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What are your thoughts on the Mercedes-Benz C220 Blue Efficiency?

I am thinking of changing my 2008 Skoda diesel estate (32,000 miles) for a nearly-new Mercedes-Benz C220 Blue Efficiency manual 6-speed SE Estate. Have you any views on the C220 (reliability etc)? Where might be a place to get a good deal?

Asked on 27 August 2010 by Azinbear

Answered by Honest John
I like the C200CDI. I haven't driven the C220CDI Blue Efficiency, but the internet is awash with stories of piezo injector problems with this engine.
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