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Remote Starter: Compustar vs Cartronics vs Mid-City ?

My wife is debating between a 2012 ML350 & RX350. Lack of remote start on the ML may be a deal killer (we live in MN). Can anyone tell me how the various aftermarket systems compare? And if Cartronics is just a repackaged Mid-City? Are there others besides these three that I should consider?

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I've been considering remote start for my cars in CA (I think for a bit different reasons) but main problem always was that the systems, even if you made them working would mess up MB alarm system. Than when I switched to diesels requiring preheating the things got complicated even more and I abounded the idea.
Technology in last decade makes things impossible just few years ago as easy as snap -on today, but don't buy a system that does not guarantee the fit, or at least your money back.
Post the results this way, or the other and good luck.
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I'm looking for the same thing here in CA. I guy who has a model earlier that my 97 e420 bought one from china via ebay that works like a charm! I'm afraid that the system in my 97 is to advanced.
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