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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class User Reviews

2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review Ratings

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PROS
"power" 5 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"speed" 2 reviews
CONS
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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dgrady42 writes:
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350 Coupe Review
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5

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Loved the power, the looks and the sound system, which is by far the best I have ever had in a car and better than a some i had in my house (and I used to be audiophile)

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Visibility, passenger seat is manual, trunk is almost useless even when you fold the back seats down.

dgrady42
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Better Than Any Bmw 3 Series. Auto Press Leaves It Out Of Comparison Testing. — I really loved to drive this car. I you hold the left paddle down, the car will downshift to the gear that gives you the best acceleration. I owned it 16 months and never saw another one on the road. 302hp, 1/2 slower than my 2005 M3 from 0 to 60 and if you kept it under 80 on thehighway, I aveaged 31mpg. The license plate (E46-SMG) wasn't the best plate for this car. I took it off my M3.

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

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bobkat writes:
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350 Coupe Review
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Styling is great. The fit and finish and quality of all parts is excellent. The performance is superb with super smooth shifting through all 7 gears.  The interior and cargo spaces are very good. A person could actually sit in the back seat.

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Mercedes does not offer Free Maintenance for 4 years. This is a standard option on BMW and Cadillac

bobkat
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2012 Mercedes C-350 Coupe — This is the first time Mercedes offers a Coupe in the C Class car. Previously you had to get a larger Series and pay a lot more money. Most dealers tend to stock the C-250 Coupe because of its lower cost. However, The 350 Coupe is well worth the extra money. It has many features standard that are options on the 250 Coupe model. The performance is very similar to the BMW 335-I Coupe. - its fast. While MB says that Premium fuel is required, we have found that it runs perfectly on any good quality of Regular fuel. The actual fuel mileage obtained is quite a bit better than the EPA sticker says. The first 5,000 miles had an overall average of 26.1 mpg. That included a lot of in town driving and 80 mph Interstate driving. The quality, ride and handling of this car are hard to beat. Test drive one and you too will be hooked.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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MarcyJA1 writes:
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C250 Coupe Review
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4

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Nice design

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Navigation system and radio/etc. is really cumbersome to use.

MarcyJA1
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It's Ok But Will Be Returning At End Of Lease — Not comfortable to take on trip of any length. Styling is ok, etc. but my new 2013 Hyundai Sonata LTD has better features, more comfortable, better ride, etc. I leased this car for 3 years to see if I really wanted another Mercedes but have since decided that other cars have better options, better styling, etc. Will probably not be purchasing another Mercedes in the near future. Interesting? Hmm..

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

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Alannnicholas writes:
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C250 Sport Review
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Great feel, good brakes, nice engine, good handling

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smaller than its competitors

Alannnicholas
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Overall A Great Buy — It's a great car, what you can expect from a Mercedes-Benz, has great handling, if you get the premium Hardon/Kardon speakers, they're amazing. It;s a great car with many safety features, but if you're looking for something more sporty you should turn your head to BMW.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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oldschidc writes:
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C250 Sport Review
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looks, performance, handling, space, and power are all upgrades to this C-class

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Maintence cost are still sttep.

oldschidc
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Increased Performance And Pleasure To Drive — I own the predessor C230 and I was pleased with it but now Im very pleased with my new MB. Overall I've had this vehicle for a year and it has yet to disappoint me like GM has in the past and continues to do.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG Coupe Review
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Fast, great handling, fun to drive or ride in.  Great for roadtrips

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Gas mileage

JRICH14
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Beautiful High Performance Ride — I love the sound of this car's engine and its performance - just a small punch of the accelerator and you are miles ahead of the pack. I feel very safe in this car - I totalled a Mercedes 350 SLK a few years ago and walked away unscratched. Car brakes on a dime and has lots of safety features to keep you in your lane and focused on the road. Highly recommend.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 Luxury 4MATIC Review
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Excellent car in adverse weather.  

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No complaints

gymshoe
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Solid — Frankly, this car is what I expect when purchasing German engineering. This is my second C Class--I traded a 2004 240 4-matic purchased new...I anticipate my next new car purchase will be a C350 4-matic coupe...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350 Sport Review
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it is really quick

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the insurance costs

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Mercedes Benz C350 — an awesome car it is good as it is quick and it is comfy. also it looks great and is a thrill to drive. has good mileage fuel costs are high but is worth the money to get a great machine.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jay writes:
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Built quality and technology used in the car ..

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If the car was ALL Wheel Drive then the handling would have been much better..

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Quick 4 Door Compact Sedan — Performance - Acc : 0-100km 6.0s Braking : Dont know the figures but it's ventilated & perforated disks. Sometimes the car slips when going around corners fast, but Built quality is great and the new 2012 looks are far better than the old one ..!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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It's appearance is by far best in class

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Paying for it.

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This New For 2012 Is The Best C-class Yet And Much More Attractive Than The 3 Series, Infiniti G.... — I've had 10 Luxury cars of various makes and models in recent years and this by far is my favorite. It does everything well, but I'd say the steering/handling/refinement/efficiency/power and appearance make it the best car for me.

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