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Mercedes-Benz CLK Cabriolet 230K Avantgarde 2d Tip Auto (1999/V)

Mercedes-Benz CLK Cabriolet 230K Avantgarde 2d Tip Auto (1999/V) - Owner Review

I always feel good driving this car, not fast, but pure class
5

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Mercedes-Benz CLK Cabriolet (98-03)

Value

4 out of 5

I bought s/h so depreciation limited - not cheap, but considering its a Merc cabrio, all round good value - 32mpg overall

Costs

4 out of 5

Not too bad all things considered - not cheap but the best things in life never are

Driving

5 out of 5

I always feel good driving this car, not fast, but pure class

Performance

4 out of 5

Not blistering but use the tiptronic gears and you'll get good acceleration up to 140+

Reliability

5 out of 5

Speed sensor at 85000 - £200 - service regularly and you'll have no major problems

Image

5 out of 5

Affordable posing - better that A4 and BMW and Boxster

Comfort

5 out of 5

At 6'4"" I struggle with a lot of cars, but this was a dream, however no-one could sit behind me...made it a 2+1

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Insurance group: 35

Security

4 out of 5

No problems

Service

5 out of 5

Expensive but first class service, MBSH keeps the resale value high

Problems

Bodywork
Stonechips a bit of a problem, get specialist advice to reduce - keep on top of bodywork

Engine
No problems - service regularly by MB or very good mechanic

Gearbox
Speed sensor died at 85k

Other
Rattle from rear window demist contact - 50p shim solved problem

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
Yes

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes