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Mercedes-Benz V-Class V230 Ambiente 5d Auto (1998/S)

Mercedes-Benz V-Class V230 Ambiente 5d Auto (1998/S) - Owner Review

Reasonably good for such a big box.
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class (96-02)

Value

1 out of 5

V. expensive, dealer- silly money, thirsty.

Costs

1 out of 5

Expensive repairs, thirsty and always needing repair!

Driving

3 out of 5

Reasonably good for such a big box.

Performance

3 out of 5

Good when working.

Reliability

1 out of 5

Awful, gearbox failed twice, major chip went, rusting like a 1970's Alfa, dealer useless and not interested, we fight on!

Image

2 out of 5

MB badge seems to count for a lot, but I would advise not to go for the designer make this time.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Very good, but can't redeem it.

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Security

4 out of 5

Never had a problem.

Service

1 out of 5

Deplorable, diabolical, useless, pathetic and very expensive.

Problems

Bodywork
The worst car ever, rust everywhere, 30 year corrosion, warranty laughable, we continue to struggle to get recompensated, they admit liability but won't pay.

Engine
Fine but thirsty.

Gearbox
Third time lucky!

Other
Build quality abismal, bits drop off, and one door only opens when it feels like it!

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

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