The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been awarded the ‘Most Dependable Large and Luxury Car’ in the J.D. Power 2019 UK Vehicle Dependability Study.
The awards are given based on the opinions of more than 11,500 UK vehicle owners about their satisfaction after 12-36 months of ownership.
Mark Lendrich, Head of Research, J.D. Power Europe, said: “Long-term reliability has a direct impact on today’s sales and tomorrow’s loyalty. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class managed to achieve the UK VDS “Large&Luxury” segment award for the fourth time in the last five years. This underlines that Mercedes did a great job in satisfying the demanding group of premium customers when it comes to vehicle dependability.”
The E-Class line-up is available in a range of petrol and diesel engines, with prices starting from £38,065 for the E 220 d SE Saloon.
For more information on the E-Class please visit: www.mercedes-benz.co.uk.
About Mercedes-Benz Cars in the UK
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK is the sales and marketing organisation responsible for all Mercedes-Benz Cars and services in Britain (including smart).
As well as selling cars, parts, and service, the company runs Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands – a brand experience centre in Weybridge, Surrey. Mercedes-Benz World has welcomed over 3 million visitors since it opened in 2006.
The Mercedes-Benz UK group of companies directly employs over 4000 people, and 11,000 at independent retailers. Over 500 Apprentices have passed their professional qualifications at the company’s in-house Training Academy. The UK is also home to Mercedes-Benz High Performance Powertrains and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula 1™ team.
Mercedes-AMG was founded as AMG in 1967 by two former Daimler-Benz motor sport engineers, Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher. The company forged its reputation on the racetrack, from the legendary ‘Red Pig’ to the 190 race car, which won over 50 DTM victories between 1988 and 1993 to the latest GT3, which took the first four places at the 2016 Nürburgring 24-hour race. AMG is also synonymous with powerful, bespoke road cars, with a model range encompassing hatchbacks, saloons, estates and SUVs, as well as coupés, including the GT series. Today, over 1,100 employees work for Mercedes-AMG in Affalterbach, and in 2016 the brand delivered almost 100,000 vehicles worldwide.