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2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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Never Again
3 of 6 people found this review helpful
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By gadaria
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S350 4dr Sedan (3.7L 6cyl 5A)


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The S Class is the supposed flag ship of the Mercedes lineup. She is a beautiful car on the outside and on the inside. With great styling and decent performance for its weight. But the car is always needing repair. If it's not one thing then it's another. -Transmission leak first week of leasing -Airmatic suspension went out FOUR times; car was so low to the ground it had to be towed.($2500 fix) -ESP went out a couple of times ($1000 fix) List goes on but i'll stop. Overall I'm disappointed with the amount of money thrown at this car after what I paid for it. At the time of this post that car had lost 92% of its value. I expected more from their S class.


Favorite Features

1.Slick exterior and interior 2.Ability to switch from MPH to KMH (Useful when traveling from US to Canada) 3.Cruise control is easy to adjust 4.Speedometer and Tachometer are easy on the eyes


Suggested Improvements

1.) Dump airmatic suspension 2.) Stop using Chrysler engines. The engine did not fail on me, but it's still an American engine. They took the 3.2L from the E class and just shorten the walls to make the S350 a 3.5L; If I had added a turbo/supercharger (small excep to centrifugal) then those walls may have cracked 3.) Fix the electronic safety features permanently


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2006 S350
4 of 14 people found this review helpful
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By notvanilla1
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S350 4dr Sedan (3.7L 6cyl 5A)


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Purchased this one two months ago with 51,000 miles on it. Was looking at a S430 also, but now glad I purchased the S350. I didn't buy the car to race and the 3.5L engine is more than adequate to power this vehicle. It doesn't have all of the gadgets the S430 has, but then there are less gadgets to fail later on. Comfort and quality are all a Mercedes should be. This is by far the best driving Mercedes I have owned (my twelfth one). I thought my 1985 500SEC (Euro) was nice and my 1994 E420 was great, but this beats them hands down.


Favorite Features

Body is excellent and the interior is superb. That's all I have to say about that.


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Not a happy owner
7 of 11 people found this review helpful
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By SocalJoe
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S350 4dr Sedan (3.7L 6cyl 5A)


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We had several costly items right after warranty period though the mileage was still only just over 30k, we had to replace valve gasket, airmatic air pump and relay, and recently (37k) replace air injection pump and relay. reliability is much worse than any other MB we owned or had owned.


Favorite Features

Ride is excellent, had very good highway mileage


Suggested Improvements

Navigation system and reliability


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By EJD
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S350 4dr Sedan (3.7L 6cyl 5A)


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I enjoy the car very comfortable on trips with plenty of room. Electronics maybe too complicated for the MB Techs, because they don't always get the problems rerpaired the first trip. NAV system could be more user friendly, and more modern features. Overall great car


Favorite Features

Sleek design and use of space


Suggested Improvements

All electronics associated with the Command system


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Greatest Value in Luxury
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By finance1
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S350 4dr Sedan (3.7L 6cyl 5A)


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Lease on my E-class expired. This car is the deal of the year. Engine more than adquate for highway ramps and passing. Interior features are what you expect in a MB- nice stereo, easy to use navigation. Class styling and at a fraction of new (as this more than adequate engine doesn't seem to get respect in the resale market).


Favorite Features

Auto-closing trunk, stereo, performance, gas mileage.


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