Top 10 Mercedes-Benz Myths

Top 10 Mercedes-Benz Myths

Quick quiz:

  1. Are you thinking about buying a Mercedes-Benz?
  2. Have you noticed how cheap at least some of them seem today?
  3. Are you seduced by the notion of 'superior German engineering'?
  4. Or do you just think the time is right for you to drive your first true luxury car? Indulge yourself?
  5. Is it time to step up from those Japanese or South Korean cars you've been driving and get something better? 

If that's you, it's time to seek professional help.

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How Can I Buy a Mercedes-Benz as Cheaply as Possible?

How Can I Buy a Mercedes-Benz as Cheaply as Possible?

I am entertaining the idea of buying a Mercedes-Benz C 250 petrol with some options. My question is, if the dealer locates the correct colour car with the right options I’m looking for, but he has to get it in from another dealership, does that compromise my ability to barter the price down?

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Mercedes-Benz Crash Repair & Insurance Counterfeit Parts Ripoff

Mercedes-Benz Crash Repair & Insurance Counterfeit Parts Ripoff

Mercedes-Benz took a potshot at free-market competition recently, firing a gravity bomb into insurers, but what they’re really doing is trying to engineer a monopoly, so they can rip you off, with impunity, until the end of time. Mercedes-Benz even calls them "counterfeit" parts - framing the debate conveniently as if alternative suppliers of parts are in some way criminals, or perhaps black marketeers. In fact, what they are, are direct marketplace competitors.

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How Do I Repair a Faulty Mercedes-Benz ECU?

How Do I Repair a Faulty Mercedes-Benz ECU?

To rectify this fault, I have been informed that a new module will cost in excess of $3000!!! I have also been informed that a second hand unit will not suffice, because the module is suitable for a single vehicle use only. As I understand it, if a used module is simply transferred from one car to another, the computer becomes "confused" and it will not run at all. John, may I ask if this scenario sounds reasonable to you?

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The Honda Accord, or the Mercedes-Benz CLA 200?

The Honda Accord, or the Mercedes-Benz CLA 200?

QUESTION

In August we sent you an email asking your opinion on the new VTiL Honda and you very kindly phoned my husband to discuss this along with some other options.

We still haven't made a decision re the choice of new car but yesterday had a look at the new Mercedes-Benz CLA 200. A report in Saturday's Daily Telegraph was most complimentary and we  like the look of it.

Have you had a chance to drive one John and if so what is your opinion?

Robin and Dianne

ANSWER

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