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01-30-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2016. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2003 M-Class: 62,...
01-24-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 989
Posted By mkaresh

W213 E-Class reliability - better info

I wanted more up-to-date car reliability information that made the differences between cars clearer. So a decade or so ago I started getting people together to make this possible. TrueDelta now...
01-24-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2016. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2015 E-Class: 80,...
01-19-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):
...
12-29-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2016. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2011 M-Class: 68,...
12-23-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2016. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2016 C-Class: 24,...
12-22-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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): ...
12-22-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better): ...
11-21-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL to...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2008 GL:...
11-20-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the S-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2007...
11-20-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA...

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2015 CLA:...
11-20-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2007...
10-28-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2014...
10-18-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL to...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Reliability information elsewhere is based on a survey conducted in April 2015--well over a year...
09-13-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Reliability information elsewhere is based on a survey conducted in April 2015--well over a...
09-07-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Reliability information elsewhere is based on a survey conducted in April 2015--well over a...
09-02-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Reliability information elsewhere is based on a survey conducted in April 2015--well over a year...
06-08-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through March 31, 2016, making them nearly a year ahead of other sources.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair...
06-03-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK to include owner experiences through March 31, 2016, making them nearly a year ahead of other sources.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips...
05-04-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,281
Posted By mkaresh

Highly unusual to lose a transmission so early....

Highly unusual to lose a transmission so early. Did the dealer say they'd seen others?
05-02-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

Thanks for putting a good word in. I'd love to...

Thanks for putting a good word in. I'd love to have more people participating for the GL, so we could provide better information on it.

Also, while people might not need information on the car...
04-29-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

The odds vary, but no model / model year is...

The odds vary, but no model / model year is guaranteed to be either trouble-free or troublesome.

In the case of the 2005 our stat is not precise. We very much need more participants to provide...
04-25-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,286
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the R-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...
04-25-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,025
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK...

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK 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...
04-25-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,348
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-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...
04-18-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,445
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLA...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLA 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...
04-17-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,281
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLA...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLA 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...
04-05-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

With the current number of participants if we...

With the current number of participants if we tried to provide separate results for gas and diesel we'd have no stats at all for the X166. If we had enough participants I'd be happy to split them.
...
04-03-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

Yes, this is also a possibility. Sometimes...

Yes, this is also a possibility. Sometimes problems mostly appear early in a model's life, sometimes late, and sometimes consistently all the way through. The last should be assumed to always be the...
03-28-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-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...
03-28-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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...
03-28-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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...
03-28-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-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...
03-25-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL to...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL 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...
03-24-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

39 is the calculated reliability stat, not the...

39 is the calculated reliability stat, not the sample size. The sample size is between 10 and 15, probably towards the low end of even that range. It is difficult to get enough data for large luxury...
03-24-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

10,000 would be an extremely large sample size,...

10,000 would be an extremely large sample size, far larger than anyone save Mercedes (through warranty claims) has ever had for the 2007 S-Class, and far larger than is necessary unless you're...
03-24-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the S-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...
03-24-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA...

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA 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...
03-24-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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...
03-24-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-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...
03-20-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

I'd be happy to split the results by engine if we...

I'd be happy to split the results by engine if we had enough owners participating to make this practical. In most cases where I've looked at differences by engine, though, they aren't large.

We've...
03-10-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

The 2000s are no longer in the survey, and we...

The 2000s are no longer in the survey, and we haven't enough participants for the 2001-2005 to provide stats. I'd certainly like to. To help make this happen:

www.truedelta.com/join
03-04-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

Sometimes the repair frequency declines after the...

Sometimes the repair frequency declines after the warranty ends because people opt to live with problems instead of fixing them. This could explain the peak with the 2011s and 2012s, as those were in...
03-03-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK 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...
01-29-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015.

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

2011 M-Class:...
01-28-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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:

2015 C-Class: 58, high, partly due to...
01-28-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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:...
01-27-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015.

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

2009 E-Class:...
01-26-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

2014 GL-Class:...
01-26-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the S-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015. Once again we only have a stat for the 2007. It's a low 39 repair trips per 100 cars, good...
01-26-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA...

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2014 CLA: 32,...
01-26-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

Most of the 2007s in our survey have been pretty...

Most of the 2007s in our survey have been pretty good, but then our sample size is (as noted below) very small. As far as I can tell, though, MB's quality has been improving since bottoming out in...
12-27-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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:

2015 C-Class: 58, high

Decent...
12-27-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

2014 M-Class: 48, moderate, small...
12-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

2014 GL-Class: 27, low, small sample...
12-21-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015. Unless more owners start participating, though, this could be the last update we have for...
12-17-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015.

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

2014 E-Class:...
11-24-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015.

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

2014...
10-29-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. Repair trips per 100 cars:

2010 M-Class: 49, moderate, very small sample size
2009 M-Class: 84, high, very small...
10-27-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

Thanks! We'll have an updated stat next...

Thanks!

We'll have an updated stat next month based on quite a bit more data. If more owners keep joining, we'll have even more precise stats in future updates.

www.truedelta.com/join
10-27-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now cover...

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...
10-26-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the E-Class now cover...

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

Repair trips per 100 cars:

2009 E-Class: 94, high, small sample size
2008 E-Class: 46, low
2007 E-Class: 44,...
10-19-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the S-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the S-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. Unfortunately, as in the past we only have a rough stat for the 2007. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars:

2007...
10-19-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the CLA now cover the...

Our reliability stats for the CLA now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. Repair trips per 100 cars:

2014 CLA: 34, moderate, very small sample size--additional participants needed

For the...
10-19-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind, and so report how these cars were doing when a year younger.)

Repair trips per 100...
09-29-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind.) Repair trips per 100 cars:

2015 C-Class: 73, high, small sample size

Looking...
09-29-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind, and so report how these cars were doing when a year younger.) Repair trips per 100 cars:...
09-28-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,281
Posted By mkaresh

More owners have signed up, but not yet enough to...

More owners have signed up, but not yet enough to provide stats. We did recently update our stats to report reliability through the end of June 2015 for many other Mercedes models.
09-28-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the GL-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the GL-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind.) Repair trips per 100 cars:

2014 GL-Class: 19, low, very small sample size

For...
09-24-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind, and so report how these cars were doing when a year younger.)

Repair trips per 100...
09-17-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

Thanks for the earlier bump! Our reliability...

Thanks for the earlier bump!

Our reliability stats for the E-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind, and so report how these cars were doing when a year...
09-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the GLK-Class now cover...

Our reliability stats for the GLK-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind, and so report how these cars were doing when a year younger.)

Repair trips per 100...
08-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

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

In terms of repair...
08-21-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

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...
08-11-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

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

In terms of repair...
08-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

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

In terms of repair...
08-03-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the S-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the S-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):
...
08-03-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the CLA now include...

Our reliability stats for the CLA 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):

2014...
08-03-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

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...
07-30-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

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

In terms of repair...
07-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

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

In terms of repair...
06-28-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the M-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):
...
06-24-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

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

In terms of repair...
06-23-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

So, how have these cars been doing lately? ...

So, how have these cars been doing lately?

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

In terms of repair...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-16-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By mkaresh

Thanks! I've also sorted out that the "nappa...

Thanks!

I've also sorted out that the "nappa optik" on the C63 S instrument panel is just a different type of synthetic material, not real leather.

Since the headrests are power, the seats seem...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-16-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By mkaresh

Questions about seat adjustments, leather coverage

I'm hoping owners can help me answer a few product content questions on the new C63.

First of, which power adjustments do the standard and optional seats have?

As far as I can tell, the...
06-02-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

Thanks, leased is fine.

Thanks, leased is fine.
05-31-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

We're not going to quite have that stat. We...

We're not going to quite have that stat. We received enough responses (barely), but many were from people who'd only had the car a month or two (surprise, these being 2015s).

With 21 cars...
05-31-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've had great participation by owners of the...

We've had great participation by owners of the 2014 E-Class (thanks, mom!--she's one of them). But far fewer owners have enrolled a 2015 so far. We need more of them to provide stats on the second...
05-31-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,445
Posted By mkaresh

GLA reliability - better info

I wanted more up-to-date car reliability information that made the differences between cars clearer. So a few years ago I started getting people together to make this possible. TrueDelta now updates...
05-31-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,715
Posted By mkaresh

When you say there's more room than you expected,...

When you say there's more room than you expected, are you speaking of only the front seat?
05-28-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

That said, they seem to have really improved...

That said, they seem to have really improved reliability in recent years.

Our members have been selling W211s more often than they've been buying them. So that we can keep providing stats for this...
05-21-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

I'm not sure how the process works in that...

I'm not sure how the process works in that direction. If a car is reliable, though, people are more likely to love it. Or at least not hate it :)
05-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

To be fair, most of the reported problems are...

To be fair, most of the reported problems are minor. And given the sample sizes these stats aren't precise. I'd like to be able to provide more precise stats--a matter of getting more people...
05-07-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

Living in Michigan, I've become fairly skilled at...

Living in Michigan, I've become fairly skilled at dodging the potholes. But occasionally I hit one anyway--lost a tire and wheel last year.
04-26-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

Thanks, I do appreciate it. We've got a pretty...

Thanks, I do appreciate it. We've got a pretty good process in place. The challenge now is getting enough owners involved.
04-23-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014.

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

2010 M-Class: 48,...
04-14-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

New stuff this time. We've updated our...

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...
04-10-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-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...
04-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2008 GL-Class: 88, high, small sample...
04-08-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the S-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2007 S-Class: 67, moderate, very small...
04-08-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA...

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA to include owner experiences through the end of 2014. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2014 CLA: 51, moderate, very small sample...
04-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the C-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2007 C-Class: 8, low, small sample size...
03-25-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014.

2000 M-Class: 117 repair trips per 100 cars per year, moderate, very small sample size
...
03-23-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

We might have an initial stat in May, but it's...

We might have an initial stat in May, but it's going to be tight. Even a couple more participants could make the difference between having a stat and not having one.
03-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014.

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

2014 M-Class: 31,...
03-22-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

I did post the results here. The 2014 is looking...

I did post the results here. The 2014 is looking good so far.

We need more participants to provide precise results. So it doesn't make much sense to both ask me to provide the results and to not...
03-22-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014.

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

2014 GL-Class:...
03-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

Sorry for the trouble. Two options: 1. Join...

Sorry for the trouble. Two options:

1. Join with a different address, then change it.

2. Email me ([email protected]) and I can manually set up the account.
03-20-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

New stuff this time. We've updated our...

New stuff this time. We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014. Plus we've added reliability trends graphs. These indicate how a model's...
03-19-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014.

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

2014 GLK-Class:...
03-13-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

It's been a long time, I know. But I've added the...

It's been a long time, I know. But I've added the C200 CDI powertrains (manual and auto) to the database for the C203. It looks like there was a slight power bump in 2003.5.
03-10-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

We don't have much data on the CLA. The little we...

We don't have much data on the CLA. The little we do have suggests a high (but not a very high) repair frequency. None of the reported problems is serious, but this is typical of new cars.

I'd...
03-01-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

I've often wondered the same thing. Thanks for...

I've often wondered the same thing. Thanks for signing up!
02-23-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

To be fair, different reliability surveys ask...

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...
02-11-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

Since 2006 or so the German brands have all...

Since 2006 or so the German brands have all greatly improved the reliability of their cars during the first few years, and perhaps as far out as four or even six years (when the CPO warranties end)....
01-30-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,286
Posted By mkaresh

The current generation M and GL appear...

The current generation M and GL appear significantly more reliable than earlier ones.

We've updated our reliability stats for the R-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014. ...
01-30-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,025
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK...

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014. Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2005 SLK: 89,...
01-28-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

Ten now signed up. A good start, but more needed...

Ten now signed up. A good start, but more needed to provide decent stats.

To help make this happen:

www.truedelta.com/join
01-28-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,348
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2002 E-Class:...
01-11-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,281
Posted By mkaresh

Mercedes GLA reliability - better info

I wanted more up-to-date car reliability information that made the differences between cars clearer. So a few years ago I started getting people together to make this possible. TrueDelta now updates...
12-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2009 M-Class:...
12-29-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

I wish we did. Not enough owners signed up to...

I wish we did. Not enough owners signed up to participate. Not really enough for the 2007, either, hence the sample size disclaimer. It's far harder to get enough participants for the S than for the...
12-29-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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:...
12-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2009 E-Class:...
12-29-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2008...
12-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the S-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2007 S-Class:...
12-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA...

We've updated our reliability stats for the CLA to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2014 CLA: 61,...
12-29-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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:

2007 C-Class:...
12-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2014 M-Class:...
12-26-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GL-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2014...
12-24-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2000 M-Class:...
12-23-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2014 E-Class:...
12-22-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

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

2014...
11-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

Sounds like previous owners had been letting...

Sounds like previous owners had been letting things slide. I'd rather buy the car after you've had it for a while :)
11-12-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,286
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the R-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2014.

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

2008 R-Class: 66,...
11-12-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,025
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK...

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK to include owner experiences through June 30, 2014.

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

2005 SLK: 86, moderate,...
11-11-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

That counts as troublesome by current standards,...

That counts as troublesome by current standards, since the average is less than one repair for every three cars in the first year.

By the same token, though, worse than average certainly isn't...
11-11-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,730
Posted By mkaresh

You probably don't keep a car long enough for it...

You probably don't keep a car long enough for it to be a factor. But for those who do hold onto them, air suspensions frequently require repairs on older German cars, and especially on older German...
11-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

Maybe, maybe not. The 2008 C-Class and 2010...

Maybe, maybe not. The 2008 C-Class and 2010 E-Class actually had pretty good first years. (I see you have a 2015 MDX. That vehicle has had a poor first year, but if the past is any guide the 2015s...
11-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By mkaresh

W205 C-Class reliability - better info

I wanted more up-to-date car reliability information that made the differences between cars clearer. So a few years ago I started getting people together to make this possible. TrueDelta now updates...
11-11-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,730
Posted By mkaresh

Vastly better car, a true Mercedes.

Vastly better car, a true Mercedes.
11-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,348
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2014.

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

2002 E-Class: 24,...
10-14-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

The most likely reason is the small sample sizes....

The most likely reason is the small sample sizes.

But we also sometimes see a bump for European cars at the six year mark, perhaps because CPO warranties are ending, followed by a dip after that...
10-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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...
10-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

We do post all repair descriptions. MB repairs...

We do post all repair descriptions. MB repairs can be pricey.

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2014 (making them about 14 months...
10-07-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair...
10-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair...
10-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

It's going to be close--we might have an initial...

It's going to be close--we might have an initial stat for the CLA in November.

With just a couple more participants we could definitely have one the following round.

www.truedelta.com/join
10-06-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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...
10-03-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair...
09-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,207
Posted By mkaresh

That's my guess as well. But is the $250 SPC gone...

That's my guess as well. But is the $250 SPC gone for 2015? The order guide still appears to include it when adding the dampers with the Off-Road Package, as the charge for the dampers is then $1,050.
09-24-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,207
Posted By mkaresh

The guide says the the On/Off-Road Package...

The guide says the the On/Off-Road Package requires the adaptive dampers, and that while the Package isn't special order, the dampers still are ($800 + $250 per vehicle special order charge)....
09-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

Thanks! We've updated our reliability stats...

Thanks!

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

Repair frequencies, in terms...
09-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair...
09-08-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair...
09-02-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair...
08-26-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

^ this, unfortunately If we had enough...

^ this, unfortunately

If we had enough owners involved, and the stats differed significantly, I'd separate them. We do this in other such cases.

For those not yet participating, to help make...
08-26-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

Good to hear. Reliability has greatly improved...

Good to hear. Reliability has greatly improved across the industry. A primary goal of our survey is to make this clearer than the others, which post only dot scores relative to the average--partly to...
08-18-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,286
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the R-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the R-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...
08-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,025
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the SLK now include...

Our reliability stats for the SLK 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...
08-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,348
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the E-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the E-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...
07-14-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

For what it's worth, the current gen ML looks...

For what it's worth, the current gen ML looks much better so far. So they're getting better.

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now include owner experiences through March 31, 2014, making them...
07-09-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now include...

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...
07-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the E-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the E-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...
07-06-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the GL-Class now...

Our reliability stats for the GL-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...
07-06-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the S-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the S-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...
07-03-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated stats for most other Mercedes...

We've updated stats for most other Mercedes models to cover through the end of March.

To provide the same for the CLA, we still need a few more participants.
07-03-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the C-Class now include...

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...
06-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the M-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...
06-11-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the GL-Class now...

Our reliability stats for the GL-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...
06-06-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the M-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the M-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...
06-04-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the E-Class now include...

Our reliability stats for the E-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...
06-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

Our reliability stats for the GLK-Class now...

Our reliability stats for the GLK-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...
05-13-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,286
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2007 R-Class:...
05-13-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,025
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK...

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

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

2005 SLK: 50, low,...
05-05-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,348
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2001 E-Class:...
04-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,992
Posted By mkaresh

As in the past, we've got nearly enough people...

As in the past, we've got nearly enough people signed up for the 2001 (and the 2002 and 2003 as well), but not enough responses. People ask me all the time why we don't provide better coverage of...
04-21-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,589
Posted By mkaresh

It's been a while. 135 now signed up, but not...

It's been a while. 135 now signed up, but not enough for any individual year of the R170. The 2001 is closest, at three-quarters of the way.
04-08-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2009 M-Class:...
04-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 27,910
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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:...
04-04-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,247
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2009 E-Class:...
04-03-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 58,682
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2008 GL-Class:...
04-03-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,426
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2007 S-Class:...
04-02-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,437
Posted By mkaresh

Getting there. Still not enough to have stats...

Getting there. Still not enough to have stats with the May update, though. With 5-6 more cars we could have an initial stat in August.
04-02-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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:

2007 C-Class:...
03-28-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,084
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2013 M-Class:...
03-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2008 GL-Class:...
03-05-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By mkaresh

Unfortunately no stats for the W163 this time...

Unfortunately no stats for the W163 this time around. (Much better coverage of more recent years.)

I'd like to be able to cover the W163 again, just need a few more responses for some years.
...
02-26-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,010
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

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

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

2011 E-Class:...
02-25-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 46,394
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the GLK-Class to include owner experiences through December 31, 2013. This puts them about eight months ahead of other sources.

Repair frequencies, in...
02-19-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

No, like last time we were a couple of responses...

No, like last time we were a couple of responses short of the minimum.

To help fix this (if you're not signed up already):

http://www.truedelta.com/join
02-17-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 20,286
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the R-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2013.

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

2007 R-Class:...
02-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,025
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK...

We've updated our reliability stats for the SLK to include owner experiences through September 30, 2013.

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

2005 SLK: 49, low,...
02-15-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,348
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the E-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2013.

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

2002 E-Class:...
01-30-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,860
Posted By mkaresh

Sounds like we've got a glass half full / half...

Sounds like we've got a glass half full / half empty situation here. One person shocked that the stat for the 2002 is nearly one per car, another surprised that it's not higher.

One thing to...
01-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

Frankly, I don't know how the typical car buyer...

Frankly, I don't know how the typical car buyer in the UK figures out which year they have, as the official system there (as far as I can tell) is based on when the car is first registered rather...
01-28-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,389
Posted By mkaresh

Are you in the US or Canada? The model year...

Are you in the US or Canada? The model year should be in a number of places: window sticker, owners manual, title, registration, etc. It will also be marked on the vehicle as well, including a digit...
01-24-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,589
Posted By mkaresh

[Posted in incorrect forum.]

[Posted in incorrect forum.]
01-12-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,023
Posted By mkaresh

We've updated our reliability stats for the...

We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2013.

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

2008 M-Class:...
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