2004 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Consumer Review: Cool but unreliable ride

2004 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - Consumer Review

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S55 AMG Sedan (5.4L V8 Supercharger 5-speed Automatic)

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Cool but unreliable ride
By Joe Huflin on


2004 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S55 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)


This car has all you would expect for it's money, and then the roof rattles some, the tire pressure monitors keep tripping and failing, the battery is flat after a 2 week business trip. Should not happen for this kind of money. No space for a cell phone, cupholders are a joke, and you forget all that when you hit the throttle and slide over the freeways, but then it all comes back at a traffice light. Great ride, classy car, but I am cured for life trying to put money on the table to buy such a set of wheels new, ever. I am soar but still OK, will enjoy it a few months more, but never buy this car new. What a shame for a handmade Mercedes, I lost a lot of faith in MB.

Best Features

Engine kick, sport settings, exterior looks

Worst Features

Trunk space, cupholders, tire pressure measuring system, battery life time when idle
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