2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 vs 2018 Acura RLX

2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 vs 2018 Acura RLX

Drivers on the hunt for a mid-size luxury sedan need look no further. Between the elegance and sporty performance of vehicles like Mercedes-Benz and Acura, you’ll find all you really need. A step above the C-Class in terms of size and performance, the E-Class presents unique styling and interior features that set it apart from the competition. Check out this 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 vs 2018 Acura RLX comparison!

You might look at the horsepower comparison and assume that there’s some kind of huge advantage for the RLX. Don’t be fooled. While it does sport more horsepower, you’ll be paying a lot more to get the same comfort and convenience features that come standard in the E 300 (if the RLX even offers those at all). Take a look at the table below to see how these two stack up against each other.

2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300


2018 Acura RLX FWD w/Technology Package

$52,950 MSRP $54.900
22 city/30 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 20 city/29 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 10-Speed Automatic
241 Horsepower 310
273 lb-ft Torque 272 lb-ft
6.2 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Specified
FWD Drivetrain FWD
Optional Adaptive Variable Suspension Not Available
9 Number of Airbags 7
Standard Front Power Memory Seats Not Available
12.3 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 E 300

If you’re buying a luxury car already, shouldn’t you be treated to the luxury features they contain without paying extra? Mercedes-Benz ensures that you don’t fall short of your desired comfort levels with advanced features in the 2018 E 300 such as front power lumbar with a massage feature. When work gets stressful and you need a quick fix once you leave the office, enjoy a relaxing massage on your way home from work. Unfortunately, the RLX doesn’t offer this feature. Other features standard and available in the E 300 that are unavailable in the RLX include:

  • Adaptive variable suspension

  • Automatic load-leveling

  • Genuine wood trim

  • Front power headrest

  • Front power memory seats

  • Cooled front seats

  • Vehicle location system

  • Electronic parking aid

  • and much more!

Come see the 2018 E 300 and everything else it has to offer here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis. We’re your go-to for all things luxury in the city of Indianapolis, and our staff is incredibly friendly and easy to work with. We will do everything in our power to leave you satisfied, so stop by today!

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