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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupe C180K SE 3d Auto (2003/53)

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupe C180K SE 3d Auto (2003/53) - Owner Review

Can seat four people in comfort for a long haul, and the rear seats completely fold down flat if you need space for a trip to Ikea!
5

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Review submitted by
Zulfikar Ali Shah on

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupe (01-08)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Not sure

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Seemed to impress everyone, no negative comments as yet.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, because I love the looks and it is a pleasure to drive.

What are you likely to buy next?
Likely to stick with a Merc, possibly the new shape C Class saloon.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£11,500

When did you buy the car?
October 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
Good deal, car was originally £13000, eventually haggled the dealer down to £11500

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
It's the only one my wife seemed remotely interested in!

What was the dealer like?
Human, efficient, informative and willing to negotiate.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very smooth, quiet cabin, seemless gear changes, good fuel economy for an auto, deceptively quick, everything you expect from a Mercedes.

What's it like to park?
Relatively easy, no parking sensors and rear windscreen view takes a bit of getting used.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Haven't had it long but no problems so far.

What's most practical about your car?
Can seat four people in comfort for a long haul, and the rear seats completely fold down flat if you need space for a trip to Ikea!

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Trip computer and auto gearbox.

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