2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#6 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#18 of all 2019 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. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2017 and Apple CarPlay since 2016. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Mercedes-Benz offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 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 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a score of 90, implying a 0.029% chance of driver death (2.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.029% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.3129%, meaning the average driver has a 0.029% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.3129% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 40% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is 44% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9862INFINITI Q70Cadillac XTSLexus GSCadillac CTSAcura RLXBMW 5 SeriesAcura MDXLexus RXAudi A6Lincoln ContinentalM.-B. E-ClassVolvo S90Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 98. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is safer than the 2019 INFINITI Q70, the 2019 Cadillac XTS, the 2019 Lexus GS, the 2019 Cadillac CTS, the 2019 Acura RLX, and the 2019 BMW 5 Series. It is about as safe as the 2019 Lincoln Continental, the 2019 Audi A6, the 2019 Lexus RX, and the 2019 Acura MDX.

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