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Mercedes-Benz V-Class V230 Ambiente 5d (1997/R)

Mercedes-Benz V-Class V230 Ambiente 5d (1997/R) - Owner Review

Not bad for a van. Poor soundproofing as an MPV.
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Mercedes-Benz V-Class (96-02)

Value

2 out of 5

5 years after first production, still no improvements.

Costs

3 out of 5

A little more expensive than the average Mercedes.

Driving

3 out of 5

Not bad for a van. Poor soundproofing as an MPV.

Performance

3 out of 5

Reasonable.

Reliability

2 out of 5

If your gearbox doesnt fail, then not too bad.

Image

4 out of 5

Carries the M-B star. Enough said.

Comfort

4 out of 5

Good, but could be improved upon.

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Insurance group: 30

Security

3 out of 5

Average by today's standards.

Service

1 out of 5

M-B not interested when the gearbox failed. Stated it was acceptable at 37,000 miles.

Problems

Bodywork
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Engine
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Gearbox
Gearbox showed signs of a fault at 10,000 miles. Gearbox required replacing at 37,000 miles.

Other
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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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