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2 hours ago, kwak250 said:

Without the model its like saying Honda or Yamaha .it all depends on the model i prefer Honda's but if the Honda was a wave125 and the Yamaha was a R1 then it would be different.

Also price of each .

 

I agree on the model - if the Benz is an A-class, I would pass, all other models should be fine due to similar chassis architecture.

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If you are a driver the BMW is the choise, if you want comfort and apointments the Merc wins that one.  

I would like any model Merc .....😊   I would pass on the BMW..

Some time ago a guy in my condo was selling an immaculate E Class, it looked like new and was low mileage. It was six years old and the asking price was the same as a brand new one back home. I just c

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Neither one.  They are both approaching the high or even very high maintenance cost time frame.

And you do know that BMW is shorter to type than Beemer?

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4 hours ago, transam said:

But there are those out there with spare cash that want a particular ride. Wish I had the spare cash for a Merc....😊

It’s not finding the cash so much as handing it over to this government!

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It depends on the model and asking price. Overall having owned both in Thailand I prefer Mercedes. The dealer network is a bit stronger, service seems to be better (though I may be biased as I had constant issues with my BMW's brakes), and it has a better image. It used to be that Benz weren't very good to drive but that isn't true anymore.

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Usual attitude is Merc is a serious choice, BMW for boy racer. I can only talk about 4x4 and the Merc I had was like driving on a cloud, even smoother than my RR Sport which I preferred for all other reasons. BMW 4x4 can't come close in any way to either. Scorching hot saloon or coupe of course is another matter and I cant comment. So your question is just silly because of lack of detail. 

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23 hours ago, Fairynuff said:

It’s not finding the cash so much as handing it over to this government!

Locally built cars, as these likely are, do not get taxed at 300% so you won't be handing over anything more than any other Thai-made car to the government.

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7 hours ago, Just Weird said:

Locally built cars, as these likely are, do not get taxed at 300% so you won't be handing over anything more than any other Thai-made car to the government.

Not true, whilst they aren’t taxed the full 300% they are still considerably more expensive tho I don’t know the exact %age.

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