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

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

Size and ease of driving.

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Review submitted by
Kevin Jackson on

Mercedes-Benz S-Class (99-05)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Must cost him a fortune to run...?

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, best car had by far.

What are you likely to buy next?
Same car but later model, possibly newer W221 S Class.

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?
August 2004

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

What was the dealer like?

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Fast, solid and small for a large car to drive.

What's it like to park?
OK once you get used to size and parking sensors.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Catalysts x 2. Instrument Cluster failure. Oil leak due to Harmonic Balancer breaking up. Water got into car, causing electrical gremlins.

What's most practical about your car?
Size and ease of driving.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Ventilated seats

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