Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Mercedes E350 4Matic, Part 3

Why you should buy this car: You love Mercedes! The big EZ makes you feel safe, secure, satisfied, loved, respected and admired. The sedan s four-wheel-drive let s you believe you don t have to pay for/install snow tires every year.

Why you shouldn t buy this car: You enjoy driving, perhaps more than you should.

Suitability Parameters
· Speed Merchants: No
· Fashion Victims: No
· Treehuggers: No
· Mack Daddies: No
· Tuner Crowd: No
· Hairdressers: No
· Penny Pinchers: No
· Euro Snobs: Yes
· Working Stiffs: No
· Technogeeks: No
· Poseurs: Yes
· Soccer Moms: No
· Nascar Dads: No
· Golfing Grandparents: Yes

Vitals:
· Manufacturer: Mercedes
· Model tested: E350 4Matic
· Model year: 2006
· Price as Tested: $52,300
· Engine type: 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V-6
· Horsepower: 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V-6
· Torque: 258 ft-lbs. @ 2400-5000 rpm
· Redline: 6000 rpm
· Wheels and Tires: 225/55 HR 17 all-season
· Drive type: four-wheel-drive:
· 0 - 60: 6.9 secs.
· 1/4 mile: NA
· Top speed: 130 (limited)
· Fuel economy city/highway: 18 /24
· NHTSA crash test rating front/side/rollover: 4/5/5

[by Robert Farago]

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Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Mercedes E350 4Matic, Part 1

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Mercedes E350 4Matic, Part 2