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Pros: The leather
Cons: the plastic wheel covers
Advice: don't buy and buy The Acura TLThis is a nice car but to get get all of the same options as the $28,900.00 Acura TL you will need to spend $40,000.00
Advice: best choice for speed and luxurybest sport but yet luxury roadster under 60,000 dollars
Pros: The Power close trunk.
Cons: The sound system.
Advice: Be ready to change the stereo system and the rims.This is the most brillant car ever made in the history of Merecedes-Benz!
Pros: Definitely the power convertible hard top.
Cons: I don't have time to drive it as much as I would like to.
Advice: Get the AMG sport package; the 17' wheels and low profile high performance tires really add to the handling.This is an amazing car; what fun to drive. It handles as well as a BMW 330 or Z3 and has a much more comfortable ride. You can easily turn corners at 30 mph in 3rd gear. The acceleration is great (0 to 60 in 6.6 sec.); if you have an extra $10K you can spring for for the SLK32 AMG to cut 1.8 sec. off. With the voice activated phone, you can also control the CD, radio and tape by voice command. The best feature is the power hard top. With the top up, it looks and rides (very quiet) like a coupe. With the top down, its a typical two-seater convertible. It takes only 25 sec. to lower the top. With the top up you have a full 9.5 cubic feet of trunk space.
Pros: control console in the streering wheel
Cons: user interface of the Navigation system
Advice: Do get a COMMAND navigation system, it's very helpfulPerformance, accelaration are great. I am impressed and enjoyed with the highly computerized control console. Suspension is very comfortable. The COMMAND navigation system still has room for improvement, especially in the user interface. Overall, the car is great, very cool, and worths the brand.
Pros: six speed transmission
Cons: instrument cluster: no temp guage and small tach
Advice: get the sun roof and six speedGreat gas mileage with the six speed transmission. The hatchback feature is great for carrying everything from bikes (we can carry two without removal of any bike tires.) German engineering is exceptional. If you drive in snow you must get snow tires (four of them.) The car handles very well.
Cons: I have not found any inefficiencies!
Advice: Buy the 2002, the 2003 is restyled like the C and S class!The E320 Special Edition is the nicest car I have even driven. It is smooth and luxurious. Do not be mistaken, this is not a baby boomers car, it is perfect for all ages. I am 30 and this car does it all for me!