2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Consumer Review: R-Class Beauty is only skin de

2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Wagon - Consumer Review

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R-Class Beauty is only skin deep
By Rich Baker on


2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R350 4dr Wagon AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A)


We have had our R-Class for about a year and a half and it is a beautiful car that seats 6 like no one else. However we have had to take it into the shop too many times, for things like: 1. Static in the audio system Across CD, Sat radio, regular radio, (MB has made software upgrades to the software numerous times, the issue may be addressed but the issue was very intermittent so we will see. 2. Frayed driver seatbelt. 3. Transmission strange noise 4. Electronic tailgate not operating properly. 5. Cloth being separated at the back opening of the tailgate. 6. Navigation system returning erroneous information frozen random display. 14 service tickets over about 16 months.

Best Features

Looks great. Seating is great.

Worst Features

Fix the key so that when the car needs to be left with the service center or valet they have a hole to tie a tag onto. Improve yor quality now that Chrysler is gone. Improve your electronic technology in the cars. The cars should be able to identify the drivers and adjust the settings of the car.
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