2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC® vs 2017 Acura RLX

There are plenty of reasons to upgrade your sedan to luxury. Some appreciate the advanced features only available in these cars. Others just want that second look from passerby. Whatever your reason, you’re sure to find it in one of these two models. Mercedes-Benz and Acura both have reputations for offering features that other automakers simply don’t. See what those features are as we compare the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC® vs 2017 Acura RLX.

The first difference that you may have gathered from the name is the drivetrain. The 2017 E 300 4MATIC® runs on 4WD, so you know you’ll have increased traction and control in tough road conditions. Despite the toll 4WD can take on your fuel efficiency, it doesn’t really knock down the E 300 all that much. The RLX comes standard with front-wheel drive. See what other differences there are in the comparison below.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC® vs 2017 Acura RLX w/Technology Plus Package
$54,650 MSRP $54,450
22 city/29 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 20 city/30 hwy mpg
9 Speed Automatic Transmission 6 Speed Automatic
241 Horsepower 310
273 lb-ft Torque 272 lb-ft
6.6 seconds 0-60 time Not Available
4WD Drivetrain FWD
7 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRESAFE® Not Available
Standard First Aid Kit Not Available
12.3 inches Entertainment Screen Size 7 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Unmatched Safety

It’s definitely reassuring to know that both of these vehicles have a five-star safety rating from the NHTSA. So how can you measure which is better? When it comes to innovating safety, few do it like Mercedes-Benz. Take the ATTENTION ASSIST® feature for example. An industry first created by Mercedes-Benz, it keeps an eye on the driver to ensure they’re awake and aware during their journey. If the system’s sensors detect drowsiness on the part of the driver, it will alert the driver to pull over. Luxury isn’t complete without the safety to keep you in one piece on the road.

Stop by Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis today to see the E 300 4MATIC® for yourself! We’re here to help you out in any way we can so you can be on the road in your very own luxury car with no delay!

2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC driver's side
2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC front interior
2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC steering wheel controls
2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC steering wheel

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