Mercedes-Benz car reviews

Mercedes-Benz invented the motor car in 1885 and has taken an important role in its development ever since. Known mostly for its luxury and prestige saloons and estates, it has significantly expanded its range in recent years, spanning models as diverse as the baby A-Class, SLK sports car and M-Class SUV.

With many models now made in the USA and South Africa, members can find out if this has affected Mercedes' reputation for quality and reliability - you may be surprised by the results.

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New Mercedes-Benz reviews

16 New Mercedes-Benz reviews available

Mercedes-Benz A-class reviews

Mercedes-Benz's A-class started life back in 1998 as a tall, compact people carrier. After a very early example of the car rolled over during a swerve test, Mercedes fitted electronic stability control to the A-class, making it the first mainstream model to boast this safety equipment. The second generation A-class (2005-2012) followed the MPV theme, but was better to drive and looked more upmarket. The latest model has morphed into a far more conventional, yet distinctive-looking hatchback. Read our reviews to see how the A-class compares with rivals. 

Latest model: Mercedes-Benz A-class (2012-)

Mercedes-Benz B-class reviews

The Mercedes-Benz B-class is a medium hatchback, but it's tall and wide, giving it MPV-like versatility. The B-class can be luxurious, if the right options are specified. Prices are way in excess of other medium hatchbacks, although you are getting a finely-crafted and very safe car.

Latest model: Mercedes-Benz B-class (2012-)

Mercedes-Benz C-class reviews

The Mercedes-Benz C-class is popular large car, sold as a saloon, estate and coupé. Its main rivals are the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series. The C-class is expensive to buy - new or used - but holds its value well. It's comfortable, and the latest diesel engines are very fuel-efficient. 

Latest models: Mercedes C-class (2014-)

Mercedes-Benz CLA-class reviews

Mercedes introduced the world to the ‘four-door coupe’ with its E-class-based CLS in 2005. Now it’s applied the same thinking to the A-class to create the CLA. 

Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLA (2013-)

Mercedes-Benz CLC reviews

The Mercedes-Benz CLC is actually an evolution of the previous C-class Sport Coupe, but it borrows its frontal styling from the current C-class saloon. Although it's a four-seater coupe, it's never been a particularly fast or sporty car.

Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLC Coupe (2008-2010)

Mercedes-Benz CLS reviews

The original Mercedes-Benz CLS set the standard for luxury four-door saloons back in 2005. The second-generation CLS is aiming to build on its success, although it faces stiff competition from German rivals Audi and BMW.

Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLS (2011-); Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake (2012-)

Mercedes-Benz E-class reviews

The Mercedes E-class has a long legacy, being the German maker's mainstay for many years. It's a big luxury saloon (also available in coupe, estate and convertible forms) with many advanced features and an unruffled, refined atmosphere.

Latest models: Mercedes-Benz E-class saloon (2009-), Mercedes-Benz E-class Convertible (2010-)Mercedes-Benz E-class Coupe (2009-)Mercedes-Benz E-class estate (2010-)

Mercedes-Benz GLA reviews

Mercedes-Benz's rival for the Range Rover Evoque was launched in late 2013, with an SUV based on the floorpan of the A-class.  

Used Mercedes-Benz reviews

18 Used Mercedes-Benz reviews available

  • Mercedes-Benz GLA reviews

    1 review available (2014) | Used price: from £23,500

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    Mercedes-Benz's rival for the Range Rover Evoque was launched in late 2013, with an SUV based on the floorpan of the A-class.  

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA-class reviews

    1 review available (2013 - 2014) | Used price: from £16,995

    Mercedes CLA 1

    Mercedes introduced the world to the ‘four-door coupe’ with its E-class-based CLS in 2005. Now it’s applied the same thinking to the A-class to create the CLA. 

    Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLA (2013-)

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG reviews

    1 review available (2010 - 2013) | Used price: from £85,250

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  • Mercedes-Benz CLC reviews

    1 review available (2008 - 2010) | Used price: from £6,775

    Mercedes-Benz CLC

    The Mercedes-Benz CLC is actually an evolution of the previous C-class Sport Coupe, but it borrows its frontal styling from the current C-class saloon. Although it's a four-seater coupe, it's never been a particularly fast or sporty car.

    Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLC Coupe (2008-2010)

  • Mercedes-Benz CL reviews

    1 review available (2007 - 2014) | Used price: from £13,850

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  • Mercedes-Benz GL reviews

    2 reviews available (2006 - 2012) | Used price: from £14,695

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  • Mercedes-Benz S-class reviews

    2 reviews available (2006 - 2014) | Used price: from £9,295

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    The S-class has traditionally represented the pinnacle of the Mercedes-Benz range, although it had to share the limelight with the now discontinued Maybach for a while. S-class is a very comfortable way to travel - if you can afford it.

    Latest model: Mercedes-Benz S-class (2013-)

  • Mercedes-Benz B-class reviews

    2 reviews available (2005 - 2015) | Used price: from £4,095

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    The Mercedes-Benz B-class is a medium hatchback, but it's tall and wide, giving it MPV-like versatility. The B-class can be luxurious, if the right options are specified. Prices are way in excess of other medium hatchbacks, although you are getting a finely-crafted and very safe car.

    Latest model: Mercedes-Benz B-class (2012-)

  • Mercedes-Benz CLS reviews

    3 reviews available (2005 - 2014) | Used price: from £7,575

    Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake 1

    The original Mercedes-Benz CLS set the standard for luxury four-door saloons back in 2005. The second-generation CLS is aiming to build on its success, although it faces stiff competition from German rivals Audi and BMW.

    Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLS (2011-); Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake (2012-)

  • Mercedes-Benz SLK reviews

    2 reviews available (2004 - 2013) | Used price: from £7,425

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    Mercedes' SLK introduced the folding metal roof sports car to a whole new generation when it first arrived in 1996. The second-generation model took over in 2004, and the current SLK arrived in 2011. Later cars have the edge in terms of driving fun.

    Latest model: Mercedes-Benz SLK (2011-)