Mercedes 9G Gearbox – Reduces CO2 emissions by 17 g/km

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

From September there will a number of changes for the E-Class range, including the introduction of the new 9G-Tronic gearbox, new standard equipment, more power and lower emissions.  Mercedes-Benz developed the 9G-Tronic gearbox in-house and will be twined with the E 350 BlueTEC engine in the Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet.

The pairing brings a significant reduction of up to 17 g/km of CO2 emissions which now start from 136 g/km for the Coupé, 139 g/km for the Saloon, 142 g/km for the Estate and 143 g/km for the Cabriolet.  Power has also been increased to a total of 258 hp (+ 6hp).

At the same time the E 220 BlueTEC will see an increase in power to 177 hp (+ 7hp), with a reduction in CO2 emissions of up to 16 g/km whilst still being paired with the 7G-Tronic transmission.  The E 220 BlueTEC SE Saloon now boasts the lowest CO2 emissions of the range at 116 g/km.  Capacity of the E 400 AMG Sport will be known moving forward as the E 400 AMG Line and capacity of the V6 will increase for both the Coupe and Cabriolet to 3,498 cc, again with lower emissions of up to 17 g/km.