E350 BlueTEC Sedan

Jim, 44, Texas, daily commuter:

One of 10+ million people who drive more than 60 minutes to work each day: the E350 BlueTEC sedan vehicle would be the best option for Jim, as he likely does most of his driving on the highway. Diesels offer 20%-30% better fuel economy than traditional gas-powered vehicles and can go up to 600 miles on a single tank of fuel.

2010 S400 HYBRID Sedan

Courtney, 50, Boston, lives and works downtown:

Since Courtney does most of her driving in the city, she's likely in a lot of stop-and-go traffic. That's where the S400 HYBRID sedan shines, as it can run on battery power and stop using fuel altogether when she's going below a certain speed.

Hydrogen Electric (F-Cell)

Oliver, 28, California, lives in Santa Monica, works in downtown LA:

An early adopter, Oliver chooses to drive Mercedes-Benz's first emission-free vehicles, the Hydrogen Electric (F-Cell). The hydrogen electric delivers earth-friendly fuel economy and low emissions, without sacrificing design, luxury and functionality. The only by-product is water.


Debbie, 37, Arizona, works part time and has three kids:

Debbie needs something big for her kids, her pets and their friends. A GL350 BlueTEC SUV could work for her. For city or highway driving, diesel SUVs get better gas mileage than gas; a better option for heavy driving. MPG: 17 city / 23 highway.

Please note: Profiles are composites and not actual customers.