A great commuter or first car!
By makakio on
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190-Class 190E 2.6 4dr Sedan
Bought this car for $17.5k w/ about 37k
miles on it 5 years ago. It's now 10
years old and runs like a top.
Technology is old-school, but it runs
hard, it runs clean, it's safe and
aside from annual maintenance
(averaging $1300/yr at 13,000 miles for
all services, replacements) it has cost
Comfy, quiet, quality feel to every
piece and part. Solidity. Can hustle
when needed. Never ever ever ever
breaks down and because of that:
VALUE. An outstanding example will
only set you back $7k or $8k at
present. 21-23mpg with the straight-6
and a *very* heavy foot.
Buy a bigger aftermarket anti-roll bar
to keep it from feeling tippy (about