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Mercedes-Benz S-Class S280 4d Auto (99) (2000/W)

Mercedes-Benz S-Class S280 4d Auto (99) (2000/W) - Owner Review

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Review submitted by
Wynne Williams on

Mercedes-Benz S-Class (99-05)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Journeys are never too long

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Rich

Would you buy this car again and why?
Maybe

What are you likely to buy next?
A car with quality alloy wheels

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£17,000

When did you buy the car?
November 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
Bought the car to establish if i liked Mercedes having been a BMW owner for 15 years

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Thought i was buying quality

What was the dealer like?
My only experience of a dealership was to seek advice on a complaint

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
A dream

What's it like to park?
Nightmare

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
The car meets most of my requirements but the build quality of the alloy wheels is not what i would expect from a 'quality' car.

What's most practical about your car?
Most things

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Rear view mirror

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