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2003 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
2003 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Available Price Range $1,988-$15,428 Trims6 Combined MPG 16-20 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2003 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Our Take

Safety, performance and appearance headline the changes in the top Mercedes-Benz sedans for the 2003 model year. Mercedes-Benz unveiled the revised model at the Paris Motor Show in September 2002. An innovative Pre-Safe system is the big news for the S-Class this year. Up to 5 seconds before an ... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

Redesigned for the 2000 model year, Mercedes-Benz has continuously refined its S-Class flagship sedan, bolstering its competence with bells and whistles to an almost-scary level of sophistication. Hop behind the wheel in T-shirt and jeans, and you'll feel lucky the car agrees to start. The test model, a 2003 S430, is the cheapest in the S-Class lineup - of course, "cheap" is relative, w... Read full review for the 2003 Mercedes Benz S Class

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Excellent vehicle

by Nuri from Astoria on October 10, 2012

Best value in the market, has great performance, worth every penny. Best value in the market, has great performance, worth every penny.

6 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.


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There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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