Used Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster (1996 - 2004) Review

Review by Parkers on
4
Pretty little two seater with some neat visual design cues that managed to stay popular right up to its replacement. Still a sturdy yet reasonably sporty drive with oodles of kudos; metal folding roof is so practical.
Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster (96-04)
Clever roof, strong image
Firm ride

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£25,670 - £45,537

Used price range:

£597 - £4,062

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

4 out of 5

Pretty little two seater with some neat visual design cues that managed to stay popular right up to its replacement. Still a sturdy yet reasonably sporty drive with oodles of kudos; metal folding roof is so practical. Holds its value well. The definitive footballer's wife's car.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

4 out of 5

Performance

4 out of 5

Handling

3 out of 5

Comfort

5 out of 5

Practicality

2.5 out of 5

Behind the wheel

3.5 out of 5

Safety

3.5 out of 5

Reliability

5 out of 5

Running costs

4 out of 5

Green credentials

1.5 out of 5

Buying used

3.5 out of 5

Selling

4.5 out of 5

Equipment

4 out of 5

What owners say...

 Huge boot takes a lot of grocery shopping. The width of the car is good as I am "statuesque" and I have enough elbow room not to bump passengers. Also lots of leg-room. Tried a Honda S2000 and could...  

5 out of 5

v mattinson ,   06 Jan 2010    ... read more

 Not exactly practical, but to fair the car isn't that sort of car  

2 out of 5

Chris Abrathat ,   16 May 2009    ... read more

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