2002 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 AWD 4dr SUV (3.2L 6cyl 5A)
We loved our '98 ML 320 but were less than thrilled with multiple simple problems that plagued the first year of production: rattling rear seats, window switches that failed, rusting lug bolts, noisy suspension to name a few. We are loyal MB owners and have been for 19 years, and can honestly state that the 2002 M-Class improvements are first class--the quality has finally caught up with the design mid-way through this model's life cycle.
We would like to see more room in the third row seat area plus more room for cargo behind the third row seats. Otherwise the features on this vehicle are first rate. Above all else we'd love to see the common rail diesel (CDI) engines offered in the M-Class. Are you listening Congress?