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Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430L 4d Auto (7) (2003/53)

Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430L 4d Auto (7) (2003/53) - Owner Review

Cavernous interior swallows children and luggage
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Review submitted by
Michael Mansfield-Corbett on

Mercedes-Benz S-Class (99-05)

Summary

3 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Imperious and plutocratic image

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love it, but then they don't have to deal with the electrical problems or the cost of work.

Would you buy this car again and why?
No

What are you likely to buy next?
Audi A8

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£30,000

When did you buy the car?
January 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

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
A little pedestrian for the size of the engine. The handling is either too wallowy or, if you adjust the suspension, bone rattling.

What's it like to park?
Easy with park tronic

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Constant Electrical problems, and it would be heaper per hour to employ one's solicitor thatn a Mercedes mechanic

What's most practical about your car?
Cavernous interior swallows children and luggage

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
heated and air conditioned reclining memory seats in the rear, with a fridge.

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