2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class 2.3L 4-cyl. Supercharger 6-speed Manual Consumer Review - Luxury...hah!
ADVERTISEMENT

2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Convertible - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

54 Total Reviews

All Models

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
ADVERTISEMENT
Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
Luxury...hah!
By kegradtech on

Vehicle

2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 Kompressor 2dr Convertible (2.3L 4cyl S/C 6M)

Review

My wife purchased this car in 2003 from with only 3000 miles on it...in other words still almost in new condition. It looks beautiful on the outside and is pretty fun with the top down on a nice spring day. Since then, it's been nothing but trouble. O2 sensor burn-outs and associated problems ($1300-1500). Constant electrical problems esp. with cruise control. All sorts of exterior lighting issues like a poorly aimed headlight that Mercedes says can't aim any truer (higher) than it is (it shines maybe 15ft in front of car). God forbid you accidentally don't screw your gas cap on tight enough cuz that'll run ya about $175 to get the check engine turned off by Mercedes- Benz

Favorite Features

Hard-top convertible, smooth select- shift automatic transmission.

Suggested Improvements

More noise/vehicle harshness reduction. Less plastic. More head-room, I am only 5ft 10in tall and my head hits ceiling every time we hit a bump. Improve electrical design (O2 sensor,exterior lights,cruise,disc changer,etc,etc). Smoother ride (I know it's a sports car but it rides like a dump truck)
Recommend (1) (1)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411