Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: North-West Blighty.....
Vehicle: '16 C250d AMG Estate Premium+ Designo Hyacinth Metalic
Other Toys: Guitars... :-) Formerly '08 SLK200 6sp Palladium
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Nah, it's a 7G-TRONIC Plus. Not the most responsive 'box in the world. Very smooth when cruising along, but not as good as a proper manual for hustling. It suits the car quite well, though I've only been running in so far so have not REALLY pushed it along.
One issue is that has on occasion not been releasing from 'Park'. I've had to release it manually, which is done by pulling the selector lever boot out and pressing the o/ride button.
Drove the car to the dealer on Tuesday for diagnostic where of course it was perfectly behaved so they found nothing. We drove it home and it was fine, but then it got stuck on Wednesday. Diagnostics on our drive with the car stuck in Park showed no fault codes through a Bosch KTS. So car went back into dealer on Thursday and when I parked it on their car park, the gear selector locked in Park. So they at least now have the car in fault mode.
We have a GLA 200 CDI hire car through Mobilo until next Tuesday, hopefully the dealer will have sorted ours out by then.