1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Expert Reviews

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on January 26, 1997

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on January 26, 1997

The Mercedes C-Class sedans have been among our favorite cars since they replaced the old--and we mean old--Mercedes 190 sedan for the 1994 model year. Roomy, comfortable and very good-looking, the... Read full review

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on August 17, 1996

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on August 17, 1996

To those who yearned with Janis Joplin-like passion for a Mercedes-Benz,the 190 class was an answer. But somehow, it never felt like a real Mercedes.Thankfully, with the introduction of the C-clas... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on May 3, 1997

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on May 3, 1997

Mercedes-Benz has earned its kudos, consistently building solid, well-engineered automobiles. Recently, though, the onslaught of high-end competitors has forced Mercedes to rise from its haunches a... Read full review


KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on May 11, 2001

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on May 11, 2001

Mercedes-Benz's C36 is a carnival ride for adults. Stomp the gas pedal and it pins you back in the seat like a roller coaster heading downhill. Crank the fat leather steering wheel into a cor... Read full review