2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class User Reviews

2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review Ratings

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  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • 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
"ride" 25 reviews
"power" 19 reviews
"fuel economy" 17 reviews
"handling" 13 reviews
"build quality" 9 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"high maintenance" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews

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Jeusu3inone writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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5

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A very comfortable car.

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No. No, just the regular maintenance.

Jeusu3inone
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A Good Sporty Car — It accelerate well, the braking is good. Yes, a fun car to drive. Over all, It's a good car and drives well. Mainly use for leisure Sunday driving. Very good on gas only 4 cylinder.The routine maintenance costs were minimal.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Michael writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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5

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Great looks, good build quality, 4cyl with supercharger, Good gas mileage, Huge excellent brakes, did I mention it looks like a million bucks. lol

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High dealer maintenance but, I do my own so no biggie.
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C230 Kompressor 5 Star Entry Level Benz!!! — Well my wife and I actually traded our 2011 Kia Soul for a 05 C230 kompressor sedan. I know some may think thats crazy but the Soul with its under powered 4cyl, cheap materials, and loss of value was enough for us to want to upgrade. The C230 has plenty of factory options, great interior materials and finishes. We had a huge selection of sedans like the maxima, accord, camry, ect but none come close to the looks, performance, or quality of the benz. The 05 seemed to be the best choice due to its mid production AMG updates and better fuel economy than the newer V6 and high safety levels. In short we love this car its a rocketship compared to the Kia and we let someone else take the hit by buying it new. According to Cargurus our C230 was $3200 underpriced and after a quick carfax found it was a one owner FL car with 42000 miles and even still smelled like new. The car was so nice we made our descision within few minutes and we purchased the car the next day. We love our car and would highly recommend it to anyone, just make shure you do your reseach as some models are more reliable than others.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gerald writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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5

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Powerful and sporty

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Love It!!! — Very tight and sporty! Supercharger sounds and feels nice! This car is well built. It has the sport package. Excellent brakes and full of safety equipment. Nice sounding sound system and is fully loaded. Feels safe and very responsive. Love it!

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

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Danny writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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Brand name, built quality, nice looking.

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Lack of performance

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Great Car, But Slow — Handling is good, ride is good, interior is great. The only downside.........OMG why is it so SLOW?! Also, be prepared to pay premium service fees. This car is fun to drive, but be sure to get a manual transmission, keeping the rev up is important in this car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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reitz writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C320 Sedan Review
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Great commuter car that always catches people attention, perfect for a first time premium car buyer with low maintenance.

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i dint see anything till now

reitz
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I Love My Ride — Overall I love this car to core, this is a perfect reliable style machine that you can own to get attention from your friends and neighbors. You will not be deep in pockets as per assumptions of others, simply you spend a little extra on oil changes but that is after every 13000 miles unlike every 5000 miles in other cars.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Phil writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Hatchback Review
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Handling, Slick Gearbox, Performance

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None really, early days yet

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Mercedes Benz 200 Kompressor 3 Door Se Evo Coupe — Performance is great, lots of extras, very comfortable, nice 2 tone leather trim, good sound system, plenty of room in rear, good size boot. Good build quality, despite what people say about late Benz's. Looks good from front & rear, although new model has just been released - still doesn't look too dated. Cost of ownership not too bad, certainly not any dearer than the Audi. This car is FUN to drive!! Mines a 6 speed manual.

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Jane writes:
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Love my car. Trustful, and comfort.

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Norhing sucks..lol

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Fav Car:) — Love it, plain and simple :) Nice to drive, comfort. Good looking:) Wont trade it for another than a new Mercedes:) Good performance, and good quality. Nice apperance. And will go a long way in milage. And have had a lot of fun rides in it :)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C320 Sedan Review
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everything

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Mb C320 — very nice acceleration, fun to drive and very comfortable. Luxury interiors and enough space. Gas mileage acceptable for this kind of car, however maintenance is expensive if get broke but if not is only one time at year. I will recommend this car

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

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Michael writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan Review
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Fun

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Awesome — Awesome! Fun to drive, very dependable. Lots of power when you need it. great gas mileage for this powerful car. Inexpensive to maintain for a German sportscar. Awesome inside and out, D is always worried about the salt buildup on the car, thats why I get to wash and wax it! Not that I mind >;-P

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2 Dr C320 Hatchback Review
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built quality, handling, gas mileage

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maintenance cost, low hp

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Although A Bit Expensive It's A Really Good Car. — Normal car, torque from low revs really helps for powerslides and economy, top-notch build quality, amazing brakes and handling thanks to evolution pack, the exterior styling could be better in the rear section, interior is very nice looking, although the space in the back isn't enough for a tall person, gas mileage is very good(in long trips you can get below 8 L/km), maintenance cost is quite high since it's a Mercedes, the car is generally really good and after the tyres are warmed up you can have a very good drive.

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

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