The powerful, efficient 2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec is a great car -- nearly the total package -- but it won't be a great "tech car" until its dashboard tech gets a much needed overhaul.
The diesel-powered 2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec may not be as powerful as the competition, but it's more efficient and no less capable on the road.
If you're not too hung up on dashboard apps, the Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec is the total package, balancing gobs of torque and real-world performance, great highway fuel efficiency, and nearly autonomous driver aid tech.
Its Mercedes smallest SUV with the smallest diesels you'll ever run into.
The higher cost of diesel might make the 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Bluetec's superior fuel economy a wash when compared with a gasoline version, but this truck's luxury features make it a very comfortable road tripper.
The ML350 is definitely a luxury box with some odd tech and surprisingly so-so miles per gallon.
With its diesel engine, Mercedes-Benz's luxury SUV gets better fuel economy, by up to 5 mpg, than its gasoline equivalent. At the same time, its soft suspension and sound-dampened cabin lead to a comfortable ride.
With a comfortable cabin (albeit with some uninspiring tech), solid performance, and an astonishingly economical drivetrain, the 2007 Mercedes-Benz E320 BlueTec is an impressive newcomer to the luxury sedan segment.
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The 2012 Mercedes S350 BlueTec diesel will make its North American debut at the Detroit auto show.
The diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz ML350 gets fuel economy in the mid-20s and boasts great range with its large fuel tank, but the ride comfort is the stand-out feature.