Mercedes Benz CLK C209 CLK 280 - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis C209
Model CLK 280
Engine 2996cc
Engine Code M272 E 30
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 2002 - 2007
Predecessor C208
Successor -
Performance Value
Power 231 PS -170 kW - 228 bhp
Torque 300 Nm - 221 lb/ft
Acceleration 7.4 (s)
Top Speed 155 MPH
MPG City 22.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 41.8 MPG
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CLK C209 CLK 280 Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2003/185 - Rear Seat Belts May Not Engage Correctly - Rear Seat Belt may not engage correctly
  • R/2005/002 - Side Airbags May Deploy Inadvertently - Due to incorrect wiring there is a possibility that the side airbags could deploy without warning.
  • R/2008/147 - Engine Emergency Shut Off On Board Diagnosis Or Tank/speedo Signal May Be Affected - Possibility of transfer of incorrect control unit software which could affect engine shut off control in an emergency situation or the on board diagnosis system or tank/speedometer signal
  • R/2008/149 - Engine Could Lose Power. - The electrical connection in the interior of the crankshaft sensor's chip housing may be interrupted which may result in loss of power and the inability to restart engine