2001 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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8 reviews
Available Price Range $437-$14,625 Trims4 Combined MPG 19-21 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2001 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Our Take

Posted on 4/15/02 New S600 and S55 AMG models expand the S-Class offerings from two to four, and an active suspension system arrives as a new feature. While the S600 is the ultimate luxury sedan,... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

I used to chuckle at Mercedes-Benz drivers. To me, the sight of the cars either meant a rolling midlife crisis or something comparable to a weekend duffer bringing a $6,000 set of clubs to the public golf course. I mean, do you reallllllly need all that? Now, after having driven a string of Mercedes-Benz automobiles, I've become one of those motorists I used to laugh at. It must be some ki... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Based on 8 reviews

Best Used Car Performance Value around

by carsandguitars from Chicago IL. on September 21, 2006

The best way to purchase a great car is to look at a manufacturers high performance offering and buy one after the early years depreciation has been taken. The S55 is just one car. Retailing at over 1... Read Full Review

4 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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