Unique equipment for the new engine assembly:
Adding yet another first to its achievement, Electronic Torqueing is now introduced for the first time in the engine assembly for the E 220 d. Some unique equipment for the all new E 220 d comprises:

  • Oil spray nozzle position checking through optical camera
  • Bearing assembly
  • Liquid sealant application system
  • Intercooler assembly
  • Turbocharger sub-assembly fixture

Key Engine highlights:  

  •  Flat steel pistons with innovative Mercedes-Benz stepped combustion bowls and long connecting rods
  •  All exhaust treatment technologies configured directly on the engine
  •  Extensive measures for friction reduction, such as the NANOSLIDE® coating of the cylinder walls
  • Fourth-generation common rail injection
  • Offset of the crank assembly
  • Reduced displacement
  • Systematic lightweight design
  • Unusual combination: aluminium engine block and steel pistons  

World premiere in a passenger car: Stepped-bowl combustion process
It is the first passenger car diesel engine to use the stepped-bowl combustion process (named after the shape of the combustion bowl) in the piston. The innovations also include the combination of aluminium engine block and steel pistons with a furtherimproved NANOSLIDE® coating of the cylinder walls.

New NANOSLIDE coating technology : Overall, the NANOSLIDE process reduces the use of gray cast iron by approx. 1,000 tonnes and of aluminum by approx. 8,000 tonnes per year.
This is an innovative and economical process for reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in combustion engines. By means of twin-wire arc spraying (TWAS), the cylinder inner surfaces in the aluminum crankcases are provided with an extremely thin coating based on an iron-carbon alloy. The mirror-smooth surface reduces 50 percent friction between piston, piston ring and cylinder track and reduces the weight of engine.

Stunning exterior and design elements:  

  • LED headlamps and tail lamps | Panoramic Sunroof | 17” Light Alloy Wheels
  • Rear design highlights: Chrome trim | Rear bumper inserts black diffuser-look finish | Two fixed tailpipe trim elements integrated into bumper | Illumination Specific to E-Class | Single-piece design | Crystal look during illumination 

Exclusive interior highlights:  

  • Ambient lighting: 64 colours and five dimming levels for the desired lighting mood
  • World first: Touch-sensitive touch controls on the steering wheel
  • Electric sunblind for rear windows
  • First: 37 degree recliner rear seats
  • Chauffeur Package with memory function: A first and standard feature across all variants

Unparalleled driving dynamics:  

  • 9-G TRONIC: 9-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • DYNAMIC SELECT Drive (E, C, S, S+, I) - influences the response of the engine, the ESP® and shift characteristics of transmission  

Cutting edge infotainment system:  

  • COMAND online as standard
  • Touchpad: Intuitive operation by finger gesture
  • World first: Touch-sensitive touch controls on the steering wheel
  • Firsttime in the E-Class - A high-resolution and bright display with a nextgeneration 12.3-inch screen
  • Smartphone Integration Package compatible with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto 

Unparalleled comfort & convenience:  

  • Panoramic sliding sunroof
  • THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control
  • Chauffeur Package with memory function: A first and standard feature across all variants 

Benchmarking safety and assistance systems  

  • ESP®
  • LED High Performance Headlamps
  • Parking Pilot with Active Parking Assist PARKTRONIC and visual aids
  •  Adaptive brake lights
  • Dual front airbags, Front side airbags, Curtain airbags, knee bag for driver (7 overall) 

Technical specifications:

New E-Class specs E 220 d
Arrangement/no. of cylinders In-line/4
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Total displacement (cc) 1950
Power kW(hp) @ rpm 143 kW(194 hp) @ 3800
Torque (Nm @ rpm) 400 @ 1600-2800
Acceleration (km/h) (s) 7.8
Top speed (Km/h) 240

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