• (4.8) 12 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,789$15,357
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 16-20
  • Engine: 275-hp, 4.3-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2003 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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

Consumer Reviews


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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.

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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