What should I look for in a used Mercedes-Benz S-Class saloon?
The S-Class is a large car, so check the bodywork carefully for any scuffs or dents – these can be expensive to set right. Also make sure that all that electrical equipment on board works as it should, including the seats, infotainment system and boot lid.
What are the most common problems with a used Mercedes-Benz S-Class saloon?
Reported problems with the S-Class are few and centre around the non-engine electrics.
Is a used Mercedes-Benz S-Class saloon reliable?
Mercedes’ reliability record has been a little mixed of late; it came 30th out of 37 manufacturers in our most recent survey. The S-Class didn't feature in this year's survey, but the good news is that it finished in first place in the luxury car class in last year's survey, scoring an impressive 93%.