Engine Mercedes M272 KE25 under the hood

Engine Mercedes M272 KE25

The M272 KE35 engine, presented on the Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 (R171) in 2004, was another step in the development of power units in the V6 configuration from Mercedes-Benz and was intended to replace the outdated M112 E32 and M112 E37 engines. In addition to the 3.5-liter version, the new family includes the E25 and E30 variants, with a displacement of 2.5 and 3 liters, respectively. The engine was developed in Stuttgart, Germany, with a total of about 400 prototypes developed for testing.


Manufacturer Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt Plant
Also called M272
Production years 2005-2011
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration V
Number of cylinders 6
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 68.4
Cylinder bore, mm 88
Compression ratio 11.2
Displacement, cc 2496
Power output, hp 204/6200
Torque output, Nm / rpm 245/2900
Fuel type 95
Euro standards Euro 5
Weight, kg
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for C230 W204)
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 800
Recommended engine oil 0W-30 / 0W-40 / 5W-30 / 5W-40
Engine oil capacity, liter 8.0
Amount of engine oil for replacement, liter ~7.5
Oil change interval, km 10000
Normal engine operating temperature, °C ~90
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real


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