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1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - Consumer Reviews

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ML320 3.2L V6 AWD 5-speed Automatic - (62 reviews )
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So Sad....
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By Bryan E
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1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 4dr SUV AWD


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Just don't do it..... Left me stranded 3 times in 6 months. So fun to drive and rides wonderful. So sad that reliability is so terrible. Window problems, electrical problems, fuel pump...endless. Back to the Japanese automakers for me.


Best Features

Plenty of power. Comfortable ride.


Worst Features

Dumbest cupholders of all time. It was like they designed and built the truck and said ..Oh shot we forgot the cupholders. Where can we put them?


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151000 miles: great vehicle
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By theta
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1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 4dr SUV AWD


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This was one of the first off the manufacturing line: number 2000 something. Many early annoying issues with rattles etc., but once these got ironed out it has been outstanding. It burns no oil whatsoever even at 150k. It has powerful acceleration and great handling for a suv.


Best Features

Acceleration, handling and style.


Worst Features

The original rattles etc alomst lost me...once those got sorted out it has been great. Dealer has been okay, but expensive. I use a local mechanic for brakes and other stuff.


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One Tough, Full-time 4wd TRUCK!!!
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By warren
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1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 4dr SUV AWD


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ML320 delivered: - City SUV -turning ratio - Safest family car & fits two large dogs - 4x4 (NOT AWD) -offroad trips to Baha California and Death Valley. www.4x4abc.com http://www.whnet.com/4x4/index.html - Bumper-to-bumper warranty to 50,000 mi (get extended warranty to 100,000) - Luxury that I don't have to baby. Tough plastic interior, a truck that is easy clean - Lots of space without being huge


Best Features

1. Having my cake and eating it too! 2. ONE TOUGH TRUCK. 3. Cargo space, heated seats and A/C, simplicity 4. Full-time Four Wheel Drive with 4ETS and ESP.


Worst Features

1. real spare tire!!!! 2. Stock tires are for street only 3. Lumbar support adjustment 4. Offroad accessories needed


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more hassle than its worth
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By first&lastbenz
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1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 4dr SUV AWD


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Like many of the other reviews, so many electrical issues, especially in the cold weather. seat warmers take forever vs other competitors. windows not functioning (bad switch) was the biggest pain in the a**. so many interior noises (buzz, squeaks, rattles & wind noise). VERY CHEAP looking interior. also had transmission issues. my job consists of entertaining and driving customers around and i am constantly embarassed with this vehicle. never again. MB just lost another customer.


Best Features

AWD, Bose stereo,


Worst Features

see list above


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Great Vehicle
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By MLC
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1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 4dr SUV AWD


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I have thoroughly enjoyed driving this vehicle for last 6 years. It has been reliable, comfortable and useful. The dealerships I have dealt with have been great. I feel very safe driving this car in high traffic urban areas and cross-country. Handles excellent in all weather. Very few repairs have been needed in 6 years.


Best Features

Safety, quiet operation, reliability, heated comfortable seats


Worst Features

Easier to move rear seats, memory power front seats.


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