1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class User Reviews

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    1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Sedan Review
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    65

    Very Well Made Compact Car! — I like that it has tons of room! I don't like that seats are not same, I.e., power, leather. Only driver side is! Kinda weird but I guess the driver should be the most comfortable, eh? This car has help up remarkably well over the years. I bought it used (had 1 prior owner) and have not regretted this purchase.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: My commute is often by freeway, over 40 miles and with tons of traffic. When Im in my tank, it's my Private Idaho.

    Cons: I don't have any -

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    1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Sedan Review
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    45

    It's Alright — high cost in fuel, so cheep to insure, drives like dream. can be slid round any corner, performes better than any hot hatch, the trim on the elegance is second to none, for a lrge car it can be raced.

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

    Pros: quality

    Cons: got  footbrake not handbrake.

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    1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Sedan Review
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    Mercedes Benz C 200 1997 — This car is one of a compact type of Mercedes Benz. Although smaller than E Class type it still a luxury Mercedes Benz. It has 2000CC 4 cylinder engine which I think is less powerful for its moderate heavy body. This car is very fun to drive, the size is compact, and of course high gas mileage.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Small, easy to drive, high gas mileage, still luxury body and suspension.

    Cons: Small power of the engine.

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    1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Sedan Review
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    Overall — Build Quality is some of the best that I have ever seen. Car now has 300k without ANY major repairs only maintainance. Drives like it is brand new. Accelleration is very good for a big 4cyl, cost of ownership is actually very low and. Its a very relaxing car to drive. I think if I were to throw the Kompressor kit on it I would get into a little more trouble with it hahaha.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Best Reliability Available

    Cons: needs more power

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    Just Fing Drive It — You don't realise how good those germans are at putting together a decent car until you have spent some quality time behid the wheel of a Merc... at 12 years old it should rattle and squeak but it's still tight as a drum !!!!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

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    1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C280 Sedan Review
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    Aside From The Body Roll And Being Automatic... Its A Decent Car. — Throttle lag sucks but can be fixed with a powerchip... I6 @ 190hp seems a little underpowered for any car, but the car feels like it pulls throughout the powerband... Had to replace engine wiring harness after about 60k miles. FILLSPACE.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The Car Feels Solid

    Cons: Maintenance Costs...

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    Amazing — Sub woofer 12" JBL 700w amp Sony S type speakers in doors Baige nice on gas No problems Very fun car to take out and just cruise in Good acceleration, braking, handling Have an alpine deck put in and an ipod in the glove box

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Old

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    1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Sedan Review
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    Its Gr8 — there is nothing wrong with it . its sporty fun and comfy, the performance is realy awsum 0-100 5 seconds flat . braking is good and the handling is not as good as the bmws but its faster than a bmw

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

    Pros: everyhing

    Cons: the  age

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    1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C280 Sedan Review
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    55

    Good Car — Parts are expensive but the quality seems to justify the price. The car has been rock solid and delivers pretty ggood gas milage for the pull that it has.Over all I would recomend this car if your prepared to spend the money on the parts cost.

    Pros: power and economy

    Cons: parts pricing

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    A Car That Keeps Giving — Biggest problem I have with the car would have to be the maintenance costs but there are ways around it. Definitely enjoy driving it around and the looks I get with it. Car drives great for a four cylinder but I would still like more power from under the hood.

    Pros: Appearance, Fun Factor, Acceleration, Handling, Build Quality

    Cons: Maintenace Cost, Lack of Car Upgrades

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Reviews

    A Weak, Confused, & Lower End Version Of The E-class By LunaMagazine

    This car is that one kid who is trying really hard at being one of the rich popular kids in High-school. It wears its logo's with a sense of pride that it simply cannot back up. Not only that, this ca... Read More

    2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Reviews

    Love My C-coupe By Bill

    I like the looks and handling, the seats and the mileage. No negatives for me. Build quality is excellent. It;s a Mercedes! I have been driving them for 35 years. Nothing else compares. Best is ... Read More

    My Benz Wowwwww By Tj

    I really like the mercedes benz 300c four matic it is a great family car with a touch of sports added. My wife love to drive it too witch makes it better for me because if she isnt happy nobody is. Read More

    2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Reviews

    Affordable Luxury And Performance By CTYankee

    So far, I like everything about this car other than the low-beam headlights. They have a sharp cutoff that doesn't light up the road as far out as I'd like and there are no driving lights to augment ... Read More

    High Performance Car By DavidJackson

    This V8 car has a lot of performance, great acceleration, but then the MPG on it very low, it usually gets about 11 miles per gallon. The different modes which are comfort, sport, sport+, manual and t... Read More

    2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Reviews

    Great Sport Sedan By enriver

    It is hard to dislike anything about the C-300, except the navigation system. It is cumbersome to use and very unfriendly.. Power and acceleration are more than adequate to get out of anybody's way.... Read More

    C300 Long Range Durability By Wolfesneck

    This car goes and stops as expected. I was nervous about maintenance costs but I am pleasantly surprised about how well this car does with the limited amount of maintenance required. It's fun to dri... Read More

    2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Reviews

    Fast With A Touch Of Class By AN1986

    Fell in love with the first drive....never looked back since. Incredible power, handling and drive.....full sports car to the max with the added luxury behind the classic brand of Mercedes. Overall a... Read More

    I Am A Happy Camper By Alya

    I like my C300 and I think this is an ideal car for me. I used to own two door cars all along and this is my first 4 door car, I am definitely happy with it and how it handles. Read More

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