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