- Four seats
(there's three of us, and getting something that could only seat two seemed like asking for trouble from whoever would get left out)
- 2000 or newer, but I was really hoping for something newer than 2005
- An active and established user base (forums, etc.)
I won't bore you with all of the details, but the CLK430 met all of those, plus it only had 40k miles. So, my adventure begins...