Mercedes CDI (M, E and R-class) Performance and Fuel Economy
|215 hp||215 hp||201 hp||241 hp(230 hp E320 3.2I)|
|398 ft*lb||398 ft*lb||369*ft*lb||440 ft*lb(410 ft-lb E320 3.2I)|
0-60 mph Performance (Sea level, 70° F)
|Run (in seconds)||1||2||Avg|
The torque curves with the GDE tunes are broader and relatively flat from 2000-3400 rpm. This dramatically improves drivability and vehicle response in all conditions.
FUEL ECONOMY COMPARISON
The fuel economy improvements are considerable when driving at constant speeds or accelerating conservatively, with an average gain of 2-4 mpg. If driving aggressively it is feasible to maintain stock fuel economy with much more performance. Driving style has a significant impact on overall fuel economy.