2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2017 Acura RLX

When you are searching for a new luxury sedan you will be met with many different options. It can be challenging to decide which one is the best match for your specific needs. It can help to compare similar models side-by-side. Today we’re going to do just that with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the the 2017 Acura RLX. These vehicles might look similar, but they have many differences to notice.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their starting prices. Many drivers think that Mercedes-Benz models are unaffordable, but in this case the E-Class has the lower price tag in comparison to the Acura RLX. If you are shopping with a budget in mind, the E-Class could be a better option, especially if you qualify for one of these corporate discounts.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 VS 2017 Acura RLX
Available Hands Free Auto-Opening Trunk Not Available
$52,150* MSRP $54,450
22 city/30 highway* MPG  20 city/30 highway
9-speed automatic Transmission 6-speed automatic


Test Drive the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class in Phoenix, AZ

Another major difference between these two vehicles is their available features. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is available with a long list of features including a hands free auto-opening trunk. This feature is not available with the Acura RLX.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, call or visit us here at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive here in the Phoenix, AZ area. Comes see what other drivers already love about the affordable and feature-filled E-Class.


*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details.] 
**EPA estimated 22 city/30 highway MPG with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class parked near a modern home
Door of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class' cabin
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class' steering wheel and dashboard