2005 Mercedes Benz S Class
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GREATEST CAR EVER!!!!

by from New York, NY on October 9, 2010

I bought a used 2005 S55 AMG for 50 grand, and let me tell you!!!! This car is absolutley amazing. This car is considered a "super-sedan" Any one, and every one who knows something about cars knows th...
I bought a used 2005 S55 AMG for 50 grand, and let me tell you!!!! This car is absolutley amazing. This car is considered a "super-sedan" Any one, and every one who knows something about cars knows that greatness of this car!!!! Has incredably fast pick-up, and head-turning sound and looks. 500 horsepower is more than anyone will ever want....and its pretty fuel efficient too!!! It is also very reliable too! My friends has over 100,000 miles on it, and its only been in the shop for routine check-ups! NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS!!! And he drives it pretty insanely! The interior ergonomics are great, and the design is even better. The transmission's tiptronic mode is great, being able to switch gears via paddle-shifters, or the stick......but NO CLUTCH!!! I am pretty sure every single car I buy for now on will be this one!! NOW DO YOURSELF A HUGE FAVOR, AND GO AND BUY ONE!!!!(that is if you can even find one, considering how rare they are).
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Great Value

by from Greater Chicago on February 13, 2013

I'm a long time Mercedes owner, and my old S320 (95) finally decided to ride off into the sunset. I found a replacement in a '05 S500 4Matic that is sensational. The all wheel drive works well in the ...
I'm a long time Mercedes owner, and my old S320 (95) finally decided to ride off into the sunset. I found a replacement in a '05 S500 4Matic that is sensational. The all wheel drive works well in the snow (albeit with a 1-2 mpg decrease in fuel efficiency). While the outside is slightly smaller, the interior room is exactly the same as my old '95, and the leather detail is extraordinary. Moving up to the 5L v8, the acceleration is sports-car like. For the price, this was a great deal.
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bang for the buck

by from boston on April 16, 2012

best car i have ever owned!!! I paid 75000.00 it was a bargain 126000 miles are on the car and it rides and performes like new
best car i have ever owned!!! I paid 75000.00 it was a bargain 126000 miles are on the car and it rides and performes like new
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Great Car.

by from Richmond, TX on February 27, 2013

Just a great car, well designed and performance is wonderfully. I will recommend this car to my.....
Just a great car, well designed and performance is wonderfully. I will recommend this car to my.....
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Great Experience

by from Portland Oregon on September 29, 2013

Found the car online contacted the owner and set it an appointment for a pre purchase inspection. The car passed with flying colors. We set a price and I purchased the car. Thanks to cars.com I found ...
Found the car online contacted the owner and set it an appointment for a pre purchase inspection. The car passed with flying colors. We set a price and I purchased the car. Thanks to cars.com I found the car I was looking for. Thank you!
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'05 MB S430

by from charlotte nc on January 29, 2010

Great car in many respects, but lots of problems with the electronics in the center console: CD, Nav, radio, etc etc. Fortunately, all covered in warranty up to this point, but the warrabty just expir...
Great car in many respects, but lots of problems with the electronics in the center console: CD, Nav, radio, etc etc. Fortunately, all covered in warranty up to this point, but the warrabty just expired, so it's time to sell.
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EXCELLENT Like new condition!

by from Palo Alto CA on August 14, 2010

This car looks like it just rolled off of the production line! No dust, no smust, no dings, nicks or scrapes. Only thing missing is the new car smell.
This car looks like it just rolled off of the production line! No dust, no smust, no dings, nicks or scrapes. Only thing missing is the new car smell.
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Best Car I've Purchased out of Many!

by from Long Island, NY on June 16, 2011

Simply the best highway ride you can have for the money. The torque is phenomenal and handling is superb!
Simply the best highway ride you can have for the money. The torque is phenomenal and handling is superb!
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Most liable car I have own.

by from on June 14, 2017

The S-Class has debuted many of the company's latest innovations, including drivetrain technologies, interior features, and safety systems (such as the first seatbelt pretensioners).[2] The S-Class ha...
The S-Class has debuted many of the company's latest innovations, including drivetrain technologies, interior features, and safety systems (such as the first seatbelt pretensioners).[2] The S-Class has ranked as the world's best-selling luxury sedan,[3] and its latest generation, the W222 S-Class, premiered in 2013. As in previous iterations, the W221 S-Class is sold in standard and long-wheelbase versions; I4, V6, V8, V12, diesel and hybrid powertrains are offered. All models built in Mexico or sold in the United States are only available in long wheelbase.
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Best car I have ever owned

by from Palm Springs, CA on June 18, 2017

It is extremely comfortable, has superb handling, and has been very reliable and worry free. For a large powerful car, it gets excellent gas mileage with 25+ mpg on the highway being the norm.
It is extremely comfortable, has superb handling, and has been very reliable and worry free. For a large powerful car, it gets excellent gas mileage with 25+ mpg on the highway being the norm.
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