2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class User Reviews

2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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PROS
"power" 10 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"handling" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews

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junglist1souljah writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML55 AMG Review
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5

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Serious power! Luxury. Manual Automatic Transmission.  Great Bose system, sub-woofer underneath driver seat.  Fog lights.  Moonroof, folding mirrors, privacy rear windows.

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Steering whines and it doesn't need fluid. Exhaust could have been done better and cross drilled rotors should have been included. MPG is not so great but, that's what you get when you want performance. When manually shifting, there's far too much of a lag, instead of an instant gear change.  My stereo was working in the beginning but, now it has frozen on waiting status, displayed on the screen.  I cannot figure out how to unfreeze it because it was working fine, played cd's and everything.  1 huge CON is the navigation system, an expensive cd is required to be purchased, in order for it to work.  Mine did not come with it, and if I did have it, I would not be able to listen to a music cd, if the navi cd is in, (single cd player).

junglist1souljah
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Sportcar? Almost. Super Utility Vehicle.....yes! — Front bumper could have been sportier, and so could've been the exhaust note. What's weird is that the rear fender flares and bottom of the rear hatch, are fading but, nothing else on the body's paint is fading. Finding aftermarket upgrades/tuning upgrades, is not as easy as finding them for newer models. My driver seat is tearing and I am not fat but, then again, who knows if the previous owner was. The back seats and rest of the interior is exceptional.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Kanyala writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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its fast

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its too fast

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Nice — Performance-big car but great acceleration. very fast and stable in the right hands. good breaking distance. the doors sometimes act funny its nothing major. the car has good looks in and out but the leather seats feel slippery. it is good on gas if you are not constantly accelerating to 100km/h in 5-6secs in city driving. service is done at the cost of a leg and a kidney. overall, all at some point must get a chance to drive a car like this or better.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ben writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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drives great gets good gas mileage and is fun to drive

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repairs are a little pricey, though infrequent

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Best Suv In Its Class — this car is the most solidly built car i hav ever driven. the gas mileage is averaging over 26 mpg. it accelerates and brakes great. it handles great especially on ice. the esp makes it so you can turn without slipping much even on theslickest of ice. the one con is when it needs repairs, they are usually expensive.

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Bradley writes:
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Gorgoues looks

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Everything else is cheap

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Not The Best Buy — Gorgeous looks and amazing sound system, but the build quality is not up to par, the handling is atrocious, fuel consumption is through the roof, and Mercedes thought they could hide behind the badge. It didnt work. Not a good all round car.

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Max writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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it is a comfortable car and i feel like it is very study

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small engine

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German Cars All The Way — the acceleration is not all that great it is a big car with only a V6. the breaks work well but u have to get used to them, it also handles well and makes easy turns. it has not needed any major repairs just annual maintenance, no squeaks or rattles. i like the look of the interior...i would prefer to have another color that is darker on the outside. gas is somewhat expensive...i drive to school 4 days a week and to other places as well ans fill up every 1.5-2 weeks. the car has its moments of fun

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Alex writes:
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Good power delivery, smooth ride, high riding position.

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High body roll, bad brakes, seats lack support.

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An Suv That Would Out Accelerate Your Golf Gti From 0-90km/h — The car's acceleration is very good from 10km/h until approximately 95km/h. The brakes are weak and fade very quickly. The car handles ok, but there is too much body roll in corners. The build quality is mediocre, the dashboard need frequent repairs: radio, airco. The exterior design was acceptable in 2001 but is now outdated. Especially the grey bumpers which fail to match the color of the car are an absolute turn off. The car is quite economic, and comfortable and quiet for long highway drives.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tortierose writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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Handles well - a solid vehicle when well maintained.

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Extremely costly to maintain - thousands per year.

Tortierose
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Overall Not Worth The Cost Of Maintenance And Poor Fuel Economy. — Good looking SUV that handles well and feels almost like a new car even after 8 years of avg mileage driving. Solid engine, however, overall a bad decision to buy: poor fuel economy and requires top grade fuel, endless problems from cheap plastic fittings that disintegrate and fall from the interior to costly repairs arising from faulty sensors, electronic and mechanical failures. Costs thousands per year to maintain through dealership.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Evans writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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4

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It is a solid car on highways and feel most safe to sit in for long trips...

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It is one hack of a very expensive car to maintain...

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It's A Rock On Car To Drive. Just Don't Buy Any Of Them Older Than 2006 — I love my ML. However, this model before 2006 is not so much of a reliable car. It has quite a bit of electronic issues. However, the overall driving, handling and performance is still one of the best car to drive. The ML made a break thought in reliability after 2006.

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Uproar13 writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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Love the style love the handling. Great little low maintenance SUV !

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Don't like the power steering whine, a lot of the older models do it and Mercedes should look into it. Could use a tad bit more power especially coming up mountains.

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Love At First Sight, Not My Wife Though, Kind Of Doesnt Like It. Loves Her E320 — This is a Great little SUV. I was going to sell it for a moment and then looking at her and thinking about how good these are in the snow and off road I couldn't part with her. We bought her sight unseen from St. Louis, drove her back to Arizona the next day without a problem. We don't know how the previous owner took care of her, he's a Really nice guy but she's in good hands now and we will keep her forever. Low maintenance, decent has mileage and comfortable for long halls, I'm 6'6. Great little SUV. They won't disappoint.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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mxphile writes:
2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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Still peppy after all these years.  Decent cargo space.

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Electrical is an ongoing problem.

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Overpriced — Electrical is an ongoing problem. Granted it's 13 years old but less than 100k miles. Seems like some sensor or solenoid goes out every 2-3 months. Still has decent acceleration. Good but not great cargo space. Bad mileage like most SUVs.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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