1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class User Reviews

1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Review Ratings

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  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 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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"ride" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
"beautiful car" 2 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 3 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews

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Amer writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Sport Supercharged Review
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Good acceleration, Handling, Interior Styling

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Turning angle, Noise, Steering

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Nice Drive, Not The Prettiest Car, Wouldn't Waste My Money On One — Very nice interior, I drove one with a full AMG interior. Had 19" Rims, Ride wasn't stiff which a good thing but turning angle was rubbish... Made a 3 point turn into a 5 point turn. Gear changes were smooth, steering is the same if not worse than my mums falcon. Very heavy on the pedal. With this car your either cruising or absolutly flying. Was good on acceleration, but doesnt make a very inspiring noise when being pounded (sounds like a grizzly bear yawning). Braking was good. Has pretty good visibility out of all view points with the acception of the rear window.

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dxynbyte writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Sport Supercharged Review
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5

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Air tight.  Smooooth ride. Very sporty.

dxynbyte
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Invincible Benz... — This car used to make me feel invincible when I drove it like no other car. I have been trying to recapture that feeling ever since then but no avail. Red & black leather seats, seat warmers are nice when cold outside. shaky cup holders though. But overall a beautiful handling car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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VA writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Supercharged Review
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5

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Very drivable car

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Having to buy four summer tires and four winter tires

VA
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Best Touring Roadster — For the past 30+ years, starting in high school, I was a Brit car guy. I've had an MGA, Cortina, Lotus and a Spitfire. They were all fun cars, some even very comptetitive, but all were tempermental. I finally got tired of spending more time under the car, than in it, so I sold the Spitfire. to replace it and become my daily driver, I found a beautiful 99 SLK and re-discovered what a fun drive could be. The car is responsive, nimble, comfortable in any weather, and reliable! Being a hard top convertable, I drive it year round and enjoy it every day. It's big enough to cruise the super highways, small enough to be fun on the twisty side roads, and who doesn't love a convertable in the sun shine.

Owner for 1 years, 2 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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Tom writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Sport Supercharged Review
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Best Car All Of You Wish You Had — Build Quality: shh don't jinx anything Car Comparisons: there's other cars? Performance: You can't get it to it's limit....legally anyway More About My Car: It's hot

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Ruth writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Supercharged Review
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everything!

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expensive service from main dealer

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Lovin Merc's Slk — i absolutly loved this car! bein a 2 seater converable ment i could get time on my own to enjoy the car. it handled so well and stuck to the road in every situation, acceration was fast and it doesn't seem like you doing the speeds you were, opps! good job the brakes were just as good as acceleration. nothing went wrong with this car, altough the service form mercs are expensive!!

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Baron_02 writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Supercharged Review
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Economical

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Can't rotate tires front to rear

Baron_02
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A Real Kick To Drive — Fun and easy to drive, cheap and easy to maintain. It has a easy to open top and has lots of space for luggage compared to other roadsters in it's class, even with the top down. I would and will buy another in the future.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jenn writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Sport Supercharged Review
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Top reason to drive this car- the speed.

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Top reason to avoid this car- It will not hold a family of over 2 hahaha.

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Bottom Line- Another Beautiful Car By Mercedes-benz. — I love the speed, the hard convertible top, and the look of my lil car :-) She accelerates very fast and shifts gears extremely smoothly. The only problem I have is with the interior console area-the leather/paint is chipping off. But overall, I have had no problems at all with this car. It is extremely fun to drive and every time I take it out I get compliments and it definitely turns heads. I love German engineering.

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

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Kerry writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Supercharged Review
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Fantastic car if you are single or a couple

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No good for kids

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Mercedes Slk 230 Kompressor — Fab car, nearly wrote it off on the 1st day I took it out. Had it for 2 months then found out was pregnant!! Can't really get a baby seat in the back. Traded it in for another Merc but no where near as nice. Good whilst it lasted. Massive boot even when you have the top down, quite costly on the fuel but was an absolute dream to drive and leaves the cheapo boy racers standing anyday

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Christina writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Sport Supercharged Review
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Love my Baby!

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Expensive parts,  Vehicle permit fees high in Greece for this car!

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Worth Every Penny! — Just love the sleek appearance and quality attention to detail. Cool roof that disappears into the trunk once it's down. Love the way it drives, the sound of the engine and the awesome acceleration in matter of seconds. Perfect car to vacation with on the Greek Isles!! Parts are expensive when needed, however not that often.

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

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Andy writes:
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK230 Supercharged Review
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4

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duel heating and cooling, hard-top convertible, Benz

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engine is kinda load, but the car cant rev... one time the hard top jammed on me, that sucked, and the car could be faster

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Over All.... Its A Great Car For Being Built On Left Over C-class Parts — i love the car, i drive it every day when its sunny! even if the temp outside is 45 degrees LOL as long as its sunny you'll see me cruising with the top down. the car not a Ferrari it wont accelerate in less the 4 sec or take the turns like a BMW M but its luxury's and sporty as a new Lexus and that all that matter's to me... for now you gotta admit, this car inst bad for a high school/college student LOL

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Reviews

Love It By Crank081

Great sports car for the money Good gas mileage Comfortable on long trips but limited trunk space with top down All of the early slk have problems with peeling dash and rear lights premature burnou... Read More

Brilliant By Karen

I really enjoyed driving this car it was easy to handle and rode very well. I enjoyed riding with the top down and letting the wind blow through my hair. As well as the looks I got while riding in ... Read More

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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Reviews

Live The Life - Drive A Mercedes-benz! By Aaron

This is such a great little car. I never wanted a convertible due to the soft top, but retractible hardtops have swayed me. This car hugs every corner and blisters any highway you can throw at it. I... Read More

It Is A Lovely Car But I Just Am Not Happy With It. By Craig

it is nice, but i would want a new version. the car looks rather plan and dull and i hate the oem rims. the interior is ok. But i wish it had real wood trim versus the fake phony carbon fiber in the i... Read More

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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Reviews

Fun, Wind In Your Hair And Yet Quiet And Great Ride By pnewton

It is not traditionally sport car fast but it is quick and responsive. The hardtop is really easy to use and is very quiet for a convertible. The ride is surprisingly quiet and smooth. Just an overall... Read More

Would Not Buy Again By Nathan

Seats suck, leather is junk and wears quickly. Handles like crap. Paint was of poor quality. Wind screen was of poor design. Interior wasn't quality. Fit and finish not up to par for a german car. I e... Read More

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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Reviews

A Fun Car To Drive That's Suitable For Everyday Driving. By CordovaCars

This is a great sporty convertible suitable for everyday driving. - This car drives well and shifts smoothly with firm and predictable brakes. The top operates flawlessly and the remote control for th... Read More

A Great Sporty Convertible Suitable For Everyday Driving. By CordovaCars

This car drives well and shifts smoothly with firm and predictable brakes. The top operates flawlessly and the remote control for the top is a cool feature. The sound system with CD changer sounds goo... Read More

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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Reviews

Power, Comfort And Style And, As A Used Car, A True Bargain. By langloic

Love the car. Hate the price of parts. But it's better than the cost of maintaining a Porsche! And, it has a trunk that holds real luggage. Some folks like their Porsches. I agree that they are grea... Read More

Awesome Little Sports Car By rwebb

Great little road or commute car. The power generated by the supercharged 4 cly is awesome. The car handles like a dream at high speeds. The powered top never misses a beat and fits great when up a... Read More

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