2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class User Reviews

2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 39 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • 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: 4.3 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

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PROS
"ride" 14 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"handling" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"comfortable car" 5 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 8 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"high maintenance" 4 reviews
"seat" 3 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 39 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class reviews.

Lisa writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Supercharged Sedan Review
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5

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Fast and comfortable, easy to maneuver, low maintenance, great gas mileage

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Can get expensive if something breaks......very rare

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Beautiful — Great car, lots of pros with little cons, fun to drive and great on gas mileage. Easy to handle and quick to accelerate. I love how it fits into any car stall anywhere. The 2003 model was ahead of it's time with lots of modern features that are just now being offered in newer model cars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jovie writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Supercharged Sedan Review
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4

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Gas Saver

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Not Enough Power

jovie
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Classic/cool — I dont really like the small engine and its no good for winter snow in chicago. Its great in the summer and on gas. Easy to work on since its a I4 engine so everything is at your reach of hand.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ballsdeep writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Wagon Review
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5

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Car handles and drives fantastic. Remarkably low maintenance costs (coming from an Infiniti). Not a luxury or sports car but very predictable and reliable.

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More utilitarian than expected, backseat sucks for long trips (sorry kids!).

Ballsdeep
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Entry Level Mb Wagon — Fit and finish of this car is remarkable, very well done. Driveline is capable and smooth. Not a lot of "extras" here, just a solid family commuter. Trouble free and reliable. Decent 24 MPG average from premium gas. Great value.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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datatrekker writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2 Dr C230 Supercharged Hatchback Review
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5

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A fun car to drive!  This is a great combination of high performance and fuel savings combined in one car.   

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There is not much room in the back seat and the cost of the car repairs can be expensive.

datatrekker
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Love This Car! — I have owned the car for a few years and overall, I would say it was a great relationship. The car is fun and looks great. The down side is I am unable to tow a boat because trailer hitches are expensive for this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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cstein_2011 writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C320 Sedan Review
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5

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I absolutely loved this car!  It handles well on the road and get good miles to the gallon.

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The maintenance can be high if you're not used to it, but, if regularly maintained they will last forever!

cstein_2011
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Great Car — The Mercedes is hard to find a substitute for...Just a very reliable vehicle you would absolutely love. The maintenance can be high, but, you don't have to take it as regularly as you would a less expensive vehicle. You can keep them forever!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Josh writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Sedan Review
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4

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Classy

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Something would go wrong every once in a while.

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Get It, It's Worth It If You Get A Good Deal On It. — Great car, I miss it so much now. Then again, who didn't miss their first car? Would recommend to many people! A good Mercedes for a not so big price. Should be able to fit almost any budget looking for a nice car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Francois writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C32 AMG Review
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best car for the money  All I have to say is  AMG

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nothing

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If You Buy Make Sure You Become A Member Of A Forum Or You Will Spend Way Too Much Money — performanc is great for a 4 door sedan i love the car there is allot of tuning option i wanted a a nice quick car 800 dollars get you in the 400+ bhp without affecting comfort. I personaly have take this car to 177mph with no problem there are a few things that like that went out like the intercooler pump at 100k miles and the intercooler itself. those were pricy but beside that i love tihis car i have the rear folding seat and it helps allot when i have to pick up some things from home depot for the house i considered bying a trunck to haul litle stuff around but the i think about it i can do pretty much anything with my C32 amg 145000 miltes driven on this car and counting.

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DanielRay writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2 Dr C320 Hatchback Review
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FAST

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If you are over 6 ft tall.

DanielRay
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I Love It, It's Just To Small For Me. — She is a little beat up, missing one of the fog lights and there is a dent that I will get pictures of when I get back to the states. I love this car it is a 3.2L V6, automatic. I never had a problem with this car I am just to big to fit comfortably in it.

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

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Calen writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2 Dr C230 Supercharged Hatchback Review
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nice

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none

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Its German — Put 40,000 miles on in a year. Got avg 27mpg best was 45mpg for a 120 mile road trip. Had auto wipers head lights and radio turned up as speed increased. R e v I e w t w o

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

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Mh writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Supercharged Sedan Review
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every thing

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nothing

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Love It — well i cant say more than itas a mercedes and its a hell of a ride so awesome and great love it and its the best of the best better than an bmw m3 this is what i say its great

Primary Use: Family transportation

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