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Hi there. Ex R170 SLK 230 owner. Sold up in 2011, regretted it ever since now i'm midway through my mid life crisis and have decided to either buy an SLK 250cdi or a SLK 350 (both R172) Happy to hear peoples comments and advice
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Welcome. We have the 350 and love it. Burns a bit more fuel but what the heck, it's worth it.
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