Oh well, you will find a Checkers 2. Yes Review Date: 18th April, 2001 Faults: Electric mirror adjuster failed in one direction. Year of manufacture 2000 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2002 Engine and transmission 2. The other drivers were fine with the lady causing it receiving a small cut from the airbag and the kid in the Civic getting whiplash. Lesson learned for me: When someone buys you a C Class. Year of manufacture 2000 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2001 Engine and transmission 2. I didn't even buy the car and I still hate it.
One day I happened to drive past my mechanics shop. You get what you pay for. The W202 generation baby Benz was a clear evolution from the older car in terms of styling, but the new model ushered in a much wider range of engines, as well as an additional body style in the shape of a new - and very stylish - estate version. In 1997, a five-speed automatic was made standard, while the next year the base car became the C230, thanks to a larger four with the same horsepower but more torque. This C Class is a junk at its best. Overall, we were fine and I took my accident report, drove away and dealt with insurance the next morning.
These kind of totals are the hardest to deal with. Walking back to my rental I did tear up a little, which is something one should not do over material things but it was as though I lost a great friend. Never once did I find fault with my little car nor did it give me any reason to find fault with it. I get the current market value when my daily driver burns down to the ground. No doubt you would have kept it until you got the million mile grille badge from Mercedes. I wanted that Silver Sport.
Although powerful, the Kompressor was not the most mellifluous engine in the fleet. At least you got what you paid for it I hope. No room for knees or legs. I think you really found a true gem, being a final model year sport and thus from the best of the bunch. In 1994, the base car was the C220, powered by a 2. Faults: Completely reliable in the time I owned it.
She also pushed in part of the fender right where the fender ends and the plastic bumper cover begins. A YouTube video showing how easy it was to remove the assemblies gave me confidence to do the job myself and also gave me a chance to work on my emerging mechanical skills. Introduction After more than a decade in production, Mercedes-Benz replaced the 190 range with the all-new C-Class. It came with lowered, firmer Sport suspension riding on 17-inch wheels and low-profile tires. Yes Review Date: 7th July, 2000. Introduction After more than a decade in production, Mercedes-Benz replaced the 190 range with the all-new C-Class.
The day they came in I spent all the time I had before work putting in my new assemblies and once I saw the final product I was overjoyed! Adequate performance and superb handling. This C280 not only had leather but it had unique black and grey leather seats for the front and rear occupants. General Comments: Underpowered with an unrefined engine. Available only in four-door-sedan guise, the major differentiators of C-Class models are powertrain and standard features. Changing stations on an unfamiliar rental car radio? But the timeless styling means that the C-Class has aged extremely well - and well into the 21st century, many examples - some quite rusty - are still being worked hard as daily hacks.
I guess it depends on how good the car is, but I guess sometimes you have to let go. I got a decent check from them and I eventually went and cleaned him out. I fully plan to do the same for my next Mercedes-Benz! That is, only the damage to others legally required anyway or also your own car against theft or in case the damage is your own fault. The Merc dealers are very arrogant and unhelpful, but they charge for this lack of help. For 1998, Mercedes shoehorned a 4.
I walked away with some soreness but recovered fully. Both yakking to each other? Yes Review Date: 5th September, 2000 Year of manufacture 2000 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2000 Engine and transmission 2. . But what to name it? I just calmly exhaled and walked out to the car to see the damage. Tthe next thing to go was the head unit.
These are all in excellent, original condition and irreplaceable to me. Life has an interesting sense of humor folks. But the timeless styling means that the C-Class has aged extremely well - and well into the 21st century, many examples - some quite rusty - are still being worked hard as daily hacks. Stylish where the previous car was staid and boxy, the new C-Class gleefully replaced the 190E and made ownership at the entry level much more appealing. Finally, in 1999, the C230 received a supercharged variant of the four-banger for a nifty 37-horsepower boost and a name change to C230 Kompressor. Good value car but some options over-priced.
These were, if you pardon the appellation, the pedestrian versions. The C's onboard computer dictates the time and miles between shop stops based on your driving, but the maintenance procedures are considerably more involved than an oil-and-filter change every 10,000 miles or so. With a wheelbase one inch longer and width up 1. From model year 1994 until the 2000 Model year we only got 3 four cylinder engines C220, C230, C230 Kompressor , 2 Six Cylinders I-6 C280 94-97 , V6 C280 98-00 , and the limited production C36 and C43 models. It was best to let my friend go. Year of manufacture 2000 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2000 Engine and transmission 2.