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do i have a 4matic?

just bought wife a 07 e350 with a 7speed auto. are all 7 autos 4matics or is it an upgrade? there is no badging on car that states 4matic. thanks
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just bought wife a 07 e350 with a 7speed auto. are all 7 autos 4matics or is it an upgrade? there is no badging on car that states 4matic. thanks
If your trunk badge or owners manual doesn't say 4matic, it's not a 4matic. If I am remembering correctly, the presence of a 7 speed means it's not a 4matic, I think the 2007 4matics had 5 speed transmissions.

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thanks! btw, i live in houston too.
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I think the 2007 4matics had 5 speed transmissions.
Not only 2007 but all W211 4Matics were with 5 speed transmission.
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another question. i dont have a 4matic, does this mean i dont have a transfer case too? thanks
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another question. i dont have a 4matic, does this mean i dont have a transfer case too? thanks
Sure, MB does not put even extra wires that are only needed for some option that most buyers do not choose and a useless transfer case would cost a lot (and would cause a bit of additional fuel consumption for nothing good).
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Not only 2007 but all W211 4Matics were with 5 speed transmission.
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another question. i dont have a 4matic, does this mean i dont have a transfer case too? thanks
Sure, MB does not put even extra wires that are only needed for some option that most buyers do not choose and a useless transfer case would cost a lot (and would cause a bit of additional fuel consumption for nothing good).

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