Mercedes-Benz
E420
1997
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$49,900
Invoice *
$43,410
Engine
4.2L V-8 275 HP 295.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
4.2L V-8 275 HP 295.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,900 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
115 amp
Battery
100 amp
Axle Ratio
2.82
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
21.1 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P215/55HR16.0BSW AS / P235/45ZR17.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size aluminum

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket / premium bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
simulated wood
Dashboard Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
brand AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
8 brand
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
keyfob
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring / voice activated
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
reservoir
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Blinds
power
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
door mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.3 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
189.4 "
Exterior Width
70.8 "
Exterior Height
56.7 "
Wheelbase
112 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
60 "
Turning Radius
18.6 '
Curb Weight
3,748 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.29
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
36.1 "
Front Headroom
37.6 "
Rear Headroom
37.2 "
Front Hiproom
54.9 "
Rear Hiproom
55.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.3 "
Rear Shoulder Room
57.1 "
Passenger Volume
95 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
15.3 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored with chrome insert
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone / monotone with badging
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
unlimited/100,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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