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Mercedes-E Class:What's the Big Deal
I test drove a 2013 4-Matic E-Class today which was a very beautiful car. It was a very smooth ride which was surprising since it is AWD. However, although it was a good comfortable ride, I was not overly impressed with the car since it did not perform any better than some of my previous domestic luxury vehicles. I guess I expected more simply because it is a Mercedes. I noticed that the hood and trunk were very light weight and seemed to be aluminum just like on other less expensive vehicles. Therefore, the car does not appear to be cost effective based on what you are actually getting with it which isn't that much different than a lesser expensive luxury vehicle would provide. With the excessive maintenance cost connected with this car, I'm not convinced it is worth buying. Other than a prestigious name, what is the real appeal here for this vehicle. Am I missing the boat here,if so could someone please explain it to me? Thanks