1996 S-Class

Consumer Reviews

1996 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Review Score

4.5 out of 5 stars

4.5

6 Reviews
100% of drivers recommend this car
Score Breakdown
5 out of 5 stars Comfort
4.7 out of 5 stars Value for the Money
5 out of 5 stars Interior Design
4.8 out of 5 stars Reliability
4.8 out of 5 stars Performance
5 out of 5 stars Exterior Styling

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4 out of 5 stars

pick your poison carefully

by S600 driver from Middle Tennessee on Fri Oct 21 2011

Greetings All, I bought the '96 S600 with about 140Kmi and thoroughly enjoy th ecar. You must choose carefully. These cars only hold up as well as they're maintained. At 6,000 pounds you'll be hard pressed to find a "car" that provides the saftey, performance, etc of the big W140 Chasis. Finally enough room in the cabin. That great big back seat! Heated of course, seat back reclines, rear climate control! They're are plenty of things to break and repair because the car is loaded with so many superfluous features. Double pained windows really do make the car quiet. The car tops out at about 140mph so watch you driver's license! Fuel economy is about what my T-bird delivers. For the money it is a great value only if really well maintained. Parts are available as these cars are headed for the crusher due to aging boomers.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
4 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
4 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car!!

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4 out of 5 stars

Great Car

by Nickmist from SC, Columbia on Wed Jul 25 2018

It is very comfortable and fast I enjoy riding in it, the design inside and out is great. The double glass windows keeps it quiet this is a very smooth car just make sure its in good condition when you buy one.

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Uses car for Having fun

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5 out of 5 stars

This car is bullet proof.

by None from Sacramento Ca on Wed Jul 18 2007

I have never had any mechanical problems at all. 235k miles and still runs very strong. I dont think they make cars like this any more. Style and performance.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
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Purchased a Used car

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Best car every bild nothing cant come close to it

by kevin Grigoryants from California CA.91206 on Sun Jan 31 2010

I love this body the way it looks and runs it totaly stands out from all other exotic cars out there i wish that they would creat this body again and add have the interior of new generation s-class models and i would be the first person to buy this car.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
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Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Perfect All Around!!!

by Steve Smith from live in Fair Lawn, NJ on Thu Mar 13 2014

I bought a 2004 Escape about 2 month ago...so far everything is ok. Before I purchased the car David explained that the car sold As-Is. Overall everyhting was ok and I am happy.)))) Thanks guys.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
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Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car!!

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4 out of 5 stars

Safest car ever

by YANKEE ymb on Mon Feb 19 2018

Great comfort on the road wonderful low noise level safe car and fun to drive. I drive it to work everyday and travel in it as well on freeway very reliable and only maintain with best quality service

5 out of 5 starsComfort
4 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
4 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Our Take on the 1996 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

IMAGINE DYING and going to heaven only to be denied entry because you led a life of excess.

Imagine that happening without ever having had a chance to drive the biggest and most expensive of all Mercedes-Benz sedans, the S600.

You'd have a right to be angry -- to hire a lawyer and file suit against the Pearly Gates Board of Admissions.

For surely somewhere it is written that no one can be judged guilty of wanton indulgence unless he or she has had regular access to the wickedly plush S600.

This is the car with everything for the person who has everything. It has leather, walnut wood, deep-pile carpeting, vanity mirrors front and rear, reading lamps, separate rear air conditioning, a computerized smog... Read More