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Mercedes-Benz A-Class A170 CDI Elegance 5d (01) (2003/53)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class A170 CDI Elegance 5d (01) (2003/53) - Owner Review

I love the size of it, feels a big car but is nice and small for parking. Also diesel.

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Review submitted by
Tina Bevan on

Mercedes-Benz A-Class (98-04)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
I take elderly people shopping and they love it because the seats are high, its easy for them the get in and out off.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definately, is this my second one and now my hubby has one also.

What are you likely to buy next?
Mercedes A class.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
November 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, my garage did an inspection for me and said it was a good price for the condition.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Had a mercedes A class before and loved it, when it gave up the ghost saw this one, its a 170 so its longer in the length which is ideal for me.

What was the dealer like?
It was a private seller, he was asking a fair price.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
A dream.

What's it like to park?
A doddle.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Had to have the rear axle joint replaced.

What's most practical about your car?
I love the size of it, feels a big car but is nice and small for parking. Also diesel.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

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