Best Car Purchase
By Scott Woodward on
Vehicle2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK350 2dr Convertible (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
ReviewI previously owned an SLK 320, but wanted more room and luxury without sacrificing fun and performance. This car is the perfect answer. The only trip to the dealer so far was to remedy an electrical connector on the transmission and replace the CD player. Pleasantly surprised at delivery to find the newer console with two additional cup holders. Comfortable seats, and interior fit and finish is first rate. With the roof up there is good visibility, and it is surprisingly quiet. Absolutely fun to drive and easy on the eyes. This one is a keeper.
Best FeaturesActive lighting and sport suspension are must haves. 17" split spoke wheels discourage aftermarket shopping. Acceleration is smooth and strong, I smile every time I merge onto the highway.
Worst FeaturesThe styling starts out great at the front of the car, but it seems the designers gave up by the time they got to the rear. Camry-like tail lights are a bit disappointing. Something similar to the SL LED units would make a big difference.
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