Mercedes 190 Review1983 - 1993

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Models Covered: 190 - 1983-1993 (4DR SALOON 4CY 1.8, 2.0, 2.3, 6CY 2.6]/ 4CY 2.0 D, 5CY 2.5 D

Mercedes 190 Review

Quick Summary of the Mercedes 190

OVERALLMercedes 190 Overall Rating

Mercedes means prestige and quality. Other executive saloons lose their looks after just a few years but a 190 will always look and drive the part. If you care for a 190 with regular servicing, it will care for you – six figure mileages and rust-free bodies are the norm.


It was no surprise to Mercedes-Benz when BBC TV's Top Gear programme pronounced their 190 'The Best Used Car You Can Buy'. Stuttgart's first ever compact model really does make a great deal of sense on the second-hand market, no matter what your budget.If you thought a Mercedes was a little large and a touch expensive for your modest needs, then a used 190 provides the perfect solution. For the same money as a contemporary Mondeo, Cavalier or Rover 400, you can have a compact yet classy car that will make the neighbours very jealous.
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History of the 190

The 190 was launched in 1983, the first compact car Stuttgart had produced. Initially, buyers could choose only a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder petrol engine model, with power steering, central locking and electric mirrors as standard. A year later ho