Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz E 200 D | 160HP

I did the test drive Mercedes-Benz E 200 D, 160-horsepower 1.6-liter diesel engine completely and Turkey were launched. For the E 200 D model, we can say that the Mercedes-Benz brand fully reflects the driving feel and pleasure. At least that’s the way it is for me. It is a nice privilege that our vehicle has the AMG equipment package. The vehicle is very wide, very long and very muscular. The retractable glass roof is great. It’s nice that the rear windows are dark. Bigger rims and low side-profile tires look good. It promises ideal driving, speed and performance control in rainy weather for short braking distance. Everything you expect from a Mercedes-Benz vehicle extends to the ghost instrument panel and center console. Full system information screen.

The joystick touch is in your hand and completely ergonomic. In this diesel vehicle, F1 gearshift paddles on the steering wheel respond instantly to your request.There is an ionizing perfume system in the glove compartment, which can be adjusted at 3 different levels specific to the Mercedes-Benz E 200 D model. should not forget the nice smell.1.6 liter diesel engine with 160 horsepower and 360 Nm Torque works with a full 9-speed automatic transmission. Our vehicle, which has different driving modes such as Eco mode, Sport and Sport +, can reach 0-100 km / h in 8.4 seconds according to factory data.

Thanks to its very economical engine structure, it has an average fuel consumption of 5.5 lt / 100 km outside the city. Our Mercedes-Benz E 200 D test vehicle is equipped with 245/40 R19 front and 275/35 R 19 alloy wheels and tires at the rear. Our vehicle will almost break a record with its length of 4940mm. Thanks to this length, it has a total luggage space of 540 liters. Moreover, it has a very neat area with this luggage storage area consisting of two different compartments. In particular, the buttons and menu on the leather steering wheel are very easy and simple to use. The four-cylinder diesel engine seems to set a new benchmark in the aluminum construction output class. “The heart of the brand” accepted and received great acclaim in Turkey E-Class sedan, the model reaches the highest number of sales in the history of the Mercedes-Benz also comes to the fore. Two 12.3-inch widescreen cockpits and wireless mobile phone charging function create technological components, while the automatic tailgate closing system, door-closing assistant (vacuum doors) and sun protection package offer maximum comfort for the driver and passengers. New generation steering wheel, Hands On Steering Control with the help of capacitive sensors (Checks whether the driver’s hands are on the steering wheel.)

In the E 200 D series, which includes Active Stop-Go Assist, Active Steering Assist and Driving Assistant Package, it seems that safety has been taken further with the Turn and Cross Traffic Function and Exit Warning system. The Park Package, with improved functions, offers a side view feature with its 360 ° camera system. In addition to all these; MBUX is available in conjunction with the LINGUATRONIC intelligent voice command system and augmented reality navigation to offer more comfort indoors. The ENERGIZING Comfort Package with the Interior Assistant, ENERGIZING COACH, also contributes to the ENERGIZING Seat Kinetics driving comfort. The 1.6-liter diesel engine used in the E 200 D model has high efficiency, low emission and high power generation. The 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission has also been developed. Transporting the electromotor, power electronics and transmission cooler to the gearbox, eliminating the cables used before, an advantage in space and weight has been achieved. Thus, the gearbox can be used with different internal combustion engines. In addition, the efficiency of the transmission has been increased in this way. Finally, the user can choose from four different display themes to suit their mood or interior concept. The new E-Class has now become a user-friendly vehicle with much more useful and intelligent intelligence.

Writer | Photo: Özgür SUNAY