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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Good, happy, could always be better.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By ALB
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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I purchased a preowned c230 last summer. It was low miles and had only 16k on it. I drove all the other cars in the class, BMW 3 series, Lexus IS, and Infinity Gs, and A4. MB is the best balance of performance and luxury. It doesn't handle like a 330, and leather isn't as nice as an IS, but I love this car and love MB (have since purchased an SLK). It is very fun to drive, not like a 335 manual, but it looks great, corners well and in comfort mode get decent gas mileage. I did have to fuel pump replaced under warranty at 22K, didn't like that too much, as I felt betrayed by the car I love, but it happens. If I had to purchase again, I would purchase the same car in red rather than silver.


Best Features

Looks great, rides great, decent mileage, from an engine that seems to have way more power than 201HP. Feels more like 230HP, apparently it is because of the 7 spd trans. it is sporty but still functional as a daily driver and grocery grabber, but you feel good driving with a giant tristar.


Worst Features

Upgrade to the large tristart grill, improves the look big time. The whole bluetooth interface thing is very annoying, enough said. It would be nice if the rear seats went down for cargo, but then you sac. on body integrity,so Ill live.


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Good buy
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By mbcars
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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This seems to be a reliable car with good gas mileage. The interior seems to have a lot of cheap material and the chrome is flaking off of the gear shift. The front cup holder(s) is cheesy. I like the separate lighting for the rear. I like that I can do most of the maintenance like oil changes, filters, brakes, without having to go to the dealership.


Best Features

Gas mileage, smooth shifting transmission, ease of maintenance.


Worst Features

Better cup holders, better "chrome" on the plastic parts, improved IR sensor on drivers door, better acceleration. This car doesn't do anything fast: accelerate, A/C motor, shift. Make the manumatic a real manumatic.


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A Step Above the Rest
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By WildcatFan
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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This car has well surpassed my expectations. It is a joy to drive and an excellent ride. I read mean reviews before purchasing and the negative things people had to say are bad opinions. The service on the car is 200 dollars, but it only needs it every 12000-13000 miles that is three synthetic oiol changes in a Chevy, do the math. No power at take off, seven speed automatic that you never feel shift, put your foot in it a little. By far the best car I have ever owned. Will update in six months.


Best Features

The Ride and Comfort. The feel inside. The customer service at the dealer. Knowing I own a Mercedes Benz.


Worst Features

None at this time.


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Great Car!
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By Soua
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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It is a great car. The seven speed automatic makes the car feel and drive like it has more than 201 HP. You will get better gas mileage with the transmission in "comfort mode". On our last trip, we averaged 30 mpg doing 70 to 75 mph. In city driving, we are averaging 25 mpg. Those that complain that the car does not drive good in the winter needs to change their tires to winter tires or all season tires. The stock Continental ProContacts are performance summer tires only and are not to be driven during the winter. The specs for the tires say, "Do not drive at or around freezing temperatures."


Best Features

Gas mileage, comfort for sports suspension and tires, sports car like handling, and the exhaust sound.


Worst Features

HID lights should be standard.


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Great car and better buy
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By TXdriver
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport 4dr Sedan (2.5L 6cyl 6M)


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After 7 months no regrets on purchasing this car used instead of a new something else. Solid as a rock, handles like it's glued to the road. I've seen the mileage rating but I drive aggressively and get 25+ in mixed freeway/city driving. Top end impressive power but sluggish off the line. Great car loaded with features and very quiet ride.


Best Features

Comfort, handling, responsiveness, styling, auto climate control and wipers.


Worst Features

Better acceleration from a stop. iPod/mp3/bluetooth compatibility would be a nice touch. My wife has an 06 Scion TC that has connections fr these electronics but a year newer MB doesn't? What's up with that? Oh, and brakes wear way too quickly. 30k miles and new pads and rotors needed.


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