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His and Hers... She's got hers, help!!!!

We just bought a 2003 C240 and now "he" wants a Mercedes. We would like to get a larger car for him, any opinions on what is the best value under 10k? Looking at total ownership cost for two years; purchase and repair minus resale. He is looking at the W126, W140 and W220's. Thanks!
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10 grands will buy very nice W210 even with diesel.
Let me think. 25 mpg in 25 years old W126, or 35 mpg in 10years old W210 ????
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The w126's will give you between 16-20 mpg but are very reliable. You can get a very nice one for your budget and quite a bit left over....and they are big. You can fit a couple of bodies in the trunk

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