2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class  RealSafeCars86Safety Rating

#1 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#6 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The E-Class, part of Mercedes-Benz's lineup since 1994, is a three-row large sedan/wagon with seating up to 7. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. The E-Class has offered Android Auto since 2017 and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Mercedes-Benz offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a score of 86, implying a 0.034% chance of driver death (3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0336% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.8359%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0336% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.8359% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 30% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 35% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9357Cadillac DTSCadillac STSBMW 5 SeriesLexus GSAcura RLM.-B. E-ClassVolvo S80Acura MDXAudi A6Lincoln MKSAcura ZDXSaab 95Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 93. The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is safer than the 2010 Cadillac DTS, the 2010 Cadillac STS, the 2010 BMW 5 Series, the 2010 Lexus GS, the 2010 Acura RL, the 2010 Saab 95, the 2010 Acura ZDX, the 2010 Lincoln MKS, and the 2010 Audi A6. It is about as safe as the 2010 Acura MDX and the 2010 Volvo S80.

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