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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class - Consumer Reviews

2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

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Head Turning Style and Mercedes Quality
8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By BenzOwner
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


Review

Purchased this car from Park Place Bedford,TX. I had always wanted a Benz, saw this one and fell in love. This car is in tip top shape in every way. It looks brand new inside and out, and my purchase and service experiences have been the best. This dealership treats you like royalty in every way! (Thanks Brian) I do wish the fuel economy was better, but with power and performance like no other its better than expected. Sound system is top notch, and all the options are user friendly. This care is impressive in every way. Mercedes was way ahead of its time when they built this dream machine!


Best Features

Every feature on this car is not only user friendly, but over the top in functionality. Love the sound system, heated/cooled seats, powerful engine with impressive performance ability, and classy head turning style.


Worst Features

Could use easier access to power seat functions such as massage and lumbar options. Also, better placement of the CD changer. (All suggested improvements have been changed with newer models)


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Loved it and love it still
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By pinkfloyd1962
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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I have my car since new. It has been a nice experience and I have decided to keep it, instead of trading it in for the new 500. I like the styling of my car much better. It is dark blue with light grey interior. I have not had any trouble with it. The only thing now that I miss, is the right connection to my IPOD which I have to do with the FM transmitter, which is not stylish and unreliable. My car is pretty, fast and chic and I would not change it. The only things I have done are the regular mantainence programm and not at the MB dealership, but with a specialist for european cars, cheaper and better.


Best Features

Design ( interior and exterior). Engine ( smooth and responsive)


Worst Features

More competitive price foolproof radio


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2002 MBZ CL 500
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Paula M.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


Review

My experience driving the MBZ CL 500
2002 for 15 months has been excellent.
One repair was needed, a part for the
brakes was relpaced due to squeaking. I
highly recommend the car. It drives like
a sports


Best Features

The engine responds quickly, and the car brakes on a dime


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Caveat Emptor - Let the Buyer Beware!
2 of 5 people found this review helpful
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By NewLexusDriver
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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My CL500 was one of the worst driving
experiences I have ever had (previously
owned 2 MB's). I purchased, from a
Mercedes dealer, a 2001 model with
3,000 miles. BIG MISTAKE. There were
major problems with the CD player, the
instrument panel, the windows, the
headlights, the nav system and the
pneumatic doors. I finally gave up
after driving the car 9,000 miles and
taking it to dealers 8 times for
repairs receiving no real assistance or
compensation for my inconvenience from
Park Place Motors, Dallas(one time they
paid for a rent car), or Mercedes-Benz.
Of note: when I traded, Park Place
Mercedes-Benz/Mid-cities, where I had
purchased the car,would not even submit
a bid for the trade.


Best Features

Exterior Design


Worst Features

Reliabilty


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Awesome!
6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By Dani
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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Wow, what a vehicle! This is truly the ultimate driving machine.


Best Features

Responsiveness+++


Worst Features

There is a rim around the bottom of the front seats that is almost impossible to hit and scuff with your leading foot.


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