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Mercedes-Benz is a prestige car manufacturer from Germany, with a history dating back to the earliest days of motoring. The brand’s reputation for quality and durability is well-deserved, and in recent years the brand has been taking steps towards producing more environmentally-friendly vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz offers all manner of passenger cars and other vehicles, including trucks, vans, utes, even buses. With Mercedes-Benz dealerships located across Australia’s major cities, comparing luxury vehicles can be made simple.
About Mercedes-Benz cars
Mercedes-Benz is known for its range of premium luxury vehicles in all shapes and sizes.
Vehicles in the Mercedes-Benz range include:
- A class hatchback from $52,479 – A high-tech hatchback with a smart multimedia system.
- B class hatchback from $48,174 – A tourer with a sporty design
- C class, available in sedan, estate, coupe and cabriolet, from $69,804 – A dynamic series of vehicles.
- E class, available in saloon, all terrain, coupe and cabriolet, from $100,763 – A powerful and stylish design.
- G class SUV from $264,854 – A powerful and exclusive off-road vehicle.
- S class, available in saloon, coupe and cabriolet, from $214,009 – The “special” class, with new developments in performance, intelligence and luxury.
- V class multi-purpose vehicle from $83,977 – A light van for luxury family travel.
- X class ute from $51,555 – A rugged all-purpose vehicle.
Mercedes Benz review
Mercedes-Benz is one of Australia’s leading luxury car brands, though it’s a mid-tier player in terms of its overall Australian market share. As a premium, luxury car brand, prices for Mercedes-Benz vehicles tend to be on the higher side – the most affordable Mercedes-Benz models start in the mid-range of Australian car prices, while the premium models are priced for their exclusivity.
Luxury features in Mercedes-Benz vehicles provide drivers and passengers with comfort and style, as well as reliable driving performance and improved safety. Some models have added electric hybrid engines for greater efficiency and greener driving.
In addition to these luxury features, some of the newest Mercedes-Benz models also include smart features such as voice commands, for a more connected driving experience.
Overall, Mercedes-Benz provides a premium driving experience, with a premium price tag to match.
How can I get a Mercedes-Benz car loan?
With Mercedes-Benz prices tending to be on the higher side, a car loan may be necessary to drive away in luxury. As well as looking at dealer finance, there are a variety of different Mercedes-Benz car loan options available, which you can quickly look at side by side with the help of a comparison website.
Your car loan provider will work out how much you can borrow based on your ability to repay the loan. If you borrow more than the value of your Mercedes Benz, you can pay for insurance and other expenses, though you may pay more in total over the long term.
Choosing a secured car loan could mean a lower interest rate, though you may lose the car if you don’t keep up with the repayments. Choosing an unsecured car loan may offer more flexibility, though the interest rates may be higher.
How much does a Mercedes-Benz car loan cost?
Here are the approximate running costs for three different Mercedes-Benz models, based on RACQ category averages:
|Model||Category||Cents/km||Average $ per week|
|A class hatchback||Small prestige||78.4||$226.03|
|C class sedan||Medium prestige||99.2||$286.05|
|E class saloon||Large prestige||141.7||$408.68|
Here’s how much a five-year loan will cost for three different Mercedes-Benz models if you borrow 100 per cent of the purchase price over five years:
|Model||Price/loan||Total repayments at 6%||Total repayments at 8%||Total repayments at 10%|
|A class hatchback||$52,479.30||
|C class sedan||$69,804||$80,970||$84,922||$88,988|
|E class saloon||$100,764||$116,883||$122,588||$128,456|