2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Review | Edmunds.com

2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) is a category of used car. Often late-model vehicles, they have been inspected, refurbished, if necessary, and are under warranty by the manufacturer.
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 5.0 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 7-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 302 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 14/22 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation Yes
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

  • One of the finest coupes on the road today, the CL is an artful blend of performance, technology and classic luxury that rarely fails to impress.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Refined beyond belief, dizzying array of high-tech features, classic styling, impressive performance.

  • Cons

    Complex navigation and audio systems, cramped rear seat.

  • What's New for 2004

    A new seven-speed automatic transmission is now standard on the CL500. The navigation system is now DVD-based, the Keyless Go system no longer requires a separate plastic card and newly styled 18-inch wheels have been added to the options list.

Full 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Review

What's New for 2004

A new seven-speed automatic transmission is now standard on the CL500. The navigation system is now DVD-based, the Keyless Go system no longer requires a separate plastic card and newly styled 18-inch wheels have been added to the options list.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


8 of 8 people found this review helpful

Cl500

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Vehicle: 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 7A)

First of all the car is nice inside out. Mechanically i expect better from German manufacturers. Why cant they build a car with German quality and Japan reliability? Anything goes wrong with this car minimum $500 to fix.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Classic design

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Vehicle: 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL55 AMG 2dr Coupe (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)

do usual in depth checks. buy a vehicle that was local and was a cpo. mine has 80k and checked out fine. i only drive it on weekends. my mechanic said this will be fine. if driving the usual 15k/yr, just be ready for the usual expensive repairs. i had lexus sc430. benz has more of that 1 piece porsche feel to it vs lexus and more fun to drive. also liked the classic long nose look like old jag xk and sc400. lots of stuff you don't need but work with the manuel and all techno stuff gets easier to use. of course more stuff means more possible problems. buying used is great way to beat the big depreciation. the more i play with it, the more i like it. no mpg but don't care. didn't buy it for mpg



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Best car i have ever

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Vehicle: 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL55 AMG 2dr Coupe (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)

After owning two Porsches and 3 Mercedes, this is the best handling and most powerful car I have ever owned. I plan to keep this car forever. I just got this car for $38K with 74,000 miles on it. It looks and drives like it was brand new. The original owner traded it in on the latest version. It get attention from people that know what it is, but is fairly stealthly for such a powerful car.




Buy with caution

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Vehicle: 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 7A)

love car and beauty. parktronic keeps getting knocked out. had a rough start with audio system...not fixed....recommend only if u can spare time to take it into being repaired




She is a beauty!

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Vehicle: 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL500 2dr Coupe (5.0L 8cyl 7A)

This is a great car! picked it up last week from FL and drove it up about 1,200 miles to the east coast, despite the long drive, it was a breeze, the car felt rock solid, noise road was minimum considering the fact I had 19 inch tires on it. It handels beautifuly, the engine is responsive enough when you need it to be, and make no mistake about it, you feel like you "own" the road when you are behind the wheels. Great car, it won't handle like my 540i, but that's not what this car is for. By the way I was averaging about 23MPG highway driving and that's not bad for for a 5L V8.




My rocket

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Vehicle: 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL55 AMG 2dr Coupe (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)

THE MOST FUN AND EXITING CAR I EVER OWNED AND DRIVEN, WOULD NOT CHANGE ANYTHING ON THE CAR, KEEP IT STOCK AND ENJOY LIFE.



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bmlexus
bmlexus
02-09-2008
As a potential purchaser who previously switched to Lexus after years of owning only MBs due to the high value I put on reliability,...



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