2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class User Reviews

2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 11 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews

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Doug writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C320 Sedan Review
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It's a Benz

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Super expensive upkeep

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Dispite It's Problems, One Of The Best Benz's Made. ('08-'09 Ranked Better) — ECU replacment is about $1200 a pop, there's at least 4. Oil changes are %80+. Solid ride, low road noise, comfort is outstanding. Capable of ralle racing. Disc nav system is outdated now. Handling is superior to American cars even while needing tuning.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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AMANDAEDWARDS0329 writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Sedan Review
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5

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reliable, classy, get-up-and-go power, plenty of room, great sound system

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upkeep cost

AMANDAEDWARDS0329
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Classy :) — I love this car. It suits me perfectly. Its a classy Mercedes, not quite as large as the E class so its perfect for young and old alike. It has go power, awesome stereo system (minus cd player), beautiful interior, plenty of storage space, and the ability to shift as a manual car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gary writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C320 Sedan Review
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Incredibly comfortable and powerful

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Can be a bit pricey when it come to fuel

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Well Built Car, Comfortable And Powerful — This is the new car to the garage, it is a Mercedes Benz C320. With it's styling and V6 engine it is a comfortable and fun to drive car. It comes with all the optional extra's and conveniences. The one convenience I love is the follow me home lights, saves fumbling for the keys for the house door in the dark. The only down fall is the fuel price, but hey if you want to drive this car you must be able to pay for the fuel. :-)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Humphrey writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C320 Sedan Review
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Safe, reliable, acceptable fuel mileage

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I don't know of any, even maintenace costs for me have been acceptable

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Best Vehicle I Have Owned So Far, Next To My Motorcycles — Great body style, performance from the 3.2L v6 is excellent, steering/suspension is very good, not hard like my BMW but can handle corners well with a fairly plush ride, ABS/ESP system works excellent, Interior trim very well put together the rated fuel mileage of 26 mpg is spot on, drive with the active cruise control on @ 72 mph and you can get 28mpg which to me is acceptable considering your in a well built and safe vehicle that has 8 airbags in it to boot

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mohsen writes:
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5

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nice strong safe car

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non

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Excellent — powerful engine with sport sound nice esp give high stability and good in long trip very quit in side-car good air condition easy comfortable to family sound system very good even after 10 year in my opinion it is very good for long distance and trip

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Daniel writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Sedan Review
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Handling acceleration, looks

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Nothing

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Owner — Cost of Ownership is balanced with the performance and appearance! Solid, stately and sporty! Once the kinks are repaired the car becomes less irritating and the fun begins. It is a car that needs to be driven not driven in.

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Mairtin writes:
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Looks fantastic, very comfortable, great motorway cruiser and feels nice and safe and solid cornering and travelling over bumps etc.

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Appallingly unreliable, truly awful car... complete money pit... avoid...

Mairtin
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Looks Great But Will Eat All Your Money On Upkeep... — On the motorway or even on a windy country road a C220 CDI is a great drive... heavy, solid, reassuring in corners, smooths out bumps, fantastic speakers and noise proofing and looks great tearing up the country... however after about 200,000 kms everything seemed to break... and I mean everything... A/C broke, Bulbs blew constantly, air flow meters broke constantly, Engine ABS and ESP and other warnings on constantly... Paid thousands of Euros on regular repairs/replacement parts... Eventually it started losing power and ended up being dangerous... I would sooner buy a 1990 vintage MB rather than the 2001 and later models... too much computers and too much to go wrong... stay away.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Louis writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Sedan Review
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Comfortable seats and nicely appointed interior.

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Unreliable.  Left me on side of road one too many times, AC was flakey, electrical problems galore.  Shifting was rough.  

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Unreliable, Uninspiring And Expensive To Fix — This car turned my off from Mercedes-Benz for life. I'm told that the higher MBs do not suffer from build quality issues.

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Arthur writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Sedan Review
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Comfort, Solid, Mercedes-Benz, the great automatic gearbox

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fuel efficiency of the V6 engine, lack of a turbo, Mercedes-Benz servicing prices

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C240 V6 1998 — A great car, especially for long trips, motorways, where this car fell home ... the V6 engine powers the car engough to give the pleasure of never missing power ... However a turbo would have made it fun ;) Mercedes' state of the art in my opinion !

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Graham writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Sedan Review
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build quality, comfort, power and auto gearbox

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nothing much

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What I Like About My Car — supremely comfortable, handles well, decent power from the 2.6l engine. looks good without being overstated. purchased more for comfort and auto gearbox than because its a mercedes. economy is ok for the size of engine, i managed 33.8mpg over a 460 mile journey. it can be fun to drive if you rev the nuts off it and use the tiptronics 'box. capable of 145, but i've only taken it to 122mph according to my satnav.

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