2005 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Ratings

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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2005
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    2005 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - Base

    Pros: Low range

    Cons: Very bumpy ride due to short wheel base

    Advice: Don't! Buy a Pilot or a Highlander. Wait a year for the new ML to shake down

    It's pretty peppy. I like the low range box which I actually use, which is why I chose this. Had one in UK too. Build quality is poor, particularly interior. Poor interior design considerably improved with the latest model. I would not buy another one.

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    2005 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - Base

    Pros: Engine power

    Cons: Certain parts are not Mercedes quality - ceiling, dash board

    Advice: Its an excellent SUV, but it is not a true Mercedes

    Plenty of horsepower, and excellent handling, especially on wet surface. The seats are very comfortable. The vehicle size is just right, not too large and not too small. However, the engine is very thirsty, especially in city driving. I am averaging about 12 to 14 in city, but pretty good on highway at 18 to 20 MPG.