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#1 Old 03-05-2011
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A brand new member from Los Angeles.

Hello,

I am Adrouault.
I am in my sophomore year of HS, and am thinking about getting an SLK within the next few months.
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Hello,

I am Adrouault.
I am in my sophomore year of HS, and am thinking about getting an SLK within the next few months.
Lucky you, I drove a piece of crap 1981 toyota corolla hatchback. Beat the crap out of that car. Congrats on your potential purchased and welcome to the forum. The girls are going to love you.

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Make sure to thank your parents a lot for such an amazing car!
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I found an slk with <18000 miles on it.
It's from 2009, a SLK350. I believe the color is called storm red.
It's selling for $37991. Does this seem reasonable?
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Welcome from Portland, Oregon.
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To answer your question, it may be reasonable (compare it to similar cars on cars.com or autotrader.com), but it depends on what's on it for options/packages and where you are.

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I just have one thing I am wondering about.
I am excited about getting my SLK, but I have been reading that Mercedes are not very reliable.
Is this true?
Thanks.
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I just have one thing I am wondering about.
I am excited about getting my SLK, but I have been reading that Mercedes are not very reliable.
Is this true?
Thanks.
Actually Mercedes has been on an up swing in reliability for quite a few years now! The R171 most here have considered to be fairly reliable.

Everyone's experience will very, but many seem quite happy here.
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2nd Hi from London, best of luck with your purchase!
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Thanks for the warm welcomes.
Here's a link to the car I have in mind.
http://www.wisimonson.net/used/Merce...4cecf7c52a.htm
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