New Car Review of the 2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 Mid-Size Luxury Sport Utility Vehicle
Base MSRP Range: $39,750
Base Invoice Range: $36,968
MSRP As Tested: $48,825
Versions: M Class.
Vehicle Category: Mid-Size Luxury SUV
Engine Location: Front Engine
Drive Wheels: All-Wheel Drive.
Fuel Economy (city/hwy): 16/20.
Transmission: Seven-speed automatic.
Standard Safety Features: Dual front airbags, Front side airbags, Curtain side airbags,, "> Anti-lock four-wheel disc brakes, Brake assist, Antiskid system, Hill ascent and descent control, Tire-pressure monitor, Daytime running lights.
Competition: Acura MDX, Cadillac SRX, Lexus RX.
Review to follow.
Where Built: USA
Major Options: Trim Package, Sunroof Package, Premium Package, AMG Sport Package, Appearance Package 322, Appearance Package 422, Comfort Package, Entertainment Package, Lighting Package, Air Suspension Package. Heated front seats, Satellite radio, Power liftgate, Keyless Go, Trailer hitch, Double-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels.
Number of Rows: 2.
Length in Inches: 188.5
Warranties: 4 years/50,000 miles Bumper to bumper, 4 years/50,000 miles Corrosion protection.
Weight in Pounds: 4623 lbs.
Cargo Capacity in Pounds: Not Available.
Gross Maximum Vehicle Weight in Pounds: Not Available.
Towing Capacity in Pounds: 1652 lbs – 5000 lbs with optional hitch.
Gas Tank Capacity in Gallons: 25.1 FWD
Destination Charge: $720