2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class User Reviews

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Tom writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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5

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Fit, finish, durability, reliability, style, comfort, amenities, mileage.  Just feels good to drive.

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Back seat space but that is to be expected, it's not an S class.

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One Of The Best Overall Performing Cars I Have Owned. — I have driven this car from 35,000 to 85,000. It is still solid and runs strong. Accessories, knobs, buttons etc. still work great. This is such a good all-around performer. It's not blistering fast but has good power to weight. Last year my commute went from 10 miles to 25 miles each way and so getting 30 mpg highway has been great. I had a CLK55 and loved the horsepower. It would be nice to have that kind of power in this car but I would really miss the good mileage. I always think about my next car but I have found that in nearly every case there would be some aspect of this little Mercedes that I would miss. I enjoy getting into it every day.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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dic_camarillo writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Hatchback Review
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4

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Ours is a six speed manual, so it is peppy and a blast to drive.  Handles well, but not harsh.  Everything is in the right place (ergonomics) and logical to operate.  I love the rain sensors and auto headlights.  Bose stereo sounds good.  Seats are super confortable.  Has been great on maintenance and very reliable.

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Power moonroof went out and they want $2,500 to repair it.  A bit pricey for a sunroof repair.  Maybe a little tighter suspension would be nice.  Some plastic is broken (speaker grill and center arm rest).  Can't check oil level - no dipstick!

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Fun Little Coupe! — This car is at home on the freeway, in the twisties, in traffic (nice light clutch and very difficult to stall) or for a long trip. The styling is good, the ergonomics are fantastic, the stereo is great, nice road feel, good brakes and a nice compliant ride. Peppy little car that is so easy to throw around. Rotates well! Not too soft, yet doesn't jar you. Some of the materials are still up to Mercedes quality. Paint is very good. Seats are good too. Headlights are a bit cloudy. Tires wear well. The only negatives are the broken sunroof and no dipstick to manually check oil levels.

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Rose writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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The handling with no under or oversteer to speak of. Awesome!

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The seats. They could be better as they're a bit hard.

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Rosie's Mercedez-benz — Performance - acceleration, braking, handling are all superb. Build Quality - has it needed repairs? squeaks/rattles none so far. touch wood. Appearance - both interior and exterior styling. It's a Merc. so yes, i think it's stylish. Cost of Ownership - Great kilometers per litre of petrol , maintenance ok so far. Fun Factor - is this car fun to drive? I would not have bought it if it wasn't. She's a great car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Firas writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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C230 Kompressor 2004 — 2.3 liter 4 cylinder supercharged engine 0 - 100 kmph: 7.6 seconds top speed: 242 kmph Requires some time to get used to it, very fun to drive It handles easily and it is very stable at high speeds Sporty performance and looks Luxurious and sporty interior

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Simón writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Wagon Review
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4

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practicality, looks and its kind of exclusive. Nobody has it.

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Maintenance costs

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Practicality And Style Rarely Go Together. This Car Is One Of Those Occasions. — Great solid built little station wagon, my favorite body style, which happens to be on its way to total extinction. The SHOC 2.6 V6 (this should be a C260 but Mercedes only uses the number 6 in the S, CL and SL 600, don't ask me why) is lethargic in city cycle but becomes alive and well after 40 mph. The interior has held up pretty well the rigors of transporting my 100 lb and 60 lb mutts and the design still looks contemporary, although a bit on the conservative side. The MBtex seating surface look like new, I don't know why anyone bothers with leather anymore. Maintenance costs are simply outrageous. I will look for alternatives outside of Mercedes-Benz dealers. This is a great car and its a shame Mercedes didn't bring the new C class wagon to America.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Иван writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 Wagon Review
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4

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150 HP

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Big, but little space

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Car Is Very Good. B!!! — Car is funny, big, nice. There are very good acceleration and top speed. Motor is 150 HP and 2200 cc. Braking is so good and handling too. There are option to shut down ESP end take drifting. Car is very good and funny too!!! Take it if u like c class.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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gthsr911_ writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C240 4Matic AWD Sedan Review
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4

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Car runs/looks fine, no problems so far too offal to handle.

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Maintenance/repair cost. $2020.00 for minor crap. plugs, oil/filter change, trans. fluid/filter change, air filters, (brake fluid change-why?), and a quick look over. (Insane u ask me)

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It's A Very Nice Car. That's All, It Isn't A Pace Maker That I Am Willing To Sell My Soul For. — I love driving it. I enjoy the folks that ask about it. The fuel cost is a bit on the shaky side. The repairs are insanely priced by the dealerships. The extra keys are a bad joke. The cost (Key) that you have to pay out for another one, from the Dealerships! As for acceleration, it's grate (when it's working properly) Braking no problems, handling is very good, as for safety-well so far I haven't had to find out how safe I am in it.(I love a challenge from anyone that wants to race, so far, 135mph wasn't too bad, 'I won')

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

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Lindsey writes:
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5

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Outbreaks anything Ive driven.

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Not a 0-60 in 6 second car :(

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My Car Can Outbreak Yours Anyday! — It used to beautifull, until the hail it and I had a horrible body shop fix it. Then I was rear ended by a truck and that wasn't the body shop either... Then.......after my b/f kissed a tree pretty damn hard it sat at the worst body shop EVER for 3 months and was vandalized while it was there! So to say the least I used have a gorgeous Benz. Considering its only a 4cyl it drives pretty good with decent acceleration, and the best brakes of any of the cras i tried out- this would include Jag, Audi and Cadillac to name a few. The 04" C230 Kompressor does not have the nicest interior, it has "leather inserts" and has power everything but "forward and back" seat controls, which drive me nuts! I am only 4"11 so i can reach the pedals well, most other cars i actually have a problem with. lol. It sticks to the road really nice and handles pretty damn good as well for when I'm play road course way out off Bee caves down windy roads scarring people. I do recomend making sure you can afford the tires since those damn soft things can and will find every nail on the road! lol. Also if you want to have a huge bass sytem or put a new system in the car I don't recomend it. No one will touch it? dunno why...

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George writes:
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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5

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Stylish, smooth, quality built car, roomy, packed with features, surprisingly economical 7.3L/100 on the HWY and 9.3L/100km mixed driving.

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Even though the supercharged 4 pumps out 190 HP, I would like to see another 30-40HP in this car to make it perfect for me. Because the 4 cylinders work harder to propel the car, engine is a bit noisier than the less powerful 6 cylinder model.

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Festivas For The Rest Of Us... (seinfeld) — That's what it is, a Mercedes-Benz for the common folk, nothing to fancy, but unmistakable Mercedes. I'm happy with it. It's large enough for a young family and long trips pleasure. Super smooth ride, even on rough roads this car does nor rattle. Seats are very comfortable, I can put a full day of driving and will not get stiff. Loaded with power options, climate control works like a charm... Traction control - a life saver for a rear wheel drive car in Canadian winters. All I can say is, I'm glad for the more affordable C class otherwise it won't be possible for me to drive a Benz. Like George Costanza would say "Festivas for the rest of us..."

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Bevill writes:
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Always wanted a merc.... How do they say, Been there, Done that. Got the T-Shirt.... Gave it away!!!!

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Petrol consumption, Hard seats for long distance traveling.

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Great Car For Old People... Lol — Good Car For Long Distance traveling, Town driving will hurt your wallet. Very heavy on petrol in town. Great performance for an 1800cc ... Few interior and exterior things that putt me of... But not bad in general. Very relaible in general, only prob i had was oil cooler that blew a port and mixed oil with water, That was on 187000km. Window switches tend to break when pull little to hard. Cd player Greated too soon, Replacement cost in south africa is way to much for a radio.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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