2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet Review: Refined Glamour

Introduction

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet brings some real glamour to all the technology and autonomy of its E-Class saloon and coupe relations. It's the feel-good E-Class, yet it’ll seat four in comfort, and all the autonomous technology is very appealing if you’re enjoying the E-Class as intended - with the roof-down with the sun up. A four-engine range encompasses two diesels and two petrol options, a single nine-speed automatic gearbox, and the option of rear- or 4Matic four-wheel drive, making for plenty of choice.  

 

Body Style: Cabriolet Seats: 4                  MRP: from £44,675  

 

Did you know? The leather finishes on the E-Class Cabriolet’s seats reflect sunlight to keep them cool.

 

Verdict | Design | Interior | Technology | Performance | Safety | Specs | Running Costs | Pricing

Verdict: ★★★★★★★★☆☆ (8.3/10)

Mercedes-Benz already offers a wide choice of open-topped cars, from its roadsters to the C-Class and S-Class Cabriolets. This E-Class Cabriolet slots between the C and S, gaining space in the process over its predecessor. The ease of the E-Class’s drive suits the Cabriolet well, and the autonomous features that are offered optionally enhance that even further.

The E’s interior is beautifully finished and technologically advanced, particularly if you option the Comand Online system and additional widescreen on the lesser models. Of the four model choices the E 220 d makes the most sense, as it mixes ample performance and good refinement with p...