This Is Why Mercedes-Benz Are Awful Cars

Posted on Feb 26,2018 in Tech

1.ITS BASIC

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For a $90,000 car, this look like your basic mom car. You buy a Porsche, a GTR or a Corvette, people are going to break necks and stare at your car. With a Mercedes, it just looks like a normal sedan with a loud exhaust. So if you want a car that turns heads, don’t get a Mercedes. If you want to see how a real sports-sedan is designed, look at the Audi RS7, that’s a sexy beast.

2.DEPRECIATE

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This car is a tin-can when it comes to evaluation. Let’s take a $100,000 Mercedes car, in three years, you can get the same car for about $50,000. You might say that every car depreciates, but then why does a 2012 GTR still cost $70,000 or a Z06 from the same year for the upper 60s. If you’re in the market of losing money, go ahead and buy a Mercedes, it’s pretty much the same thing.

3.THEY SPEND MORE TIME IN THE SHOP THAN ON THE ROAD

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Every time I go to the Mercedes dealership, I see more people in line for service than actual buyers. Let’s be honest, Mercedes breaks down all the time.

4.REPAIR COSTS ARE INSANE

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Realistically, all German cars are very expensive to maintain. However, for an AMG, the prices are through the roof. A brand new engine is $78,000. I know with Mercedes’ track report of constant break downs, I definietly don’t want to paying that.

5.THE TRANSMISSION SUCKS

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No body can argue this, for the amount that you’re paying, the transmission lags too much and it’s just not up to par when it comes to sports car, especially a prestigious brand like Mercedes.

 

Overall, these are just my opinions, I’m pretty sure we can all agree that Mercedes is a great brand with a quality product with a couple of downsides. Even though, I have all of these complaints about it, I’m still probably going to go out and buy one.

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