The Mercedes-Benz ML350 is part of the automaker's M-Class, a class of midsize SUVs that was first introduced in 1997. Mercedes-Benz is a German automobile manufacturer that has been producing cars since 1926. The 2010 ML350 is based on the W164 chassis, which is also used for the GL-Class. The 2010 ML350 also comes in a BlueTEC version, which is equipped with a BlueTEC diesel engine that has urea injection to reduce emissions.
Engine and Fuel
The standard engine for the 2010 ML350 is a 3.5-litre V6 with 268 horsepower at 6,000rpm and 258ft.-lb. of torque at 2,400rpm. The cylinder bore is 3.39 inches and the stroke is 3.66 inches, with a compression ratio of 10.7 to 1.
This car's transmission was a seven-speed automatic.
Its fuel tank could hold 25.1 gallons, and it had an average fuel efficiency of 15mpg in the city and 20mpg on the highway.
The BlueTEC ML350 has a 3.0-litre V6 with 210 horsepower and 400ft.-lb. torque. Its bore and stroke are 3.27 and 3.62 inches, respectively, and its compression ratio is 16:5 to 1. It has the same transmission and fuel tank capacity, but its fuel efficiency was 18mpg in the city and 25mpg on the highway.
With four doors and a curb weight of 2101kg., the 2010 ML350 has a wheel base of 114.7 inches. It is 188.2 inches long, 75.2 inches wide and 71.5 inches high. Its front track--the distance between the front tires--is 64 inches, and its rear track is 64.1 inches. It cleared the ground by 8.3 inches, and it has a turning diameter of 37.9 feet. It takes 255/50R19 size tires.
Standard features include power adjustable, heated exterior mirrors; tinted glass; a rear window defogger and wiper; a power boot lid; and rain-sensing interval wipers.
The 2010 ML350 can seat five people. In front, it has 39.9 inches of headroom, 42.2 inches of legroom and 58.4 inches of shoulder room. In back, it has 39.8 inches of headroom, 40 inches of legroom and 58.3 inches of shoulder room.
Standard features include air-conditioning, separate front passenger climate controls, a heated leather steering wheel with mounted controls and telescopic steering column, a trip computer, a radio, a CD player and changer, a DVD player and a power sunroof.
Optional features include second-row sound control, a subwoofer, a navigational aid, second-row heated seats and a load-bearing exterior rack.