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Cons: Constant little defects/problems.
Advice: Wait for 2011Great looks, and handling. Comfort is lacking, seats less than comfortable. After two months I had to have the seat belt assembly completely replaced. A squeak/rattle was coming from the door pillar. More rattles and squeaks from the rear window deck. Whistle/rattle from the sunroof that rarely gets used. All are being corrected but in less than 8 months to have this many issues is a strong indication that this car is going to have constant problems. Got a call today from service that a trunk recall was issued and they will address it since they have the car. Even the loaner I have has rattles and squeaks in the same places mine is having issues.
Pros: Sound System is upgraded to 510 watts awesome sound in this vehicle
Cons: The engine is so quiet you could be at eighty before you look at the speedometer.
Advice: The vehicle is made for two adults and a small child in the back.Excellent choice very deceptive sports sedan gets up and goes zero to sixty in 4.6 or 4.7 seconds.
Pros: The awesome looks
Cons: The back seat is good for?....Who cares!
Advice: YesThe CLS is considered to be most peoples dream car. After owning one for two months, I don't want to wake up. Great design, fresh interior, superb power combine to make this vault-like sedan/coupe a masterpiece. If you're looking at BMW, Lexus, Jaguar, you must drive this car. It intimidates other drivers standing still and it takes your ego on a high octane flight. Gracious, elegant and blistering fast for a sedan... I highly recommend the car for its tremendous build quality, value as well as performance and style.
Pros: Night Assist
Cons: column shifter - perferm gear lever on the ground.
Advice: Make sure you can pay the fuel bills - this car ain't easy on fuel. Fuel must be super plus.I have a 207 MB S550 with almost all the options ecept distronic plus, and added AMG 20 inch wheels from S65. The ride quality is excellent even on the 20 inch wheels. Handling is also very good but the steering needs a bit more weight in my opinion. quality and fit and finish is perfect. Interior materials are best in class and the design is quite good, although I feel the Audi A8 is a bit more stylish inside. Exterior styling is good - but I feel the Audi A8 is prettier in this department too. Overall this car rides better than all of its rivals (including new Lexus Ls), handles as well as the benchmark Audi A8, and has superior fit and finish than any other vehicle whatever the price (I think its better built than Bentley Flying Spur. ) The Audi A8 may look better inside and outside and also has excellent quality but the Merc outshines it in ride comfort, features, and fit and finish.
Pros: It's gorgeous!
Cons: Back seat room kind of tight (but I'm 6'1' and 270#).
Advice: Be prepared to fall in love with this car.I fell in love with this car during the test drive. The ride was very smooth and quiet. Yet, the sport 1 & 2 settings gave me a great feel for the road. I was impressed with the power of the 380 hp engine (more horsepower than the '69 Chevelle SS 396 that I drove when I was in my teens). The comfort was fantastic and the level of detail impeccable.
Pros: The sport trim.
Advice: Buy it!I just had one of these on my lots for resale; a seller purchased the vehicle, but due to a nasty divorce had to sell it. Anyway, this is one of the best versions on the market today. The ride was smooth; the looks are awesome; and the vehicle will be very easy to sell.
Pros: panoramic sun roof (the best in its class)
Cons: rear end finish
Advice: per sq ft what you payWOW, I had ML series before, then drove other mercedes vehciles, i almost bought Audi Q7, then drove this R 350. Ride is as smooth as it can be, mileage for the size of this vehicle is phenomenal. Basically this is a S class and GL mixed in one with a beautifully carved vehicle for the price you pay.