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Mercedes-Benz A-Class A200 CDI Elegance SE 5d (2006/56)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class A200 CDI Elegance SE 5d (2006/56) - Owner Review

You can park in tight spaces and still put a load of rubbish in the back to take to the tip.
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Review submitted by
Mike Searle on

Mercedes-Benz A-Class (05-12)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Prestige brand, well made.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They seem to like it. A friend bought one.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No - the latest model is too expensive and is no better than a Golf. Parts are too expensive.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably a compact SUV.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£8,000

When did you buy the car?
November 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
Bought towards the end of the month, so got the best part-ex price we had been offered from a number of dealers, plus knocked £500 off because we said that was our budget and we didn't have any more money.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Compact, spacious, well built.

What was the dealer like?
Excellent. The salesman was experienced and genuine.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fine. 2 Litre diesel engine gives plenty of power for overtaking. Feels solid.

What's it like to park?
Easy. Very compact dimensions.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Alternator

What's most practical about your car?
You can park in tight spaces and still put a load of rubbish in the back to take to the tip.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated seats.

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