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For The Mercedes M-Class is available with some smooth and strong diesel engines, plus it comes well equipped and is available with big discounts.

Against It doesn't ride or handle as well as a modern SUV should, and the cabin feels a bit cheap.

Mercedes-Benz M-Class 4x4
33 5stars

The Mercedes M-Class is one of the more affordable luxury SUVs, but it's let down by its disappointing drive and interior.

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There are 5 Mercedes-Benz M-Class versions available

4x4 ML250 BlueTEC SE Executive 5dr £47,340
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 ML250 BlueTEC AMG Line 5dr £50,000
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 ML350 BlueTEC SE Executive 5dr £50,180
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 ML350 BlueTEC AMG Line 5dr £52,840
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
4x4 ML63 AMG 5dr £86,995
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The Mercedes M-Class range comprises a 2.1-litre four-cylinder diesel (badged ML250), 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel (ML350) and the 5.5-litre turbocharged V8 petrol ML63 AMG for those performance junkies with very deep pockets.

All models come with a seven-speed automatic gearbox and a generous specification as standard, but there's no shortage of extras to add to the car. Be warned, though: some of the options are expensive, so it's easy to add significant sums of money to your bill if you get carried away.

Fuel economy and emissions are good for a car as big and heavy as the M-Class, but if you want to spread the cost of servicing, consider taking out a Service Care package. Pay a monthly fee and this covers the cost of regular maintenance in a Mercedes dealership.

Reader test team says:

Mercedes-Benz M-Class 4x4 ML250 BlueTEC AMG Line 5dr

I have not tried this car off road , but on road its better than my previous S class lots of room, fast enough, good economy easy to clean My travels…

David Finlay

5 out of 5 stars
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