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2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class - Consumer Reviews

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Great car, poor reliability
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By bubu
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E55 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)


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This is a great car - when it runs. The engine is very strong but the electrical system is very unreliable. You will get to know the MB service dept. well. Moreover, this is a fancy car and many mechanics are not trained to fix it's problems. Find a good mechanic and get the extended warranty!


Best Features

It's fast!


Worst Features

Needs to be much more reliable. Too many features means too many breakdowns.


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2004 E320 SPORT
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By vladimir isov
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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There is nothing like a Mercedes-Benz. Here is the bottom line. Mercedes-Benz, like all cars, must be properly maintained inside and out for it to perform and be relied upon during its long life. These are highly advanced vehicles which deserve much respect, and that means no cutting corners when it comes to maintenance and repairs. Most people complaining about their Benz either obtained it from poor care or have not been providing the proper care . I will admit, it does take a financial commitment to make this happen, but so does the proper care for a Honda Civic if you wish to have it running like new at 120K miles. I am blessed to have my 04 E320 Sport and its simply a great car.


Best Features

Pneumonic suspension, ABS, stereo/navi, high intensity projector lamps, torque and its ability to go exactly wherever you want it, regardless of your speed.


Worst Features

Do not like a plastic grille, some interior components have cheap feel, like steering wheel color rubbs off, and other plastic bits like to detach for no apparent reason.


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Awesome, but no improvement over previous
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By dan
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 4MATIC AWD 4dr Wagon (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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Great car. Feels very solid and tank like as should any Mercedes. I should advise any interested buyers to highly consider the more expensive E500 wagon cause 221 hp isn't going to keep this two ton wagon up to speed with any Porsches. All in all a still excellent buy (not cheap though). My previous 2000 E320 wagon looked almost exactly the same even though there was a redesign last year. Very comfortable and relaxing to drive for long and quick trips. navigation system isnt that complicating, ride quality is amazing, and 4MATIC works great in foul weather. My rear window just randomly stopped functioning but other than that reliability has been decent. I timed a 0-60 run of about 8 seconds


Best Features

COMMAND, 4MATIC, silky smooth ride and transmission


Worst Features

Needs more power! 0-60 in 8 seconds is not your typical Benz! Needs to be more distinguished from previous model


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Excellent vehicle
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By Marcus
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E500 Rwd 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 7A)


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I have had this car for almost one year and have not had any problems with it. Great car, good power, fun to drive and definitely a head turner.


Best Features

Nav, heated massaging seats, streptronic shift.


Worst Features

Seats can be a little uncomfortable sometimes, that's just my impression


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The perfect car
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By lovemye320
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


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I had been looking at the sport sedans such as Infinity and Acura, but although they were fast, they lacked rear seating capacity for 3 kids. Also the interiors appear to be cheap and not too appealing (especially if you like the luxurious look while still maintaining the sportiness). I fell in love with this car the moment I looked inside. It looks rich, not cheap at all, definitely has the wow factor. This car had so many really cool bells and whistles, I have never had such a comfortable ride, great handling and speed adjusters make for a great ride.I average 28mpg on hwy and around 20 in town. not bad for v6.


Best Features

Panoramic sunroof that can be opened closed with remote key along with all the windows. Braking system. Can stop on a dime at high speed. It is sensitive so takes getting used to.


Worst Features

Blue tooth capability, longer time on warranty. Not too many people hit 100,000 miles in 5 years.


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