A fun-to-drive roadster that combines the safety and security of a hardtop, the wind-in-your-hair fun of a convertible and the European brand cache of a Mercedes all in one attractively styled package.
by Bobby on Aug 18, 2005 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Kompressor 2dr Convertible (2.3L 4cyl S/C 6M)
I owned a Mazda Miata prior to this Mercedes and worried about the reliability of this vehicle. However, the car has been great and I now have almost 50,000 miles on it and it is a pleasure to drive and fun when top is down on a nice day. I love the fact that the roof is solid and that I don't have to worry about the snow causing any damage to the interior. The car is also great in snow with the snow tires that I purchased only a few months after I fist got the car. All in all, I would say that I love this car and that it has served me quite well.
by SunnySideUp on Jul 28, 2005 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Kompressor 2dr Convertible (2.3L 4cyl S/C 6M)
I leased this car brand new in 2002. The second month I had it I had to take it back to the dealer to get the driver door replaced due to a faulty seal, which did not allow the door to close properly. At 40,000 miles, the motor mounts collapsed and one of the cams had to be replaced. Had to replace at least 6 brake lamps. Twice the convertible top got stuck when trying to let it down. Was told this happens when you use it for the first time after winter. Cupholders broke soon after I got it. The check engine sensor had to be replaced at least 3 times. Warranty is running out, so I am turning it in at the end of the lease.
by Joie on May 21, 2003 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Kompressor 2dr Convertible (2.3L 4cyl S/C 6M)
I find this to be a wonderful car to
drive. Handling and performance top
notch. I am a single woman and the
safety features in this car are
exceptional. It is fun to drive and
seeing people's expressions when I
drive by. Exceptional automobile.
by Tangent on Sep 17, 2002 Vehicle: 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Kompressor 2dr Convertible (2.3L 4cyl S/C 6M)
You can surprise everyone with the
vario hardtop which is rarely seen.
The little SLK makes a great
stablemate with any cars you could
have. 8.7 cb.ft. trunk gives you
twice as much space as Z3 could
offer. This SLK is the way to go! If
I had more money, I would go for the
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