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      06-29-2007, 02:53 PM   #23
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I love Mercedes but I will never buy one until they learn to make a freaking manual. Which is probably never. I also don't feel the responsiveness like the BMW. Eh maybe I will get one when I'm like 60.
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      06-29-2007, 03:01 PM   #24
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how much more is the amg version usually? i think this car looks really good! and would rock with the AMG
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      06-29-2007, 03:07 PM   #25
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My family owns a 05 C230, it used to be my favorite.

I made sure I test drove the C before I bought my next car. It just couldn't even begin to compare to the 3.

This new C looks like a step back in design. The front looks OK, the rear looks like a failed CLS copy, the steering wheels look like thin prezels, and the center console is not as modern as the old one.
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      06-29-2007, 04:46 PM   #26
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i actually kinda like the new c class its not that bad looking except the rear and it has a lot of good stanadard equiptment at lower price than a 3 series. hmm i could use power seats, bluetooth ,and that nifty screen that pops up all standard.
I love it. I seen it on the road with the sport grille. WOW. btw the rear actually doesnt look bad for some reason. In my opinion, this looks better than the E90....
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      06-29-2007, 10:30 PM   #27
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I would never drive any MB. I've been dissapointed for every test drive I have taken in a MB compared to their respective compitetion in the BMW family. My mother-in-law will definatley have this as her next car. I have a feeling after her Mazda 3 goes in she will want one of these as she loved the C230 SS we had for a loaner.
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      06-29-2007, 11:17 PM   #28
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Am I the only one who prefers the permanent nav screen (like iDrive) versus a pop-up screen? Pop-up screens seem a little cheesy to me, and are one more thing to break. Yes, I know there are some nice Bimmers with pop-up iDrive, too. I prefer the hooded, permanent screen of the 3er's iDrive.

Other than that, the interior looks great, IMO.
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      06-30-2007, 12:47 AM   #29
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i prefer the current C-Class
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      06-30-2007, 09:33 AM   #30
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I've been dissapointed for every test drive I have taken in a MB compared to their respective compitetion in the BMW family.
Me too, but I have a feeling the C63 may change that. AMG by all accounts has finally gotten serious about handling.
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      06-30-2007, 09:36 AM   #31
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last week at my local benz dealer, I saw a c350 and c300....ugly if you ask me.
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      07-02-2007, 03:38 AM   #32
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i prefer the current C-Class
I agree with you man. The rear of new c class always reminds me of the rear of Honda City
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      07-02-2007, 04:13 AM   #33
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The only problem is that it is still a Benz with a slush box and the road feel of an American car. Audi and Benz are great companies, however, anyone who drives a BMW (especially with a sport setup and a manual gearbox) and then either the A4 3.2 or any C-class Benz will realize that there is only one company making the Ultimate Driving Machine.
+1 you get what you pay for.
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