cu ft
Fuel tank capacity 66 litres / 17.4 US gal
Warranty 3 years or unlimited miles

Mercedes E-Class 200 Cabriolet

The Mercedes E-Class 200 Cabriolet may have the smallest engine capacity in the range but it is tuned to give smooth, sparkling performance.

Mercedes E-Class 200 Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type Straight 4
Engine capacity 1991 cc
Power 184@5500 ps
Torque 300@1200 nm
Transmission type 7-spd auto
UK retail price from £41,805
UK insurance group 42

Mercedes E-Class 200 Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (auto) 146 mph / 235 kph
0-100kmph (auto) 8.2 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 200 Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 44.8 mpg
CO2 emissions (auto) 146 g/km

Mercedes E-Class 250 CGI Cabriolet

The Mercedes E-Class 250 Cabriolet is powered by the same engine as the 200 only with higher pressure turbo charger which results in boost in power without any cost to fuel economy. On the road there is a noticeable difference that many drivers will prefer.

Mercedes E-Class 250 CGI Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type Straight 4
Engine capacity 1796 cc
Power 204@5500 bhp
Torque 228@2000-4300 lb.ft
Transmission type 7-spd auto
UK retail price from £40,525
UK insurance group 40

Mercedes E-Class 250 CGI Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (auto) 155 mph / 249 kph
0-60mph (auto) - seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 7.8 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 250 CGI Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 42.2 mpg

Mercedes E-Class 350 CGI Cabriolet

Mercedes have made huge improvements in engine efficiency allowing powerful cars such as this to become surprisingly economical. Emissions have been cut down too but with no loss in power. The Mercedes E-Class 350 Cabriolet is both fast and smooth while being more economical than the big V8 in the 550. It offers strong performance as well and drives with a feeling of composed quality.

Mercedes E-Class 350 CGI Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type V6
Engine capacity 3498 cc
Power 302@6500 bhp
Torque 273@3000-5250 lb.ft
Transmission type 7-spd auto

Mercedes E-Class 350 CGI Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (auto) 155 mph / 249 kph
0-60mph (auto) - seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 6.3 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 350 CGI Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 39.2 mpg
CO2 emissions (auto) 175 g/km

Mercedes E-Class 400 Cabriolet

The Mercedes E400 Cabriolet replaces the V8 powered E500 in Europe with a more efficient twin turbo V6 engine. Although it misses out on the traditional V8 growl it is suitably smooth and has plenty of power. The fuel consumption and emissions are excellent for the levels of performance available and while it can't quite compete with the diesel options it is more refined. The E400 Cabriolet offers the type of stylish effortless transport that Mercedes do best. While it is hugely capable it is less sporting to drive than the SL.

Mercedes E-Class 400 Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type V6
Engine capacity 2996 cc
Power 333@5500 ps
Transmission type 7-spd auto
Kerb weight 1845 kg / 4068 lb
UK retail price from £49,645
US retail price from $49,645
UK insurance group 48

Mercedes E-Class 400 Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (auto) 155 mph / 249 kph
0-60mph (auto) - seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 5.3 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 400 Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 35.8 mpg
CO2 emissions (auto) 185 g/km

Mercedes E-Class 550 Sport Cabriolet

The range topping Mercedes E-Class 550 Cabriolet (sold as the E-Class 500 Cabriolet in some regions) has all the smoothly delivered power you would expect from a Mercedes V8. It sounds fantastic and works beautifully paired with the 7 speed automatic gearbox. Fuel economy and emissions are deeply impressive for such a large and powerful engine but it is clearly more thirsty than the 350's V6.

Mercedes E-Class 550 Sport Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel typeUnleaded Petrol
Engine type V8
Engine capacity 4663 cc
Power 402@5000 bhp
Torque 443@1600-4750 lb.ft
Transmission type 7-spd auto

Mercedes E-Class 550 Sport Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (auto) 155 mph / 249 kph
0-60mph (auto) 5 seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 5.2 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 550 Sport Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 31 mpg
CO2 emissions (auto) 213 g/km

Mercedes E-Class 220 CDI Cabriolet

The Mercedes E-Class 220 CDI Cabriolet does a great job of adding great fuel economy to the mix while suppressing the usual diesel engine noises. Performance is sprightly but not as quick as others in the range.

Mercedes E-Class 220 CDI Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel type Diesel
Engine type
Engine capacity 2143 cc
Power 170@3000-4200 bhp
Torque 295@1400-2800 lb.ft
Transmission type 6-spd manual / 7-spd auto
UK retail price from £38,465
UK insurance group 41

Mercedes E-Class 220 CDI Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (manual) 144 mph / 232 kph
Max speed (auto) 143 mph / 230 kph
0-100kmph (manual) 8.8 seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 8.7 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 220 CDI Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (manual) 57.7 mpg
EU combined MPG (auto) 58.9 mpg
CO2 emissions (manual) 127 g/km
CO2 emissions (auto) 126 g/km

Mercedes E-Class 250 CDI Cabriolet

The Mercedes E-Class 250 CGI Cabriolet squeezes extra horsepower out of the 220's diesel engine. These latest BlueEFFICIENCY engines return excellent fuel economy without sacrificing performance.

Mercedes E-Class 250 CDI Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel type Diesel
Engine type Straight 4
Engine capacity 2143 cc
Power 204@3800 bhp
Torque 368@1600-1800 lb.ft
Transmission type 7-spd auto
UK retail price from £44,100
UK insurance group 45

Mercedes E-Class 250 CDI Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (auto) 151 mph / 243 kph
0-100kmph (auto) 7.7 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 250 CDI Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 57.7 mpg
CO2 emissions (auto) 128 g/km

Mercedes E-Class 350 CDI Cabriolet

The Mercedes E-Class 350 CDI Cabriolet benefits from a torquey twin turbo V6 diesel engine that gives both very smooth power delivery and excellent performance. fuel economy is impressive and it runs quietly even at high speeds. It is the smart choice in the range and feels every inch a proper Mercedes.

Mercedes E-Class 350 CDI Cabriolet Specifications

Fuel type Diesel
Engine type V6
Engine capacity 2987 cc
Power 252@3600 bhp
Torque 457@1600-2400 lb.ft
Transmission type 7-spd auto
UK retail price from £45,840
UK insurance group 48

Mercedes E-Class 350 CDI Cabriolet Performance

Max speed (auto) 155 mph / 249 kph
0-60mph (auto) - seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 6.7 seconds

Mercedes E-Class 350 CDI Cabriolet Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (auto) 48.7 mpg

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4 Owner Reviews

Do you drive a Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet? Would you recommend it to others? Why not leave a comment to let us know what you think of the car. This Mercedes Benz has 4 owner reviews.

  1. James Thom James Thom says:

    I bought a e250 cdi cabriolet in June first of the 7 speed autos in white good things 64mph at 1500 revs average fuel consumption 40.9 milage from new 2150 miles on clock best 59mpg very smooth and quiet engine up to 3000revs. Bad things front end feels heavy when nipping round a roundabout or changing direction quickly engine noisy when extended. Everything else is good sports pack softer than my last 335d SE BMW but only just could be not having run flats. It’s probably one of the best motorway cars I’ve had low revs smooth engine and a hood that’s silent when up. Air cap spoiler works very well but needs the windows up and is less efficient in the back. Air scarf good but you have to buy leather to upgrade to air scarf. Car is stunning. Hope info helps.

  2. Roy Hooker Roy Hooker says:

    This is my fifth Mercedes and it is a great car. However, I am extremely disappointed in both Mercedes and entry design. I am six feet tall and average weight, with the driver’s seat in the normal position for my driving, it is past the door post. Thus it is impossible to get in the car without brushing against the door post. Mercedes uses a thin piece of material that wears through to the rubber in no time. Almost immediately it is worn through and showing black rubber. This is a terrible design, but could be improved by using a leather or hard cover on the strip. It costs several hundred dollars every time you have to replace it. The fact that Mercedes will not warranty this or redesign it speaks to their focus more on the mighty dollar than taking care of a great car and a previous long-time Mercedes owner.

  3. Tony Shelton Tony Shelton says:

    I drive the 200 blue efficiency model, and love the looks and the handling. The car is now almost two years old with 19,000 miles on the clock. It is gold (metallic beige) with a toning roof – very unusual. What would be the best way to sell it?

  4. Ian Watkin Ian Watkin says:

    The E350 amg sport is an excellent four-seater cabriolet delivering huge torque. Attractive lines and the V6 diesel delivers about 39 mpg in town/countryside driving. AMG Lowered suspension drives well, but may not suit all. Boot with hood up is more than acceptable. Airscarf and aircap make open top driving, even during winter, a comfortable experience.

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