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Pros: Styling, safety features
Cons: Storage space
Advice: Good choise for a classy uniquely styles vehicle..Bought new in 2004. Have driven 44,000 trouble-free miles. Car gets looks everywhere I go, people I don't even know in my local area know my car. I get complements about it's styling waiting on line for coffee! Is fast enough, but not a rocket (the 500 is), seats are very nice. I drive in snow, just change to snow tires. I find it an excellent winter car. Convertable top operation is fast and convienent. Has actually been quite cheap to maintain needing only routine services.
Pros: SOS getting directions and help with the press of a button
Cons: engine breaking down
Advice: get a mechanic to check it before buying itI purchased a 2004 CLK 320 today with 17,800 miles on it. I drove it for 1 hour and it broke. The check engine light came on and the car won't shift out of gear. so you can only go 30 miles per hour and i am waiting on the dealer to come get it on a tow truck. i want to return this car. horrible experience.