1996 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Overview


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4.35 stars

Based on 15 reviews

I'm A Bmw Man At Heart, But I Jumped The Fence For This Baby. by Nick
 — Lives up to the Mercedes reputation for excellent build quality and comfort. This car hardly sniffs the gas, but when you put your foot down you can tell why. Still, I'm no drag racer, and all the b... Read More
It Is The Best Car For Theat Price by Marko
 — performance- good acceleration and braking build quality- the best car i ever had apperance- amaizing exterior styling, good interior styling cost of ownership- gas consuption is super, he has pass ov... Read More
I Love It by Frank
 — Quietly tuned engine that is good on fuel. High Revolutions add that performance sound and feel that you would expect from a race car. roomy interior and comfortable seats. Fantastic BOSE sound sys... Read More

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Questions


When I Put Air Con On The Body Starts To Vibrate

when i put air con on, the body starts to vibrate

32 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Tanya Gallop

Please Help Gages Went Out.

Hi I just bought a 1996 mercedes c220 and I put gas in it today and the speedometer, rpm, gas gage and the temp gage went out the needles are not moving. IN NEED OF HELP...Car didn't come with manua...

771 views with 5 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

I Have A 96 Mercedes C220 That Is Idling Rough And Random Stops When I'm At...

I would also like an estimate on how much it would cost to fix.

116 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

I Have A 1996 C280 And Lost My Keys. Where Can I Find A Key Code So My Lock...

I lost my only keys to my 1996 Mercedes C280. I went to the dealer and ordered a new key but was told it would take several days. In the mean time, my windows are down and I am afraid someone will t...

683 views with 11 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

My 1996 Mercedes C280 Will Occassionally Lose Acceleration, Pick Back Up, A...

Unfortunately, my mechanic cannot reproduce the problem. I will be driving at normal speed. I stop for a stop sign or light, and when I accelerate it tops out at maybe 20 mph and then slows down t...

1,190 views with 7 answers (last answer 9 months ago)