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1994 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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Great car - when it isn't broken
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By E320wagon
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 4dr Wagon


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Having bought two other used Mercedes cars and loving them both, we bought this wagon in June '03 to replace a very worn-out and rusted Camry wagon. This Benz is now 10 years old but doesn't look it -- both the interior and exterior have held up very well. Typical thoughtful Mercedes engineering throughout makes this car an excellent choice for daily hauling/commuting, and the fuel economy is acceptable. Only problem is, this particular wagon has been going to the mechanic on a monthly basis -- something is always breaking.


Favorite Features

Tight turning radius, easy fold-down seats, just-right suspension (not too firm, not too soft), plenty of cargo space, sharp handling, better-than- expected acceleration and handling, ageless good looks.


Suggested Improvements

Car keeps breaking; in between mechanic visits, though, this car is the perfect station wagon.


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Excellent Vehicle
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By Fatha
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 4dr Sedan


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It is great to drive, yet not reliable in bad weather situations.


Favorite Features

Great features are the heated seats, the memory seat adjustment, and the comfort of driving.


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Dependable discrete quality
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By lyntong
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 4dr Wagon


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I Starmark leased this 94 wagon and have been very pleased with this exceptionally reliable, well-built and elegant auto. The motor is strong and quiet, the ride smooth except on broken surfaces and the practicality and size of design is just right for us. As the lease nears its end, I am having trouble finding a vehicle I like better at any price.


Favorite Features

Best features include high build quality, long term reliability, smooth highway performance and a more subjective quality of both practicality and quiet prestige. The tight turning circle is more useful than you might imagine and around town, it is just right.


Suggested Improvements

Shortcomings: No "sporting" character, poor wet/snow traction, small outside mirrors, pokey indecisive transmission changes and vague numb steering. The AC is not even throughout the cabin and the standard radio is mediocre. No cupholders. Watch out for bad motor mounts.


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World Class Sedan
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By AS7
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 4dr Sedan


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Nobody builds a car from the inside out more complete and solid in integrity than Mercedes. It's no mistake that people all over the world regard these cars with so much esteem. And, that is also why it is the choice of taxis in Europe. The essence of Mercedes-Benz is rock solid, along with fine ride and handling.


Favorite Features

Reliability, durability, practical roominess, comfort, ride, handling, sporty spirit, fun to drive.


Suggested Improvements

Conservative styling, flatter cornering.


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Well, it was fun while it lasted.
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By Chris
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 4dr Wagon


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I absolutely love this car. It's a tank, it seats seven, and gets respectable mileage for such a huge vehicle. I averaged 22-25 mpg. I put it through hell, a Fargo Winter, two Kansas City summers, and many miles of highway driving. Ulrich von Nerdwagen is on life support; a bead clutch in the transmission is toast and reverse is nearly shot. Couple that with either a headgasket or a broken water pump, and I would have to put more than the car is worth into it to keep it running. If they break.. man does it stink. I adore this vehicle, and would stick to W124 chassis exclusively if I had more money to deal with my terrible luck. I'd recommend to anyone. I like having no cupholders...


Favorite Features

88 cubic feet of cargo space, thoughtful folding process of seats (theyre ALL FLAT) Silky smooth M104, substantial buttons and switches, and most importantly, the ride. There is no car in the world that acts as composed as a Mercedes-Benz at ninety miles per hour. I'll be sad to see mine go.


Suggested Improvements

Yet again, the MB sales people thought american consumers didnt deserve the far better european climate control system with more than two settings. Also, the wiper has only three settings. The wheel bolts caused many grumbles. I like to slide wheels ONTO studs, not goof around for several minutes.


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