Overall the vehicle is a good buy if
you are stepping up in class for the
first time. However if you expect
Mercedes quality in the M-class you
will be disappointed as I was. Within
the 1st year of ownership I had to
return the vehicle to the dealership 3
times to fix small rattles, loose nuts
etc. The breaks seem to wear more on
this vehicle than any other that I have
owned. Coming from a Ford Explorer I
expected more from a Mercedes. If you
have to go with Mercedes go with their
cars, but as far as luxury SUVs their
The std. navigation system is one of
the best features I like. There are
also lots of bells and whistles to warn
you of the cars performance – just wish
that they wouldn’t go off so often
within the first year of purchase.
The side mirrors also can be turned in
For a vehicle of this stature the AC
system should be fully automated.
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