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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS55 AMG Consumer Reviews

CLS55 AMG 5.4L V8 Supercharger 5-speed Automatic - (18 reviews )

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By Frank
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS55 AMG CLS55 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)


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Great looking car
Great handling


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Bought cls 500
11 of 15 people found this review helpful
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By Lexic
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS55 AMG CLS55 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)


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Just bought used CLS 500 a few weeks ago with 120k miles and am not super impressed.
SBC breaking unit needs replacement, apparently all units are under 10 year warranty, sadly I am 6 weeks too late. I called mercedes dealer north houston, they declined to replace, called corporate - they just gave me that long story that they take time to evaluate each request, evaluate customer loyalty, etc and in the end also declined replacing the unit. It appears SBC unit was broken for years and previous owner didn't even know that mercedes has any warranty for them.
Further, I am noticing that the transmission gears are starting to slip 2nd and I think 4th up and down shift.
Additionally have to spend $2500 on minor maintenance things and another $2500 on additional non maintenance repairs.
Leather preserved very well, except the front seat has one seem separated for 6-7 inches, fixable.
Tires are starting to wear out on the inside, but it doesn't seem due to alignment, looks like another expansive but unidentified problem
Pros: looks great, black paint preserved very well


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My CLS 55 AMG...I Love It!
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By John F
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS55 AMG CLS55 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)


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Everything so far is awesome. More than expected. Very responsive. Forceful power. I feel safe in this car. Love it!


Best Features

Looks


Worst Features

Still thinking!


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CLS55 is the bomb!
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Brian
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS55 AMG CLS55 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)


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This is a great car! Styling is beautiful and the performance is outstanding. I had an '03 Viper prior and this car is very close in performance and much better in size, comfort, and driveability. This is the best 4 door I've owned.


Best Features

The engine! One bad boy!


Worst Features

Rear seat room is tight, but who really cares about the passenger anyway?


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CLS 55
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Postman
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS55 AMG CLS55 AMG 4dr Sedan (5.4L 8cyl S/C 5A)


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The car is unbelievable. I have driven Aston Martins, Porsches and many other sports cars before this one and this is second to none of them. The trunk is large for golf clubs and luggage so you can actually drive this car out of town, what a novel idea. The power is tremendous and the CLS handles very well compared to all the other mercedes available.


Best Features

Distronic, parktronic, keyless go


Worst Features

Trim on the inside of the doors. That is the only boring thing about the car. Maybe a heated steering wheel. Lighter needs to be out of the ashtray for cell phones and it needs to work when the car is not on.


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