The New Mercedes-AMG® E 53 Sedan

March 4th, 2020 by

A Bold New Look & Highly Advanced Equipment – The New Mercedes-AMG® E 53 Sedan

Mercedes-Benz Media Newsroom USA shares with us everything we need to know about the New Mercedes-AMG® E 53 Sedan. The newly designed sedan is equipped with an electrified, AMG®-enhanced 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbocharged engine and an electric auxiliary compressor that generates an output of 429 hp and produces a peak torque of 384 lb-ft. Its EQ Boost starter-alternator briefly provides an additional 21 hp of output, plus 184 lb-ft of torque and also feeds the 48 V on-board electrical system.

Mercedes-AMG® E 53

New features

  • AMG®-specific radiator grille and redesigned LED headlamps
  • Front bumper in A-wing design with five vertical struts in the center section
  • Two-piece all-LED taillamps
  • Revised rear bumper and new diffuser insert
  • Standard aerodynamically optimized 19-inch alloy wheels in a Twin 5-Spoke design
  • Optional aerodynamically optimized 20-inch alloy wheels in a Twin 5-Spoke design
  • Extended range of paint colors with Graphite Grey metallic, Mojave Silver metallic and Cirrus Silver metallic
  • MBUX infotainment system with AMG®-specific functions and displays for instrument cluster and media display (touchscreen), intuitive “Hey Mercedes” voice control and optional proximity control
  • New AMG® Performance steering wheel with three rounded twin spokes, seamlessly integrated buttons and two round AMG® steering wheel buttons
  • New two-tone Grey / Black upholstery offering

Interior with innovative MBUX infotainment system

AMG®-specific designs with luxurious materials and the latest-generation MBUX infotainment system. The AMG® E 53 Sedan is designed with Black MB-Tex/DINAMICA microfiber sport seats with AMG® designs, red topstitching and an AMG® badge. Red seat belts are available with various trim elements.

The Widescreen Cockpit features two displays for the instrument cluster and multimedia display. Drivers can choose between three AMG® display styles for the instrument cluster:  “Modern Classic,” “Sport,” and “Supersport”. Via the AMG® menu, the driver can call up various special displays such as Engine Data, gear speed indicator, Warm-up, Set-up, G- Meter and RACETIMER.

New AMG® Performance steering wheel as standard

The new AMG® Performance steering wheel connects driver and vehicle better than ever. In the steering wheel rim there is a capacitive sensor mat to recognize “hands-on.” If the system detects that the driver does not have their hands on the steering wheel for a certain amount of time, a warning alert starts which then activates Emergency Brake Assist if the driver continues to show no form of activity.

The AMG® Performance steering wheel is available in leather, DINAMICA or as a combination of leather and DINAMICA. All steering wheel options are available with steering wheel heating.

Six-cylinder in-line engine with EQ Boost starter-alternator

The AMG®-enhanced 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder turbo engine of the E 53 models is characterized by top performance and intelligent electrification. The EQ Boost starter-alternator combines a starter motor and alternator in a powerful electric motor that is fitted between the engine and transmission. It is used as an electric alternator an is also able to perform hybrid functions. These include boost with 21 hp of output and 184 lb-ft of torque, recuperation, shifting of the load point, gliding mode and the virtually imperceptible restarting of the engine with the start/stop function.

AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® TCT 9G transmission

The 3.0-liter in-line engine is combined with the AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® TCT 9G transmission. The vehicle is able to react with extremely short shift times as well as fast responses to shift paddle commands.


With the five DYNAMIC SELECT drive programs “Slippery,” “Comfort,” “Sport,” “Sport+” and “Individual,” the characteristics of the 53-series models can be influenced by the tap of a finger. The different drive programs range from efficient and comfortable to very sporty. The modes modify engine, transmission, suspension and steering responses.

AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all-wheel drive
The variable AMG® Performance 4MATIC®+ all-wheel drive combines optimal traction for dynamic driving fun with a high level of driving safety in all conditions whether it be dry, rainy, or snowy.

Visit Mercedes-Benz Media Newsroom USA for more information about the new Mercedes-AMG® E 53. Stop by Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown and test-drive vehicles like the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E 53 Sedan. Explore other Mercedes-AMG® vehicles like the New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 Coupe or the New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLC 43 SUV. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. We look forward to seeing you at our Mercedes-Benz dealership located at 630 Middle Country Road, Saint James, NY!