Purchased this for my wife with only 20k 4-years ago and the car has been great except the transmission.
The 722.6 transmission was problem in the older E320 and still is.
The TCU connector seal failed which Mercedes had an updated part but then in leaked later on also.
Read some forums and I'm not alone.
Even the new 722.9 Transmissions are having issues.
I have owned 4 Mercedes and all the transmissions have had issues.
Love the ride, the style and interior layout.
Great room for the dogs.
This is the ultimate family vehicle and we don't look for a second at suv's or hybrid vans or whatever. Practical, sporty, smooth, clean lines, great ergo, wow wow wow. Bought all the roof bling, rack, bike rack, cargo box from Mercedes-Benz
Everything. This car is so together. The five of us jumped in the wagon and drove from Cincinnati to NYC at a spurs moment and the vehicle brought us there so refreshed. Had the in-laws visit and w/ rear fold-down seat all seven of us could ride in style to church. (Kids in back of course)
Built-in USB ports would be nice for gadgets but then I have to remind myself that I'm driving a 6-year old car. Hard to fathom!!
The Car is great....with gas prices
soaring near $3.00 per gallon, we
traded in our Lincoln Navigator for a
more fuel efficient family car. The
kids love sitting in rear facing back
seat and the car is fun to drive and
beautiful to look at. With added 17
inch factory wheels, tinted windows and
in brilliant silver, it is a head
turner...especially at the gas station
The Harmen Karden sound system is
increadable and the seats are
The A/C controls are a bit confusing
and take some getting used to.
After driving a 2000 wagon for 4 years
and loving it I ordered a "new" 2004
wagon only to find the interior
passenger room much smaller,the second
row of seats are not as roomy, knee
room tighter,the headroom seems to be
lower, the 3rd row jump seat lost 5
inches head room due to the spare under
the seat. I did not accept the car. I
have been driving a Mercedes for over