2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Consumer Review: Only MB not built in Germany!

2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - Consumer Review

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Only MB not built in Germany!
By AlexSeng on


2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 AWD 4dr SUV (3.2L 6cyl 5A)


I've had my ML320 for 6 months and it's been at the shop for 4 times. The problems were 1. Gear shift Stuck, 2. Back seat could not unfolded. 3. Low range malfunction. 4. strange siren sound from under the foot well (MB dealer could not find the cause). I just got a letter from MB that there is a recall so I need to take my car in for the fifth time. The service advisor at the dealer told me she's seen a lot of ML320s with poor quality and said it might be because they are built in Alabama instead of Germany to cut cost. One of my friend bought a Acura MDX at around the same time and used to envy my MB, but now I regret that I bought my ML320.

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Door Ajar warning which is misteriously missing. disable auto-volume control by speed of vehicle -- somewhat annoying in some situations
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