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Beautifully finished sport sedan
By Saluki on
2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)
Looked at the BMW 330 and Volvo S60R. Both of these vehicles performed better than the Mercedes in the city, but once you hit the interstate, the Mercedes shines. As far as looks and finish, the Mercedes was the clear winner in my eyes. The thing that put me over the top in favor of the Mercedes is its ability to run on domestic fuel that runs cleaner. That being E85. Also, the performance out of the E85 is better. The gas mileage drops on the highway from 29 to 25 but the cost difference at the pump covers that difference.
The throttle response is very slow coming of the line. In order to make the car fun to drive, you need to lean how to optimise the power throught the autostick.