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What do you think of this Mercedes-Benz E-Class?


I want to buy a 2003 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Elegance automatic 2.7 CDI. First of all is it a good car?  The lift pump is broken in the car I am looking at so when it gets to half tank it cuts off and it also have a malfunction of the light sensor. It has 173,000km on the clock.

Simon Hlati (Capetown)

Jul 2015 Filed under: reliability

Expert answer

Hi Simon,

If say it's best avoided. Mercedes E-Classes from that generation were notoriously troublesome and if this one is already giving bother then it's probably not going to stop even if you get those items fixed. Find one that's been cared for, with a proper service history, and you might be OK. 

Neil Briscoe - Complete Car Adviser

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