2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class User Reviews

2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"power" 11 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"style" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 Review
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Designo was a top of the range car, cream interior and cooled seats are great in Florida. Acceleration is very good. Car has worn well and everything still works. Car was years ahead on the features. Very good ride with varimatic suspention system.  Build quality with Designo option make this an impressive car, They changed the body style in 2006

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Gas milage not the best.  Better to keep on top of routine maintainance as it can be expensive to fix

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Great Drive For The Money — A little soft on the ride but this is a preference. Need to keep tire pressure and routine maintaince up as it can be expensive. Spares for Designo interiors could become hard to find. Model is rare so will possibly start to appreciate very soon

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Smooth and luxurious after 14 years.

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Silly things go wrong ...

drewplatt
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Smooth Luxury, High Power — This car at 14 years and 78,000 mile is as smooth and powerful as the day it drove off the lot. If there is a problem with it on the highway - it's too smooth. If you are not careful you will be over the speed limit swarming you're not over 30mph!

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430 Review
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well maintained

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it is 14 years old and not perfect

daypro
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Clean Solid Performance And Looks For Any Occasion — When buying a used S-class, you should expected it to cost you $$$ in repairs. My 2000 S430 has cost me $6,000 in repairs since I bought it 5 years ago. As with all Mercedes the costs 2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430 I get up to 18 MPG city / 26 MPG hwy

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Timeless style. Smooth and quiet.

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No tire pressure monitors (Optional but not included)
No rear seat heaters
At low volume the stereo lacks sufficient bass.

02SPEC1AL
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Very Nice Ride. Smooth And Quiet. — Got it with 108k miles. Read reviews of 250k, 300k and even 480k miles. all said the 2000 S500 still going strong. It had a fair amount of rust along the bottom edges. Had to get it repaired and painted. Also had a battery drain problem. Turned out to be the driver door control module. $600 dealer repair. Needed valve cover gaskets, idler pulley, transmission mount/fluid change, cabin air and charcoal filters. Another $1,000. Nicely tinted by dealer. Replaced side mirror covers with the 2007 V-cut signal version. $130. Power everything. Interior in very nice shape.Booming stereo. Now it looks like a 2 year old car. This car originally sold for $80,000.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Its really Luxury Car

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I just cant say anything all this car have it

usedcarslv
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I Was Have Relly Happy First Days Drive This Car — I like all on this car because its big stable on the road and powerful motor so next car for me will be 2013 Mercedes S550 which I am going to buy only Mercedes cars. I can say all 5.stars for this car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Looks and handling

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price and repair

morocco4life
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Its A Great Luxury Car For Those Who Can Afford To Maintain It... — I love the prestige factor, it is worth its weight in gold.. It is dependable if maintained.. i have nothing but love for mercedes benz owners because it shows the class on the outside which is transferred to the inside of the owner..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Firstly being an Australian Model it is an S320 so it is a lot more economical but still has plenty of power.

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Warnings have come up occassionally, ESP, BAS, Airomatic etc.  twice checked twice nothing wrong just a possible power fluctuation triggered the warnings.  The biggest problem is the plastic biodegradable trims.  They keep breaking.  very expensive to fix and not worth doing as they continue to break.

mars1946
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Love To Drive This Car — I traded my previous W140 for the W220. I liked having he lighter car and the better fuel economy and airbags. The car handles very well. it has been good on tires and with regular service in a year has been most reliable. I hope it stays that way. The only problems have been warnings of problems that do not exist. I have been told this is common. The worst part of the car really is the plastic seat trims on either side they just break even after replacing a couple they still broke. This has been the biggest problem to date. The car has 230,000 km uses almost no oil. I service it regularly and that seems to be a must. Being an Australian car it does not suffer from any rust problems. I keep reading the odd horror story and wait but so far so good.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430 Review
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Extremely spacious, smooth handling, driving and suspension. Overall, this is an exceptionally great car. Ahead of its time considering the year of this model, yet the standards still hold up closely to more contemporary 4-DR Sedans.

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High quality of the vehicle inevitably suggests high maintenance costs. Gas mileage could be better considering the recent trend in improvement to gas-mileage efficiency in vehicles, but it is not unreasonable.

martinrf
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Great Car Overall. — Love this car. It has certainly been reliable and definitely provided the feeling of luxury in the sense that one can drive this car and truly feel relaxed given the comfort that is provided by the car's performance and very appealing trim/design.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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The 2000 Mercedes Benz S430 has a powerful 4.3L V8 engine, Tons of features. Great for short and long trips. very reliable car. Could be the smoothest ride ever made.

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Very minor rust on bottom of doors.

Nategosson67
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Stunning Car, Inside And Out. — The Performance of this Mercedes Benz is only matched by the attention to detail that is put into every Mercedes Benz. You will not find another car made in 2000 with as many features and extras that this car has.

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 Review
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powerful and smooth

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expensive repairs, large price tag

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Awesome If You Can Afford To Own It — when you think of mercedes you think of style and luxury.....the S500 has both. it rode like a dream and it was sleek. the power behind the 5.0L V8 sent chills down my back. everything in the car is electronic so u barely have to move even to fold the mirrors

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