German auto giant, Mercedes Benz India has launched he new E 220 d in India at Rs. 57.14 lakh (ex-showroom Pune). The long wheelbase E Class was launched a couple of months back and was debuted with E350 d and E200 variants. The car has been gathering a great response from the Indian market and the carmaker expects to see a further rise in the sales figures with the launch of the new diesel engine.
The E220 d comes with an all-new 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine which is good enough for 191bhp of power along with 400NM of torque. It has been coupled with a 9-speed G TRONIC automatic transmission. The new E Class has been launched in India only in the long wheelbase trim which is surprisingly turning out really well for the German carmaker.
The new E220 d also marks the launch of the new OM 654 diesel engine, more Mercedes products are expected to debut with the same in the coming months. Mercedes has also launched the “My Mercedes My Service: program with the new E Class which is offering extended warranty for upto 6 years starting at Rs. 76,600.
Will the new E220 d feel underpowered with the new smaller engine? Stay tuned to find the same in our detailed review coming soon!