1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Top Comparisons

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
Crank081 writes:
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Love It — Great sports car for the money Good gas mileage Comfortable on long trips but limited trunk space with top down All of the early slk have problems with peeling dash and rear lights premature burnout Not a daily driver unless you live in warm climate

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

Pros: Sporty, fun car to drive.  Great looking, great handling

Cons: Costly to repair

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
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Brilliant — I really enjoyed driving this car it was easy to handle and rode very well. I enjoyed riding with the top down and letting the wind blow through my hair. As well as the looks I got while riding in it!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: This was the most fun car I ever owned.  Classy, fun and attractive..........ooops was supposed to be talking about the car!   All jokes aside I am going to miss my Benz!

Cons: A little bit on the pricey side when it comes to repairs.  But you get what you pay for.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
Frank writes:
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Can't Be Beat. Will Post Pictures — Purchased 2 silver 1998 mercedes slk 230s. One has blue leather interior and the other red leather interior. Not sure which one I like best. Got a good deal on both because they were wrecked but were easy fixes. They are fast, beautiful,fun and handle great! The blue one is completed and on the road. Rare supercharged cars.

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

Pros: Love the hardtop convertible!  Love the looks!  People love it at the car shows ask to sit in it to get picture taken.

Cons: Maybe the stereo could have a stronger base.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
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A Fun Third Car To Drive Next To The Family Van And The Executive Sedan. — * Performance: 193 hp for a two-seater gets you going up to 250 kph (155 mph) like a marvel (oh yes, I have driven that speed many times). * Quality: I bought it used with four previous owners, as a nine year old car with 102,000 km (63,380 miles). Since then it has only few repairs. Since it has a hard top, it can operate in winter just a well as in the summer. * Appearance: stunning beauty. * Cost of ownership: The way I drive, it consumes lots of gas, about 14 litres / 100 km (approx 17 mpg), but you should be able to drive it more efficiently with 10l / 100km (23 mpg). Fun factor: if you like driving fast, with nothing over your head but the open skies, this baby is yours.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fast, fun, furious.

Cons: Has only two seats and a small trunk when the roof is down.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
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Super Cool (when It First Came Out) — Was lucky enough to be one of the first few people to drive this car around in the UK as it had been pre ordered in Germany before it was put into production. Fantastic car that REALLY performed well and was quite an attention grabber when it first came out. One of the first hardtop convertibles on the market I believe.

Pros: Super Cool (when it first came out).

Cons: Not so much anymore

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
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Great Summer Car For Reasonable Money — This car is really great to enjoy summer in. The electrical convertible si really cool and since it's basically a foldable hardtop you won't need to worry about bad weather either. Only basic comfort, though you wouldn't expect more. Loads practically nothing (since the roof folds into the trunk). Still quite enjoyable and the 2,3 litre supercharged engine is suprisingly quick and sounds good.

Pros: Convertible
Foldable hardtop
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Cons: Loads nothing
Noisy in the coupé (because its a cab..)
Pretty high fuel consumption
Expensive parts

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
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Good Car — not really my type of car but its good if your a single man/woman not really suitable for family as its only 2 seater good for summer nice speed to it

Pros: good for a single man/woman

Cons: cost abit to much to run

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 SuperchargedReview
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Hard Ride - Sound Of The Exhaust Not Good And Makes Car Sound Weak — Very nice acceleration overall nice car but very hard ride and poor exhaust sound

Owner for 5 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:8,000

Cons: already stated

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