Review: Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class (1997 – 2002)
Good looks. Aspirational. And a convertible available.
Quality problems. C-Class based with same drive and handling shortcomings.
Recently Added To This Review
2001 CLK 320 had to be scrapped after failing MoT on 5 issues relating to structural corrosion. Read more
Worldwide Recall: On vehicles with six and eight-cylinder petrol engines built between June 2001 and November 2004 the voltage regulator in the alternator is being checked and if necessary replaced.... Read more
Coupe version of W202 C Class effectively replaced the old E Class coupes from June 1997. 136bhp 2.0 litre four followed by supercharged 163bhp 200K in June 2000; supercharged 193bhp 2.3 litre four;... Read more
Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class (1997 – 2002): At A Glance
What does a Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class (1997 – 2002) cost?Get a finance quote with CarMoney
What have we been asked about the Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class (1997 – 2002)?
Every day we're asked hundreds of questions from car buyers and owners through Ask Honest John. Our team of experts, including the nation's favourite motoring agony uncle - Honest John himself - answer queries and conudrums ranging from what car to buy to how to care for it as an owner. If you could do with a spot of friendly advice before buying you're next car, get in touch and we'll do what we can to help.
Why does my car run hot on longer journeys?
What Cars Are Similar To The Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class (1997 – 2002)?
Unclear on what your next car should be? Use our Car Chooser to pick something that suits your needs.
What do owners think?
Our view gives your our opinion, based on driving hundreds of cars every year, but you can't beat the views of someone who lives with a car day-in, day out.
- 5 star 67%
- 4 star 33%
- 3 star
- 2 star
- 1 star