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Buying my first mercedes

hi there, glad to be a new member on this forum. I have always bought my cars new and to be honest never owned a German vehicle. most of the cars i owned were Japanese luxury such as the lexus and acura. I have moderate knowledge about cars and how they function. for example difference between forced induction and naturally inspirited engines. i do my own fluid changes and tire installations...done mods like CAI, Headers, Exhaust, etc. My mom currently owns a corolla and we are going to buy her a new car. Have been considering a 2008 mercedes benz c230. Only thing i am worried about is its reliability. can't really find much information about this, i know a friend who owned a 2005 c kompressor and he was very happy with it. I'm wondering if there are any major issues with this car that i should be aware of? thanks.
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Greetings, and welcome to BenzWorld.

It is always recommended to check for the lowest miles vehicle with proper service history. Mercedes are in general pretty reliable if well taken care of.

If you want to learn about the C class you're prospecting, check the W204 C-Class - - Mercedes-Benz Discussion Forum section. Plenty of useful information there.

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