2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Top Comparisons

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-ClassReview
    Ronald writes:
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    It was perfect and did not look its age.It was slightly over priced but a rare find.

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    Darryl writes:
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    Great brand, clean and good price good mileage

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 500 CoupeReview
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    A Terrific All-around Car — I've owned more than 30 cars over the years. To name a few - Audi, BMW, Datsun, Honda, Isuzu, Jaguar (XKE & XJ-S), Lancia, Lexus, MG, Nissan, Peugeot, Range Rover, Renault, Scion, Sterling, Toyota, Triumph, Rambler, Mercury (Comet and Grand Marquis), Ford (UM...Falcon, T-Bird, Explorer, F-150), Buick, Saturn a 1948 Plymouth and a few more I don't recall. Oh...this Mercedes-Benz CLK500 should be included. I thought for many years of owning the 1995 Lexus SC400, that it was the best car I had owned (for 14 years). Nope. As much as I loved that car, Lexus hasn't made anything special since and I have no brand loyalty going there. Since owning the Mercedes, I've only seriously considered M-B for my next car. Hmmm...

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: A true sports coupe with a generous dose of luxury.  Quick, lively performer when you want it...civilized, comfortable easy drive when you want to chill.  Excellent, manageable proportions - big enough for four adults...small and quick enough to toss about, handle city traffic or park.  Strong power curve (with plenty of torque), taut suspension and precise steering.

    Cons: Navigation not as intuitive as today's technology. While back seat has plenty of room once seated, ingress, egress can be ungainly.

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 500 CoupeReview
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    Great Sports Car With Superb Handling — Overall, the best car I have ever owned. Very-powerful 300+ horsepower and the car reall moves! . A real sleeper. Nice AMG accents and low profile Michelin tires and sharp alloy rims. Not bad fuel economy for a huge engine. Gorgeous cabriolet convertible rag top. Virtually maintenance free. Nice 7-speed transmission is smooth and fast. . The 2-mode (cruise & sport) allow for easy change of transmission responsiveness at the press of a switch. If you are driving around with the family, set it to 'cruise mode" and when you want to get the most out of a true sports car, put it in 'sports or S mode' and the car just is so responsive. Also the transmission adapts to your driving style. Memory seats change to 3 different driver profiles at the touch of a button. No fiddling with switches after your wife has driven it and you need to hop in and go.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Very-powerful 300+ horsepower.  A real sleeper. Nice AMG accents and low profile Michelin tires and sharp alloy rims. Not bad fuel economy for a huge engine. Gorgeous cabriolet convertible rag top. Virtually maintenance free.  Nice 7-speed transmission is smooth and fast. .

    Cons: None to speak of, other than maybe the back seats being too small, but hey I"m 6' 2". and I don't sit there.

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 500 CoupeReview
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    Best Car I've Ever Owned — This car is awesome. It looks good, runs awesome and with 68000 miles, still runs like it did in 2005 when I purchased it. With the exception of scheduled maintenance and 2 sets of tires, this vehicle has been virtually indestructible.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Styling, power, reliability

    Cons: None

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 500 CoupeReview
    Arnold writes:
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    Miss Benz So Fly — Maintenance cost is expensive. She is a beautiful car. Sexy, sleek, and smooth. In return you get great performance for speed and power on the streets. You can drive at an amazing speed and still have full control of the car. It's small size can maneuver at a great angle.

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

    Pros: Great Handling on steering, High Performance engine.

    Cons: Burns gas easily due to sports performance.

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 500 CabrioletReview
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    Black Beauty — Much heavier than my 2003 SLK 32 AMG but still quick with the V8 Black on Black with wood steering wheel Harman / Kardon audio system Had a head gasket replaced under warranty Normal service otherwise no problems Great every day ride One of the best Mercedes I've had..... Others SD 300 & a '59 190D

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Luxury Ride

    Cons: None

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 500 CoupeReview
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    Awesome For The Money — V8 plus seven speed gearbox = lots of grunt. Quiet interior with no engine rumble. Build quality is high. Looks good in red. Electronics galore. Pretty okay gas mileage. Sunroof plus no window pillar gives wide open feeling to a coupe. Nice headlights too.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Nav is good - Nice radio - 6 second 0-60

    Cons: Way too many buttons - Wanted distronic and parktronic

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 350 CoupeReview
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    Awesome Car — Fantastic! I love the comfort and the interior space. The harman/kardon sound system is fantastic. I have the MBZ Power Chips giving the engine more horses (its up to 297 at the rear wheels dyno-tested) which makes the performance wonderful (0-60 in 5.6). The exhaust note is also wonderful, a nice V6 snarl. Mine has the staggered wheels (the rear ones are wider than the front ones) which makes the handling uncompromised (lots of grip but that could also be due to the summer tires). Also the lack of the B-pillar makes the cabin very very airy! All of that = I ♥ THIS CAR!

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

    Pros: notable perforance, aggressive exhaust note, lots and lots of grip, lack B-Pillar

    Cons: so-so steering wheel, lack of paddle shifters, stereo could use more bass

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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK AMG 55 CabrioletReview
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    Love It, Love It, Love It! — Beautiful car... kinda quiet engine- slow on the pick up but gorgous sound system. I love the automatic 16 second convertible and its so quiet and sturdy. Love the German engineering! Can't complain about this car other than the fact that it could use a bit better response time.

    Pros: Beautiful workmanship and innovation!

    Cons: Slow pick-up...

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    Reviews From Other Years

    2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Reviews

    Review By buyerbeware72

    Over priced by at least $1000. for a car with over 100,00 miles and 4 owners, smells like trouble Read More

    Review By Shawn

    I thought it was a fair price for the car I just couldnt get my car sold in time to buy it Read More

    2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Reviews

    Review By Guru9FJSW

    Great styling. Great handling. Overall good value. Expect to enjoy it for many years. Read More

    Review By Byron

    Not quiet an SLK 350 but very desirable. Reasonably priced and fun to own Read More

    2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Reviews

    Review By KCKing1975

    Do the math. Most of these cars are over 15 years old and high miles. The maintenance alone is very expensive. I owned a 2005 which was unreliable. Read More

    Review By E Chanlyn

    While I have only driven sports coupes my entire life, as I move up the ladder, Im really enjoying the ride. My prior vehicl a 2003 CLK500 was nowhere this 2007 CLK550. The 550 feels much more solid a... Read More

    2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Reviews

    Review By cliff

    I like this car it drives very nice but I think its going to be expensive to maintain Read More

    Review By Guru9Y8KVK

    My wife loves it. Everything about it so far is great. Oil change is expensive, but she loves it Read More

    2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Reviews

    Review By Allen

    its not the convertible so I give it just 4 stars Read More

    Review By Guru8KPTD

    found the car has great performance classic Mercedes style However when something goes wrong and it will very expensive to repair. Read More

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