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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 280 SedanReview
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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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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 SedanReview
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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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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-ClassReview
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Affordable Luxury — Love the whole make of this car. The interior is seamless. Classic design and smooth road handling.

Pros: Beautiful sports package with AMG rims and bodykit adds to the look

Cons: Turning radius has it's limits.  

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 SedanReview
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Miss It — maybe i had a bad model or something, but i had constant problems that ranged from as simple as a dash light going out to a coil in the engine going wrong. I miss it though

Pros: smooth riding car for 10+ years old

Cons: requires premium gas (93 octane), costly maintenance

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 SedanReview
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Still Enjoying The Drive... — This was my next purchase after a BMW 535i 1993. A 4 cylinder 2.3 engine can compare to BMW's 3.5 6 cylinder in-line, but besides hp, it stands toe-to-toe with the 535i. This was a few years before Chrysler bought Benz and before C230s started having electrical problems that could never seem to be fixed so I haven't had any costly problems yet with it. Changed the brakes for almost half of the market prices for Mercedes parts. After all, brakes are brakes. I don't think you need to pay extra for the same quality just because it comes with a Benz logo. Overall, great gas mileage, inexpensive to maintain because it never broke, shares the tie for my most enjoyable car buy with the BMW.

Pros: Everything.

Cons: 4 liter engine less powerfull that would sometimes need to be for a 1500 kg car.

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 SedanReview
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Fuel Saving, Family Car — Safety concern with Airbags, Electric seats, Sunroof, Fuel Economical Saving.

Pros: Fuel Saving

Cons: Power Lagging in 0-100kms

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-ClassReview
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Great Looking C180 Sport, Black Tartan Interior. Was Ace, And My First Car! — Great looking C180 Sport, Black tartan interior. Was ace, and my first car!

Pros: Beatiful car

Cons: Clunky gearbox

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 280 SedanReview
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Very Good Looking Car, With A Strong Engine — I have owned the car over five years it now has over 175,000 miles and it is still great fun to drive but I have had some recent problems that have cost me $4000 to repair.

Owner for 5 years, 5 months

Miles Driven per Year:18,000

Pros: Looks great and runs great again

Cons: Starting to cost me lots of money to keep up

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 280 SedanReview
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Mercedes-benz C280 Sport — The Mercedes-Benz C280 Sport is a great overall car. It has ample power (Est.200bhp) and plenty of speed. The Bilstein shocks and additional anti-roll bars in the sport package allow the car to handle incredibly well. The interior is also very comfortable and stylish with 10-way power seats, perforated leather upholstery, 8-speaker Bose sound system, and corbon fibre trim. It is a very well built car seeing as it is a Mercedes-Benz. I have had a few mechanical issues so far, and repairs ranged from $300-$1,200. Very expensive, but a great buy overall.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Sport Package, Bilstein Shocks, Anti-Roll Bars, Ample Power and Speed, Bose Sound, Quality build.

Cons: Premium Unleaded Fuel Only, Expensive Cost of Ownership.

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Sedan Review
Michael says:
Handle real good
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Would Buy Ranked 1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Sedan worse.
"More powerful then c 230"
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