Test drove the E320 (gasoline) and the
E320 CDI. Wow, the E320 really moves
and is a pleasure to drive. I was a
bit nervous about the MB reputation
for quality but so far my fears have
been completely unfounded. I've owned
a number of Lexus autos (LS, LX, ES,
GS) and the MB so far is my favorite
auto. I took the car for a trip to
San Antonio and averaged about 34mpg
(odometer was under 1000 miles). I
enjoyed the lower cost of diesel too.
Keep in mind that most diesel pumps
are designed for "truckers" and
sometimes don't have the pay-at-pump
option (especially out on the
Love the nav (better than my Toyota
brand), love the diesel, enjoy having
control over many options in the car
(e.g., through the Command feature).
Should have heated seats standard.
Move the cruise control stalk (took me
a while to stop selecting it instead
of the turn signal).
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