Innovative solution for diesel and gasoline engines New family of diesel engines fulfils future RDE requirements DEKRA confirms particularly low and below-limit NOx emissions Continuous technical improvements across all model ranges Large-scale introduction of particulate filters for gasoline engines Stuttgart – With its completely newly developed family of diesel engines, Mercedes-Benz is the first manufacturer to put diesel vehicles on the market that already fulfil the stricter emission limits planned for the EU as of September 2017. This has been achieved through an integrated technology approach, which includes new stepped combustion chambers and further developed exhaust-gas recirculation. The new engine design also allows all components for exhaust-gas recirculation to be positioned directly on the engine, instead of under the car floor as previously. This significantly enhances the system’s overall effectiveness – largely independently of ambient temperatures and driving style. The market launch of the completely newly developed four-cylinder diesel engine OM 654 is in the new E-Class. The E 220 d now consumes as little as 3.9 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres (combined according to the NEDC currently prescribed for all manufacturers), although the engine is more powerful than its predecessor [72.4 mpg] (143 kW/195 hp compared with 125 kW/170 hp). This corresponds with CO2 emissions of 102 grams per kilometre.