Great value for the money...
By Doctor Karl on
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Kompressor Rwd 4dr Sport Sedan (1.8L 4cyl S/C 6M)
Just traded in a Cadillac CTS-V for a 2005 M-B C230 KOMPRESSOR black-on-black sedan with a navigation system. Not a very powerful vehicle, especially having just had 400 hp under the hood of the Cadillac. Nevertheless, much more fun to drive, in that the seats are more supportive and one feels much more in-tune with the car, rather than just a passenger. The vehicle gets great gas mileage, has sufficient pep from the supercharged 4-cylinder engine and is a pleasure to drive. The navigation system is very user friendly, although could use a graphics improvement. I have no regrets investing in this vehicle. In fact, my girlfriend purchased the same vehicle (but red-on-black); she loves it!
Driving experience/handling/precise steering, sport-tuned suspension that is not hard on the bones/comfortable ride, navigation system, power memory seats, AMG appearance, great value for the money, etc.
Standard digital climate control, voice- activated navigation, standard satellite radio (with option of choosing XM or Sirius) rather than the optional Sirius