Mercedes-Benz won't offer a diesel in the U.S. in its '00 model E-Class. The 3L 6-cyl. four-valve-per-cylinder turbodiesel currently offered in the E-Class won't fit in the restyled '00 model, with features a more sharply sloping hood. Mercedes does have a common rail-type 3.2L diesel with a lower profile that it hopes to make available in '01 E-Class, but it says it won't be able to certify that engine for the U.S. in time for '00. Diesels will continue to be offered in European cars for ...

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