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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan - Consumer Reviews

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By Bunnakon boonyoo
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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You get what you pay for...
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Mac
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C280 4MATIC Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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Had this car for 40 days now. CEL came on literally as soon as i drove off the lot and now i think i should have given it back. I have a 3 year 20k drivetrain powertrain warranty which covered the electrical issue. Too bad it took two weeks in the shop and terrible support from MB. Like they could not communicate what the problem even was for the first 9 fays and constantly pushing back the estimated time of completion. Get it back and then the door lock on the rear passenger side door breaks. Now the door won't open. Ran over a chunk of ice and the car now needs an alignment and dust cover for underneath the vehicle. Who knows what's next? This car is needy.

It looks nice on the inside and out, climate control is nice. The button layout isn't intuitive and the plastic silver and rubberized plastic on the upholstery is cheaper than you would expect from MB. The blutooth and nav are not compatable with current smart phones, totally pointless. Ill need $850 to run a fiber optics cable and make it work... Smh. The climate control and audio system is nice but all the other tech stuff is glorified garbage.

Doesn't have the zip or responsiveness that it had new, i can tell. Good acceleration and handling though. Tiptronic could be useful but after replacing the wiring I'm scared to do anything with it.

Not for big people, point blank. But I'm average. Do not buy this car without a really good extended warranty. I'm going to sell it before the warranty runs out tbh.

At least it looks nice and is very good for dates.


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Piece of junk! Jack !
6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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By M-B sucks
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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With 74xxx miles, engine balance shaft bad, M-B lost the class action law suit so they will pay for partial repair. Never should have gone bad I the first place. Engine intake breaks due to cheap plastic rods. Valve body in transmission is a problem and gets stuck in gear a $2,400 dealer only repair. Electrical failures. Do not purchase this car !!!


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Great car for under 20k
7 of 14 people found this review helpful
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By seanj76
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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Bought this Mercedes Benz C230 Sport edition after owning a 94'C220 for 12 years. My old 94' didn't age so well, the transmission had issues and engine lost most of it's power early on. I had driven a few of the 2006-2007 C's as loaners and I fell in love with the C230 sport 2.5 V6 automatic. Great change from the earlier 4 cyl Kompressors!
I got this car for $19,300 with 22k miles Certified from Motorwerks of Barrington, IL. I didn't have to haggle much either, I bought this car on Black Friday 2008 when NO ONE was buying cars due to the recession. Black on Black fully loaded, and I mean loaded- GPS, 10 speaker surround Harmon Kardon stereo, seat warmers, full power seats, leather, etc


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Great for 2 types of people
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By nwb2
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C280 4MATIC Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl 5A)


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Mercedes particularly the c280 4matic is great for two types of people: the first of which being the people who can afford the the maintenance fees and shop labor charges, but your buying a Mercedes not a Kia its somewhat an investment.
The second type of person to purchase this vehicle is someone who ive very mechanically inclined and able to handle some of the basics themselves, i.e.
brakes, belts, transfer case fluid, Diff fluid, spark plugs, etc. If your not one of the two listed above and your budget can not allow for a dollar oil change this may not be for you.


Best Features

AWD but another option to maintain, i came from a 97e320 that had over 195k and still ran in tip top condition until the selfish lady with no license or insurance took me out and totaled it To be honest the older e class felt and operated like a better built car this seems like a really decked out camry


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standard 17 inch rims, standard Bluetooth integration, full size spare (please) turbo charger ,


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