I have owned a mercedes for 25 years to
include various classes. The S-class
was the ultimate car. You feel very
much in control of the car. Long
highway drives are effortless. However,
purchase a good extended warranty.
Power windows mechanism have gone out
on two windows in my S-class, gasket
and seals have been replace twice, the
illumination of dashboard components
have gone out twice and maintence and
repairs are expensive. I recently moved
to a Lexus 430 and admittedly I miss my
Mercedes drive but the Mercedes pails
in comparison to the luxury features of
my Lexus and the reliability of the
That German ride and drive feeling of a
Reliability of electronic components
needs to greatly improve.
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