2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Consumer Review: All Engine..Lackluster Steerin

2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class - Consumer Review

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CLK63 AMG Convertible (6.2L V8 7-speed Automatic)

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All Engine..Lackluster Steering
By socalh2oskier on


2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK63 AMG 2dr Convertible (6.2L 8cyl 7A)


This is an extremely fast car, with terrific brakes, a genuinely usable back seat, and decent trunk space (for a convertible). Unfortunately, the steering detracts markedly from the driving experience. Drive the new 3 series convertible, and you will wonder why anyone would pay almost double for the Mercedes, as the 3 series is loads more fun to drive. I had the 3 series, but traded it because of the minuscule trunk space and issues regarding run-flats. I like the AMG--but I have to admit-- reluctantly--that the 3 series was much more fun, at just over half the price, and it gets much better gas mileage. However, given the trunk space issue with the BMW, I am glad I made the switch.

Best Features

Engine and brakes. Stereo is pretty decent.

Worst Features

Lumbar adjustment is limited to driver's seat--for long trips the passenger seat thus becomes uncomfortable. Steering is lackluster- -this car feels like a big heavy car (which it is). Interior is chunky and boring. Gas mileage should be improved. I average 10-12 city--hwy is better--around 23-24-
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