What was done to fix this? The road holding is excellent. What the C230 feels like is an enormous bargain. The technicians were not able to replicate the issue so the conclusion was that the car was fine. My son and dad regularly share tips on shopping for the best gas prices. I can make no suggestion other than a slightly stronger exchange rate between the loonie and the euro. It is not the most opulent luxury sedan ever presented, but then neither does it feel like a stripper. I believe this to be the cause of the dead battery.
That actually surprised me, bec. In the Booth household, stories of bargains are legendary. I kept having to call to get updates to see what was going on. Best of all, our special-edition C-Class is no longer powered by an anemic four-banger. The car was taken into the Mercedes dealership and was kept there for a week to diagnose the problem. W204 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2008 C230 electrical issue: The marker lights randomly starts blinking when the car is parked, while light switches are in the off position. How, then, has Mercedes managed to release its Canada-only version of the C230 sedan for less than the same model cost more than a decade ago? Have you had this issue? I can, however, marvel at it.
Nor is the base car stripped of all amenities. But then, that is no different than any other Mercedes-Benz. It brakes well and turns round corners with dedication, although I might add with a certain response time. When I went to pick up the car at the dealership, the battery was dead and I had to get a boost. Pedestrian it may be; paltry it is not. That results in an odd cadence above 5,000 rpm, one that leads to a little vibration. .
The only way to make it stop is to turn the lights on and off. And I remember that model as a stripper, all plastic and cloth with a vibey four-cylinder engine and not much in the way of amenities. However, Mercedes continues to stick with its 90-degree V6 design rather than switch over to a smoother 60-degree format. It is a very good car on all levels. If so, what was the problem? Nonetheless, the C230, even in the winter-friendly, traction-enhanced, all-wheel-drive format I tested, is a bargain. Inside, the C230 is starkly luxurious. Inflation, as economists say, can be a pain in the pocketbook.
Power adjustable and admirably clothed they may be, but they are not heated. This was my first Mercedes experience. Topline S550s get more buttons and gadgets and the leather is a little more plush, but no Mercedes is ever opulent in the way a Bentley is. That would be acceptable if the comfort would be exquisite, but it wasn't. . .
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