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Mercedes-Benz E-Class W210 (1995–2002)

Last updated 24 July 2017

Good engines and good to drive.
Severe, catastrophic rust problem, body and structure; even brake pipes and fuel delivery lines.
Updated 24 July 2017

Ask HJ received from USA that 2002 Mercedes Benz W210 E320 estate requires body rust repairs amounting to $17,000.

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The main problem with this model is rust. The car requres very thorough examination. The rust occurs in body panels and structurally. Front suspension spring perches can shear off. Be very wary indeed of any W210 that has just been painted.

Owners' reviews

Comfortable and quick.
300,000 miles
Great to drive but the rust is getting embarrasing
Not quite a 124, but still pretty good
Rust bucket
Comfortable, reliable, economical but dreadful rust

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