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What would you choose

Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by Seaforddean, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Seaforddean

    Seaforddean New Member

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    Looking at the c class and e class, must admit I like the look of the e class as I have had a c class before, so what would you go for
     
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    I drive a C350CDi, will go to a E Class or CLS next

    What engine / spec / body type etc are you looking at
     
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    E class every time
     
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    An E Class needs six cylinders, not four.
     
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    E Class with 8 cylinders works :D
     
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    depends on your needs surely ? why run a larger car if you have no need to ? my 2p worth , e-class coupe with the 3.0 unit , very handsome cars imo
     
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    What are your thoughts on the CLA John?
     
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    My thoughts is that it was left under the hairdryer too long and it melted, of the jelly wasn't left in the fridge long enough to set properly
     
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    Exactly, there's plenty of room in a C class for most people, a tall family would benefit from a bigger car though.
    I wouldn't get an E class in my garage, bigger is not always better.
     
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    You just keep telling yourself that :)
     
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    L John Senior Member

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    Don't have to mate.


    Just have to keep telling the wife.
     
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    Yes it does have that droopy look to it. I've seen a few CLA45's now, I don't mind them, but then again I am led by performance a bit!
     
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    I suppose one question could be do you have a modern house with a modern size garage. If so would it be a tight squeeze with an 'E' ?
     
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    Edited that ;)

    Not a fan of the CLA, would go for an A or GLA 250 petrol if I wanted that size car
     
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    Because need and want are quite different.
     
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    Which is why I was silent! CLA43 (or is it 45?)would be decent though
    Strangely quite like the look but I’m not sure what it’s trying to be though?
     
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    It's trying to be a C Class Coupe.

    For me, it's beautiful from some angles, awful from others and in general, just too cramped-looking to be comfy.
     
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    That about sums it up, yes....:geek:
     

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