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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-13-2013, 05:27 PM Thread Starter
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Cost of a new 1982 240D

Just out of curiosity was wondering how much a brand new 240D cost in 1982 when purchased at a US dealer.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-14-2013, 10:10 AM
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Just out of curiosity was wondering how much a brand new 240D cost in 1982 when purchased at a US dealer.
Here is an '83.

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Interesting. $25k for the 1983 240D, and my 1984 300D came in at $32,000. That may not seem like a lot of difference today, but in today's dollars, that meant the cars cost roughly the equivalent of:

240D: $56,000
300D: $71,000

So I can see why people would choose the 240D!
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Wow, talk about inflation; my 1978 240D listed for $17K. That was still 3X the cost of a well equipped chevy.
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My 1985 300D, which I still have the original window sticker for was $33198, including $1083 for optional leather interior and $175 for inland tranportation to Chicago.
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Just out of curiosity was wondering how much a brand new 240D cost in 1982 when purchased at a US dealer.
$23,158

1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D 4 Door Sedan Value, Prices & Specs | NADAguides | NADA 1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D Book Value & 1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D Market Price

1979 240D, 238,000 miles before the odometer gave up.

How much can you maintain and restore a 240D with very, very little money? I'm going to find out
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Wow, talk about inflation; my 1978 240D listed for $17K. That was still 3X the cost of a well equipped chevy.
My 240D was somewhere in that neighborhood as well. I wonder what the sticker was on my 280E?

Its amazing the difference in price from a 77 to an 85 W123.

1977 MB 240D 4 speed 142K - Weekend Toy
1991 MB 300TE 5 speed 271K - Ongoing Project
2014 Honda CR-V 33K - Wife's DD
2015 Ford F150 5K - My DD

1979 MB 280E 90K - Sold
1983 MB 240D 238K - Scrapped
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