Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Ratings

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - SL500

    I bought this car in early 2013 with only 39k miles on it. When I looked at it, it appeared to be a cream puff. Perfect example of not judging a book by it's cover. In this short time, well, I can't even remember the list of engine components that the dealership had to replace within the first two months. In July, the transmission dropped. As far as looks and performance, the car is awesome...when it works.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2007 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - SL550

    Pros: overall feeling of well being when behind wheel

    Cons: i am not a gadget guy and car has many gadgets

    Advice: buy buy buy

    recently purchased new this 550sl is all that it is advertised to be.excellnt power ,handling and overall supremelly regal.have owned porches,vettes bmw's this is the best.

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - SL500

    Pros: convertiable

    Cons: built-in GPS cup holers

    Advice: Don't buy it, unless you willing to pay $7100 or more to replace the GPS for each liguid spill.

    Do not buy SL500 (2006) or any model with cup-holders built in to the GPS command unit, it is unsafe to drive with one hand on the wheel and have to use the other hand to hold the drink in order to prevent automatic spilling when the road is not smooth or over the bumps or making the turns...it is a very bad design and the replacement of the GPS unit could cost $7100 and more each time... according to Mercedes Benz 'any liquid spill is not covered under the warranty'. Why? It is caused by the car it self and why do we have to pay more for the problem they have created? They should RECALLS all cars with that design!

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    2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - SL500

    Pros: Retracting roof, smooth as silk power, comfort and safety.

    Cons: Wish the front was more Formula 1 inspired as in the new SLK.

    Advice: You cannot go wrong in owning this vehicle.

    Almost every major carmaker wants to and claims to make vehicles that take one's breath away, by their presence or their performance. The Mercedes Benz S-class in genral and the SL-class in particular leave one panting for air, with their looks AND performance. Few cars can come near the quality, image, prestige, performance and overall experience of driving in one of these incredible machines.

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    2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - SL55 AMG

    Pros: the amount of options- convertible roof, in dash phone etc

    Cons: mercedes does not stand behind their cars

    Advice: hope you don't buy a mercedes with chronic problems. they will not stand behind their cars

    not a test drive. i am an owner

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    2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - SL500

    Pros: THE TOP

    Cons: QUALITY, NOT RELIABLE

    Advice: DO NOT BUY UNTIL THEY FIX THE PROBLEMS

    AN EXPENSIVE PIECE OF JUNK. MANY PROBLEMS SUCH AS BRAKES NOISES AND OTHER THIBGS BREAKING AND OR FALLING ODD