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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible - Consumer Reviews

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By llenroc74
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 7A)


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I LOVE THIS CAR. I HATE THIS CAR. EVERYTHING IS GREAT EXCEPT BUILD QUALITY AND RELIABILITY. DEALER REPLACED TRANSMISSION AT 1,300 MILES. BRAKES (Sensotronic) STILL DON'T WORK CORRECTLY. DEALER SERVICE IS APPALING. M/B CUSTOMER SERVICE (Montvale, NJ) IS RUDE AND UNHELPFUL. TRYING TO INVOKE MY RIGHTS UNDER NYS LEMON LAW SEEMS FUTILE. MY 4th M/B SL AND MY LAST.


Best Features

STYLING, HANDLING, FEATURES, STATUS, EYE-CANDY ALL SUPERIOR. SOUND SYSTEM AND GPS SECOND-TO-NONE. CONVERTIBLE TOP IS MAGIC IN MOTION.


Worst Features

MANY PEOPLE SAY THAT M/B HAS HAD SEVERE SLIPPAGE IN QUALITY. I MUST AGREE. THE MAJOR SYSTEMS FAILURES IN A VEHICLE OF THIS CALIBER AND PRICE ARE SIMPLY UNACCEPTABLE.


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best car i have ever owned
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By barrys
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 7A)


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this car is the best car i have ever known.. performance, looks, styling, technology and handling...its the best... period


Best Features

looks and styling


Worst Features

none its perfect


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Flawless
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By RJP
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 7A)


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Flawless performance. Beautiful styling in and out. It looks exactly the way it performs. Responds instantly to accelerator. Can easily get ahead of other vehicles and into clear road ahead. Handling is superb. Does not lean or sway. Beautifully takes curves with ease. Quintessential sports car. Wish it had more cabin storage, and that it had a better gas mileage.


Best Features

Body styling. Acceleration. Sports handling, especially around curves.


Worst Features

More cabin storage. Better gas mileage but not at the expense of performance.


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The Finest Luxury Sports Car
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By jimminy
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 7A)


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This is a great car. It has meet all of my expectations and is a fine companion to my other Benz, an S500.


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The best of the best
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By Dr Rick
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 7A)


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Every red blooded American male dreams about owning a car like this. It is sexy, stylish and extremely powerful. I have the limited edition Designo sports model. It turns heads and stops traffic where ever I go. It doesn't get any better than this.


Best Features

Everything


Worst Features

None


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