2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class  RealSafeCars87Safety Rating

#1 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#11 of all 2014 vehicles

Pictured: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
The E-Class, a mainstay of Mercedes-Benz's lineup since 1994, is a three-row large sedan/wagon with seating up to 7. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. The E-Class has offered Android Auto since 2017 and Apple CarPlay since 2016. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Mercedes-Benz offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2014 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 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a score of 87, implying a 0.033% chance of driver death (2.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.028%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.5%.

We estimate that the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0327% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.7391%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0327% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.7391% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 32% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 36% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9863INFINITI Q70Acura RLXHyundai EquusCadillac XTSLexus GSVolkswagen TouaregAudi Q7M.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesAudi A6Cadillac CTSLincoln MKTComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 98. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is safer than the 2014 INFINITI Q70, the 2014 Acura RLX, the 2014 Hyundai Equus, the 2014 Cadillac XTS, the 2014 Lexus GS, the 2014 Lincoln MKT, the 2014 Cadillac CTS, and the 2014 Audi A6 and less safe than the 2014 Audi Q7 and the 2014 Volkswagen Touareg. It is about as safe as the 2014 BMW 5 Series.

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