Mercedes M-Class SUV (2005-2011): owner reviews

"With great diesel engines, a classy image and top build quality, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class is a fine upmarket 4x4."

Carbuyer Rating

2.8 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.4 out of 5

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Reviews

Owner Reviews

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  • 3 out of 5
  • 2 out of 5
  • 1 out of 5
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Common Problems

  • Other (2 cases)
  • Electrics (2 cases)
  • Electrics, Engine (1 case)
  • Engine (1 case)
  • Electrics, Engine, Gearbox / clutch, Suspension, Other (1 case)

Review 1 of 29

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

29
Tell us what you think about your car?
Low mileage so problems not expected.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
Other than tiny niggles (which have all been rectified by the dealer) it has not failed to get me where I need to be.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Grand Edition, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very good all round performer.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Paddleshift gears

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Looks good comfortable ,reliable ,very easy to drive could do with slightly better fuel economy only remarks against could have air susp and slightly higher spec for money ( phoney leather etc)
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Paddleshift gears

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Looks good but better on the market for the money Just paying for the name
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

SPORT, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Fantastic - completely reliable, ideal family size car, comfortable, refined, well equipped, good performance given the size/weight, good looking. the only negative point is the fuel consumption and frequent oil top ups
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28
Tell us what you think about your car?
No major issues so far with the car which is used for daily 80 mile commute.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

More than 20,000

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

27
Tell us what you think about your car?
The car has been very good. However, there has been a few issues that appear to be more the result of poor dealer service than mechanical fault!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

>3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

30.06
Tell us what you think about your car?
not had a single problem to date
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

More than 5 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Good well built car
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, Above 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Fantastic, underrated
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

SE, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Great car
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, Above 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very accomplished
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

sport, Above 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
An excellent car with good performance extremely comfortable and perfect for the snow.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

ml 320 cdi, Above 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
The ml 320cdi is an ideal vehicle for myself as i suffer from painfull arthritis in my knees, and the access and exit is is very important. as is driving position and seat adjustment.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Semi Auto

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
-
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

28
Tell us what you think about your car?
Car has occasional fault - hesitation when accelerating hard. Otherwise no problems.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
well maintained is the answer
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
very reliable
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

CDi, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2008

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
You get what it says on the tin!
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

SE, Above 3.0-litre, Petrol, Automatic

Year

2005

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
A great all-rounder, with reasonable running costs given its size and performance - very pleased with it, and it does everything i want of it
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, Above 3.0-litre, Diesel, Paddleshift gears

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Absolutely superb luxurious family car
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

3 out of 5

Car Details

Model

320 cdi SE

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

26
Tell us what you think about your car?
If you decide to purchase one of these, make sure you take out the Mercedes extended warranty, it's expensive but worth every penny! The faults I've experienced have been extensive and would have been expensive if not for the warranty. Parts replaced so far on a vehicle that has still not covered 49K miles: Inlet port shut off motor, turbocharger, gearbox battery, automatic gearbox rebuilt to replace B3 circlip, tailgate latching mechanism, torque converter, rear brake light electrics, passenger seat airbag sensor, accelerator pedal assembly and rear springs. The auto gearbox has been recalibrated numerous times, due to harsh changes. Thankfully all this was repaired under warranty. When it is running without issues it's very comfortable, quick and fairly economical for a large 4x4. The dealers I found to be excellent, especially the one in Sheffield.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

24
Tell us what you think about your car?
-
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2009

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

28
Tell us what you think about your car?
transfer box failed 3yrs 10 months - out of warranty
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2-3 litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

28
Tell us what you think about your car?
Problems door lock, air suspension pump, glow plug.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2006

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
For the highlands of scotland perfect apart from the poor fuel economy.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2007

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Brilliant buy expensive but well worth it! Really comfortable on long journeys and very quiet
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

4 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Sport, 2.0-litre to 3.0-litre, Diesel, Automatic

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New
Tell us what you think about your car?
Does it's job
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

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