I'm thinking of buying a Mercedes but not sure what to buy. I'm just a
normal working Joe so I can't afford to go out and buy a new one. A friend
recently bought a four year old C220 CDI which is very nice. Basically I'm
thinking of something around 6 years old, probably a C180, C200 or C220.
Which of these would be the best? Diesel or petrol, again which is the best
buy. The car would be used daily for travelling to work and at weekends for
longer journeys, but total mileage per year would be around 6000 miles. I'm
over 50 so hoping for a reasonable insurance. The other option would be to
go for a much older car perhaps a 190E. Any thoughts on that? Would the
older models be easier to take care of from the point of view of less
electronics? Many thanks in advance for any suggestions.