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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!
Pros: Comfort & the way it drives
Cons: That its not a convertible :(
Advice: Deal! The MB dealer I dealt with was hungry. Got the car for invoice!Love the new look of the c240. Its not the old conservative look of the Mercedes my mom drove.
Pros: Speed, Incredible performance and Brakes too. We accelerated smoothly over 3 miles without a full throttle push and at 140 the C32 was still pulling strong...but the road was running out. Be back after the next oil change and the break in period.
Cons: A little small - when you come out an S-Class - not enough room to go fast...
Advice: Look at GS430, M3, Infiniti and the Cadillac CTS... Only the CTS for its pricing came close. The others were just so expensive it was hard to justify. Wonder about the new Maruader by Lincoln but Black not in Texas...After buying my C32, all I have to say is does anyone want to buy a: 2001 Corvette Convertible, Brilliant Silver with Black convertible top, Gray Sports Seats leather interior, 2,900 miles of weekend driving - perfect, Loaded, Bose CD sound, 4 speed Automatic (incredibly good gas mileage), Heads up display of instruments, Mid level suspension, Chrome wheels, Memory Package and more. Mobil 1, 3/36,000 warranty, $54k new, sell for? No stories, damage or insurance repairs, Trade for something weird. This car is incredible. I never drive the Corvette anymore. I go to eBay and C32's often and consider buying another???
Advice: if you find oneThis is my wifes car,We went to get a new E class sport,Until we saw this car coming off the car trailer. We picked the car up that night . They gave us a cd changer and took $400 off.With taxes it ended being 60k
Pros: Handling and power.
Cons: CD changer in rear requires some planning.
Advice: Know your prices, there are discounts.After testing most of the top rated mid-sized SUVs, I settled on the ML. I cannot imagine who writes the negative reviews I found, because this was by far the nicest car and the best value out there. The Mercedes dealer was low pressure but high service (unlike Acura -- they wanted me to feel I was lucky to buy one!) The car feels safe, solid and luxurious, but not in a superfluous way...no useless bells and whistles, but nothing missing either. It's quiet, fast, and smooth, especially considering it is a truck-based vehicle. Our overall experience is overwhelmingly positive.