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Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 4d Auto (99) (1999/T)

Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 4d Auto (99) (1999/T) - Owner Review

Very comfortable although cabin starting to show signs of creaks and rattles.
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class (99-05)

Value

3 out of 5

You can buy a top of the line luxury car for under 25K.

Costs

1 out of 5

Lots to go wrong. My S500 costs around 2-3K a year in faults.

Driving

5 out of 5

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Performance

5 out of 5

Top performance for an auto. Fantastic when floored at lights... 0-60 in 6.3 seconds.

Reliability

3 out of 5

Niggles. Boot does not open from time to time. Sat Nav fails to work etc.

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5 out of 5

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Comfort

4 out of 5

Very comfortable although cabin starting to show signs of creaks and rattles.

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Security

4 out of 5

No deadlocks?

Service

1 out of 5

Dreadful. MBZ poor servicing is legendary. Treat customers very poorly despite the sums of ££ involved.

Problems

Bodywork
Rust - repaired under 30 yr warranty (although took 4 days to fix).

Engine
Camshaft damaged (£300).

Gearbox
-

Other
Electrics - Sat nav faulty, Boot freezes plus the usual vandalism to bodywork.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
No