by integrity on May 9, 2010 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL600 2dr Coupe (5.8L 12cyl 5A)
Worst Mercedes I ever owned, nonstop problems keep coming, I've been to 5 Mercedes specialist all the mechanics told me to get rid of this car asap, because too many on this model of car, it's not worth to fix, that's why used one is much cheaper than cl55!
by greg on Mar 2, 2009 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 5A)
Fun car. Lots of power. Reliable. Purchased extednded warranty. I do think its needed and we have used it. Car is very comfortable & quiet. Excellent safety features abound. Very solid performer. Enjoy
by Ken on Mar 10, 2008 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL600 2dr Coupe (5.8L 12cyl 5A)
Classic design...just a beautiful machine. I had heard about some MB quality issues in the early 2000's model lines and there are some bugs in the car: engine computer replacement, radiator hose replacement, window wahser resvoir repalcement, a turn signal that just wont work. Bummer on a car that cost $120k new. On the plus side this is a magical machine that you only really begin to understand at 100mph+. The design is clean and classic...the V12 purrs unless you want it to growl, which it is happy to do. This car is all alpha male selection.
by 02 CL6 on Feb 12, 2007 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL600 2dr Coupe (5.8L 12cyl 5A)
After years of lust for the big MB V12 I broke down and replaced my C5 Corvette with an ultra-clean fully optioned (Spt,Dist,Park)30k mi example. The car is heavy which adds to a solid feel all-around, but you wouldn't notice it with power that is immediate and omni-present. I looked at other new/used cars in the class, but none of them could match the looks, price, power, and features. Just ask yourself "where else can I get a V12 $120k car for 1/3 the original price (not Ferrari or Bentley). Mercedes went all out on their flagship model with plenty of wood and leather to match the techno gadets that are loaded with car. The jury is still out on reliability/maintainability.
by rccon on Sep 14, 2005 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL600 2dr Coupe (5.8L 12cyl 5A)
Unbelievable combination of performance, build quality, and style. Unlike other German cars, this one really has flair and more just a grudging acknowledgment that style needs to be there as well. Coming out of Jaguars, this has been the only MB in quite a while that could actually be termed sensuous. Performance is truly iron fist in velvet glove - unassuming, but very big performance envelope when called upon.
by Dr GMF on Mar 7, 2004 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 5A)
Replacing passenger door electric
window motor has been frustrating.
Dealer service cut the leather then
they broke every speaker grill (3) at
the next three appointments. They
replaced damaged wood trim on door and
seat function panel. Always delivered
car with grease spots everywhere they
touched it and really did not care.
Finally the center console split in
half and needed replacement. Strange
vibrations from wheels in the mornings
that the dealer blames on low battery
charge? The paasenger door is still not
right but no body including MB cares.
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