I bought this car with 77K miles on it
after my 1986 300E was hit from behind
at 45 MPH by a Ford Explorer ( lady
picking up toy on passenger side floor
for child in car seat) The 300 folded
nicely and after a year of PT I bought
the 400. I have very much enjoyed the
car. The only issues that really was
bad is the wiring harness on the engine
was a little to "enviromentally
friendly" and literally started
breaking down in operation. It was a 1K
replacement with replacement and the
90K mile service. Make sure this was
already done if you buy one - or ask
for a discount because it NEEDS to be
Great power and good mileage. This car
gets up and flies! Mileage is about 23.
My 300 was 24 - but 1/2 the power.
Car looks like it is 5 years newer than
it really is in design.
Better seat ajustment for lower back
support. I'm 6'3 and head room is
tight - but acceptable. Would like to
not have to remove the wind pan below
engine to change the oil.
Why don't you change the engine oil the same way the M-B dealership does? Buy you an "oil evacuator" and literally suck it out via the dipstick tube. You don't even need to get under the auto at all.
Google for one of these things. Mine is a "TopSider Model 5060".
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