2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

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4 reviews
Available Price Range $5,853-$19,749 Trims3 Combined MPG 16-20 Seats 4

Our Take on the 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

Our Take

In addition to subtle styling updates, two new engines became available in 2003 for the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class coupe: a supercharged V-8 in the CL55 AMG and a V-12 in the CL600. The CL-Class is ba... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Fuel economy
  • Control layout

Notable Features

  • Three potent powertrain choices
  • RWD layout
  • Stylish two-door profile
  • Mercedes-Benz pedigree
  • New seven-speed automatic


Our Expert Reviews

Too Rich? Too Fast? Never. 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL600 V-12 RAGGED POINT, Calif. We tried to avoid tourist traps. But we needed gasoline, food and restrooms -- all of which are in short supply on the 80-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 1 that skirts the Big Sur coast. So we pulled into this place, a commercial patch amid mystic beauty, and parked the silver 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL600 V-12 coupe. Tania A... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

4.0 out of 5

Based on 4 reviews

Very Disappointed

by anjdog from Huntington Beach Calif. on June 12, 2013

The air suspension went out at 57k. That was over $2,000. Couldn't put the shifter into drive, told by MB mechanic normal for them to go out. $900. Sensor after sensor goes out. The plastic that shuts... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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