While something of an outlier among people haulers, the opulent 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class remains a competent and versatile luxury family vehicle.
- Enhanced fuel economy from turbodiesel engine
- Space for six adults
- Comfortable and quiet ride.
- Long rear doors are a hassle in parking lots
- Lack of torque and fuel economy from gasoline V6
- Fussy COMAND interface
- Pricey for what is essentially a glorified minivan.