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Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the most expensive vehicle on the safest new car list for 2017, which shows that safety technology is not the exclusive privilege of the wealthy.

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Highly praised for its comfort and luxury, which lifts it clear of its rivals from BMW, Audi and Jaguar, the new E-Class also offers a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP and other features like an innovative junction assist system. But then, you would expect nothing less from a manufacturer which has long been at the forefront of automotive safety.

The E-Class saloon has been on the UK market since May 2016, with the estate version arriving in the second half of the year. Still to come is the recently-announced E-Class coupé, and presumably a cabriolet version will appear at some stage as well.

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Stuart Massonhttps://www.thecarexpert.co.uk/
Stuart is the Editorial Director of our suite of sites: The Car Expert, The Van Expert and The Truck Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the automotive industry for over thirty years. He spent a decade in automotive retail, and now works tirelessly to help car buyers by providing independent and impartial advice.
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