DaimlerChrysler AG's Mercedes-Benz division won't offer a diesel in the U.S. in its 2000-model E-Class. The 3L 4-valves-per-cylinder turbodiesel I-6 currently offered in the E-Class simply won't fit under the restyled 2000 model's sharply sloping hood, says the automaker. Mercedes, however, does have in its diesel engine arsenal a 3.2L common-rail direct-injection (CDI) turbodiesel with a lower profile that it hopes to make available in E-Class for 2001. The automaker says it won't be able ...

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