2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class User Reviews

2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 8 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 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:4.2 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
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"power" 5 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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wrightdda writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430 Review
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5

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This car handles like a dream and is just awesome on the highway

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I wish it were newer

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They Dont Make Them Like This Anymore — This is the finest handling car I have ever owned, the v8 is superb and the highway ride is smooth, quiet. Even gets very good mileage, I am not kidding, I get at least 25 on trips and have recorded 29 per the computer.

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Tony writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 Review
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performance and luxury

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expensive maintenance

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Beautiful Set Of Wheels — one of the world's best engineered automobile. it's got everything you ever wanted. this car can pamper you with luxury and can drive like a sports car. except it's a bit bad on gas mileage and maintenance. but those problems will vanish once you sit behind the steering.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Arnie writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 Review
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A look at me car

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Cost

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Would Not Do It Again — The car was a very nice European model. Built like a fine piece of machinery, solid, nice powerful smooth acceleration and breaking. Short story, it was a wonderful car but very expensive to own and maintain. Depreation in 2 years was horrendus.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joshua writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430 Review
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Awesome performance from a luxury sedan

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Huge sedan but it's a nitpick

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Luxury At Its Finest — If you want luxury at its finest look no further than this car. I can honestly say that this is basically a mini-limousine with all of the luxuries it has. it has a 4.3 V8 engine. brakes are perfection. It is B E A Utiful inside and out. GPS was included and back seats have light-up vanity mirrors.

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mrskluv writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430 Review
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the get up and go power

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bulbs to be replaced all the time

mrskluv
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Love And Hate Relationship — Performance is good it accelerate and handle well. The brake are sometime noisy. Build quality is good, it does have lots of squeaks like it needs oiling at every joint. The appearance is awesome, black with beige interior. Bad for a carpet color, alway getting new mats. Cost of ownership is not bad with gas prices I don't full up that often. Maintenance is be costly. Fun factor is off the scale. The ride is so smooth. Good car to have if you have extra money to spend.

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Anthony writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S430 Review
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Supremely Comfortable
Fuel Efficient
Relatively fast

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Really expensive compared to standard S-Class:
Standard S430 $73000 MSRP
Luxury Edition S430V $110000 MSRP
Standard S500 $83000 MSRP

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Standard Is Okay, Luxury Edition Is Amazing!!! — The standard S430 is your average Big German Executive Saloon. But the S430V is a different story. The S430V's 4.3L V8 produces 4 more bhp than the standard 4.3L V8. Also "Smart cylinders" shut off half of the engine while cruising to save fuel. Inside, the S430V has hand stitched glove soft Nappa leather. The front seats are active and ventilated (heated and cooled). Audio system is upped from 10 speakers to 12. Cabin has both humidifier and dehumidifier to keep humidity at a comfortable level. Windows are double glazed and power IR layer blocks 98% UV rays. Instead of machine built, the S430V is hand built. As a car, the S430V shines. the more powerful 4.3L V8 is whisper quiet, very smooth and cannot be heard idling, but when using the pedal on the right, it gives a very satisfactory V8 roar. 5 speed auto with shift gate transmission is very smooth. Air suspension is extremely responsive, dual mode AirMatic, 1 high for road conditions (i.e. snow, deep water) and extra comfort mode. Active front seats take a bit of time to adjust to, but keep driver and passenger from leaning at all. Air conditioning and heating is brilliant, the cabin never fogs up or becomes too dry thanks to the humidifier and dehumidifier. Overall a truly fantastic car.

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Mark writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S55 AMG Review
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Huge .....v v comfortable

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depreciated every second....built on a friday afternoon ?

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Pile Of Crap.... — rejected twice under sale of goods act

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HeatherS425 writes:
2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S500 Review
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Great style, roomy and quiet interior, smooth and quiet engine plus fantastic road manners at 35 mph and 70 mph.

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None

HeatherS425
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Elegant Style On Four Wheels — The Mercedes Benz S500 is and has always been one of the greatest road cars engineered for the drivers of today. It has all the creature comforts imaginable for a car and one feature lost on many...interior room. The spacious interior makes long drives incredibly comfortable and short jaunts effortless. The engine and drive-train are quiet and provide great performance around town and on the highway. All in all, this has been the best car we've owned to date!

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