Complaints about the cupholder
location, plastic in the cockpit,
etc., - I just don't get them.
The stereo system is so-so. Benz should
put in a better quality system and
This vehicle is functional, damn good
looking, and FAST! RAW horsepower and
the handling is excellent for an SUV.
Very little tilt in the corners;
steering is sharp and accurate. Ours
also has the special, red AMG brakes.
The brakes and rotors on these vehicles
have an average life of 20k. Local cost
is about $850 at an independent.
The ML55 ride is expectedly stiff. You
will feel the bumps especially on
rough, country roads but better than
AMG package, i.e. appearance, handling,
POWER. GPS. The AMG seats are very
comfortable and hold you in without
being too snug. Visibility is very good
in the vehicle as well. The folding
rearview mirrors is an excellent
feature. HVAC system is excellent.
Better quality stereo and speakers.
The toggle button for the GPS system is
poorly located but you will get used to
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