by driver101 on Feb 27, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
The looks never get old. These are well put together, drive like a dream and are huge, particularly on the inside. Plenty of headroom all around for total comfort. With some tweaks they can be made to like the corners, though they are not race toys by any means. Tear and wear repairs are astronomical so please do the car a favor and do not buy it if you cannot afford to keep it up proper. If you value style and comfort along with refinement, this is it. They no longer make them like that. These cars do have personality and you can read them after a while.
by tigerlady on Feb 23, 2009 Vehicle: 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Great car! The body style is classic and sleek. Functionally well designed. Handles extremely well. However as with all Mercedes, the maintenance costs are very high. This car has lots of power options and with time these things will need attention. Purchased used, so my dealer had added some larger wheels and tires. I would not suggest doing this.
by attilio on Nov 13, 2008 Vehicle: 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
This is my third Benz and the best so far. It is smooth, powerful and feels very safe. When driving often look at other performance luxury cars and ask myself "swap?" The honest answer so far is "no". Long trips are effortless. Fuel comsuption is moderate but I'd rather pay a little more at the pump than pay life insurance that only pay out to my estate. I think I will get my wife one as the price, safety, performance, comfort, and fun equation is unbeatable
by LKB on Aug 14, 2008 Vehicle: 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
My CL500 is not only a beautiful car, but it handles and performs great! The seats are very comfortable and it has a lot of power - or "git up". Although it is a coupe, the back seat is very large and comfortable. Also it is easy to get in & out of the back seat. Repairs can be expensive, but I have not had to do much - other than change the oil and filters.
by foreigner on Nov 12, 2004 Vehicle: 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
My 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 is a gorgeous car
and it drives as nicely as its looks. The faster one
drives, the better it feels. On the highway my fuel
economy is 24mpg+. I had to repair the headlights and it was very
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