What used Mercedes C-Class saloon will I get for my budget?
How much does it cost to run a Mercedes C-Class saloon?
There are so many different versions and so many examples in various states of repair that you can more or less spend as little or as much as you want on one.
Early cars can be picked up for a couple of grand, but this will only get you a high-mileage car in basic spec without air-con. If you can afford to spend around a few grand more, you'll get a much better car for your money.