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Old 27th May 2018, 12:06 PM
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M53Hbh5wpRQ

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My new Hybrid Camry will be delivered in a few Weeks. A marvel of Design and Manufacture. This is one of a series to explain everything. American of course !
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Old 27th May 2018, 12:48 PM
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Congratulations!!!
May you have many happy years and memories together
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Old 27th May 2018, 01:45 PM
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P.S. Camry s have been totaly redesigned and are now made in Japan.
Drive like a European Car....Now rated amongst the Safest cars on the Planet.
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Old 28th May 2018, 08:33 AM
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Congratulations Sean.
We bought one for Paula to drive (with beige interior) and she loves it!
We get about 5.5-6 litre per 100kms.
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Old 29th May 2018, 07:38 AM
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Have a 2013 e class hybrid in the shop that needs a new Lithium battery,
Mercedes list price $32,499.44 (for the battery)
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Old 29th May 2018, 08:35 AM
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Have a 2013 e class hybrid in the shop that needs a new Lithium battery,
Mercedes list price $32,499.44 (for the battery)
Wow!
I don't recall the hybrid costing $32k more than the regular car, so either they were seriously squeezing their margins or more likely there is some serious gouging going on with the replacement parts price.

Just checked, in 2013, the price was:

2013 Mercedes-Benz E250 CDI Auto $98,900
2013 Mercedes-Benz E300 BlueTEC HYBRID Auto $108,900

The E250D and the E300D share the same 2.1liter diesel motor according to the specs, so for $10k you get the battery, hybrid control system, electric motor etc.

I wonder how much they are charging for the part in europe. The local subsidiary seems to have its own creating charging as far as I can tell.
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