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Overall reader verdict 5 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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31 reader reviews for Mercedes-Benz CLS Saloon.
  • 320 CDI 4dr

    Stephen GRIFFITHS , Pembrokeshire . Date: 29/11/2006
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    You try to be objective about this car and, for example, say it is expensive to buy or there is not a lot of headroom in the back etc. However all objectivity is blown away with this car. It is someting special, bringing a smile to your face when you need it and deserving five stars every time.

  • 350 CGI 4dr

    brian stacey , somerset . Date: 21/09/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have only owned my 56-reg car for a week or so, and find it really nice to drive. However, there is a lot of tyre noise in the cabin - I don't recall this when I test-drove it some months ago.

    Not only is there tyre whine, but a secondary noise from the tyre whine. I think I need to get Mercedes to have a look, no-one else seems to have commented on this.

  • 350 CGI 4dr

    joseph gardner dixon , tyne &wear . Date: 06/08/2006
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    i have had bmws, audis, jags, but this is the best

  • 320 CDI 4dr

    Assad Padamsey , Leicestershire . Date: 04/07/2006
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I bought a Mercedes CLS 320 CDi a couple of months ago, and have driven about 5000 miles. I love this car. My previous car was a Mercedes E220 CDi - it was lovely but had the old man's car stigma attached.

    The new CLS is great as a family car but with added benefit of being sporty and it certainly turns heads and makes you feel good while driving.

    As a father of two, I thought I had to wait another 10 years before we could have a sportier car, because most coupes and sports cars have two doors, which is impractical with a small family. With the CLS this is no longer a problem.

    This car is suitable for a wide audience, but I would sum it up as a great family sports car. The interior is well put-together and seems solid. The engine has ample torque and is very quiet - the seven-speed auto is smooth and comfortable to drive. I average around 37mpg, which is good for the size of engine.

    Externally, the car looks gorgeous, from any angle, and it really does turn heads.

    I would like to add one more thing regarding Mercedes quality of service. I bought mine from Austin at Mercedes Benz in Leicester. I must have seen Austin about a dozen times before ordering the vehicle - he always gave us his full attention, and never treated us like we were wasting his time, like some sales people do when you have been in a few times and not bought anything.

    Even after he had my deposit and the car was delivered, he still had time for us to sort out the little niggly problems.

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