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Mercedes-Benz S-Class S320 CDI 4d Auto (00) (2001/Y)

Mercedes-Benz S-Class S320 CDI 4d Auto (00) (2001/Y) - Owner Review

Just about everything! Wish it had Park Distance Control as it can be a bit difficult to park sometimes in tight situations.
5

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Review submitted by
Phil Christie on

Mercedes-Benz S-Class (99-05)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Not sure what it says about me, and frankly not bothered either. I just love it!

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They all love it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes but hopefully the latest model.

What are you likely to buy next?
Either a 2006 model S320Cdi or a CLS320Cdi.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£19,000

When did you buy the car?
December 2005

Did you get a good deal and why?
Average deal. Mileage at the time of purchase was 70,000.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Relatively high mileage driver looking for space, comfort and economy.

What was the dealer like?
Very good. Prepared the car well and put right a number of small faults prior to delivery.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Effortless to drive. A 400 mile trip feels like a short hop. Lots of torque makes overtaking easy.

What's it like to park?
Without PDC it can be difficult.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Air suspension compressor burnt out after 4 months ownership. Replaced under warranty. Was discovered to be a faulty relay which kept the compressor running overnight!

What's most practical about your car?
Just about everything! Wish it had Park Distance Control as it can be a bit difficult to park sometimes in tight situations.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
COMAND

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