The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan will be available in July of 2016, at a starting price of $52,150 for the rear-wheel drive model and $54,650 for the all-wheel drive 4Matic.

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The wheelbase is 2.6 inches longer than the outgoing E-Class. Overall length increases by 1.7 inches.

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A long hood and short overhangs in the front and rear keep the design looking muscular yet refined.

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LED taillights use a new reflector technology that varies the intensity of light depending on the time of day, so as not to blind the driver behind. Mercedes-Benz calls it a "stardust effect."

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Twin exhausts enhance the rear fascia of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300.

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This color is called Piedmont green metallic. Goes well with the Pacific Ocean, don't you think?

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While many customers will choose a subdued color like those pictured here, Mercedes-Benz also offers cardinal red and lunar blue metallic paint choices.

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The E300 gets LED taillights for 2017.

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Twin-torch LED headlamps are standard on the E-Class sedan.

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The E300 has optional AMG 5-spoke 18-inch wheels wrapped in high-performance summer tires.

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The front seats have an optional rapid-heat feature as well as massage and automatic bolsters.

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Mercedes-Benz calls the E300 the most intelligent car ever made. While not quite ready to drive itself, the E300 offers a host of driver-assist functions that can make driving less stressful.

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With the longer wheelbase there is plenty of room for real-sized adults in the rear seats.

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A 12.3-inch high-definition screen is the focal point of the nicely appointed cabin.

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While leather abounds on the interior surfaces of the E300, there is a flash of shine with the piano-black center console.

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The familiar Classic style on the displays inside of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-class.

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Yellow fonts signal the Sport theme for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-class displays.

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The 12.3-inch display with the Progressive graphics theme in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-class.

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The E300 is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine putting out 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque.

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New for this year are scrolling buttons on either side of the steering wheel. The left controls the driver's gauge cluster while the right controls the center stack screen.

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Driver's can swipe up or down for options and then click to select using the steering wheel scroll buttons.

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Even the engine start/stop button has nice detailing around it.

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The left steering wheel touch control button controls the screen in front of the drive, while the right steering wheel touch control button controls the center infotainment screen in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-class.

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