2007 S-class, help

vegard_dino

New Member
Joined
Jun 21, 2013
Messages
7
Reaction score
0
Location
Norway
Your Mercedes
6
Hello all.

I hope some can help me.

I, we, are looking at a new family car.
What I seek is a car that offer great comfort on long trips and at the same time great safety for me and my family.

The S-class does so.
But, I can not by a new one, sadly.

Looking now at a 2007 S320 CDI 4 matic. Close to all the toys there was is on it. It has done 150 000km and 2 owners. All service done at dealer.

But, how is a car like these to own? Expensive, compared to a E-class?
What to, if any, to look out for before buying one?

All help helps me.

Thanks you all for looking.
 

television

Always remembered RIP
Joined
Mar 14, 2005
Messages
164,073
Reaction score
341
Age
87
Location
Daventry
Your Mercedes
2002 SL500, 216 CL500, all fully loaded
I run the CL version and my best friend runs a 221 diesel, first year and no faults on mine, my friend had to door handles fail, and that is all.

They are great cars and it should do you just fine, I would not worry about that mileage at all, as long as the price is pro rota to the mileage
 

WG M-B

Senior Member
Authorised Forum Supporter
Joined
Dec 5, 2010
Messages
3,105
Reaction score
6
Location
North west london
Your Mercedes
C63 Wagon in black
As above even per facelift 221's are very good cars
 

st4

Banned
Joined
Apr 6, 2008
Messages
8,624
Reaction score
2
Location
Sunny Scotland
Website
1-stephen-taylor.artistwebsites.com
Your Mercedes
Disqualified driver
2007 320cdi. Potential weaknesses are the OM642 engine, turbo seals, turbo actuators and in rare cases engine bearings. 722.9 Valvebody can go.

Otherwise, solid as. And a lovely car to drive and no more expensive than a 211 E class to own or fuel
 

Xtractorfan

Senior Member
Joined
Nov 16, 2007
Messages
6,085
Reaction score
157
Your Mercedes
S class
it is a 4 matic so will be a little more fuel hungry than the 2 wheel drive, but id love a right hand drive 4 matic
 

television

Always remembered RIP
Joined
Mar 14, 2005
Messages
164,073
Reaction score
341
Age
87
Location
Daventry
Your Mercedes
2002 SL500, 216 CL500, all fully loaded
That is only about 16k miles per year and nothing, any faults would have been sorted out years ago
 
OP
V

vegard_dino

New Member
Joined
Jun 21, 2013
Messages
7
Reaction score
0
Location
Norway
Your Mercedes
6
  • Thread Starter
  • Thread starter
  • #9
Thank you all for the reply and information.

Looks like I will go for the S. It is a very comfortable car.:D
 

television

Always remembered RIP
Joined
Mar 14, 2005
Messages
164,073
Reaction score
341
Age
87
Location
Daventry
Your Mercedes
2002 SL500, 216 CL500, all fully loaded
Thank you all for the reply and information.

Looks like I will go for the S. It is a very comfortable car.:D

I used mine for the 1500 mile trip to Sweden and back, I felt as fresh as a daisy when I got there in the early hours of the morning :D


The nice thing about these cars is they are the only car that I know of where the passenger seat can be adjusted from the drivers side
 
Last edited:

Frontstep

Senior Member
Joined
Apr 22, 2007
Messages
8,591
Reaction score
2,445
Your Mercedes
T210 320cdi
It is likely to be my next car.
 

ThinkPad

Senior Member
Joined
Apr 16, 2012
Messages
1,034
Reaction score
109
Location
London
Your Mercedes
E W212; C W204
I used mine for the 1500 mile trip to Sweden and back, I felt as fresh as a daisy when I got there in the early hours of the morning :D


The nice thing about these cars is they are the only car that I know of where the passenger seat can be adjusted from the drivers side

Can it!!???

Sent from my GT-N7100 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
 

television

Always remembered RIP
Joined
Mar 14, 2005
Messages
164,073
Reaction score
341
Age
87
Location
Daventry
Your Mercedes
2002 SL500, 216 CL500, all fully loaded
Can it!!???

Sent from my GT-N7100 using Tapatalk 4 Beta

I just push 1 button and the drivers seat controls operate the passenger side, I can use it for the seat heating and cooling as well, along with a massage
 
OP
V

vegard_dino

New Member
Joined
Jun 21, 2013
Messages
7
Reaction score
0
Location
Norway
Your Mercedes
6
  • Thread Starter
  • Thread starter
  • #14
Thanks for the information.
I did not know that.
 

television

Always remembered RIP
Joined
Mar 14, 2005
Messages
164,073
Reaction score
341
Age
87
Location
Daventry
Your Mercedes
2002 SL500, 216 CL500, all fully loaded
Thanks for the information.
I did not know that.

They really are great cars all round, good on fuel and very fast. just a fraction behind the AMG.

I have only been to Norway once when I lived in Sweden. I stood the other side of the boarder in Strömstad :D:D
 

tode

Senior Member
Joined
Jun 12, 2011
Messages
2,030
Reaction score
155
Age
75
Location
NW FRANCE
Your Mercedes
S350 btec 2011
I just push 1 button and the drivers seat controls operate the passenger side, I can use it for the seat heating and cooling as well, along with a massage

It is a nice little extra, that. Madame Tode still isn't very confident with the fiddly bits, so I usually end up looking after her seating and 'undercarriage' temperature. ;)
 

Argus

Senior Member
Joined
Nov 20, 2010
Messages
328
Reaction score
85
Location
Suffolk
Your Mercedes
W205 Brilliant Blue/Grey, M274
Thank goodness the nice people at Mercedes have thought about, and solved, the knotty problem of undercarriage temperature. ;):D
 
OP
V

vegard_dino

New Member
Joined
Jun 21, 2013
Messages
7
Reaction score
0
Location
Norway
Your Mercedes
6
  • Thread Starter
  • Thread starter
  • #18
Yes, the undercarriage temperature can not be forgotten. :)

television, thanks for the information. Have not had a long trip in a S class, but I guess the ride comfort is far far better than any E class. (Not saying the E class offers a bad ride).
But, my use of the car will be longer trips with family, so the extra cargo space and added comfort is what I seek. Also the superb crash safety offerd by MB.
 

television

Always remembered RIP
Joined
Mar 14, 2005
Messages
164,073
Reaction score
341
Age
87
Location
Daventry
Your Mercedes
2002 SL500, 216 CL500, all fully loaded
For comfort then they are superb, a large car rides more comfortable than a small one as the extra length spans road imperfections better, so less prone to movement, the weight also helps, what engine will you opt for.
 
OP
V

vegard_dino

New Member
Joined
Jun 21, 2013
Messages
7
Reaction score
0
Location
Norway
Your Mercedes
6
  • Thread Starter
  • Thread starter
  • #20
Hello.

The model I am looking at is a 08 S320d 4 matic with the AMG styling.
3l diesel, yeah I know a V8 gives more power, but I do not need that.
 

You lost your key ? Or maybe you need a spare! Your vehicle imobilliser does not respond anymore? WE CAN FIX THEM ALL !! Mobile ! Save Time and Increase Profits With us !
Top Bottom