Buying a Mercedes-Benz C-Class - manual or automatic?

I am thinking of buying a Mercedes-Benz C-Class and have a bit of a problem as to what to buy. I have always preferred to change gears myself and would therefore like to buy a manual car. I am aware that generally Mercedes-Benz buyers want to have automatic cars. If i specify a manual car to buy will I then find it hard to trade in or sell as most buyers will want an automatic?

Asked on 9 December 2016 by Rich

Answered by Honest John
Yes, it will be harder to sell generally. But paradoxically, just like you, there are buyers out there who want manual Mercedes and have difficulty finding one. You won't get a good trade offer for a used manual, but, advertising nationally (websites) you can probably find a private buyer prepared to drive a distance to buy a manual Mercedes.
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