Save the money and potential future expense. What you need is right at your fingertips and the things you have to dig for, you shouldn't be looking at while you're driving anyway. The reason I went with a 2009 vs. The perforemance of this car is incredible!! The 4Matics are slugs with the V6 The new Acura wagon. Sounds like I need to look into the Mercedes E350 4Matic. I need to test drive the E-class.
People that comment about the iDrive should get over it already! Only problem is that I've only seem them on about 10% of the certified cars for sale - which further limits an already small of vehicles. Posters there look to be doing slightly better than gov figures. No leaks on floor of garage. As mentioned in a earlier posting the Mercedes E350 4Matic. So the question is whether I'm willing to accept really bad ergonomics in exchange for better power and handling.
Its an 08 had it for a year and a half and its has had no problems. I've read about a chronic fuel pump issue. Might be willing to own it past the warranty expiration. I have owned many high performance cars but man this one is tight! So much water leaked that my carpets were soaked and had to be replaced at high cost. If the car has been well maintained and washed regularly, not sure if salt is an issue. Subaru shares the Audi's engineering flaw my opinion anyway Mercedes. I love my 2010 wagon.
This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short. . Gas mileage and performance is very good. I would consider purchasing a new one if it were available. Car stopped running with little warning. Mercedes seems to want to insulate the driver from the road. There is a single button on the dash that you push to cycle through the options.
But 2008 is all about the adoption of the twin-turbo N54 inline-6 from the 3 Series, which has to rank as one of the greatest engines of all time. I would say the best car for the money right now on the used market is a Benz E350, and would buy another in a minute if something happened to my wifes. If it's got the options, color and condition you are looking for, pull the trigger! I guess they're all coming off lease, hitting the dealers' lots - and then sitting there. You can tell where the air direction is set by where the air is coming out and it changes instantly when you move the knob. The i-Drive point-and-click control system, for example, takes time and energy to learn, and drivers who aren't willing to invest the energy, or those who just prefer things simple, might want to look at another car.
The problem - I can't go 6 months without some warning light coming on. The car handles rock solid, and because it drives so well its confidence inspiring and instills a feeling of supreme safety. Maybe some Bilstein sport shocks are in order? Once the 535 gets moving, it flies, though. If you want one, go buy at CarMax with warranty. Changes for 2008 represent the most significant model-year update since the current 5 Series was launched in 2003. I just did the winter in my recently purchased 02 530i on summer tires as I could not find a reasonable deal on snow tires.
The warning chime is on all the frikkin' time. The 535 felt laggy - especially at parking lot speeds. Less popular car over there? Marginal side-crash-test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety are also not up to par for a luxury sedan. What should I look out for in the used market? One more observation regarding the 20 way seats. Black interior hard to keep clean. It is not difficult to use unless your a spaz. Great Car, Especially If Bought Used — This is a great car.
First, there is no other wagon this much fun to drive. Comments cannot be excessively argumentative, insulting, or otherwise generally uncivil. Over the next four days, I had to jumpstart it every morning! I need to test drive the E-class. The fuel pump issue seems to be occurring less often to fewer people with the latest version of the pump. You don't even have to access iDrive. On ours, you just rotate the driver's side air temp knob cooler or warmer and speed the fan up. Although, in principle, the nav.
If it is clean - great! Holds the road so well and it is super fast and just so smooth!! I guess the Infinitis should be on the list but I consider the quality of Nissan below the Germans. You don't even have to access iDrive. The 535xi is helped by a shorter final drive, but the real key is torque that ramps up early and stays ramped up for a long time. I'm assuming the 5 series is more fun to drive than the E350. What kind of issues did you have with your 335? Modestly refreshed for 2008, the latest 5-series Bimmers get some optional techno-tweaks.