The world’s oldest car manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz began with Karl Benz’s creation of the first petrol-powered car in 1886, and Daimler and Maybach’s stagecoach conversion in 1901. The brand name Mercedes-Benz was created in 1926 following the creation of the Daimler-Benz company.
Arguably the planet’s foremost manufacturer of luxury cars, Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with quality, engineering perfection and high performance. When you drive such a prestigious car, getting it covered is likely to be at the forefront of your mind.*Below we’ve pulled together information on past and present Mercedes-Benz models. This also includes an average car insurance price for each car across different age groups. These prices are an average based on all specifications of that model, and all our customer quotes from 01/01/18 – 01/10/18. This includes different locations, driving background and other factors. Your own quote could be cheaper or more expensive depending on your personal circumstances.
**Information sourced from Parkers.co.uk
The third generation of the A-Class has got rid of the high roof and has a sleeker and longer look. This mid-sized family hatchback has a wide range of engines, and because it’s lower to the ground, the CO2 emissions have been cut to around 89g/km.
If you’re aged between 31 - 45, you could get insurance for around £908*.
|Specification (13 onwards)||Typical Insurance Group**|
|Standard trim||1.5 - 2.0||18||D|
|Engineered by AMG||1.5 - 2.0||34||E - G|
||1.5 - 2.0
||16 - 33||B - G|
|SE||1.5 - 2.0
||13 - 18||A - G|
|Sport||1.5 - 2.0
||13 - 23||B - H|
In the interior, the AMG GT Coupe comes with a wide central console, with the same multimedia system that’s seen in other Mercedes vehicles. It also has sport seats and a sports steering wheel as standard.
If you splashed out on the AMG GT Coupe, it’ll be no surprise that insurance won’t come cheap, due to the sheer power from the car.
If you’re aged between 41 - 55, you could get insurance for around £1,328*.
|Specification (15 onwards)|
|GT C 50 Edition||4.0||50||M|
The B-Class is in its second-generation, with four engine options available in petrol and diesel. The ‘compact sports tourer’ is building on the previous version's spaciousness and versatility, by becoming a more comfortable drive.
Average insurance prices for the B-Class will be around £667* for 41 - 55 year olds, based on previous quotes.
|Specification (12 onwards)|
|SE||1.5 - 2.2||12 - 20||A - G|
|Electric Art||Electric||22 - 25||A|
|AMG Line||1.5 - 2.2||12 - 22||B - H|
|Sport||1.5 - 2.2||12 - 27||A - H|
There are a few different types of the C-Class: it’s available as a saloon, coupe estate and convertible. It has a wide range of engines. It also has a display unit available as standard for the first time, which allows the driver to control all car functions, similar to a smartphone.
If you’re looking to insure the C-Class, it could cost you £927* if you’re aged between 36 - 50.
|Saloon (14 onwards)||1.6 - 3.0||23 - 43||A - J|
|Estate (14 onwards)||1.6 - 3.0||23 - 43||A - J|
|AMG (15 onwards)||4.0||47 - 49||J - K|
|Coupe (15 onwards)||2.0 - 3.0||31 - 45||B - J|
|Cabriolet (16 onwards)||2.0 - 4.0||35 - 50||C - K|
The Mercedes CL was designed to be a pleasure and a thrill to drive, while maintaining the brand’s standards for luxury, style and comfort – and is considered by most to have been a great success.
It’s among the top in the Mercedes-Benz range, with few drawbacks, until you look at the running costs. For example, insurance could be around £1,046* if you’re aged between 31 - 45 based on previous quotes.
|Specification (07 -14)||Typical Insurance Group**|
|Standard Trim||4.7 - 6.0||50||L - M|
The Mercedes CLS is another executive class car from Germany and, in line with the high standards of the Mercedes brand, is packed full of equipment to match its high-performance engines.
Taking designs from Mercedes SLS supercar, the second-generation CLS is a saloon/coupe crossover that’s only available as a four seater.
Insurance costs will be high on this car, with the average price being around £946* for drivers aged 36 – 55.
|Specification (11 - 18)|
|Standard Trim||250 - 350||43 - 46||E - G|
|Sport||250 - 500||44 - 47||E - K|
||250 - 350||43 - 46||E - G|
|AMG Line||220 - 400||39 - 44||D - I|
The E-Class is available as a saloon, coupe and cabriolet, and 13 million have been sold to multiple generations. The E-class is spacious, has good handling, and you’ll be spoilt for choice as it also offers a wide range of engine sizes to suit your driving.
You could be looking at around £840* for insurance if you’re aged 41 – 60.
|Specification||Typical Insurance Group**|
|Saloon (16 onwards)||2.0 - 3.0||28 - 49||A - K|
|Estate (16 onwards)||2.0 - 4.0||28 - 49||B - K|
|Coupe (17 onwards)||2.0 - 3.0||35 - 42||C - J|
|Cabriolet (17 onwards)||2.0 - 3.0||40 - 45||G - K|
|All Terrain (17 onwards)||3.0||43||J|
|AMG (09 - 16)||5.4 - 6.2||46 - 48||L - M|
The G-Class is a tough off-roader with a large engine. It’s well respected in its field, and has been continually evolving since it first started production in 1979. The added power of this 4x4 could also mean a more expensive repair bill if you have an accident.
It’ll be no surprise that insurance won’t come cheap, due to the sheer power from the car.
If you’re aged between 31 - 55, you could get insurance for around £1,967*.
|Specification (12 onwards)|
The GLA has the looks of an off-roader, but comes with hatchback-style performance. Although similar to the A-Class, the GLA comes with higher levels of comfort and a bigger boot.
Available in both manual and automatic to suit your driving style, you could be looking at insurance for around £755* if you’re a driver aged 31 – 50.
|Specification (14 onwards)|
|SE||1.6 - 2.2||19 - 30||B - H|
|AMG||GLA45||42||H - J|
|WhiteArt||1.6 - 2.2||22 - 31||C - I|
|Sport||1.6 - 2.2||19 - 30||B - I|
The S-Class has an abundance of futuristic technology, which includes Magic Body Control suspension. This’ll constantly adjust to give you the most comfortable ride possible, using data from cameras to scan the road ahead for rough tarmac etc.
It was designed to excel on certain sections of the German autobahn network, where there’s no speed limit. It maintains consistent stability and performance at very high speeds, which would often strain other vehicles.
Drivers aged 46 – 65 could get insurance for £912* according to previous quotes.
|S-Class (13 onwards)||Typical Insurance Group**|
|SE Line||3.0 - 3.5||45 - 50||F - G|
|SE||3.0 - 3.5||45 - 47||F - H|
|AMG||4.0 - 6.0||50||K - M|
|AMG Line||3.0 - 5.5||44 - 50||A - M|
In a market with competition from the Porsche 911 Cabriolet, Mercedes has to pull out some stops. The new generation of the SL-Class has lost 140kgs and has a more powerful engine, making life more difficult for its rivals.
The SL-Class is a thirsty motor, which is typical of any high-end performance cars. On average, if you’re aged between 41 - 55, you could get insurance for £588* depending on your circumstances.
|Specification (12 onwards)||Typical Insurance Group**|
|Standard trim||3.5 - 4.7||48 - 50||H - K|
|AMG Line||3.0 - 4.7||50||H - K|
|AMG Sport||3.0 - 4.7||50||H - K|
|AMG||5.4 - 6.0||50||L - M|
The M-Class is known for its strong performance both on and off road. The exterior looks of the M-Class may not have changed much; however, the third generation comes with a simpler engine choice than its predecessor, and no longer has a seven-seat option.
Insurance for the M-Class could be around £972* for 36 - 55 year olds.
|Specification (12 - 15)|
|Sport||2.2 - 3.0||38 - 42||G - J|
|Special Edition||2.2 - 3.0||37 - 42||G - J|
|AMG Sport||2.2 - 3.0||38 - 43||G - J|
|SE Executive||2.2 - 3.0||40 - 45||G - J|
|SE||2.2 - 3.0||38 - 43||G - J|