This generation of Mercedes ML has been produced from September, 2001 to July, 2005. We can provide information about 7 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with all four wheel (4x4) drive.

This Mercedes is available with four petrol engines with displacement from 3.2 to 5.4 litres and power of from 218 to 347 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement from 2.7 to 4.0 litres and power of from 163 to 250 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (1 version), as well as automatic (6 versions) gearbox.

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Mercedes ML average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 13.5 to 14.8 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 9.4 to 10.9 litres per 100km. The most economical Mercedes ML petrol engine version is Mercedes ML 320, consuming 13.5 litres per 100km. While the most economical Mercedes ML diesel - Mercedes ML 270 CDI for 100 kilometers consumes 9.4 liters of diesel.

Mercedes ML CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 324 to 354 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 248 to 288 grams per kilometer. From Mercedes ML with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Mercedes ML 320 which produces an average of 324 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Mercedes ML diesels least CO2 distributes Mercedes ML 270 CDI - 248 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 6.7 seconds has Mercedes ML 55 AMG version, conversely the tardiest one is Mercedes ML 270 CDI reaching this speed only in 12.2 seconds.

Lenght of Mercedes ML is 464 cm, it is decent size car. For comparison - Mercedes ML is about 3 cm longer than Jeep Grand Cherokee, but 3 cm shorter than BMW X5. Mercedes ML gross weight is from 3365 to 3500 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 20 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Mercedes is in average price group - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3800 $. According to user reviews, average Mercedes ML repair costs are 240 $ per year. Users calculated Mercedes ML cost of ownership for this generation, got average 3200 € cost per year and 0.25 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 62%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 21% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Mercedes ML for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Mercedes ML prices and costs.

In user reviews Mercedes ML received average grade 7.7 (from 10) it corresponds to average rate for cars of this age. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. All authors of reviews would recommend Mercedes ML to the friend.

Mercedes ML modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Mercedes ML 270 CDI Sep 2001 — Jul 2005 2.7 Diesel 163 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Mercedes ML 270 CDI Sep 2001 — Jul 2005 2.7 Diesel 163 HP 9.5 l/100km Automatic (5 gears)
Mercedes ML 320 Sep 2001 — Oct 2002 3.2 Petrol 218 HP 13.5 l/100km Automatic (5 gears)
Mercedes ML 350 Oct 2002 — Jul 2005 3.7 Petrol 245 HP 14.1 l/100km Automatic (5 gears)
Mercedes ML 400 CDI Sep 2001 — Jul 2005 4.0 Diesel 250 HP 10.9 l/100km Automatic (5 gears)
Mercedes ML 500 Sep 2001 — Jul 2005 5.0 Petrol 292 HP 14.6 l/100km Automatic (5 gears)
Mercedes ML 55 AMG Sep 2001 — Feb 2004 5.4 Petrol 347 HP 14.8 l/100km Automatic (5 gears)

Mercedes ML prices

Mercedes ML 2001 - 2005 crossover price in Latvia is from 2300 $ to 6500 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Mercedes ML price is average - Mercedes ML is approximately for 14 percents cheaper then average crossovers of this age (compare crossovers 2001 - 2005 prices). The reason of Mercedes ML low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Mercedes ML 2005 price 3300 $ 4600 $ 6500 $
Mercedes ML 2004 price 3100 $ 4100 $ 5500 $
Mercedes ML 2003 price 3200 $ 4200 $ 5500 $
Mercedes ML 2002 price 2700 $ 3200 $ 3900 $
Mercedes ML 2001 price 2300 $ 2900 $ 3300 $

Mercedes ML total costs of ownership

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Mercedes ML quality

production year from 2001 to 2005

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Mercedes ML quality is very low.
During regular inspections failures are found for approximately 30.3 percents of Mercedes ML.

Year of inspection Age of car Failures found %
/ average for same age cars
Place in rating
Mercedes ML 2005
2016 11 years 43.7% / 31.40% 88. from 89
2015 10 years 43.2% / 26.80% 95. from 95
2013 8 years 30.0% / 17.20% 105. from 107
Mercedes ML 2004
2016 12 years 43.7% / 31.40% 88. from 89
2015 11 years 44.8% / 32.10% 78. from 78
2013 9 years 32.0% / 23.00% 80. from 87
Mercedes ML 2003
2015 12 years 44.8% / 32.10% 78. from 78
2013 10 years 32.0% / 23.00% 80. from 87
2004 1 years 6.4% / 5.60% 75. from 113
Mercedes ML 2002
2013 11 years 35.5% / 27.60% 60. from 69
2004 2 years 6.4% / 5.60% 75. from 113
Mercedes ML 2001
2013 12 years 35.5% / 27.60% 60. from 69
2004 3 years 6.4% / 5.60% 75. from 113

Mercedes ML features (options)

Percentage of Mercedes ML with corresponding feature (option)

Climate control
80%
Leather upholstery
77%
Adjustable steering wheel
75%
Cruise control
73%
Conditioning
72%
Roof bars (railings)
71%
Electrically adjustable seats
71%
Metallic paint
69%
Heated seats
61%
Rain sensor
59%
Rear parking sensors
43%
Xenon headlights
39%
Navigation
34%
Front parking sensors
33%
Sunroof
33%
Dimming mirrors
24%

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Mercedes ML reviews

Total 16 Mercedes ML owner reviews

Mercedes ML 2003 Diesel 2.7 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2020 (age of car 17 years) Owned for:9`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 11.1 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1141.08 $ (~ 570 $ per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 67
Mercedes ML 2002 Diesel 2.7 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 14 years) Owned for:15`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 11.0 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total car rating:
7/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 38
Mercedes ML 2004 Diesel 2.7 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 11 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 10.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 366.3 $ (~ 91 $ per year)
Total car rating:
6/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 47
Mercedes ML 2005 Petrol 3.8 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 3 years) Owned for:172`000 kilometers (9 years)
Average fuel consumption: 11.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1165.5 $ (~ 129 $ per year)
Total car rating:
10/10
   female, age 45
Mercedes ML 2002 Petrol 5.5 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 15 years) Owned for:40`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 14.0 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 743.7 $ (~ 371 $ per year)
Total car rating:
7/10
   male, age 37
Mercedes ML 2002 Diesel 2.7 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 12 years) Owned for:10`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 11.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 33.3 $ (~ 16 $ per year)
Total car rating:
7/10
   male, age 64
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