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What should I offer for this low mileage 1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E?

I'm looking at a 1985 Mercedes-Benz 190E at a local garage. It's only done 20,000 miles and looks spotless, with no visible defects or rust. I've known the garage for years and the mileage will be genuine. They are asking £3250, but what do you think I should offer? Also, do you have any idea of the fuel consumption on the 2.0L model?

Asked on 22 June 2010 by mrdanrose

Answered by David Ross
There's no real price guide for a car this age with such low mileage as it's such a rarity. It's worth checking in the classifieds like Auto Trader to see if there's anything similar, so you can judge the price. The 190E is becoming a rare sight on the roads now, especially a well-cared-for one, so it could be a good investment if you don't intend to put lots of miles on it. We think about £3000 is a good price - maybe up to £3100. Fuel consumption will be in the late 20s.
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