Mercedes-Benz Canada announced today that it will offer further unprecedented value to its customers by including additional no-charge equipment and by keeping pricing nearly identical to the previous model year. Pricing for the remaining 2009 model line-up continues the trend set by previous pricing announcements and keeps pricing virtually flat for the E-Class, CLK-Class, S-Class, CL-Class, R-Class, M-Class, GL-Class and G-Class.
For 2009, the E-Class will now only be offered in a special AVANTGARDE Edition that features standard no charge sport and premium packages and provides exceptional additional content value ranging from $5,250 to over $10,500, depending on the model selected. Despite the increased content, pricing for the 2009 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class remains consistent with 2008 levels and starts from $65,800 for the E300 4MATIC, $68,100 for the fuel-efficient E320 BlueTEC, $74,500 for the E350 4MATIC Sedan, and $85,300 for the E550 4MATIC. The powerful E63 AMG starts from $121,100.
The CLK-Class continues the remarkable value proposition by introducing a special AMG Edition that includes AMG body styling and wheels and a no charge premium package across the entire model range. For 2009, the luxurious CLK350 Coupe starts from $69,500, and the CLK350 Cabriolet starts from $78,400. The powerful and well equipped CLK550 Coupe starts from $82,400, and the CLK550 Cabriolet starts at $91,400. Pricing for the exciting CLK63 AMG starts from $117,900.
For 2009, the flagship S-Class also offers additional features including the technology package as standard equipment for the S600 and S65 AMG. Pricing for the S450 4MATIC remains flat to 2008 at $108,000, and pricing for the well-appointed S550 4MATIC now starts from $123,500. The stylish and powerful S600 starts from $187,000, the sporty S63 AMG starts at $150,000, and the top-of-the-line S65 AMG starts from $234,000.
Despite additional features and uncompromising levels of luxury and sophistication, pricing for the elegant CL-Class decreased slightly. For 2009, the CL550 4MATIC replaces the rear wheel drive model and starts from $130,500. The CL600, which features one of the world’s most powerful production car engines, starts from $189,500. On the AMG side, the CL63 AMG starts from $159,000, and the breathtaking CL65 AMG starts from at $241,000.
Prices for the impressive line-up of SUVs also remain consistent with 2008 levels despite many enhancements to all models, an entirely new telematic generation with integrated Bluetooth connectivity as well as hard-drive based navigation, and the introduction of the all-new BlueTEC six-cylinder clean diesel engine that offers four-cylinder fuel consumption with eight-cylinder output and superior torque.
The versatile 2009 R-Class offers additional standard equipment across the entire model range while boasting a starting price at par with the 2008 prices. Highlights include a new audio and communications system with Bluetooth, standard PRE-SAFE, and the revolutionary new clean diesel BlueTEC system with AdBlue technology in the R320 BlueTEC that meets the most stringent emissions standards in the world. The 2009 R350 4MATIC starts from $63,500, and the R320 BlueTEC 4MATIC starts from $65,000.
Pricing for the revised 2009 M-Class remains flat despite an exterior facelift that includes a new larger grille, updated headlamp design, new rear bumper, new appearance packages and a more aggressive wheel design. Inside, the M-Class also features many upgrades including a next generation audio and communications system with Bluetooth, an all-new optional rear seat entertainment system and standard PRE-SAFE. The ML350 4MATIC starts from $59,900, and the fuel efficient ML320 BlueTEC 4MATIC starts from $61,400. The ML550 4MATIC starts at $75,300, and the exciting ML63 AMG starts at $97,500.
The award-winning GL-Class’ price remains constant as well, and the 2009 model adds a next generation audio and communications system with Bluetooth as standard equipment. Other additions include a new rear seat entertainment system, re-designed mirrors and a new wheel design for the GL320 and GL450. The GL320 BlueTEC 4MATIC is the most economical full-size SUV in Canada and starts from $71,500. The gasoline powered GL450 4MATIC starts at $82,500, and the GL550 4MATIC starts at $91,000.
For 2009, the rugged G-Class adds a next generation audio and communications system with Bluetooth, increased horsepower for both engines, a re-designed radiator grille and new wheel designs. The level of luxury inside has also been enhanced further with the addition of air-ventilated multi-contour front seats as standard equipment on both models. The G550 4MATIC starts from $111,900, and the G55 AMG 4MATIC starts from $152,450.
“The additional content and aggressive pricing announced today for our 2009 models demonstrates that Mercedes-Benz Canada remains totally committed to offering an excellent price value ratio to its existing and future customers,” said Marcus Breitschwerdt, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada. “Pricing has been kept virtually flat compared to last year even though we’ve added even more comfort, convenience and safety features across our entire product portfolio. We’ve launched an exciting AVANTGARDE Edition for the E-Class, a special AMG Edition for the CLK, and also introduced the ground–breaking BlueTEC diesel technology with AdBlue on our M-Class, R-Class and GL-Class to make them the cleanest and most efficient SUV’s in the world. For 2009, customers are guaranteed to enjoy advanced technology and unmatched value while experiencing the sporty, luxurious driving characteristics and unparalleled safety of a Mercedes-Benz.”
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