No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Mercedes-Benz reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Mercedes-Benz B-Class 2016: Can I use conventional tyres?
I have a 2016 Mercedes-Benz B-Class B250 4Matic with run-flat tyres. Could I use conventional tyres with, say, a puncture kit? Do you have any recommendations? Read more
RECALL: Hundreds of Mercedes-Benz vehicles at risk of catching fire
Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall of 235 of its vehicles for a potentially faulty oil line.The materials used do not meet the correct specifications, which could leak oil while the vehicle is in ...Read more
2019 Mercedes-AMG C43: Lacking power when accelerating
I have a 2019 AMG C43. The car stutters and lacks power when accelerating from stationary. At worst it kangaroo-hops but no fault is detected on the computer. Read more
Mercedes-Benz C200 2008: Does the timing belt need to be changed?
Does the timing belt need to be changed after so many kilometres on a 2008 Mercedes-Benz 200? Are they sold with 2 keys? Read more
Mercedes-Benz agrees to court-enforceable undertaking with ACCC after failing to initiate Takata airbag recalls on time
Mercedes-Benz Australia and the Australian Competition and Consumer Competition (ACCC) have agreed to a court-enforceable undertaking after the former “failed” to initiate some of its ...Read more
Mercedes-Benz GLC200 and GLC300: Are the Australian engines mild-hybrids?
I currently have a Mercedes-Benz GLC250d and have been looking at the 2020 range. All reviews I read suggested that the GLC200 and GLC300 would come with the 48V mild-hybrid engines. I have been told ...Read more
Mercedes 200C 1996: What issues can I expect buying this car second hand?
Would like to buy a 1996 Mercedes 200C. What can I expect to start going wrong after 175,000 km on the clock? Read more
Mercedes-Benz A180 2014: Broken valve spring
I have a 2014 Mercedes-Benz A180 and have lodged an insurance claim with NRMA as the engine in my car has a broken valve spring. The only way the Mercedes-Benz Service Centre discovered this was to ...Read more
What electric car should I buy?
I am waiting to buy an electric car, but do not like the Tesla due to having no dash screen. At 67 I'm looking at the new models of the VW ID3 or Volvo Polestar 2 but I have no idea when we will be ...Read more
Mercedes-Benz GLA200 2014: Should I be using a diesel fuel particulate conditioner?
Is it recommended to use diesel fuel particulate conditioner for a 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLA200 turbo diesel? Read more
Mercedes-Benz C300: What are common problems or faults?
My parents are keen to buy a new Mercedes-Benz C300. Any common problems or issues with the W205 C Class? Read more
Why have Mercedes-Benz taken the Vito off the market?
Why has Mercedes taken the V250 vans out of the market at present? I have been told by dealers they are not allowed to sell them, as there is an emissionsissue? Read more
Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2008: Why is my next service earlier than usual?
Just after a B service on my 2008 Mercedes-Benz M-Class the dash adviser notes that the next service is due in 15,000 km instead of 25,000 km. Is this just a trick to get more business? Read more
Mercedes-Benz CLA200 2016: Any known issues?
I am looking to buy a 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA200 wagon with 34,000 km on the clock. Have there been any known issues as these cars age? Or servicing concerns I should be aware of before making my ...Read more
Are Mercedes Benz good and reliable cars?
Are Mercedes Benz good and reliable cars? Read more
Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram caught up in large round of recalls
Thousands of vehicles are caught up in a long round of recalls that involves everything from Takata airbags to incorrectly-printed tyre placards. Read more
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2006: How can I check if the alternator is broken?
How can I check if the alternator is broken before having to remove it in my 2006 Mercedes-Benz A-Class? Read more
Mercedes E300 2017: Drivers's seat replacement
I have a 2017 Mercedes E300 with 50,000 km on the clock. The car is kept in pristine condition. I have premature excessive wear and tear on the driver’s seat right hand side. The left hand side ...Read more
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018: Mercedes Me
I purchased a 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class in January 2019. The dealer told me at the time that I would be able to get the Mercedes Me functionality when it became available later in the year and we ...Read more
Mercedes-Benz C63: Advice on buying used model
Your thoughts on a Mercedes-Benz C63 model between 2008-2010 with an average off 80,000 to 100,000 km? Any issues and rough running costs in the future and what to look out for? Read more