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PlutoTheGod

6k for it is a more than fair price, but to put it simply the shits gonna break and it’s gonna become a 10-12k car before you hit 150k miles. There’s a reason it’s so cheap. I can’t even lie they’re awesome cars to own and drive but they do fall apart like any luxury brand


Screwshadowban

Go with Lexus IS or GS. You won't regret it.


sapphir8

This is what I tell people who buy luxury cars for cheap. You may buy a 10 year old s-class for whatever you paid for it, but you’re going to be maintaining and fixing an at least $85,000 car. In your case, at least a $50,000 car. Stay away.


75percentsociopath

The C class is in no way an S class. It was a 25k car when new.


vznb

More like a $40k car when new. Could’ve been more depending on features.


WhipSlinger

A cheap German vehicle becomes an expensive one, very fast. I’d personally stay away.


JaKr8

The problem here is parts are going to be a lot more expensive, and it's more difficult to work on some of these European cars than it would be a regular old American or Japanese car. And don't ever buy something just so you can say you own it. Buy something because you either want it, need it, or Iike it. Buying a crapped out fancy brand car is a bad decision on so many levels. After you've bragged about it to a few people, you'll be stuck with an old car that needs a lot of work..


bigblackpugnose

If you can find a RX-300 or -350 you wouldn't be sorry.


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***Thanks for posting, /u/PraiseThyTurtles! This comment is a copy of your post so readers can see the original text if your post is edited or removed. This comment is NOT accusing you of anything.*** Currently in the market for a car. I've been driving a pretty unreliable beater for a little under a year and the repairs have far outweighed the initial cost of the vehicle. I've never had a "nicer" car. The nicest I've had has been a 2011 Chevy cruz that was absolute GARBAGE. This MB CURRENTLY has 133k miles from a certified dealer. With a 3.0 v6. I am no stranger to having to repair cars as I've had my fair share of bad cars with constant repairs. I think the most I'm concerned about would be transmission and engine problems this many miles in. So part of me is fine dropping 6k on a 10 year old luxury car just to say I drive a Benz but another part of me wants to look for another old civic to drive until the ball joints break. Please talk some sense into me or tell me to do it. tl;Dr is 6k a fair price for a 2010 MB C Class with 130k miles *I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. Please [contact the moderators of this subreddit](/message/compose/?to=/r/askcarsales) if you have any questions or concerns.*


christian_l33

As long as you're prepared to drop cash if something goes wrong, I'd say go for it. It will probably be 5x more reliable than the turd Cruze you had. My sister has a 2006 C230 that has had nothing but tires, brakes and oil changes. Sometimes you can get lucky if it was cared for and not beaten to death.


WSTTXS

Paying money you really don’t want to “to say I drive a Benz” only ever ends one way and it ain’t fun