He drove it for a short time. I dare him to own it for 50,000 or more miles
and then tell me how he likes the disco of flashing lights on the dash for
something as silly as a loose gas cap, or a check engine light that cannot
be put out, not even by trained Mercedes Technicians - or for that matter -
a battery of NASA engineers!! And a repair budget that would break NASA.
That pretty much describes my C class. My first and probably only/last
Mercedes I will ever buy again.
We've owned a CLS500 for about a month and quite like it. It replaced
a BMW 745i which made a few too many visits for warranty work, mostly
We've been a BMW family for some time (Z3, X5, M Roadster, 330Cic,
745i, M3 w/SMG, MINI Cooper S) and while I dont think the CLS' road
feel is on par with BMW's, it a very pleasant and capable car.
My only great disappointment is that M-B's DVD Nav system is nowhere
near as detailed and competent as the BMW CD nav in the 7 series.
That said, we like the CLS enough to order a new ML.
UK prices are famously not low...
i) this price is not the starting price but of the model tested, an AMG.
ii) the price quoted includes a tax of 17.5%.
A CLS 350 starts at GBP 43 000:
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