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2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde Review

2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde

Meet the Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde.

Anyone who’ll ride the 2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde will definitely be shrouded with both safety and comfort as they enter and let themselves be enveloped by this magnificent premium executive car.

Aside from its logo that is proudly placed at its bonnet, the front of the E-300 is arrow-shaped giving out that active impression, while the sides exhibit that athletic style, and the wide rear section offers a spectacle to its viewers.

The new lines in the E300 Avantgarde effortlessly give out that superior and imposing stature making it look more masculine, a proof that it’s a product of a top-notch company. The model’s identity features are equivocal for that classic Mercedes look on the louvre structure of the radiator grille and the E-Class characteristic of the twin-headlamp face.

The Mercedes E300 has retained being wedge-shaped, with the elevation in the shoulder line that starts from the headlamps up to the C-pillar. The unique shape of the signal lamps located in the wing mirrors give the car a fresh look. And once either of the front doors are opened, the improved dashboard that now has the large LCD screen for the COMAND system can be seen immediately.

2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde Headlamps

What contributes to the model’s powerful shape is the front end that gives emphasis on the width of the body. The stress in breadth can be vividly seen thorough the firm edge of the boot lid, the chromed handle, and the cover of the bumper that all give a perfect fit to the body.

The Mercedes Benz E300 Avantgarde provides the maximum comfort for its passengers. Its interior announces a mix of sporty and elegant feel to the passengers since the instrument features a matt-silver painted background and slanting tubes, while the fine chrome rings on the faces proclaim the supreme quality of both variants. The key interfaces are the controllers, buttons, dials, and displays.

2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde Interior

Of course, the E300 Avantgarde have an impressive power beginning with its 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine. Speed addicts will definitely enjoy driving the E300. It has a new steering column mounted gear selector that only needs to be pressed on the center console to get the gear mode changed.

2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde

On the safety side, features such as dual-airbags, ABS, traction control, and stability control come as standard, making the E-300 Avantgarde one well rounded package.

This Stuttgart-based automaker will continue to wins every heart of its loyal buyers. And the E300 Avantgarde is no exception.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Vehicle: 2011 Mercedes-Benz E300 Avantgarde
  • Type: Executive Premium Car
  • Engine: 3.0-liter V6 gasoline
  • Horsepower: 170 kW (231 bhp) @ 6,000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 300 Nm @ 2,500-5,000 rpm
  • TRANSMISSION: 7G-TRONIC 7-speed AT

DIMENSIONS

  • Length: 4868 mm
  • Width: 1854 mm
  • Height: 1455 mm
  • WHEELBASE: 2874 mm
  • WHEELS & TIRES: 245/45 R17 aluminum alloy
  • PRICE AS TESTED: P5.680 million

THE GOOD

  • Superb driving dynamics
  • Handling and comfort
  • Intelligent controls (interiors)
  • Roomy interior
  • Safety Kits

THE BAD

  • Price

Contributed by:

KRIS C. LIM
Kris C. Lim is currently the managing director of PRLAB media and communication. Kris career spans for more than 10 years in various field of marketing, advertising, and managing editorial assignments. He was also a former managing editor of POWER WHEELS, a car magazine that focuses on aftermarket and performance tuning. A confessed car freak, Kris is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the prestigious Car Awards Group, Inc. (CAGI) and also regularly writes for Business Mirror.

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Unbox.ph. During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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