Let me start by saying I love the 2001 SLK230 kompressor.This car is like finding the perfect pair of jeans while they fit in all the right places they still need some adjusting from time to time. I heard all convertibles leak as does this hard top right at the top of both windows.From time to time you have to press down on the trunk to get it open Currently the leather is wearing off the side of the drivers seat.They did have a recall on the rear taillight finally something fixed for free.As for the current concern when the weather is cold the stickshift refuses to get out of park unless you let it heat up for approx 20 min.This has me nervous. In 3 1/2 yrs.Just oil changes & battery
All the head turning and compliments. Tight & cozy interior,smooth ride,tight turns.heated seats.super silent when top is up. Heater blows you away and a/c is bone chilling would buy again absolutely love the car.
Roof/windows leak. Pushing on trunk occasionally to open. Better quality leather for seats. Never thought of it before but cup holder could cause problems where located.