2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Consumer Review: Great car poor reliability

2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class - Consumer Review

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ML430 4dr SUV (4.3L V8 AWD 5-speed Automatic)

Build Quality
Reliability Value
Great car poor reliability
By rudochar on


2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML430 4dr SUV AWD


This is a great fun to drive car with
lot of power. However the reliability
of the ML430 has taken the fun out of
ownership. In the past year I have
been at the dealer six times (on
average every two months). I have had
to replace break pads and rotors twice
(every 8000 miles). I have had
problems with the navigation system,
windows, power steering pump, rack and

Best Features

Powerful engine, great legroom, very agile. The only reason I have not gotten rid of the car yet. The BMW X5 is close but does not have enough legroom in the back. I think overall the X5 is a better buy in terms TCO.

Worst Features

Improve reliability, turning radius
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