1997 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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$63,300

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

Sedan

Body style

5

Seating capacity

201.3ā€ x 56.9ā€

Dimensions

Rear-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

7 trims

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Exterior 4.7
  • Reliability 4.5
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Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Best of S Class the S320

W140ā€™s 97 S320 is one of the best S class ever produced, i have owned W140 92 S500, that was a good first edition, but ran into transmission issues, owned 95 S420 super of a car loaded with all option but transmission issues at 60k or so miles, Had a diesel S350, wonderful experience and what a commute range. The S320 97, or i say all after that year were just superb of Sā€™s, all flaws what the previous years saw were eliminated. i had no trouble whatsoever for the 80k i drove on , sold it at 267k miles and the current owner is enjoying it even more. A marvel of automotive technology !!

4.0

Worthy of the title......the best car ever made

At 200000ks&1 previous owner this w140s420 ls the best car i have driven in 65 years driving. Have owned several range rovers jaguars mercedes rovers.my current mb w212 e350cdi is excellent car but does not match the w140 (low profile tyres have spoiled the comfort on modern cars).best features of the w140 excellent ride quietest car of any ,interior&general flnish is as good as it gets ,even for 25 year old car. Problems.....engine wiring(replaced)&moisture forming inside dist. Caps (i thlnk i have the remedy). 5of my cars cars are classics,which i will be reducing in numbers. The w140 will be the last to go when i no longer drive

5.0

A dream on wheels

This car rides smooth, and even at this later stage in its life has a quiet engine that delivers smooth acceleration at highway speed! When I go somewhere I take the long route just so I can drive more!!

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Mercedes-Benz
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
6 years old or less/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles
Powertrain
1 year/unlimited miles
Dealer certification required
164-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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