1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 with 47k miles

When I look back through all of the cars I’ve owned, one car stands out. My 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230. Offered for two model years in the US lineup, this was the entry level Mercedes of its time, powered by a naturally aspirated, 2.3 liter inline-4 producing 148 horsepower. Not an earth shattering figure, but this car wasn’t about horsepower. For me, it represented the last of the old guard for Mercedes, a time when engineering took precedence over budgets. I miss that car to this day, but on a recent trip to Lisbon, Portugal, it was comforting to see a bunch of these W202 C classes pressed into service as taxis. These are cars with staying power. Those in search for a good one should take a look at this 1998 C230 with under 50,000 miles on the clock.

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Year: 1998
Model: C230
Engine: 2.3 liter inline-4
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
Mileage: 47,295 mi
Price: No reserve auction

You are viewing a super low mile 1998 Mercedes C230! Wow! Only 47,295 miles. Only one owner since new! Florida owned. No reserve auction. Rare find with the miles! Last of the solid built Mercedes. Best of all it does not have the Kompressor engine that the later years came with which is known for costly issues.

This Mercedes drives excellent! Gets up to 30 MPG. Body is in great condition for its age. Paint shines real nice. No fading. There are some minor scratches and dings associated with normal use. Interior shows well. Clean and nice! Everything works great! Cold A/C! Loaded with moonroof, leatherette interior, power seat, premium audio, alloys, Black Opal exterior paint, all keys and much, much more!

Don’t miss out on this safe, reliable and fuel efficient Mercedes! It will not be easy to find another one with these low miles and condition. Seven days no reserve and the highest bidder will own this beauty! Absolute sale! If you have any questions, please contact us at 305-345-8318 or 305-200-9433. For great shipping deals just call or email zip code! Free airport pick up!

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Midnight blue over parchment is a very nice, rich color combination for this baby Benz. I was a particular fan of the MB Tex upholstery, as it wears like iron. Grab a sponge and some mild soap to clean off any dirt, wipe dry and you are ready to go. There’s a few scratches and a missing gearshift emblem on this car, but the flaws are minor considering the condition of the average W202 C class you usually come across. We’ll be watching this one, given it is on offer at no reserve. In the end, someone is going to wind up with a great combination of efficiency and luxury for the price.

-Paul

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