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Mercedes-Benz A-Class A180 CDI Avantgarde SE 3d (2005/05)

Mercedes-Benz A-Class A180 CDI Avantgarde SE 3d (2005/05) - Owner Review

Lots of space for a small car

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Review submitted by
Charles Hamar on

Mercedes-Benz A-Class (05-12)


1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Like the car very much but have been put off mercedes by our many stories of poor service

Would you buy this car again and why?
No chance. I would never buy or recomend a mercedes to anyone

What are you likely to buy next?
Anything but a mercedes!

Buying experience

1 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?
December 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Very Happy with the deal good part exchange price and a fair price considering the price new.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Needed a small but practical car

What was the dealer like?
To start with very good but as soon as we had bought the car they didn't want to know. They failed to deliver things they had promised, would not return calls ever! Told lie after lie to us, stole from our car when it was in to have problems they had not sorted before selling the car and this is a mercedes main dealer! It's so bad i just want to sell the car and buy from another brand.

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Wind noise can be annoying at motorway speeds and ride isn’t very good unless it's a smooth road.

What's it like to park?
very easy a short car with fairly light steering

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes wind noise problems and rattles, not helped by the worst service I have ever had from any car dealer. Please take my advice do not buy a mercedes

What's most practical about your car?
Lots of space for a small car

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
standard avantgarde spec has lots of toys.

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