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Mercedes-Benz C-Class repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 1438 repairs.
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (22%)

$500 - $999 (28%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (7%)

Chart based on 354 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class problems by year

1998 - 2000 (0%)

2001 - 2004 (30%)

2005 - 2007 (23%)

2008 - 2011 (37%)

2012 - 2014 (5%)

2015 - present (5%)

Chart based on 1442 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic RWD
This is my 3rd Mercedes and reminded me of my W124 in its interior styling and ride. full 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review
2009 4dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic RWD
This is my third C-Class. These cars are always reliable and comfortable, but with the new model, they are also (for the first time) gorgeous. full 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Personal Experiences: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
DAIMLER, A.G. & MBUSA does NOT support there customers but backs there dealers even when there dealers are clearly wrong. I purchased my Mercedes thinking that MB was the pinnacle of the automotive world. I found out that was clearly not true. full 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review
 

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Problems and Repair Histories

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