2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Consumer Review: ML500 - Very Poor Ride
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ML500 - Very Poor Ride
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2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML500 AWD 4dr SUV (5.0L 8cyl 5A)

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I am very unhappy with the ride. MB should be ashamed, no wonder they are loosing market share like anything. What the hell were they thinking when they designed the suspension system for this thing - ML500 with $50,000. The other problem, which my dealer tells me is normal - all tires are feathering a lot, he tells me this is normal. I am supposed to change the tires every 15-20000 miles? My god the ride is just so bad - 10 mins ride and your body is ready to fall a part. never expected a donut size tire either with MB, when others have full size spare. Don't know what to do with this.

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Handling in the snow is good. Never seems to get stuck anywhere.

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Ride has got to improve. If they can only change the suspension system in my car. Fix the water buildup in head lights, which is supposed to be normal according to the dealer. No cup holders in the entire car. They tell you they have 8 or 9 bottle holders. Improve the gas milage.
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