This post has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can create a post or quiz. Try making your own!Buzz·Posted on Feb 24, 20143 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy A 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250Thousands of people are lining up to buy the new 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250, starting under $30K. But there's 3 reasons why buying one is a rip-off.by 2MinuteFinanceCommunity ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Are So Sexy! Too Bad You Probably Can't Afford This SLS... Mercedes-Benz / Via autoweek.com Look at that gull-wing door! MSRP: $201,500 ...Nor This CL550 Either. Way Too Expensive For Most People :( Mercedes-Benz / Via autoweek.com What an appealing rear-end! MSRP: $116,600 But Wait! Mercedes Just Announced A New, Affordable Semi-Luxury Car For Everyone! The 2014 CLA250! Mercedes-Benz / Via autoweek.com Ooo la la! A baby Benz to call my very own... It Comes With All Of This Semi-Luxury Goodness For ONLY $29,900!!! Mercedes-Benz / Via autoweek.com What a mighty big screen you have! And what a mighty cheap date you are ;-) But It's Stupid To Buy One! Why?... Mercedes-Benz / Via autoweek.com Shut yo mouth! Say what?! #1: You'll Never Find One For $29,900. It's A Trick! Consumerist on Flickr / Via Flickr: consumerist The real base price is $30,825 (base price + destination fee). However, Mercedes expects the average CLA250 to actually sell for $35,000, according to USA Today. Even before you step foot in the dealership, they want you to pay 17% more than advertised. What a rip! #2: The Cost of Mercedes-Benz Maintenance Is 70% Higher, Compared To Non-Luxury Cars Via fjmercedes.com At one of the busiest Mercedes dealership in the USA, major service costs $288.88... Via toyotaofoxnard.com At Toyota of Oxnard, major service costs $169.95. 41% cheaper or $118.93 less to service a Toyota or Scion car. Don't forget the cost of minor service, parts, labor, frequent oil changes, etc. It all adds up! #3: Luxury Cars Have The Highest Depreciation Rate rptnorris on Flickr / Via Flickr: rptnorris People always forget about this. How much will your car be worth if you want to sell it in a few years? If it's a luxury car like Mercedes-Benz, a lot less than many other cars! Now You Know! The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Is A Terrible Purchase, Financially Mercedes-Benz / Via autoweek.com You're probably better off getting a similar model, similarly-equipped Chevrolet, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, etc. It'll most likely have a lower purchase price, a lower maintenance cost, and a lower rate of depreciation. Your bank account will thank you later.