2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan vs 2018 Lexus GS 300

2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan in blue vs silver Lexus GS 300

The E-Class has long been known as one of the best compact car lineups on the market. The most commonly known model in the lineup is the E-Class Sedan, which is available in a number of configurations with various powertrains and interior options. The team here at Jack Ingram Motors wants you to shop for your next vehicle with as much information as possible, so we put together this comparison of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan vs the 2018 Lexus GS 300. Let's see how the two models compare.

The name "Mercedes-Benz" has some weight to it. In a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle, drivers know they are getting the utmost in quality, dependability, and luxury on the road. The E 300 Sedan is the base model for the E-Class sedan lineup. Even though this model has a slightly higher price tag than its Lexus counterpart, drivers are treated to a number of standard features not available in the GS 300 without costly upgrades. In addition to this, the E 300's engine maximizes output with a similarly sized engine to the Lexus model, while providing noticeably more torque. Take a look at the chart below to see how they compare in black and white.

2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan


2018 Lexus GS 300

2.0-Liter inline-4 Turbo Engine Entry-Level Engine Option 2.0-Liter inline-4 Turbo Engine

22 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy

Peak EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

22 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy

241 hp & 273 lb-ft of torque

Peak Engine Output 241 hp & 258 lb-ft of torque




*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, and registration. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See Jack Ingram Motors for details.

2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Premium Standard Features

Like we mentioned earlier when you purchase or lease a brand new Mercedes-Benz model, you're not only buying a vehicle. You're buying the innovation, quality, and dependability that has been proven throughout decades of automotive production. With this legacy in mind, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan offers drivers plenty of premium; top-of-the-line features as standard. Drivers can upgrade to other models like the E 400 Sedan, or AMG models, but Mercedes-Benz ensures that even at the lineup's entry-level configuration, drivers get all they've come to expect from a Mercedes-Benz. Standard features for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 include:

  • 64-color ambient LED lighting
  • Car-to-X Communication
  • Mercedes-Benz mbrace® Connect (5 years of service included)
  • Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • HomeLink® garage door opener
  • 12.3-inch High-Resolution Central Display
  • ... and so much more.