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2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

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By res
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2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 AWD 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 5A)


Review

nice ride, a few maintenance issues no real complaints


Favorite Features

i like the suspension system, and the full time four wheel drive, the sound system is excellent as is the nav system.


Suggested Improvements

the remote key entry doesnt transmit very far.


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SUV for the Winter
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By P. Murphy
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2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 AWD 4dr SUV (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


Review

Great vehicles, not unstable, very good visual, safe stable ride


Suggested Improvements

Safety items are great but I suggest extra air bags for leg area


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99 vs 2003
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By OBIE
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2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML500 AWD 4dr SUV (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


Review

We traded in a 1999 ML 320. We did have some problems with it. Fuel pump, Power Steering hose and Transponder. We really like this one much better.


Favorite Features

More chrome, Power vent windows, Memory seat.


Suggested Improvements

Do something with the radio controls. Steering wheel mounted.We have the optional Nav. system ans the volume knob is to far away.


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Great Truck
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2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML55 AMG AWD 4dr SUV (5.5L 8cyl 5A)


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This is a great truck...PERIOD. I looked at getting an X5 4.6, Toureg, Cayenne, MDX, Rx330(so bland)and even a Navigator. No comparison. This is a sports car in an SUV's body. Gas mileage sucks, but you have 342 ponies to play with. I've had to bring it in for a couple recalls and some minor things, but the dealership has been great. No regrets.


Favorite Features

The 342 ponies under the hood.


Suggested Improvements

gas mileage


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Better than ever!!!
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By Second Timer
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2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML500 AWD 4dr SUV (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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We traded a '02 ML430 with 78K that was the best car we ever owned. Now, the '03 ML500 takes top honors. the drive is improved and the power makes it handle like a sports car going up hills. Great tow car, smarter trans, and some new convenience features. I'm getting better mileage than the 430: over 19 mpg (mostly freeway) because the torque just eats up the hills.


Favorite Features

I like the Xenon option, auto-up windows, larger fuel capacity and the new wheel design (they don't seem to get as black from the brake dust).


Suggested Improvements

There's not much to add. I think they should keep this model, even after the replaement model that is scheduled for 2006. It's a classic.


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