Mercedes Benz E Class W210 E300 Turbo Diesel - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis W210
Model E300 Turbo Diesel
Engine 2996cc
Engine Code OM606.962
Fuel Type Diesel
Production 1995 - 2003
Predecessor W124
Successor W211
Performance Value
Power 177 PS - 130 kW - 175 BHP
Torque 330 Nm - 243 lb/ft
Acceleration 8.4 (s)
Top Speed 137 MPH
MPG City 25.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 43.0 MPG
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W210 E300 Turbo Diesel Review

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During the time of production, the W210 E300 was the fastest production diesel car, thanks to a large turbo charger bolted onto the OM606 3.0 litre inline-six cylinder engine.

E Class W210 E300 Turbo Diesel Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2000/147 - Heater Booster Concern - Electrical heater booster may fail to switch off after the vehicle has been parked. This in extreme cases may lead to an under bonnet fire.
  • R/2000/088 - Potential Loss Of Pas Oil - Insufficient tightening of the power assisted steering damper screw may result in oil leakage. This oil may in extreme circumstances contact the exhaust system with the risk of an under bonnet fire.
  • R/2000/142 - Unintentional Deployment Of Air Bag - Exposure to high humidity conditions may result in corrosion that can cause the drivers front air bag to deploy unintentionally.