1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class User Reviews

1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"power" 9 reviews
"ride" 6 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 16 1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews.

Budi writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
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5

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Luxury big sedan, convenience suspension, unbeliaveble handling.

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the body is too big, thus for beginner drivers must be extra careful!

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Mercedes Benz E 320 1997 — This Mercedes Benz type, is the successful E class of all time. started since 1996 until the last model 1999. It has powerful 6-cylinder 3200CC engine, very nice suspension (although you lowered it) and of course very nice handling. The appearance of this car is so luxury, just like a prince from heaven.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Christy writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E420 Review
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5

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Lots of power.

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Repairs can be expensive.

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Fun Family Car. — I love this car!! My lead foot loves the quick and reliable acceleration from a dead stop or to pass from a nice cruising speed. Rides smoothly and quietly. The car is sturdy and big enough for my family, yet fun enough for an enthusiast. MPG is good for 8 cylinders. FUN FUN FUN.

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BurnOff writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
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5

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status style, long distance comfort, excellent on gas mileage, solid smooth feel, passing power that satisfies, torqued rear wheel drive, inline 6 cylinder that refuses to break, an automatic transmission that has 5 gears that feels like a real gear box

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delicate computers, delicate climate control unit

BurnOff
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The Four Door Sports Sedan That Eliminates Excuses — i always looked at this type of body style benz as the rich mans civic. easy to get around, gas mileage is impressive, refuses to break down, and can take a busy city commute abuse. as any vehicle the condition relies on how the owner maintains it. i refuse to let the paint dry up, i refuse to use cheep gas or oil, that mobile 1 and premuim gas gives you what you pay for. i dont have any excitement on spending money on a car but when i do i make sure its done properly for the long run. any car will be expensive to maintain if cheep spending was accumulated through time. when people say oh thats expensive to maintain only lets me know they are cheep spenders when the car demands maintenance that the long run has came to an end and became a drain hole. haha. the benz has eliminated any depression issues by the turn of the key and only i know this cause no one is allowed to gain my key for any reason that it is not allowed.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Blake writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E420 Review
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5

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Bang for the Buck.

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Nothing

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Best Car I've Ever Owned! — Fantastic car... plenty of power,nice amenities, inconspicuous, and reliable as hell. Comfortable long-hauler. It's a sleeper.Love the heated seats! Classic body style still looks good after all these years! The Germans really know how to build a car!!! Bought this one for less than $1000, and can't imagine a better car for the money...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Thomas writes:
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5

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Acceleration, solidity, safety, Benz styling, extreme comfort and refinement of luxury.

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I have had a lot of work performed recently to ensure this will be a solid and reliable car for many years to come...

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'97 E420 - The Best Of All Worlds... — Amazing performance, one of the very safest cars in the world (at any price), excellent visibility, extremely comfortable for long-distance trips. One of the best high-performance family cars you can possibly buy. An incredible value! Safety, luxury, power, comfort, and German sedan handling. Under 84xxx miles.

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e420collector writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E420 Review
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Fun to own

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no rust protected

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Still A Great Buy — bought this car used its better than any car i have brought brand new... the only thing is when benz made this car in order to maintain cost the didnt rust coat the body has other benzs are. you can look for the following things in the car high performance car, heavy, quiet and smooth. love this car!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Usman writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 Review
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its mercedese

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braking

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Smoth Drive — performence is best,acceleration is owsome,braking i dnt like,handling is ok,build quality is good,no repairs yet,interior n exterior is cool,its fun driving any mercedese,gas mileage is ok,cost is worth it,i jst love it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Miran writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E420 Sport Edition Review
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5

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Power, braking, comfort, space, features, safety, appearance

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Would benefit from sportier suspension and less weight

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97 E420 Sport — The 4.2L engine is incredible, and performance only hampered by the weight of the vehicle. Surprisingly easy on tires. Great braking power. Fuel economy is around 18-20mpg mixed driving. The 5-speed automatic is very versatile and driver- adaptive. You don't get those constant upshifts-downshifts like on the earlier E320 (and ML320) models. Very roomy and comfortable. Still gets compliments!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alee writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
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5

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comfortable and quiet engine

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gear-box failiure can occur easily after a period of 12 years

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Really A Work Of Art — this car is different from all the other e-class because it has been specified and i bought it and issued it straight from the factory whereas i didn't even go to the dealership to get it, all interior electronics are all custom fitted and seats are are really comfortable

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Salarzae writes:
1997 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E320 Review
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3

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Presence & Grace

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Relaibility

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Build To Last, Easy To Burn! — Solid build quality and presence that can't be denied. Performance was outstanding for I-6 engine. Electrical issues spoiled the day. Ownership cost though was comparable to mid size sedans. Overall, its nice to have it once in a while.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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