2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class User Reviews

2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 18 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 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:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"power" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews
"ride" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews

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Amanda writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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5

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Great in the snow, not bad on gas. Great comfort!

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Nothing

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Love It — I love everything about this car, and reccomend it to anyone. Exactly what one would expect from a Mercedes, comfort, style and great handling. The repair costs are no where near what I was warned they would be! SO happy I purchased this car!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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MikeM521 writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 Review
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3

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Comfortable to drive, you sit up and can see all around you.  Plenty of adjustments.

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Not the best on MPG.

MikeM521
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High Maintance — Good overall transportation, however if anything brakes down it is very costly to repair. This SUV allows you good vision all around while driving. MGP is ok for the interstate but below average for the city. Average acceleration, do not expect to gain speed quickly because if you try, you will likely destroy the alternator.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dmart007 writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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Reliable vehicle

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Need more leg room

Dmart007
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Love My Ml — The exterior design falls a little short and lacks flash in comparison to say a BMW X5 or a Porsche Cayanne. The exterior quality feels like a tank, a very safe vehicle to be in with nice materials used. The interior, however, is very desirable with the right amount of wood/leather trim giving off a luxery look in the classic mercedes style and fashion. The cabin is very comfortable, controls are conveniently placed, materials are not cheap and it truly convinces you that you are in a luxery vehicle. So far, after a year... It is clear that basic maintenance is pricier than it is for a Honda or a Toyota but still affordable and over all, a very dependable car, no drastic repairs needed so far. Overall, I am very happy with this purchase of a family vehicle and a luxery vehicle that can also be an awesome safari vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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gypsybutterfly writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML500 Review
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Power, acceleration,luxury

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repair costs

gypsybutterfly
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Vehicle Has Great Acceleration, Handling And Power. Many Repairs Are Needed — I really love the power and acceleration of this vehicle. It handles really well also. Interior is nice, leather is comfy, and sound system is great. Repair bills suck. Has needed many repairs, none under $1,000. Vehicle only has 60,000 miles on it. The gas mileage isn't bad for a V8, about 15- 20mpg. It is fun to drive. I do plan to buy another Mercedes, just not a ML.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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dominionmusic writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 Review
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great power for an suv, awesome handling and performance

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expensive maintenance

dominionmusic
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Extremely Impressed Overall — i love this vehicle. everything but the cost of maintenance. awesome performance. has extremely fast acceleration. okay gas mileage. super cool air and very cozy heat. leather seats that heat. very reliable and dependable vehicle for its class. also tows extremely well.

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

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donald_sciascia writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 Review
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4

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Kenwood Stereo Upgrade with Bluetooth connectivity and DVD Player

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a few cosmetic scratches

donald_sciascia
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Reliable Suv With Lots Of Life Still In Her. — I connect to Pandora through my I-Phone and when a call comes in, I talk hands free. The tires are less than one year old, and I drive less than 15,000 miles each year. The back seat folds down and there is a large cargo area for an SUV this size.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Rkstar1107 writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML500 Review
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5

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Smooth

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Nothing

Rkstar1107
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Awesome!! — Awesome SUV ever :) made by Mercedes good for family and recreational driving .very spacious .smooth driving and good mileage in town or highway .nice control and abs system is great for off road and snow packed roads .Heated seats for winter

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Muahcandylips writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 Review
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Nice car

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As im driving the car just turn off

Muahcandylips
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The Car Rides Nice At First — As im driving the car just turns off n wouldn't restart n saying start error, after 20 minutes the car will start n proceed to go n then shut off again, this is not a good look, I am unhappy with the7 results

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BlondeRocket42 writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML500 Review
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Mine was the ML500, so it was the V8...power was never a problem. Big, roomy, acres of cargo space. The heated seats warmed my tucus as well as my back. Built like a tank, killed in a 45 mph t-bone collision when an old man pulled out in front of us...

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Gas mileage. Gas mileage. Did I mention gas mileage? 14 city, whether driving like a race car or like my grandmother...18 highway, fully loaded, two adults and full a/c. I knew the mpg would be low, but I expected it would've been better than it was. Since it was built on a truck chasis, the ride was rough and bouncy.

BlondeRocket42
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Bucket List Suv — I loved just about everything on this SUV. The nav was a great feature. Six disc changer in the trunk/cargo area was a novelty, but fun. The heated seats were amazing, especially on cold mornings. It was a joy to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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ewamorawska writes:
2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML320 Review
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I love everything about this car . Very comfortable and heated seats.4 x4 during winter time / snow very helpful.

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ewamorawska
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Very Good Strong Car . Does Not Give Any Problems. Mb Is The Best — Use my 320 ML to drive to work every day Very good car. I love it Did not have to fix it at all MB is almost unbreakable .all I did for this car is change the oil ,tires and break pads during service time .I will recomend this car 100%

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Reviews

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2001 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Reviews

The "bubble " / Aka The Chariot ! By Uproar13

This is a Great little SUV. We call her, the "Bubble" 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 he... Read More

Overpriced By mxphile

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... Read More

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2002 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Reviews

2002 Ml320 By maxpop2015

Excellent overall vehicle. Very reliable. Versatile and sporty. Maintenance costs were not very high. Would buy parts direct and take to a mechanic and pay for labor. Strong engine, turns on the drop ... Read More

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after you drive one for a while it grows on you .If you know what i mean i like how solid and well build it is it makes you feel safer than other suv's out there but Germans still need to cache up w... Read More

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