New Car Review of the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R500 Mid-Size Luxury Wagon
Base MSRP Range: $55,500
Base Invoice Range: $51,645
MSRP As Tested: $66,650
Versions: 350, 500.
Vehicle Category: Mid-Size Luxury Wagon
Engine Location: Front Engine
Drive Wheels: All-Wheel Drive.
Fuel Economy (city/hwy): 13/18.
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.
Competition: Acura MDX, BMW X5, Cadillac SRX, Infiniti FX, Lexus RX, Saab 9-7X, Volvo XC90.
Review to follow.
Where Built: USA
Major Options: Premium Package, Comfort Package, Comfort Package, Trim Package, Entertainment Package, Sunroof Package, Panoramic Sunroof Package, Airmatic Suspension Package, AMG Sport Package, Lighting Package.
Rear side airbags, Front- and rear-obstacle-detection system, Tri-zone automatic climate controls, DVD entertainment system, Satellite radio, Multicontour front seats, Heated front and rear seats, Heated rear seats, 2nd-row center console, Keyless Go, Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel, Power liftgate, Unique alloy wheels.
Number of Rows: 2.
Length in Inches: 203.0
Warranties: 4 years/50,000 miles Bumper to Bumper, 4 years/50,000 miles Corrosion Protection.
Weight in Pounds: 4766 lbs.
Cargo Capacity in Pounds: 1635 lbs.
Gross Maximum Vehicle Weight in Pounds: Not Available.
Towing Capacity in Pounds: Not Available.
Gas Tank Capacity in Gallons: 25.1
Destination Charge: $775