The German based automaker Mercedes-Benz has recently announced that the E400 BlueTEC Hybrid has been launched in the United States, where the model has a starting price of $56,705.
After it was officially presented to the public in a world premiere at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIA) in Detroit earlier this year, the most fuel efficient version of the E-Class ever, the Mercedes-Benz E400 BlueTEC Hybrid, is once again being placed into the spotlights, this time by the German based automaker, who has announced that the model has been launched in the United States, where it’s base price has been set at 56,705 USD, including a $905 destination charge.
The Mercedes-Benz E400 BlueTEC Hybrid is cheaper than its two main competitors, the 301 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 and the 2013 Lexus GS 450h, with the Bavarian model starting at 61,995 USD and the Japanese vehicle being priced from 59,845 USD, both of them including an 895 USD destination charge. The most interesting part of the Mercedes-Benz E400 BlueTEC Hybrid is its engine, which is coming as a 3.5 liter V6, producing a total output of 302 HP and 273 lb-ft of torque. The combination is allowing the German vehicle to return a fuel economy of 24/31 mpg in city/highway.