Automaker Mercedes-Benz may be in the midst of a new-model frenzy, but the German luxury brand’s international mainstay is, was, and likely always will be the E-Class family of cars. With body styles ranging from coupe to sedan, convertible through station wagon, there is quite literally an E-Class variant to appeal to almost every automotive taste.
All deliver refined good looks (though to be frank, we’re glad Mercedes dropped the overdone pontoon rear fenders on the 2014 E-Class sedan redesign), comfortable and well-appointed interiors and solid build quality. Thankfully, the road manners of the current generation have improved, too, meaning that the E-Class now feels more capable and athletic than it has in the past.
The best-looking car in the family is still the coupe (thanks to its just-right proportions), though all models embrace a distinct and Teutonic design language. All variants are much more angular than the E-Class of the recent past, but we say...