Most notable visual changes are at the front of the car, which has a new grille, headlights, bumper, wings and bonnet. The rear has also been reworked.
See the Mercedes-Benz R-Class on video
Click below to watch our video from the New York motor show.
The Mercedes-Benz R-Class video
More powerful, but cleaner engines
Both the 300CDI and 350CDI diesel engines offer better performance, along with improved fuel consumption and lower emissions.
Average fuel economy is 2.8mpg better at 33.2mpg, while emissions drop from 246g/km to 223g/km.
UK deliveries will start in September, with prices from around £40,000.