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Cons: Slow off the line
Advice: Test drive it, and take it out on the freewayI love this car! It is a little slow off the line, but everything else about it is fantastic! The styling is goregous, the seats are comfortable, and the stereo is great--I can't think of anything bad about it!
Pros: The styling and performance.
Cons: No dip stick to check engine oil, I'm just 'old school'. The computer takes care of everything.
Advice: Buy this car, for the same price as a common asian luxury car you can have a Mecerdes-Benz.Purchased for my wife, her first M/B. She loves it, with the tight suspension it really feels like a sport car. Supercharged 4 cyl engine has plenty of low end torque and the 5 speed auto with manual select option is great. Car has options like leather, sun roof, 6 disc cd changer power driver/pass seats, mirrors settings and other items programed in the driver's 'key'. There were no defects upon delivery and at 7500 miles it is still free of any problems.
Pros: the entire car! It's hard to pick favorite - it's 'so me'
Cons: heated seats are optional
Advice: Test drive a variety of vehicles to determine the feel you like. I like the German cars best.Just love it! Different look for MB - not the boxy type you're used to seeing. Acceleration is responsive, nimble handling, brakes well. Quality for a nice intro level to MB! Good safety features included as standard.
Pros: seats are very comfortable
Cons: no real spare tire-donut spare which is worthless
Advice: think about what you will do if you blow a tire in the middle of nowhereCar is quick and comfortable and safe but the tires are different sizes. Hence the only spare is a donut. It's good for a few miles but worthless on a long trip. A replacement tire is extremely difficult to obtain; you have to get it directly from Mercedes-Benz and getting Mercedes to honor the tire warrantly is VERY difficult. In other words, this is not a touring car. If you have a blowout you are in real trouble.
Pros: Handling on slick service
Cons: Front wheels brake dust
Advice: C320 4Matic is the ultimate compact/midsize car - it is expensive, but worth it!C320 4matic is the best small car I have owned. It has a powerful engine, solid body, solid interior and great handling on slick surface. I feel safe and secured driving this car.
Pros: electric adjusting, memoryseats soooooo comfortable- feel like recaro racing seats
Cons: window controls are low on the door, sometimes difficult to reach
Advice: get the stereo upgrade, and electric seats, and definitely metallic paint !fun , sporty car to drive, with all wheel drive a little slow off the start, but plenty of pep on the highway. responsive, comfortable, and quiet inside. definitely get the stereo upgrade speakers - sounds like a concert hall!! loved the extra typical mercedes features rearview mirrors adjust to view curb on back up, auto up windows,seats etc when exit and enter seats. definitely get the electric seats. standard wood interior/leather seats more than comfortable and luxurious. metallic paint is so gorgeous the car glitters constantly , a true head turning car !soooo happy with this car!!
Cons: lak of off the line power
Advice: Drive this car in stop and go traffic before buying it.Great car. I got my 230 Sport Sedan in September and I love it. Looks great and drives wonderfully. The new updated look turns heads eveywhere. The car needs more low end power but at higher RPMs the motor is very responsive. I would recommend this car to anyone looking for style, quality and good gas milage. So far, I have been getting 26 miles a gallon.