Mercedes-Benz 230 1976
The 1976 Mercedes-Benz 230 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
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Mercedes-Benz 230 1976 Reviews
Used Mercedes-Benz W123 review: 1976-1986
Driving an old classic car can be appealing, but it's important to buy a quality oldtimer, like the Mercedes-Benz W123, to avoid the dream...
Driving an old classic car can be appealing, but it's important to buy a quality oldtimer, like the Mercedes-Benz W123...
Mercedes-Benz 230 1976 Price and Specs
Mercedes-Benz 230 1976 Q&As
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Mercedes-Benz 230 1990: Won't accelerate beyond 70 km/h
It's probably in limp-home mode, which means the car's computer has detected something amiss and will only allow the car to run to get you home or to a mechanic. Have a mechanic do a diagnostic check on it, which should show up the cause of the problem.Show more
Safety in the mercs
THOSE Mercedes had a body that gave good crash protection, but your sons would be safer in more modern cars with airbags.Show more
The Mercedes-Benz W123 series was released in the 1970s so there are lots of cars out there with high mileages on their odometers. Obviously the older they get and the further they have travelled, the more likely you are to strike trouble. The 230E is the pick of the bunch, but go for a late example, from 1986, which is the best equipped. It will handle unleaded fuel without a problem and will have fewer kilometres on the clock. Another car to think about is the Volvo 240/244 series. I know that might seem a boring choice, but it is solid and reliable. Mechanically they are sound and parts are available at reasonable prices. For more information check Jon Johnson at Voldat Automotive, ph: 9553 1091.Show more