Mercedes CLK 1997 Coupe

This generation of Mercedes CLK has been produced from January, 1997 to December, 1999. We can provide information about 8 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with classical rear wheel drive.

This Mercedes is available with five petrol engines with displacement from 2.0 to 4.3 litres and power of from 136 to 279 horsepower. All engines feature a timing chain-driven camshaft, which is considered a more reliable and less maintenance-intensive solution (What is an engine chain and belt?).
The car is available with both manual (3 versions), as well as automatic (5 versions) gearbox.

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Mercedes CLK 1997 coupe average fuel consumption in combined cycle is from 9.4 to 11.2 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Mercedes CLK 1997 coupe version is Mercedes CLK 200 1997, consuming 9.4 litres of petrol per 100km.
According to user reviews, Mercedes CLK real-world fuel consumption is on average the same as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy. For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Mercedes CLK modification.

Mercedes CLK 1997 coupe CO2 emissions are from 222 to 263 grams per kilometer. Mercedes CLK version with the lowest CO2 emissions is Mercedes CLK 200 1997, which produces 222 grams of CO2 per one kilometer.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.3 seconds has Mercedes CLK 430 1998 version, conversely the tardiest one is Mercedes CLK 200 1997 Automatic reaching this speed only in 11.5 seconds. The maximum top speed is 250 km/h for the 4.3 petrol 8-cylinder 279 hp version (Mercedes CLK 430 1998).

Lenght of Mercedes CLK is 457 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Mercedes CLK is about 2 cm longer than Audi A4 sedan, but 2 cm shorter than Volvo S60. Mercedes CLK gross weight is from 1800 to 1960 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 7 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles. Mercedes CLK trunk space is 420 litres.

This Mercedes is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 1400 €. According to user reviews, average Mercedes CLK repair costs are 260 € per year. Users calculated Mercedes CLK 1997 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2700 € cost per year and 0.27 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 54%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 24% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Mercedes CLK for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Mercedes CLK prices and costs.

Mercedes CLK modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Mercedes CLK 2.0 200 1997 Mar 1997 — Aug 1999

Most fuel efficient version

2.0 Petrol 136 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Mercedes CLK 2.0 200 1997 Automatic Mar 1997 — Aug 1999 2.0 Petrol 136 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (5)
Mercedes CLK 1997 2.0 CLK 200 Kompressor 2.0 Petrol 192 HP 9.5 l/100km Manual (5)
Mercedes CLK 1997 2.0 CLK 200 Kompressor Automatic 2.0 Petrol 192 HP 9.8 l/100km Automatic (5)
Mercedes CLK 1997 2.3 CLK 230 Kompressor 2.3 Petrol 193 HP 9.8 l/100km Manual (5)
Mercedes CLK 2.3 230 1997 Kompressor Mar 1997 — Aug 1999 2.3 Petrol 193 HP 9.9 l/100km Automatic (5)
Mercedes CLK 3.2 320 1997 Mar 1997 — Aug 1999 3.2 Petrol 224 HP 10.1 l/100km Automatic (5)
Mercedes CLK 4.3 430 1998 Jun 1998 — Aug 1999

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds

4.3 Petrol 279 HP 11.2 l/100km Automatic (5)

Mercedes CLK prices

Mercedes CLK 1997 - 1999 coupe price in Latvia is from 600 € to 2500 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Mercedes CLK price is below average - Mercedes CLK is approximately for 44 percents cheaper then average coupes of this age (compare coupes 1997 - 1999 prices). Despite of relatively low price Mercedes CLK quality is above average (see below), so this Mercedes can be a good buy.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Mercedes CLK 1999 price 1300 € 1600 € 2000 €
Mercedes CLK 1998 price 900 € 1600 € 2500 €
Mercedes CLK 1997 price 600 € 900 € 1300 €

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Mercedes CLK 1997 coupe features (options)

Percentage of Mercedes CLK with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
66%
Metallic paint
61%
Climate control
51%
Leather upholstery
39%
Cruise control
35%
Adjustable steering wheel
35%
Heated seats
29%
Rain sensor
27%
Sunroof
25%
Xenon headlights
25%
Electrically adjustable seats
24%
Rear parking sensors
15%
Front parking sensors
12%

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Mercedes CLK reviews

Total 4 Mercedes CLK owner reviews

Mercedes CLK 1998 Coupe Petrol 2 litres, Automatic gearbox
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Purchase year:2018 age of car 20 years)Owned for5`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption:10.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs:530 € (~ 265 € per year)
Total car rating:
8
   female, age 32
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