Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 86 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Mercedes Benz C240 (6M)
By asimesen on
Vehicle
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C240 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 6M)
Review
The only reason I bought this car was it came with a 6-speed manual transmission, the only MB sold with a manual in the USA in 2002,and it was the smallest MB to fit a family of 4-5. The car has excellent ride for it size and fun to drive with 6-speed manual. It has more power than I need with a small V-6. I must say built quality is poor, especially when it comes to electrical components. We had all kinds of problems with those dummy keys, they had to change several times; one time the trunk would not open for weeks until the dealer ordered parts and fixed it; and now the radio is not working properly. If I have to buy another car of this size again, it will be a BMW 3 series.
Favorite Features
Comfortable ride, smooth manual transmission, good gas mileage, and exterior styling.
Suggested Improvements
For God's sake, make it simple and build a quality car like Toyota does. The owner's manual is an encyclopedia, close to 400 pages. Digital controls are a maze. I have to spend 30 minutes to figure out how to set the clock, which used to take 10 seconds in my old Mercedes 300D.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411