Need help from Mercedes W124 Masters!

5

Asked by Oct 07, 2015 at 11:50 AM about the 1994 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 Wagon

Question type: General

I found a w124 wagon that I'm very interested in. He lives in Oregon, and I
live in Texas. The car is an 1994 E320 Wagon with 264K miles. The guy
says he doesn't have a problem with it mechanically and he drives it 200
miles a week. I trust him 50%. It's a 31 hour drive (2,000 miles). My plan is
my girlfriend and I fly out to Oregon because we also want to explore
around Portland, and he meets us at the airport. We do the deal, and we
go drive around Portland and then start the journey back to Texas. All I
need to know is if this car will make it back on the 2,000 miles trip home. Or
what do I need to check for before attempting this trip? In his photo of the
engine bay he sent me, I don't see any oil leaks from the timing cover. This
car in particular is pretty cheap, so I expect a few problems, which I don't
mind fixing when I get home. Just want to make sure this wagon can make
it on a 2,000 mile trip. And Truck&Trailer is not an option for me.

Thank you!

3 Answers

109,735

I believe no one, I would see if you could find a local mechanic and have him check the car over to make sure everything is ok. I would run a car fax as well to make sure he car was not in any accident or totaled.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5

Thank you! I'll run a carfax once the deal closes in a little more. Never ran a carfax before. I believe it's about $40 each check correct?

109,735

Yes and you will need the VIN number...

Your Answer

E-Class

Looking for a Used E-Class in your area?

CarGurus has 19,771 nationwide E-Class listings starting at $1,200.

ZIP:

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,170
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,970
  • #3
    bobkat
    Reputation
    1,420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
614 Great Deals out of 26,272 listings starting at $1,900
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
162 Great Deals out of 5,884 listings starting at $2,000
Used BMW 5 Series
467 Great Deals out of 16,190 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series
1,147 Great Deals out of 32,990 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 7 Series
144 Great Deals out of 5,755 listings starting at $2,999
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
58 Great Deals out of 2,933 listings starting at $4,500
Used Audi A6
141 Great Deals out of 6,466 listings starting at $1,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class For Sale
3,125 listings starting at $53,921
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 4,882 listings starting at $37,998
2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,021 listings starting at $19,995
2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 1,586 listings starting at $19,795
2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class For Sale
78 Great Deals out of 2,542 listings starting at $18,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.