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jazinio

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Hi there,

Im new to this just wondered what ppl think about the CLC???...

I pick up my new 2009 CLC 180k sport on Monday...

Its the 1st MB im going to of had changing from a Vauxhall Astra Sri (never going to buy from vauxhall again customer service horrendous!)

Just wanted to say hi to all and cant w8 to get my new an hopefully definately not last MB...

J@zinio:)
 

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Already said a welcome to your first post!

Good car you have picked, hardly any faults to speak off!!

And talk about a leap, a vauxhall to a merc!!!

Might be your first, wont be your last!!
 
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yeh had a 57 plate vauxhall astra sri sport hatch... quite nippy cheap feel to it & vauxhall service is something to wonder about!

had a great deal on it so found it hard to say no! Also needed the auto cruise etc as manual was killing me lol

thanks for the welcome
 

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Welcome to the forum.

Don't forget to post a pic of your new car.
 
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ok will post one up on monday evening... cant wait to get it have a nice 70mile drive with it to get her home... just to get customed to it... its my first auto, wonder how many times ill reach for the clutch lol

thanks for the welcomes again guys
 

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The best way to start is to forget that you have a left leg,,once you get used to that you can do left foot braking,,this takes some getting used to,for if you use it like a clutch,you will all go through the screen
 

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ok will post one up on monday evening... cant wait to get it have a nice 70mile drive with it to get her home... just to get customed to it... its my first auto, wonder how many times ill reach for the clutch lol

thanks for the welcomes again guys

ive had my auto just over a year now. theres times i still want to change gear myself! what i wouldnt give for a manual conversion........... :shock::shock::lol::lol:
 
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superbbbbbbbbb car superbbbb badge jus generally superb!

mercedes benz wolverhampton were superb paperwork done really quickly, made comfortable free drinks etc... test drive in the car also before being left alone with it...

so happy its such a dream of a drive smooth through auto gearbox eats up the road bumps just all round cudnt have made a better decision than to get a MB...

Big massive thumbs up from me

j@zinio
 

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dont forget those pictures jazinio
 

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My partner has had her CLC180K for a few months now (I convinced her to try one after absolutely awful customer care when trying to buy her 3rd Audi) and it is lovely. Really pleased with it and no quality issues despite being built in South America (although just remembered LH door speaker crackles so going back for a look-see).

Only thing I don't like is Sport has Artico synthetic leather as standard. Looks good but really sweats you, have to put a towel on it. I would prefer no-cost-option to have cloth personally.
 

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Had mine a week

picked up my CLC 220 CDI sport last Friday, it is quick smooth and quiet a nice drive
 

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Really pleased with it and no quality issues despite being built in South America (although just remembered LH door speaker crackles so going back for a look-see).

No problems there as the factory in Brazil is actually one of MB's latest and most state-of-the-art (the newest, I believe, is the one in Egypt where the GLK is put together for the Middle/Far East markets), with its 1,200-staff each one of them trained either at Sttutgart or Bremen, and also the CLC is put together there CKD regimen - everything's imported from the EU and merely assembled there. Shame, though, it's a 70K-car/month capacity plant churning out about 1,500 CLCs/month.

From what I hear from owners of newer cars, MB's quality problems as they flooded the press in the 90s are but history now.
 
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No problems there as the factory in Brazil is actually one of MB's latest and most state-of-the-art QUOTE]

It ain't the factory that controls quality, its the people, trust me, I work in China and speed is more important than anything to many places (they often get paid as it exits the gate......:rolleyes:)
 
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