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Old 10-09-2003, 01:52 PM
Michael K Michael K is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Washington, DC
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I have one of each and echo what John said. Both are very nice rides.

To me, the 202 C230 is a economy car that rides like a mid-size, luxury car. It absolutely feels like a Mercedes. The fuel economy is phenomenal. It's balanced (but certainly not sporty) around town and very long-legged and relaxed on the highway. Other than the transmission issue John mentioned, the known problems are minor (mass air meter, AC evaporator temperature sensor, and a few others I can't think of).

Best regards,

1988 300 SL (5 Speed)
1994 E320 Wagon
1997 C230
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