Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
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2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Pros

  • Wide range of engines, comfortable for five, high-quality interior materials and construction, many updated entertainment and communications features.

Cons

  • Regular V6 is short on low-end torque, no third-row seat option, expensive for its segment.

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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML550 4dr SUV AWD (5.5L 8cyl 7A)
119,184 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML550
(1)
AUTO WISE
4.8 mi away
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML550 4dr SUV AWD (5.5L 8cyl 7A)
84,888 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML550
Snap Car Buying
8.3 mi away
List$14,995
Est.Loan: $306/mo
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML350 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
105,659 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML350 4MATIC
List$9,500
Est.Loan: $194/mo
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML320 BlueTEC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
87,303 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML320 BlueTEC
(3)
Fairfax Kia
15.4 mi away
List$16,985
Est.Loan: $309/mo
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML350 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
95,043 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML350 4MATIC
List$12,995
Est.Loan: $266/mo
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Dealer Notes
Premium Package, 2009 Mercedes ML350 Matic. Navigation & Rear Entertainment System, Iridium Silver Metallic w Ash Leather, , ABS Brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy Wheels, AM/FM Stereo, Automatic Transmission, Auxiliary Audio Input, Bluetooth, CD Audio, Cruise Control, DVD Video System, Harman Kardon Sound, Leatherette Seat, Overhead Airbags, Power Liftgate/DeckLid, Power Locks, Power Mirrors, Power Seat(s), Power Windows, Rear Defroster, Rear View Camera, Side Airbags, Sunroof(s), Tow Hitch, Traction Control
Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML350 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
89,531 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML350 4MATIC
(1)
Perfect Auto
17.6 mi away
List$11,999
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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Dealer Notes
Navigation, Bluetooth, Rearview camera, Logic 7 HK Premium sound, Sat Radio, Moon Roof, Heated Seats and many more options. Very good condition, well kept and comes with warranty.
Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML320 BlueTEC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
97,494 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML320 BlueTEC
List$12,995
Est.Loan: $266/mo
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***DEALER SERVICED, ONE OWNER DIESEL.....................2009 MERCEDES ML320 BLUETEC DIESEL, ALL WHEEL DRIVE, BLACK WITH A BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR, WOODGRAIN TRIM, NAVIGATION, HARMON KARDON SOUND SYSTEM, DUAL HEATED POWER SEATS WITH LUMBAR SUPPORT, POWER SUNROOF, DUAL AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROLS, POWER TAILGATE, KEYLESS ENTRY, LEATHER WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL, TINTED GLASS, FOGLIGHTS, ROOFRACK, ALLOY WHEELS, 36 SERVICE RECORDS ON CARFAX, A MUST SEE VEHICLE***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. ALL VEHICLES SOLD AS-IS, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.
Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML350 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
106,865 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML350 4MATIC
Prime Motors
24.1 mi away
List$12,995
Est.Loan: $266/mo
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML350 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
103,906 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML350
List$10,969
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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Visit Koons Automotive of Woodbridge online at www.koonsofwoodbridge.com to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 571-285-3277 today to schedule your test drive.
Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML350 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
104,881 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML350 4MATIC
Trust Auto
34.7 mi away
List$12,295
Est.Loan: $251/mo
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML320 BlueTEC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
113,529 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML320 BlueTEC
List$12,250
Est.Loan: $250/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML550 4dr SUV AWD (5.5L 8cyl 7A)
120,811 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML550
(2)
Car Legends
36.8 mi away
List$11,995
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2009 ML350 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
110,165 miles
Used 2009
Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML350 4MATIC
List$11,895
Est.Loan: $243/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is a capable, versatile SUV that offers the typical Mercedes attributes of high quality, prestige and safety.

vehicle overview

Mercedes introduced its first luxury SUV, the ML, nearly a decade ago. Now in its second generation, the model now known as the M-Class has evolved from a truck-based body-on-frame SUV to a carlike, easy-to-handle utility vehicle. After various suspension revisions, safety improvements and equipment upgrades over the years, the M-Class emerges freshly updated for 2009 at a time when gas-guzzling midsize and large SUVs teeter on the brink of extinction.

On the inside, the 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class gets a revised, easier-to-use version of Mercedes' COMAND interface, which includes Bluetooth phone connectivity, an auxiliary jack and an in-dash six-CD/DVD changer. An optional, upgraded version of the COMAND system adds a plethora of the latest technology features, such as a voice-activated hard-drive-based navigation system with 4GB of music storage, satellite radio, HD radio, Zagat restaurant reviews and an iPod connector.

Those concerned with fuel economy may take interest in the new ML320 Bluetec. Replacing last year's ML320 CDI, the Bluetec has a 3.0-liter V6 that, thanks to a special additive, burns diesel more cleanly than previous diesel engines. The Bluetec is 50-state legal (the CDI wasn't) and its fuel economy is 17 percent better than the EPA ratings for the regular ML350. The Bluetec model has less oomph for highway passing and costs $1,500 more, but it's certainly an interesting alternative to the regular ML350.

Overall, the 2009 M-Class retains the characteristics consumers associate with Mercedes-Benz: quality, luxury, prestige and state-of-the-art safety. Naturally, there are other choices in the $50,000 luxury midsize SUV segment. Nearly every competitor has been updated (or introduced) in the past year or two, including the Acura MDX, Audi Q7 and BMW X5, along with the Lexus RX 350, Porsche Cayenne and Volkswagen Touareg 2. And unlike some others in the segment, the M-Class doesn't offer a third-row seat. Adding a bunch of options can raise the ML's price to uncomfortable levels as well. Still, the 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class should prove a fine choice for those looking for the latest gadgets and comfortable seating for five in a midsize luxury SUV.

Trim levels & features

The 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is a five-passenger luxury crossover SUV available in four trim levels: ML320 Bluetec, ML350, ML550 and ML63 AMG. The ML320 Bluetec and ML350 are similarly equipped, with 19-inch wheels (although the design varies between the two models), a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, power front seats, cruise control, a 60/40-split-folding rear seat, the COMAND interface, Bluetooth and an eight-speaker audio system with a six-CD/DVD changer and an auxiliary jack.

The ML550 adds AMG-style bumpers and 19-inch wheels, along with brushed aluminum running boards and roof rails. The ML63 AMG features special interior and exterior styling details, as well as a sport-tuned air suspension, 20-inch wheels, upgraded brakes, bi-xenon adaptive headlights, corner-illuminating foglights, leather upholstery, a sport steering wheel with paddle shifters, and ultra-supportive heated and ventilated front sport seats.

Options for the ML320, ML350 and ML550 include the Premium 1 Package, which adds a power liftgate, a rearview camera, a 115-volt AC power outlet and an upgraded version of the COMAND system with a hard-drive-based navigation system that has voice activation, real-time traffic updates and 4GB of music storage. This package also comes with a premium Harman Kardon Logic 7 surround-sound audio system and satellite radio, HD radio and an iPod connector. The Premium 2 Package features everything found in the Premium 1 Package plus a park assist system, power-folding side mirrors, auto-dimming mirrors, front-seat memory settings and keyless ignition/entry. Leather seating and a Heating Package (heated front and rear seats, as well as a heated steering wheel) are available for all trim levels except the M63 AMG.

Stand-alone options include an air suspension with adaptive damping, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, rear climate controls and a rear-seat entertainment system. The ML63 AMG can also get 21-inch wheels and heated rear seats.

2009 Highlights

For 2009, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class gets a face-lift that includes a new front and rear bumper design, a new grille and redesigned headlights. Inside, updates include redesigned climate control buttons, a new optional rear-seat entertainment system and the latest version of Mercedes' COMAND system, which includes Bluetooth phone connectivity.In addition, last year's diesel-powered ML320 CDI model has been replaced by the ML320 Bluetec (which boasts a cleaner-burning fuel technology). For those who don't need all-wheel drive, wouldn't mind saving a few thousand dollars at purchase time and appreciate its slightly better fuel mileage, Mercedes now offers a rear-wheel-drive ML350.

Performance & mpg

The 2009 M-Class comes with a choice of four engines, and all come standard with a seven-speed automatic transmission. Apart from the ML350 rear-wheel-drive model, every M-Class trim level has all-wheel drive. The ML320 Bluetec has a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 rated at 210 horsepower and a stout 398 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings for this model are 18 mpg city/24 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined. The ML350 has a 3.5-liter V6 that makes 268 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, and gets an estimated 15 city/20 highway and 17 mpg combined. The rear-wheel-drive ML350 gets 1 mpg better across the board.

For more exhilarating performance, the ML550 boasts a 5.5-liter V8 that pumps out 382 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque. But it's no surprise that power comes at the expense of fuel economy. It's rated at 13/18/15 mpg. The top power plant in the M-Class lineup, the ML63 AMG's 6.3-liter V8, makes an awe-inspiring 503 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque -- enough to propel this SUV from zero to 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds. It's rated at 11/15/12 mpg.

Safety

Antilock disc brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control, hill descent/ascent control and a full complement of airbags (front-seat side and full-length side curtain) are all standard. In government crash tests, the 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class posted perfect five-star scores in both frontal- and side-impact testing. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the SUV a top score of "Good" for its protection of occupants in frontal-offset crashes.

Driving

Steering is precise on the 2009 Mercedes M-Class, but it doesn't offer much feedback and feels a little dead in the center. There is some body roll around corners, which is to be somewhat expected from a near 5,000-pound AWD SUV, but the M-Class stays predictable and stable on the road. Braking is quite good; a sure-footed pedal and quick response make for confident stopping power.

Interior

A warm, upscale character is conveyed throughout the cockpit of the 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class, thanks to a combination of wood and aluminum trims. Passenger room is impressive; rear seating offers more than 39 inches of legroom, nearly 6 inches more than the Lexus RX 350 provides. With the rear seats in place, there is a total of 29 cubic feet of luggage space. When the seats are folded flat, that expands to 72 cubes, an average figure for this class of vehicle. A variety of cubbies throughout the cabin, as well as large front cupholders, prove useful on road trips.


Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

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Does anyone else notice these issues?
mbfan9,07/01/2015
I own 3 Mercedes Benz's. A 2006 S500 with 120,000 miles, a CLK550 with 50,000 miles and the 2009 ML350 with 53,000 miles. Out of these 3, the first 2 are manufactured in Germany. The ML is made here in the USA. The first 2 get 24-27 mpg on a long trip. The ML350 gets around 20mpg. Heres the issues. The ML is not made as well as the other 2. It has had rear hatch issues, sunroof issues (just had to replace the switch on the sunroof, cost almost $1,000) and multiple other very minor issues that always seem to cost between $500 and $1000. The cover of the drivers rear view mirror popped off. Everything functioned, but the cover would sometimes pop off in the car wash. Cost to repair $630.
Rover and Beemer killer
Wolfepack,08/30/2008
Have owned the Discovery and LR3 and was ready for a change. Drove the Ranger Rover Sport, X5 and ML350. Simply no comparison. The Benz is by far the best combination of luxury, performance, safety and styling for the money. We are completely blown away by the driving characteristics and features of this vehicle. It is light years ahead of its predecesor, the ML320, which was a stubby, truck-based abomination. This thing is an E-class with some ride height and storage space. If you're considering an SUV in this price range, you must drive this car. My only complaints are the position of the cruise control stalk and the learning curve on all the features. Gas mileage is as bad as the Rover.
Great SUV
David,12/04/2015
Overall this is an excellent SUV. It's got peppy acceleration, good brakes, great looks, and is very comfortable. The interior is super nice. I love the iPhone integration, backup camera, and peace of mind knowing I have airbags everywhere. This SUV has FANTASTIC traction. It can be raining and I can pull out on an uphill incline and floor it- this thing just grabs and go's! This gives me peace of mind when my wife drives it versus our car when the weather is bad. With all that being said- it's a Mercedes. Premium fuel, expensive synthetic oil changes, and all that good stuff. Its not too bad because honestly all cars are expensive if you go to a dealer. Find a good Indy mechanic good with euro cars and you'll be fine! I had a Timing chain replaced at 80,000 miles- was told it may have needed this because perhaps the previous owner may not have changed there oil like he should have.
Simply the best...
Don,04/13/2009
Traded in our Landrover and we enjoyed the LR3 while we had it. We drove all the other competitors in this price range. The general overall feel and construction of this suv will impress you. It is on a whole different level when you compare to the others. The lexus felt like a toy....We had two BMW's prior this purchase and wanted something different. I cant believe anyone would choose the RX Lexus over the MB.
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 20 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
268 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
16 city / 21 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
268 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
13 city / 18 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
382 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
18 city / 24 hwy
Seats 5
7-speed shiftable automatic
Diesel
210 hp @ 3800 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
More About This Model

So what's the big deal about the 2009 Mercedes-Benz ML320 Bluetec? Simple: Its clean-burning 3.0-liter V6 (shared with the GL320 and R320) is the first diesel-fueled engine (other than Dodge's heavy-duty truck diesels) to pass the stringent 2010 EPA emissions requirements for 50-state certification. While diesels are a fixture in European-market vehicles, the U.S. government has long been leery of the high particulate emissions endemic to these engines. Thanks to Bluetec, stateside Mercedes buyers can enjoy all the benefits of diesel, including superior fuel economy and a reputation for durability, with the full blessing of Uncle Sam.

Sounds like a win-win proposition, right? And it would be, if this Benz boasted the expected instantaneous turbodiesel torque off the line. However, there's an exasperating delay when you floor the throttle from a stop or forward creep, as though the transmission has been caught off-guard. Forget Mercedes' claim on its Web site of "V8 power in a V6 configuration." Thanks in part to this conservative shift logic, the ML320 Bluetec would have its hands full keeping up with an ML350 and its gasoline-powered V6.

Fortunately, the Bluetec does deliver considerably more miles per gallon when it's time to refuel, though diesel continues to outpace gasoline in the price column as of this writing. Whether you'll enjoy yourself between fill-ups is another matter. Granted, the sumptuous interior appointments are beyond reproach — our test car's upper-crust cabin made the $61,200 asking price seem downright reasonable. But given its gooey steering and ho-hum performance, the 2009 Mercedes-Benz ML320 is probably best experienced from somewhere other than the driver seat.

Nonetheless, this Benz's combination of top-shelf luxury, superior fuel-efficiency and environmental friendliness is bound to win over a good number of deep-pocketed SUV shoppers. In this era of volatile fuel prices and an uncertain automotive future, clean diesels hold considerable appeal as a green alternative to the status quo.

Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Overview

The Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is offered in the following submodels: M-Class SUV, M-Class ML63 AMG, M-Class Diesel. Available styles include ML350 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 7A), ML350 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 7A), ML550 4dr SUV AWD (5.5L 8cyl 7A), ML320 BlueTEC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 7A), and ML63 AMG 4dr SUV AWD (6.2L 8cyl 7A).

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Price comparisons for Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class trim styles:

  • The Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 4MATIC is priced between $9,500 and$13,272 with odometer readings between 89531 and110165 miles.
  • The Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 BlueTEC is priced between $12,250 and$16,985 with odometer readings between 87303 and113529 miles.
  • The Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML550 is priced between $11,990 and$14,995 with odometer readings between 84888 and120811 miles.
  • The Used 2009 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 is priced between $10,969 and$10,969 with odometer readings between 103906 and103906 miles.

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