Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan

2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Pros

  • State-of-the-art safety and luxury features, three body styles to choose from, pleasing power from V6 engine.

Cons

  • Can get pricey for its segment, ordinary interior presentation, tight squeeze for the sedan's backseat occupants.

Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan for Sale

Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2003 C240 4MATIC AWD 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 5A)
68,615 miles
Used 2003
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C240 4MATIC
List$5,999
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2003 C240 Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 6M)
108 miles
Used 2003
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C240
List$3,795
Est.Loan: $78/mo
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2003 C240 Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 6M)
43,322 miles
Used 2003
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C240
List$6,994
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2003 C240 Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 6M)
102,991 miles
Used 2003
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C240
Auto Expo
17 mi away
List$4,495
Est.Loan: $92/mo
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2003 C240 4MATIC AWD 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 5A)
77,614 miles
Used 2003
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C240 4MATIC
List$6,000
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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$165 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
Clean CARFAX. Odometer is 37843 miles below market average! Bluetooth, 4D Sedan, 2.6L V6 SOHC, C2 Package, Garage door transmitter: Homelink, Glass Sunroof, Heated Front Seats, Power Rear Window Sunshade, Rain-Sensing Intermittent Wipers, Remote keyless entry, Weather band radio. We welcome any pre-buy inspections before purchase and can help facilitate door to door shipping to anywhere in the world at an affordable price. If you prefer to visit our showroom for a viewing, we are pleased to offer free airport pick-up from Reagan International Airport (DCA) or Richmond International Airport (RIC). Mercedes-Benz of Fredericksburg offers an extensive range of superb, low mile, exotic and luxury automobiles. If we don't have the car you are looking for please let us know and we will be happy to help find it. Just minutes off of I-95, Exit 130-B in Fredericksburg, VA. Call us now before it's gone and we will be glad to assist you! 888-693-4572.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2003 C240 Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 6M)
59,593 miles
Used 2003
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C240
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2003 C320 Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6M)
68,536 miles
Used 2003
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C320
List$5,994
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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$165 Below Market
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Though hardly inexpensive, the C-Class is appealing due to its variety of configurations and prestigious name.

2003 Highlights

Changes are light this year. Mercedes' "4Matic" all-wheel-drive system is now available for sedan and wagon models (the C32 sport sedan being the lone exception) and the C230 Sport Coupe's supercharged engine has been revised for greater efficiency and lower emissions. A six-speed manual gearbox is available for the C320 models, and a supercharged C230 Sport Sedan is now available as well.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Love every thing about it
e626,12/11/2010
I originally wanted the m. B. E350 but my husband said that we would be spending a lot more money on gas. So he got me the c240 and I have to say that I love this car we bought it used with 98,000 miles on it. It has been very reliable drives great, and I look forward to taking long trips in it. I previously owned a 2002 BMW 330i and I thought that that was the best car ever, but I have to say I like this one just as much. It has that luxury and sports car look to it, the interior is excellent and very comfortable. I am definitely going to buy another m. B.
Disappointed
Steve ,09/10/2010
Just got rid of this after 2 years. Soon after buying, back of the passenger seat fell-off, then, the engine's serpentine belt fell-off & left me w/o power steering & in serious danger of overheating. Then the interior door handle of the driver's-side door broke off, then the driver's cup-holder broke. Round logo inserts in center of wheels fell off. Right driver arm-rest/storage lid gets sticky & attracts a layer of grime. The interior door handles made of malleable plastic discolor & become mismatched with the rest of the arm-rest assembly & scratches and looks terrible. Then, I discovered RUST on all door bottoms & above the license plate. Then the a/c dampers began to malfunction.
A Love/Hate Relationship
sportbiker1,05/07/2011
The 'Sway Bar Rods' go regularly. Fortunately, they go within a year so are covered under parts warranty. Fender liner fell off, CV boots replaced, heater door motor broke, signal switch broke, rear speakers rattled, driver's seat belt squeaked, rear set belts lock up at -25C, passenger seat bottom loose, rear door lock knobs come loose and the rod drops inside, headlight bulbs are $180 each!. Nothing serious mechanically though. Bit it is starting to rust at the same place on all 4 of the doors.
Worst Car Ever
John,07/26/2015
I am 63 years old. I've driven hundreds of cars and worked as a race car engineer, and also worked at dealerships and never, never in all that time have I come across a car with so many design faults and poor quality components. The many forums tell the story. Bottom line is that Mercedes tried to reinvent the wheel at every phase of the design in general, but especially with the electrics. The SAM system is a joke. The seat adjusting components, another joke. In fact any of the electrical systems not associated with the engine (except the stupid oil level sensor instead of dipstick!) are a joke. I would love to meet the chief electronics design engineer of these vehicles. Update: They get worse with age, Mercedes should be forced to buy them all back. (Rear view mirror fell to pieces, dash display disappeared, speedo and RPM gauges showed 6000 rpm and 120 mph while sitting in traffic, high beam stopped working, window washer stopped working, turn signals do not stay on, hazard signal stopped working etc. etc!)
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 24 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
168 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
15 city / 23 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
215 hp @ 5700 rpm
MPG
18 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
189 hp @ 5800 rpm
MPG
17 city / 23 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
168 hp @ 5700 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Overview

The Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan is offered in the following styles: C240 Rwd 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 6M), C320 Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6M), C230 Rwd 4dr Sport Sedan (1.8L 4cyl S/C 6M), C240 4MATIC AWD 4dr Sedan (2.6L 6cyl 5A), C320 4MATIC AWD 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 5A), C320 Rwd 4dr Sport Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6M), C32 AMG Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.2L 6cyl S/C 5A), and C320 4MATIC AWD 4dr Sport Sedan (3.2L 6cyl 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan?

Save up to $192 on one of 7 Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $3,795 as of09/25/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from5 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C240 is priced between $3,795 and$7,995 with odometer readings between 108 and102991 miles.
  • The Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C240 4MATIC is priced between $5,999 and$6,000 with odometer readings between 68615 and77614 miles.
  • The Used 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan C320 is priced between $5,994 and$5,994 with odometer readings between 68536 and68536 miles.

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