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Mercedes-Benz E 500 Elegance

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz E 500 Elegance

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 24-valve V engine, OHC, 4964 cm3 / 302.9 cu in / 302.9 cu in, 225.0 kW / 301.7 hp / 301.7 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 460.0 N·m / 339.3 lb·ft / 339.3 lb·ft @ 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm, automatic 8-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 11.1 l/100km / 25.4 mpg-UK / 21.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2005
ModelE 500 EleganceIssued until
SerieE classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)530 l / 18.72 cu ft / 18.72 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4820 mm / 189.8 in / 189.8 inTotal (curb) weight1725 kg / 3803 lb / 3803 lb
Width1830 mm / 72.0 in / 72.0 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity525 kg / 1157 lb / 1157 lb
Wheelbase2860 mm / 112.6 in / 112.6 inGross (max.) weight2250 kg / 4960 lb / 4960 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.22 m2 / 23.9 sq ft / 23.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore97.0 mm / 3.82 in / 3.82 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4964 cm3 / 302.9 cu in / 302.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity620.74 cm3/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder / 37.880 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHCCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power225.0 kW / 301.7 hp / 301.7 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque460.0 N·m / 339.3 lb·ft / 339.3 lb·ft at 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm / 2700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)90.0 kW / 120.7 hp / 120.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.3 kW/l / 0.996 bhp/cu in / 0.996 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque92.7 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears8
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio177.4 kW/ton / 134.4 bhp/ton / 134.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.1 l/100km / 25.4 mpg-UK / 21.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions260 g/km / 418 g/mi / 418 g/mi (est.)
  Range721 km / 448 mi / 448 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/55-ZR17Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz E 500 Elegance

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