The new Mercedes-Benz M-Class is artistically designed with creativity and passion to architect the best two worlds to car enthusiast in terms of luxury, comfort, and driving dynamics. The car has significant improvements to enhance the level of dynamism, versatility, and safety, thereby making it one of the best cars for both on-road and off-road driving. The car has two variants: ML 320 CDI and ML 350. The ML 320 CDI features a high-torque 3.0-litre diesel engine that churns out 231 bhp and the ML 350 is powered by a 271 bhp petrol engine. Both the engines are mated to 7 speed 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission, a height adjustable suspension, 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive system, start-stop system, and a Downhill Speed Regulation to provide excellent driving experience on both on-road and off-road journeys. The interior of the car is beautified with comfortable interiors emphasized by burr walnut accents. PRE-SAFE system and NECK-PRO form a significant part of the safety package in the New M-Class.
Mercedes M-Class M350 3498cc, Automatic, Petrol, 8.0 - 9.0 kmpl
Mercedes M-Class ML320 CDI 2987cc, Automatic, Diesel, 9.0 - 12.0 kmpl
Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy
Mercedes M-Class is available in both petrol and diesel variants. It has two variants: ML 320 CDI and ML 350. The ML 320 CDI features a high-torque 3.0-litre diesel engine that churns out 231 bhp and the ML 350 is powered by a 271 bhp petrol engine. Both the engines are mated to 7 speed 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission. The petrol version offer a mileage of 8kmpl in the city roads and 9kmpl on the highways. Whereas diesel version has a mileage of 9 kmpl in the city roads and 12 kmpl on the highways.
Mercedes M-Class has two variants: ML 320 CDI with the displacement of 2987 cc and M 350 with the displacement of 3498 cc. The ML 350 has a powerful 3.0 L V6 petrol engine that produces 275Ps of power @ 6300rpm and 350 Nm torque @ 2400 rpm. On the other hand M 350 with superb 3.5L V6 diesel engine that produces 227Ps of power @ 3800rpm and 510 Nm torque @ 1600 rpm. Both the variants are equipped with 95 Liters fuel Tank.
Mercedes M-Class comes with a super stylish and bold exterior features. Its body design comes across as powerful and athletic. It has an overall length of 4781mm, 1911mm of width, 1774mm of height and 2915mm of wheelbase. The ground clearance of 223 mm in this car is also praise able. It has a good Front and Rear Track. It has great boot space of 551 liter. It is a good looking SUV that has all the luxuries and fancies attached to it to make it a dream SUV for anyone. The size of the SUV is large; there is no compromise on driving pleasure. Other major exterior features are fantastic darkened head lights, AMG ergonomic sports steering wheel, LED daytime running lamps integrated with front bumper, 10 spoke 19 inch alloy wheels, two tone interior, Grand Edition badge on the centre console, spare wheel in the boot et.
Mercedes M-Class interiors are ergonomically designed and very comfortable. The car has a comfortable sitting capacity of 7 passengers including the driver. The driver seat is adjustable and 3 spoke powered steering wheel helps to handle the car easily. The SUV also is installed with automatic AC with sufficient vents for much needed cool cabin atmosphere. The dashboard of the vehicle looks amazing with fighter jet type instrument panel, AC vents and centre console features. It has been blessed with THERMATIC automatic climate control that enables constant climate in the cabin. Huge Leg room on the back side has been provided for comfortable riding for rear passengers as well. It offers rear-knee room that is on par with luxury SUV and gives passengers the opportunity to cross their legs in comfort. The Mercedes Benz M Class also features rear side entertainment system that is equipped with two 8-inch screens on the head restraints of the front seats and wireless headphones and a remote control along with connections for a DVD player or games console.
Mercedes M-Class is fitted with high performance tyres of 235/65 R17 size. The 17 inches tubeless alloy wheels add to the elegance of exteriors. The large wheelbase of 2915 mm creates sufficient space inside the vehicle and ensures ground clearance of 223 mm.
Braking and Handling
Mercedes M-Class is packed with large Ventilated Disc Brakes in front as well as the rear wheels that helps in preventing wheel lockup during emergency braking. The other advanced feature that makes the handling of this Mercedes M-Class more convenient are ABS (Anti lock Braking System) which helps in decelerating the car when it is moving in great speed. The rack and pinion steering system with power assist makes the drive butter smooth.
Handling and Safety
Mercedes M-Class is loaded with many advanced safety features that makes sure good comfort, stability and handling. The major active and passive safety features are two stage front airbags, NECK-PRO crash responsive head restraints, energy absorbing rear and front structures, sidebags in the front and windowbags, self-supporting body, optional rear sidebags, PRE-SAFE system, ESP/4ETS dynamic handling control system, belt tensioner, the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and acceleration skid control (ASR), etc.