2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class

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Key Specs

of the 2006 Mercedes‑Benz CLK‑Class. Base trim shown.

  • Body Type:
  • Engine:
    268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain:
    Rear-wheel Drive
  • Seating:
    4 Seats
  • Transmission:
    7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Performance of V-8-powered models
  • Handling
  • Ride comfort
  • Solid, tight construction
  • Quietness

The Bad

  • Rear visibility in convertible
  • Small tachometer
  • Backseat space
  • Operation of optional navigation system
  • V-8 fuel economy

Notable Features of the 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class

  • Cabriolet and coupe body styles
  • V-6 or V-8
  • New CLK350 series for 2006
  • Five- or seven-speed automatic
  • High-performance CLK55 AMG

What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
(4.9)
Performance
(4.9)
Interior Design
(4.8)
Comfort
(4.8)
Reliability
(4.8)
Value For The Money
(4.6)

Latest Reviews

(4.0)

Fantastic ride.

by Amy from DC on June 8, 2018

Excellent ride but a bit of maintenance is required. It is not a Toyota, maintenance free. It requires some maintenance and caring. However the ride and pick up is awesome. Maneuverability is great ... Read full review

(5.0)

Diving this defines fun!

by Buster from Saint Ann, MO on June 2, 2018

Well engineered and it shows in performance. Compfy and very fun to drive. They thought of everything in this. I always feel very safe in this coupe. Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class currently has 0 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class has not been tested.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The CLK-Class received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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