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Considering 2014 SLK250

Hello from Texas. I'm considering a 2014 SLK250, iridium silver and Bengal red interior. This will be my first MB. I found this website while researching the vehicle. I'm nervous about the horror stories regarding reliability. Anyone on here willing to share their satisfaction with owning the vehicle? It is greatly appreciated.
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I have exactly the same car in the same colors.
Very few problems in 24,000 miles.
I look forward to Sewell's new dealership opening for service. I now service it in Austin,
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Seeing as how you understand this Texas heat, how does your vehicle do when not parked in shade? I do not have the magic sky button in this car. I love the Austin area, I bet your car is great fun to drive there!
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What Texas heat and sun?
Where we are there is light rain and heavy rain. Lately mostly heavy.
We do not have a Magic Sky Top. So far no problem with heat.
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