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 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
Mercedes-Benz 350 2005: Does it have a V12 engine?
Does the 2005 Mercedes-Benz 350 have a V12 engine? Read more
Mercedes-Benz C180 2002: Setting dashboard language to English
How do you change the dashboard, including mileage and radio, to English in a 2002 Mercedes 180? Read more
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2006: Bluetooth
Does the 2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class have Bluetooth? Read more
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2004: How high should the temp gauge go?
How hot should the temperature gauge get to when driving my 2004 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter? Read more
Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2014: Smoking
My 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class has started smoking quite badly. There is no smell, or warning lights on the dash. I checked the oil and water levels and there is way too much in both. Checked a month ...Read more
Mercedes-Benz 230 1990: Won't accelerate beyond 70 km/h
My 1990 Mercedes-Benz 230 does not want to accelerate beyond 70 km/h. What is wrong? Read more