• Summary

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Always bought good german cars (Audi, BMW, Merc etc, wont buy anything else.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Love it, ideal for us as we've a family and dog etc.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Probably, but would be diesel (see below)

    What are you likely to buy next?

    ML280 CDI 05-

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    November 2010

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Needed larger estate/4x4 as 2nd car.

    What was the dealer like?

  • Driving it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Bit wallowy around corners, astonishing off the mark for size/weight.

    What's it like to park?

    Nightmare, parking sensors a must.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Few minor issues with age, odd bulb out on dashboard, one of the heated seats needs repair and the rear window de-mister only works when it wants, not really an issue for the price I paid and age of the car.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Space, comfort and go-anywhere attitude.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Auto-gearbox, electric memory front seats, (I'm 5'10", missus is 5'0") so seats are always being adjusted.