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Mercedes-Benz Ratings

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    5/20/2002 11:19:36 AM

    2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class - C240 Sedan

    Pros: Smoothest cruise control ever.

    Cons: Car does not respond instantly when accererating.

    Advice: Thorough test drive.

    Accelerates and handles extremely well at highway speeds. Poor acceleration, rough transmission shifts at low speeds.Defrosters do not clear fogged windows quickly.

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    5/3/2002 2:32:53 PM

    2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class - C230 Coupe

    Pros: GREAT car for the money.

    Cons: trunk

    Advice: For a really sporty look, do the wheel package. At $750, a bargain.

    What really surprised me was the quickness--and my last car was a Cadillac STS. I'm not saying this little coupe is that fast, but it's surprisingly quick. I think to experience it best you need the 6-speed manual. (In fact, if ever a car was MADE to be a stick, this is it.) The look grows on you, and grows on you. Inside, it just feels classy. I kept thinking, I'm really going to get this car for under $30,000? I better get it before they change their minds. Surprisingly good room in the back seats--not for BIG people--but better than you'd think. My biggest concern came when I looked at the trunk and wondered how I'd get my golf clubs in. But they answered that with the split fold-down seats. The wheel package really adds the finishing touch to the sport feeling.

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    5/3/2002 9:51:59 AM

    2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class - Base E320 RWD Sedan

    Pros: Ability to talk to information agent thru the car speakers.

    Cons: No automatic headlights.

    Advice: Buy it; you'll love it. Others don't come close to the prestige.

    We considered ourselves permanent Cadillac owners, but my husband wanted to test drive other luxury cars. We had almost decided on a new Jaguar when my son recommended that we try the Mercedes. That first test drive sold us; the drive, the luxuriious feel, the acceleration, the salesman, the warranty, the service, the safety features -- all were incomparable. Talking to Mercedes Benz information over the speakers in the car was awesome! It made us feel like we were in James Bond's car!

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    4/26/2002 2:17:37 PM

    2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class - C230 Coupe

    Pros: short commute only

    Cons: shape like 'honda'

    Advice: check out other car & better dealer

    not too smooth ride when compare to other japanese import,noisy,platic part too much even door latch & far small for me 5'11 while my wife like the name MB ,think paying too much $

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    3/24/2002 7:35:50 PM

    2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class - C230 Coupe

    Pros: Sunroof

    Cons: Automatic climate control does not work as well as it should

    Advice: Get the sunroof!

    Other than an occasional hesitation when cold, this car kicks! Despite its small size, the interior room is excellent (although getting in and out is a little tricky for a 6-footer like me). The car has a solid feel and handles precisely and predictably. The ride is firm but smooth. From the side it looks a little Honda-like, but from the front and the rear, it has a distinct look all its own. The panoramic roof is awesome...don't get a C-Coupe without it. Safety features galore, great visibility, also make this car a winner. And the price can't be beat.

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    3/24/2002 9:51:56 AM

    2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class - C230 Coupe

    Pros: The double moonroof

    Cons: The cloth interior

    Advice: You have to get the double moonroof.

    This car is great! Not only do u get looks but its a smooth drive and easy to handle.

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    3/23/2002 11:58:55 PM

    2002 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - Base

    Pros: Breaks and handling.

    Cons: Seat confort.

    Advice: Check into the electric problems.

    I own a 2002 one, great car. It has some electrical prfoblems. Álso fuel injection or filtering problems.