This one is a keeper. The car has been reliable and free of any troubles. By
this model year, all earlier bugs seems to have been fixed. The style will be
hip for a long long time.
Timely maintenance today will go a long long way. Keep yours in good
shape and it will keep purring along.
Style, comfort, performance
Wish CLK was at par with fit and finish of this 2 door model. But it does not
even come close.
I've always had good experiences with MB's, and so far so good. High mileage car (192k) in perfect shape - some minor electrical issues (to be expected) but overall I love it. Styling is still fresh, and the twin- cam revs freely to 7000rpms making spirited driving a ball. Rear seat is worthless unless you're an infant, but I'm 6'4" and very comfy up front. Pillarless design is *great*.
Twin-cam 24v motor makes good power, and overall fit and finish is second to none.
Why didn't they do tilt wheels? Factory Becker radio is awful.
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class 300D Turbodiesel 4dr Sedan
I purchased the car with 255k on it. I have driven it for 3 years now and the mileage now sits at 448k. I once read in one of the snooty Mercedes forums that "the legendary half-million mile diesel is largely urban myth." I expect to go well beyond this number. I don`t baby it either. I sometimes go up to 16k miles between oil changes and pour used vegetable oil right in blending it with diesel in summer only of course. This has had zero effect on performance. A German tank!
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