2006 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Customer Reviews

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Mercedes SL500 2006

Excellent, fun car, dripping with luxury. Wonderful balance of precise handling and touring comfort. This car will stick with the best of them while providing a comfortable, smooth ride...and quiet. The retractable top can't be beat and the car is gorgeous top up or down. Seats are very comfortable, seating position perfect. At 4200 lbs., the car is heavy, but has all the power needed to make it go effortlessly and with a wonderful exhaust note. Freeway driving to work and back daily is netting 21/mpg. The climate control is perfect, I've never reset it since the day I got the car. Braking is wonderful and the dashboard communications are excellent. I'm very happy with my purchase and look forward to many years and miles with this car.

Would recommend to a friend

Superb car!

The 2006 SL 500 is a magnificent car. Build quality is superb. The engine is strong and the ride is terrific. Top down touring at it's best. Take care of your car and it will run forever. Buy the maximum warranty since it is transferable and/or refundable and it will ensure you many years of driving without worry.

Would recommend to a friend

Bought it on a lark

I bought a 2006 SL500 on a lark in 2012 for a little mental pick me up. Car was low miles, very clean and a good deal for the buck. I really bought it only as a fun car / toy and it is all of those things. Very solid and comfortable ride, good HVAC, quick and handles well. In two years I have had to replace motor mounts (they are oil filled), rear tires, and a service. Have found and independent Mercedes mechanic that is absolutely the best and reasonably priced. The car gets good gas mileage, is absolutely fun, and as a used one is a good value for the buck. You absolutely have to keep up with the maintenance however. Not quite a Porsche in performance, but oh it will definitely go! Took the car on a 2500 mile Route 66 Road trip and it was an absolute joy and comfort on the road. Doesn't beat you to death and is very comfortable. Cooled seats are the best.

Would recommend to a friend

bad choice, bad car, bad lemon

I thought that I was getting a great car for a really good price but I was so so wrong. Ive had nothing but problems out of this car since purchasing. The check enginelight has not been off since ive purchased this car! I've taken it in several times for the same thing. Its been in the repair shop so much that I had actually forgot what it looked like. The car has so many scratches that its very embarrasing and didnt come with an instruction booklet so I cant look up any information as to what could possibly be wrong with the car( minor ro major). I have had so many problems out of this car that im really scared to drive it far from home from fear of breaking down. the remote keys doesnt work on the doors and when you think that you've locked the car you haven't an i have had several items stolen out of this car because the doors lock when it wants too. I would not recommend this car to anybody.If you select a car PLEASE DON'T get a SL 500.

Would recommend to a friend

just a test drive did it!

My car was totaled by drunk driver I went by just to test drive the car and fell in love with it , handeling,style, an eleglance of driving it, I was on a cloud! what more could I ask for except the keys to keeping this bad boy! watch out you just might see me driving by....hitman # 47

Would recommend to a friend

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