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Old 01-07-2013, 11:26 AM
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We have updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2012.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2012: no repairs reported, 21 cars

2010: 62, about average

2009: 68, about average

2008: 37, better than average

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds," to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop.

With the 2008 the percentage with no repairs is about 73, while the percentage with 3+ repair trips is less than 1.

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Old 05-14-2013, 08:49 AM
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We have updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through December 31, 2012.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2012: 5, low

2010: 50, moderate

2009: 50, moderate

2008: 27, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds," to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop.

With the 2008 the percentage with no repairs is about 73, while the percentage with 3+ repair trips is less than 1.

Thank you, once again, everyone who has been helping. We'll have further updates later this month and in August. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

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Old 08-04-2013, 12:48 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through March 31, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2012 C-Class: 8, low
2010 C-Class: 46, moderate
2009 C-Class: 42, moderate
2008 C-Class: 35, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2009 C-Class: 68, 4
2008 C-Class: 80, 3

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Old 11-06-2013, 01:12 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2012 C-Class: 14, low
2010 C-Class: 51, moderate
2009 C-Class: 52, moderate
2008 C-Class: 39, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2012 C-Class: 92, < 1
2008 C-Class: 71, 7

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Old 11-06-2013, 01:56 PM
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if you have any interest, my first W204 (2007-2010) did 400 000km and never had any problems.
my current W204 is at 84 000km and also no problem yet
same for the C207 E coupe, 150 000km now and still no problem
i go the dealer when my car tells me its time for maintenance
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:26 AM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 C-Class: 14, low, very small sample size
2012 C-Class: 14, low
2011 C-Class: 56, moderate, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 53, moderate
2009 C-Class: 37, low
2008 C-Class: 35, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2012 C-Class: 92, < 1
2008 C-Class: 69, < 1

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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through December 31, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 C-Class: 20, low, small sample size
2012 C-Class: 8, low
2011 C-Class: 39, moderate, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 56, moderate
2009 C-Class: 36, low
2008 C-Class: 38, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2008 C-Class: 68, < 1

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Our reliability stats for the C-Class now include owner experiences through March 31, 2014, making them nearly a year ahead of other sources.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 C-Class: 22, low, small sample size
2012 C-Class: 12, low
2011 C-Class: 63, moderate, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 66, moderate
2009 C-Class: 36, low
2008 C-Class: 35, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2009 C-Class: 73, < 1
2008 C-Class: 68, < 1

Thank you, once again, everyone who has been helping. Next update in August.

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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2014 (making them about 14 months ahead of some others).

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 C-Class: 36, moderate
2012 C-Class: 9, low
2011 C-Class: 44, moderate, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 64, moderate
2009 C-Class: 39, low
2008 C-Class: 39, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2009 C-Class: 67, < 1
2008 C-Class: 64, < 1

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Seems like a potentially great website for information about our model of cars, but it depends on crowd sourcing! Everyone please sign up and add repair histories or reports.
I signed up yesterday and added the few work orders I've had in my 3 months of ownership.
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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 C-Class: 31, moderate
2012 C-Class: 13, low
2011 C-Class: 59, moderate, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 62, moderate
2009 C-Class: 38, low
2008 C-Class: 40, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2008 C-Class: 69, < 1

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Happy Holidays to all.....While I am pleased to see that the reliability of our w204 has been holding up well according to this site, I am dismayed to see that Consumer Report has really bashed our C Class cars in its latest annual summary book that came out about a month ago. As I stated in my earlier post regarding this, I believe they could have made an error in this years book. Up until last year the C Class cars were rated quite good in reliability and now they appear to have dropped to well below average in one year! ......I disagree with this , as my own "09 w204 has been excellent in reliability, which agrees with this sites post....My other concern is that the Consumer Report survey will damage our cars saleability, and this is something we should all be concerned about....
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To be fair, different reliability surveys ask different questions, and this can lead to different results.

CR also groups its ratings more tightly than we do. One extra problem reported for every ten cars can make a big difference in their ratings. Personally, I think this can distort perceptions of how much cars differ in reliability (many people assume there's a substantial difference between cars with different ratings) so it's much harder for a car to get a "bad" score on our site. Lemons aren't common.

Larger sample sizes are always better. So if you're reading this but haven't been participating, I hope you'll consider it.

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New stuff this time. We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014. Plus we've added reliability trends graphs. These indicate how a model's reliability has changed as it has aged, and how different model years performed when the same age.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 C-Class: 25, low
2012 C-Class: 12, low
2011 C-Class: 43, moderate, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 66, moderate
2009 C-Class: 54, moderate
2008 C-Class: 48, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2008 C-Class: 54, < 1

We'll have further updates in May and in August. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

For the details, including how competitors compare, and to sign up to help improve this information:

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To view the new graphs, select "reliability trends" in the breadcrumbs at the top of the linked page.
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Old 08-21-2015, 10:45 AM
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So, how have these cars been doing lately?

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now include owner experiences through March 31, 2015. (Others are nearly a year behind.)

In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year ("low" is best):

2013 C-Class: 19, low
2012 C-Class: 24, low
2011 C-Class: 21, low, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 47, moderate
2009 C-Class: 60, moderate
2008 C-Class: 53, moderate

Plus, the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 C-Class: 87, < 1
2012 C-Class: 79, < 1
2008 C-Class: 55, < 1

No stat for a model year? Then we very much need more participants for it. Same for those with small sample size notes. Next updates in August and November.

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Our reliability stats for the C-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015.

Repair trips per 100 cars:

2013 C-Class: 8, low
2012 C-Class: 26, low
2011 C-Class: 16, low, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 44, low
2009 C-Class: 52, moderate
2008 C-Class: 56, moderate

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 C-Class: 96, < 1
2012 C-Class: 75, < 1

If a model year isn't listed, or its sample size is small, then we especially need more owners involved.

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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2013 C-Class: 4, low
2012 C-Class: 31, low
2011 C-Class: 10, low, small sample size
2010 C-Class: 53, moderate, small sample size
2009 C-Class: 69, moderate, small sample size
2008 C-Class: 52, low

We have two additional statistics, "Nada-odds" and "Lemon-odds", to indicate the percentage of cars with no repairs in the past year and those that required 3+ trips to the repair shop:

2013 C-Class: 96, < 1
2012 C-Class: 71, < 1

We'll have further updates in February and in May. Additional participants are needed to provide precise stats for all model years.

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Hi, I see no results for the 2014 W204s. I know these cars exist because I bought one. Is the sample size negligible? If you need data for them, I'd be glad to sign up for a free membership in exchange for providing data. Thanks!
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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2015, about eight months ahead of other sources. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year--lower is better:

2013 C-Class: 11, low
2012 C-Class: 41, moderate
2011 C-Class: 30, low, very small sample size
2010 C-Class: 67, moderate, small sample size
2009 C-Class: 73, moderate, small sample size
2008 C-Class: 38, low

No stat, or a small sample size? Then we especially need more owners involved for that model year.

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We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2016.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2013 C-Class: 26, low
2012 C-Class: 20, low
2011 C-Class: 18, low, very small sample size
2010 C-Class: 41, moderate, small sample size
2009 C-Class: 99, high
2008 C-Class: 33, low

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