The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E43 Sedan is a high-performance car that was recently replaced with the E53. The E43 comes with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine rated at 396 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque. Power is delivered through a nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
The car comes standard with navigation, multi-zone climate controls, and automatic parking. Available features include an Acoustic Comfort Package, which increased sound insulation for the car’s cabin, a Premium 2 Package, which includes air balance suspension, sun shades, and an LED lighting system, and the AMG Night Package, which comes with high-gloss black exterior trim pieces.
The E43 was rated five stars by the NHTSA and the E-Class itself was rated as a Top Safety Pick + by the IIHS. The cars came standard with a backup camera, blind-spot monitors, brake assist, and stability control.
The E43 has a starting price of $71,600 before taxes or options. Competitors include cars like the BMW M550i and the Cadillac CTS V-Sport.