Meet the Right Luxury SUV For You - Mercedes-Benz M-Class

by Masashi S. JDM Enthusiast

Mercedes-Benz M-class is a mid-size luxury SUV that was produced in 1997 until it was renamed the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class in April 2015. The SUV comes with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive / four-wheel-drive system and came in four generations from 1997 to the present. The release of the W163 from 1997 to 2005, followed by the W164 in 2005 - 2011, the W166 in 2012 - 2019, and finally, the fourth-generation W167 in 2020.


The Mercedes-Benz M-Class 2014 comes in a 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission with a 2.1L straight-4 ML 250 BlueTec 4MATIC diesel engine rating 150 kW (204 hp) at 3800 rpm and a top speed of 210 km/h. And a 3.0L ML 250 BlueTEC 4MATIC V6 diesel engine rating 190 kW (258 hp) at 3600 rpm delivering a top speed of 224 km/h.

Other engines come in a 3.5L ML 250 4MATIC V6 petrol engine producing 306 hp at 6500 rpm at a top speed of 235 km/h, 4.7L ML 500 4MATIC V8 petrol engine producing 408 hp at 5000-5750 rpm at a top speed of 250 km/h, and a 5.5L ML 63 AMG 4MATIC V8 petrol engine producing 525-557 hp at 5250-5750 rpm with AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission at a top speed of 250 (280) km/h. 

Chassis and Suspension

Mercedes-Benz M-Class is the ultimate luxurious off-road vehicle with its standard 4MATIC all-wheel drive and an off-road driving mode. Added a standard Downhill Speed Regulation DSR, Direct-Steer system for smooth steering, ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM, ON & OFF-ROAD package with more switching modes that adjust to the current driving condition, and a standard steel suspension with damping system. 

Interior and Features

The M-Class offers Fully power-adjustable seats, for a luxurious yet comfortable feel while driving with an accommodating amount of leg and shoulder room for five people and can also secure up to three child seats. The M-Class also offers a spacious compartment that can be extended as per the owner’s conditions. It comes with an optional EASY-PACK load-securing kit, EASY-PACK tailgate, and optional extras for the load compartment.

The M-Class is equipped with a standard safe driving ATTENTION ASSIST system that analyzes the driver’s behavior, an optional Intelligent Light System, COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST system, pedestrian protection with an active bonnet, and restraint systems with 2 front passengers adaptive airbags, 7 occupants airbags, three-point seat belts, belt tensioners, and belt force limiters. 


The Mercedes-Benz M-Class is not only a luxurious car but an off-road car that comes with powerful engine options and can comfortably carry people and cargo. With its standard and unique features that provide on-and-off-road stability, it adapts to any driving style as well as different road types regardless of road or weather conditions. You can check the Mercedes-Benz M-Class stocklist to order the latest model today.

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