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Old 09-01-2006, 08:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can Anyone Tell Me Why Mercedes And The Germans Can't Keep Up With The Japanese When It Comes To Reliability? Shouldn't A $55k E350 Be More Reliable Than A $18k Camry?
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well in a $55k E350, you have more things that are able to break down than in a basic $18k Camry. MB quality is coming back.....slowly.
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It's Been Discussed Many Times. Do A Search.
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Old 09-02-2006, 07:14 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Not Really ! I have seen many topics that debate the reliability. I am not debating it. Its obvious that the Japanese cars in general are more reliable. Don't get me wrong, I am not a Toyota/Honda fan trolling this site. I currently have a 2007 E350, a 2005 C230 before that, and a 1998 C230 before that. I am a devout MB lover. I do agree that the more technically advanced a cars is, the more that could go wrong. However, the Lexus cars are just as advanced and more reliable than their MB counterparts.
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Ok, if not for a debate, why create a thread?

The answer to your question is Jurgen Schremp, he is gone now, quality is coming back.
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However, the Lexus cars are just as advanced and more reliable than their MB counterparts.
So what ? You still buying MBs aren't you ?
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:48 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Can Anyone Tell Me Why Mercedes And The Germans Can't Keep Up With The Japanese When It Comes To Reliability? Shouldn't A $55k E350 Be More Reliable Than A $18k Camry?
Which competing car company do you work for?
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:50 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Not Really ! I have seen many topics that debate the reliability. I am not debating it. Its obvious that the Japanese cars in general are more reliable. Don't get me wrong, I am not a Toyota/Honda fan trolling this site. I currently have a 2007 E350, a 2005 C230 before that, and a 1998 C230 before that. I am a devout MB lover. I do agree that the more technically advanced a cars is, the more that could go wrong. However, the Lexus cars are just as advanced and more reliable than their MB counterparts.
Ya, right! You are sooooo full of it!!

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Old 09-02-2006, 02:14 PM   #9 (permalink)
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hi dontello here i am a taxi driver for 16 years driveing merks 11 years a pal of mine
had a guy in his t,,,, . and he was saying he works for germen car makers he finds lecy
parts for them. so he had to go to china he got what he wanted in chinda they said the part
was 99.7 perfeck, he went back to germans it works vvv well 99.7 ,they said it WORKS TO GOOD WE WANT ONLY 84 or 87 not 100 pr sent they want to bild in sum faults , so you have to go back meark and put on there computers more money for them, now you no. but they have gone overboard and fuck up there GOOD NAME
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Old 09-02-2006, 02:32 PM   #10 (permalink)
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jreinhardt: How many Jap.. cars have proud owners w/ 1,000,000 km badges in their grills?

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