2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#1 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#12 of all 2015 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. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2017 and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Mercedes-Benz offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is safe 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 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a score of 88, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.027%, and the chance of injury falls to 2.5%.

We estimate that the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.032% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6498%, meaning the average driver has a 0.032% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6498% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2015 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.

9864INFINITI Q70Acura RLXHyundai EquusLexus GSCadillac XTSCadillac CTSVolkswagen TouaregAudi Q7M.-B. E-ClassBMW 5 SeriesLexus RCAudi A6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 98. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is safer than the 2015 INFINITI Q70, the 2015 Acura RLX, the 2015 Hyundai Equus, the 2015 Lexus GS, the 2015 Cadillac XTS, the 2015 Cadillac CTS, the 2015 Audi A6, and the 2015 Lexus RC and less safe than the 2015 Volkswagen Touareg.

Find another model