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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Pros and Cons at TrueDelta: Owner Pros and Cons by LJKelley

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Reviewed: 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

4dr Sedan 168-horsepower 2.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Why the 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

Exterior styling

I personally think the C Class exterior is best in its class. The design is well thought out, unique, and flows together very well.

Powertrain performance

I like the variety of powertrains available. The choices give you the right control over the vehicle and all choices are responsive enough for safety.

Handling

The handling really is unique. Only a Mercedes Benz has the unique mix of both luxury and sport handling that makes you feel like you are both hugging the road and gliding at the same time.

Safety & braking

Mercedes has long been an innovater in safety. Being the first company to introduce many safety features into its cars such as the airbag. Having been thru a minor ice caused accident, I can really attest to how safe I felt.

Materials & workmanship

The materials used are luxury with well attention to detail. The interior leather & controls age well and do not feel cheap. The engine is well laid out and does not feel cluttered as some engines do.

Why Not the 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

Insurance cost

Obviously the price of insurance for a C Class is higher due to the high cost or repairs. So beyond the price, one should expect a life of higher prices due to the high quality materials in a Mercedes Benz.

Price or payments

One would always prefer lower prices, but its still a great buy for the price compartively.

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