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Mercedes-Benz CLK Coupe 320 CDi Sport 2d Tip Auto (2006/56)

Mercedes-Benz CLK Coupe 320 CDi Sport 2d Tip Auto (2006/56) - Owner Review

It has a large boot which is handy for the golf clubs

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Review submitted by
Andrew Pearson on

Mercedes-Benz CLK Coupe (02-09)


5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I like pulling up at clients car parks in this car because it makes you look succesful without making it look like you are making too much money off them. It creates a good impression

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Any of them that have driven it are equally impressed

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, with this car you can have good fuel economy and high performance, you can have your cake and eat it!

What are you likely to buy next?
Range Rover

Buying experience

4 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?
October 2006

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes I shopped around on the internet and found the best possible deal, I paid less than list price and also opted for Metallic paint, leather interior and 6 CD autochanger, because it was the sport model it already had the AMG trim.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I always wanted a CLK ever since the 1st one came out, after the new shape came in I wanted one even more

What was the dealer like?
Decent, bog standard Merc dealer, what you would expect.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Excellent, this is a very fast car, with unbelievable torque and power, in the 40-80 range it is right up there so overtaking is a breeze. On long motorway drives, it eats up the miles. I test drove the petrol 3 litre initially, the salesman said try the diesel its faster and better, he wasn't wrong!

What's it like to park?

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Other than on the first day there was coolant pouring out, after it was taken to the dealer it was identified that a seal had been put in the wrong way round during manufacture, no biggie. Other than that 42,000 trouble free miles and counting.

What's most practical about your car?
It has a large boot which is handy for the golf clubs

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
The tiptronic paddle change box can be fun at times

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