I bought my s500 with 182,000 miles on it and quickly added 10,000 miles within a month. this is a great solid car. i bought it with a few problems but once i gave it a tune up(new starter,spark plugs, oil change to ROYAL PURPLE and spark plug wires) this car ran smoother than a baby's bottom. I drove up and down i95 in and out of town with no problem. A 30 min trip on this car feels like a 10 min trip especially on the open road my foot always seems to sink into the pedal and i end up doing 100+ mph without noticing at all! lol. GREAT CAR! I bought it and invested a few dollars and sold it 10,000 miles later because GAS was to much! a v12 using Diesel would of been cheaper!
Comfort, Elegance, Big Back Doors, Reclining Back Seats, Heated Rear seats, Privacy Curtain, i can go on for days..
Love the car. It's like driving a fast, well handling, exceedingly comfortable tank. Mine has not had any problems, but I bought it with 50K miles on it and it had a complete service log showing that all maintenance had been done. These cars have two flaws: The a/c evaporator can go out, and it is a $4K, dash out job to replace it, and the engine wiring harness can deteriorate, which is a $1,500 job to replace. Make sure the car you're buying has had these two repairs done to it and you will be fine.
Absolute safety with speed.
These cars are so inexpensive now that it is obscene.
While a little big to run around town
with it makes up for it on the road.
We recently drove from Naples, Florida
to New Jersey in 2 days and most
people take 3. It is so comfortable
and easy to handle that you hardly
know you are doing 75mph and higher.I
have had the car a year now and have
only had a few bulbs replaced and the
comforable seats with lumbar
great pickup when needed
the coffee holders are not up to date
and are hard to get to. When un use
there is no armrset available
I bought the car with approx 87,000
miles on it believing that it was a
quality car that would hold a
reasonable value. In the two and a half
years that I had it, it cost over
$6,000.00 in repairs and had to be
towed back to the dealer twice. I would
not recomend buying a Mercedes of any
type unless there was a full warrantee
on the car. Do not expect to get any
thing for it on a trade. When the car
runs it can appear to be a great car,
but be sure to have a lot off money in
the bank if you buy one used.
Especially if the warrantee has run
out. I sold it with 122,000 miles on
Good Power, Comfortable, Quiet
Small trunk, by far the poorest
reliability and most costly to keep
running of any car I have ever owned.