2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Ratings

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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2006
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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS500

    Pros: looks and handling

    Cons: xenon lights optional?????????

    Advice: get the AMG

    The air ride is absolutly awsome, the 7 speed transmission is great, great gas mileage but who cares about that...

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS500

    Pros: Looks

    Cons: transmission - this is a noisy car

    Advice: Wait a few years until they perfect the transmission and airconditioning

    I have owned this vehicle since Aug 05 - IT is horrible! I had to replace the transmission 3 times! It still is not right - the shifting is noticable and unacceptable for a car of this cost. ALso beware of the sound coming from the engine when the air conditioning is on full blast -

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS500

    Pros: style meets ride

    Cons: the rear end - does anyone remember the oldsmobile aurora? extra $ for xenon? Nav system not as user friendly as others i have

    Advice: shop around for the package you want

    Extremely responsive and handles well. check out the turn radius! acceleration is good even at highway speeds though there is an occasional lurch. Visibility is slightly dimminished compared to other cars in its class. definitely gets looks wherever you go.

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS500

    Pros: Keyless Go and Distronic

    Cons: Problems!!!!!!!!!!

    Advice: none

    Well, i am a first time MBZ driver. Leased my first ever MBZ CLS500 fully loaded with MSRP of $81K+. However, i managed to get $73K OTD. The problem, everything MALFUNCTION Less then 48 hrs later. All the lights were on, SRS, check engine, cruise control, control unit, navi not working, everything not working. It makes me thing maybe the dealer knew about the problem and that is why they sell it cheap. I heard around that it's hard to get CLS500 and no dealer will let it go so much below MSRP. I also felt the transmission was jerking went i go from 1st to 2nd. I don't know but maybe i am bad luck. The sales guy drove my car and onto the pavement and scratched my Wheel!!!

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS500

    Pros: Looks

    Cons: Worrying if tires will hold up in city drivivg

    Advice: I love it in white

    My 3rd Benz all very good this one great

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS500

    Pros: Beautiful styling

    Cons: Nothing

    Advice: Please don't buy one...I want my exclusivity!

    I've had my CLS since June and have put 5k miles on it so far. I've owned 7 MBZ since '92, an 400SE, 2 CLKs (320 & 430), 1 SLK, an ML430 and a G500. This car is by far the best of all. The preceding comments say it all, great style, better than average handling, great quality, outstanding performance. On two trips of about 2000 miles, I averaged 71-73 mph (car computer) and still got 23mpg. The seven speed transmission is a wonderful addition and rewards you with the best of both worlds...0-60 in 5.5 sec. and exceptional mpg for a car this size and weight. I couldn't be happier with this choice.

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class - CLS500

    Pros: Smooth, Powerful Engine

    Cons: I'd like a thicker steering wheel

    Advice: Put all the goodies in it... it makes for great entertainment.

    I have had my CLS 500 for about 4 days and have driven it in many situations. I've had 15 cars in the last 8 years and this car is by far the highest quality, sexiest, and an overall acheiver. I love the Distronic (I splurged and glad I did - even in So. Cal. driving). I put on the AMG wheels and it they look and feel great. I love the ability to select my own suspension settings. The upgraded stereo is excellent and love the Sirius Satellite Option. Don't walk, run to your nearst Mercedes Dealer! Good job Mercedes, I was a BMW fanactic and this new CLS has me come to the other side!