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Good car

by from New York on October 23, 2011

Very good handling, good gas milage, you can hear your watch tick at 90mph. 4-wheel-drive gets you everywhere. There is no better car in this size. I bought a 2006 with 66K miles and have it now 3 mon...
Very good handling, good gas milage, you can hear your watch tick at 90mph. 4-wheel-drive gets you everywhere. There is no better car in this size. I bought a 2006 with 66K miles and have it now 3 month-love, love it.
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I love it

by from Mount Laurel on August 23, 2011

What a great car! I bought a 2007 with 60k miles for my daily 150 mile commute and have it now for 18 month. Came to this page here to shop for another one for a friend of mine. The car gives you this...
What a great car! I bought a 2007 with 60k miles for my daily 150 mile commute and have it now for 18 month. Came to this page here to shop for another one for a friend of mine. The car gives you this unbelievable safety feeling thanks to great breaks, unmatched handling in rain and snow with the all-wheel-drive and the electronic stability program. Not fearing bad weather makes all the difference. I paid $199 for the A service, basically an oil change and a check up. But you only need to do that every 15000 miles. I get 27mpg in average going 70-75mph on the highway. Super silent and responsive engine.
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love it

by from Chicago on January 14, 2011

we wanted a bmw but the dealer had this 280-4matic for a great price of 17k with 55k miles. After test driving in Chicago on winter roads decision was made quickly that this is our car. Have it now fo...
we wanted a bmw but the dealer had this 280-4matic for a great price of 17k with 55k miles. After test driving in Chicago on winter roads decision was made quickly that this is our car. Have it now for 3 month and we love, love love it. Great performance, extremely good winter car (all-wheel-drive) and boy what a smooth ride. I hope this one lasts us for a long time. Try to get a model with seat heating, this is phenomenal comfortable in cold weather.
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great winter car

by from Buffalo on December 25, 2010

just got a used 280 4matic with 50K miles. Never had a better winter car. Here in Buffalo you need a reliable winter car and this is the best I ever had in 24 years of driving. 23 mpg , great 3.0 lite...
just got a used 280 4matic with 50K miles. Never had a better winter car. Here in Buffalo you need a reliable winter car and this is the best I ever had in 24 years of driving. 23 mpg , great 3.0 liter engine, very responsive and sooooo silent and smooth.
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my first MB and love it

by from Croton on May 21, 2013

I bought a 2006 C280-4matic in January from a dealer in NJ after I was driving my friends car while he was on vacation and loved it. Now, after 5 month I have to say that I never invested my money bet...
I bought a 2006 C280-4matic in January from a dealer in NJ after I was driving my friends car while he was on vacation and loved it. Now, after 5 month I have to say that I never invested my money better. Rain, Snow, Gusty Winds- no problem. The all-wheel-drive gives you this unmatched feeling of safety when you run into the large water puddles on the highway. At 24MPG for a 3.0 Liter V6 with 230HP you have nothing to complain. I had it in for an oil change and the guy checked my breaks. In the back, at 78K miles still the first rotors. Yes, they are expensive to change on a MB, but the way they last you make up for it.
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Excellent Winter Car

by from New York City on February 26, 2010

bought my 2006 280 4matic in November 2009. Rain and snow never a problem, you feel really save.Traction in snow is unbelievable, this car goes always. I get 21.5 MPG in average with 70% city traffic....
bought my 2006 280 4matic in November 2009. Rain and snow never a problem, you feel really save.Traction in snow is unbelievable, this car goes always. I get 21.5 MPG in average with 70% city traffic. Highway on longer trips 28 MPG. Always take the 280 and not the 240. The 240 is to heavy and needs more gas.
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Trunk is small but great car

by from Ashburn,VA on April 14, 2010

I just bought this 2007 280matic for my wife. 20MPG in Jersey City, 25MPG Highway. Sometimes she wishes to have a bigger trunk, but that is really all that bugs her. The car is very safe, extremly goo...
I just bought this 2007 280matic for my wife. 20MPG in Jersey City, 25MPG Highway. Sometimes she wishes to have a bigger trunk, but that is really all that bugs her. The car is very safe, extremly good handling in snow and rain (4WD). She had a 2006 Cadillac SRX V6 which was a disaster in quality and behaviour. So this is the first Mercedes, and certainly not the last one.
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This winter made the difference- buy this car!

by from Nanuet on February 11, 2014

I sold my 2009 front-wheel drive Honda Accord in October 2013 and bought my 2006 MB 280 4matic with 76,000 miles. For 12,500 the car was a steal, looks like it is maybe a year old. You can tell the MB...
I sold my 2009 front-wheel drive Honda Accord in October 2013 and bought my 2006 MB 280 4matic with 76,000 miles. For 12,500 the car was a steal, looks like it is maybe a year old. You can tell the MB quality is just so much superb to all Japanese cars. The 6 cylinder engine is very responsive and smooth, with nice acceleration, feels like a Ferrari compared to my Honda. Breaks are no joke, you can tell this thing was made for the Autobahn. But the best thing ever is this incredible relaxing all-wheel drive: No more spinning tires, no more getting stuck on a hill, no more hydroplaning. driving in winter on snow is fun now, and even my wife which is not interested in technology was wondering why the car doesn't break out on snow. I explained it and now she wonders why we waited 20 years to buy an MB with 4matic. Buy one, but make sure it has the 4matic.
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Very nice car

by from Orange TX on July 13, 2011

I love this car....... its such a nice ride...........always wanted a Mercedes-Benz and am thrilled I finally have one...............
I love this car....... its such a nice ride...........always wanted a Mercedes-Benz and am thrilled I finally have one...............
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Very Fun Driver's Car

by from California on April 14, 2008

The C230 is much more than I expected. I bought a pre-owned C230 Sport and am very pleased with it. From it's sporty exterior styling to the superb comfort, the car does not disappoint. I needed a big...
The C230 is much more than I expected. I bought a pre-owned C230 Sport and am very pleased with it. From it's sporty exterior styling to the superb comfort, the car does not disappoint. I needed a bigger car but didn't want a bigger price. This was a perfect find.
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