2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class User Reviews

2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review Ratings

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  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 15 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"exterior" 3 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 5 reviews
"high maintenance" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews

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NabilMourtada writes:
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 4Matic Luxury Review
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4

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A car full of spirit and luxury

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Maintenance and fuel economy

NabilMourtada
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Awesome — Luxury , stylish , powerful , and comfortable But maintenance is expensive and the fuel economy is not great Small cargo too The best choice for a single person or married couple Not family , and not comfortable in long trips The power is great and stable since of 17" wheels And braking system amazing and the transmission is great The navigation system and panoramic roof added the luxury and beauty To this car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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David writes:
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 4Matic Sport Review
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Superior Engineering and Technology, Amazing Drive and comfort ability

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Best Of The Best — Car overall is amazing, drives well & personally is more than just a car, its a lifestyle. Once you drive a Mercedes Benz and realize how well assembled this German beauty is, there is no going back to BMW or AUDI and not even a PORSCHE. Benz beats the competition and owns Europe.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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kristielim writes:
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 4Matic Sport Review
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4

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Stylish,elegant difficult to get dark grey. Great brakes, handling. Tight German feel

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could be more powerful

kristielim
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Great Family Sedan — very well put together. German engineering. impeccable road manners. Car is rock steady while braking and cornering. Adequate gas mileage . Affordable entry level luxury. Great sleek looks enhanced by difficult to get steel gray. Dependable. 4 matic adds peace of mind in poor weather conditions.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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sk8714 writes:
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 4Matic Sport Review
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it sticks to the road like glue when turning. love the handling, turning ratio and power. so smooth to drive. i drove 6 hours and felt like i had been lounging on the couch all day. such a smooth ride.

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i wish it had a fancy interior

sk8714
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I Love The Way This Car Drives And Handles. I Had Acuras For 15 Yrs But Im Now A Mercedes Fan. — i traded in my acura for a mercedes and was immediately impressed. german engineering is superior. the sticker price is well worth the product. awesome in the snow. fun to drive and sporty. very comfortable on long road trips. i felt tired after driving my old car but i felt great even after a 6 hr trip. very reliable, low maintenance. just a solid great car all around. its a head turner too. people always check me out when im driving.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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johnniec30 writes:
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5

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Plenty of room, Great features,  and Great looking car.  
Handles great, drives smooth and quiet.
No complaints all features are easy access.

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cost or repairs and maintenance for Mercedes car.  Tire pressure sensors are very expensive for replacement.

johnniec30
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Beautiful Car. Excellant Drive. — Car is great looking well designed car. handles great and has lots of power. Features are convenient once learned though they can be abstract if your used to American vehicles and their layout for things like cruise control and radio controls. no real complaints other than maintenance and repair costs due to car make pricing.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bucket27 writes:
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None

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More hype than substance. Had to replace the entire transmission and transfer case at 56,000 miles with no help from Mercedes. History of transmission pump and valve body problems. Mechanically unsound design of transmission one-piece assembly. NO admission of the above issue by Mercedes dealer. Repairs cost 1/3 the price of the car. Do not buy this vehicle.

bucket27
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High-priced Junk. Stick With Bmw, Honda Or Toyota. — I bought the car under the Mercedes certified pre-owned plan because I believed I was getting reliability - I did not. Within a few months of purchase, a loud popping developed in the right front suspension. I took it in for repair and was told the mechanic "forgot to tighten down a bolt." A few months later, the same sound developed in the rear suspension. Diagnosed as the same problem. So much for Mercedes' expertly trained technicians. Later the transmission gaskets were leaking and had to be replaced for $1,000. The a bearing in the transfer case failed most likely due to a faulty transmission pump. I had to replace the entire transmission assembly because that is "the way it was designed." Another $7,000 for a car with 56,000 miles on the odometer. Problems with the valve body and tranny pump are well documented on this vehicle. I have heard Mercedes re-designed these units but that is no help if you aer stuck with the early design. This is not a good vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG Review
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great car for family...

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loves to hydrate...

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The Beast — Car is very great overall. I call it a luxury/race car. Great power and torque. Never tried racing it but sometimes I go fast on the highway. Loves the handling. All in all this car is the beast. Will definitely buy the coupe one.

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Radhitya writes:
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG Review
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its fun

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Fun To Drive — the accelerataion, handing and the brake system are great, and this car has a fantastic appearence especially in exterior, its simple but sure tough... the gas mileage?? will make u proud... if u ask, is this car fun to drive?? the answer is yes, its small but i just roll it to 250kph

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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WilliamJIV writes:
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 Luxury Review
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Everything is good on this vehical

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No negatives

WilliamJIV
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Excellent — This car is an excellent Sports Car. Very great handling and Breaking system. This car is great on gas and has the power of the bigger models. The C 300 is a car for sport driven minded people. Mercedes Benz One great German Car.

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

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dgrady42 writes:
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Nice car to drive but it is a little under powered for me, but my wife loves it, and that is all that matters. Handling is not bad, it is pretty tight steering but not enough feedback. The sound system is phenominal.

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Entering destinations into the Nav is bt far the worst I have ever used. I was test driving another Mercedes with the same version nav and told her to try to find the closest Cumberland Farms and she couldn't. If you use the spelling feature, it won't give you the closest one. I used it to find a post office and the first one it brought up was in PR. Yes Puerto Rico. And you cant even drive there

dgrady42
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Great Design, Good Space For The Size, Horrible Navigation — This is my wifes car. That said, this review is from her pespective. She owned a 2008 M35 and a 2007 Lexus ES350 before we bought the C300 4matic. The other cars were OK in hr mind but not anything special. The only thing she liked better was, you guessed it, the nav system. She loves the ride, the visibility, the color and comfort.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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