Tarek Mansour

Is Mercedes cars reliable in Hot weather

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Hello 

I'm new to this area (GCC) and i dont know if the cars like german cars are good for hot weather in arab gulf area?

can some one give me an advice if i can buy a geman car like mercedes, Audi, VW or i will have some troubles in hot weather such as air condition and others

 

Regards

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If car is GCC specification, then you are fine with hot weather as they come prepared for 50+ degree heat. I had Cayenne turbo and VW each for 2 years and they worked perfectly fine in Dubai heat.

If car is non-gcc, like EU or US specs then don't get tempted even on half price as they will make you pay double during the heat. I burnt my finger once in Jeep Grand Cherokee US specs, that has been always overheating and in end sold as-is on recovery truck.

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3 hours ago, Gaurav said:

If car is GCC specification, then you are fine with hot weather as they come prepared for 50+ degree heat. I had Cayenne turbo and VW each for 2 years and they worked perfectly fine in Dubai heat.

If car is non-gcc, like EU or US specs then don't get tempted even on half price as they will make you pay double during the heat. I burnt my finger once in Jeep Grand Cherokee US specs, that has been always overheating and in end sold as-is on recovery truck.

Thank you very much

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19 hours ago, roburton said:

Vehicle's in the southern part of US usually have bigger radiators and these cars are GCC spec'ed.

Are you serious that in US car dealers sells GCC speced cars? woah

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