I am looking at the Mercedes ML and wondering if the diesel blue tec is noisy like traditional diesels. My husband is not interested in a diesel, because he is used to the traditional noisy diesel engine. But I am telling him but I don't think it is that way anymore. Does anybody have pros and cons against a diesel ?

Asked by Apr 16, 2014 at 01:19 AM about the 2013 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 350 BlueTEC

Question type: General

3 Answers

21,085

the newer diesels are noise improved , along with clean burning at the tailpipe, but that all comes with added grief . new diesel sales are way off expectations lately . that's saying something!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
22,935

7j is right on- the new European diesels are quiet and smog free- a leap forward in technology- if this is your thing just drag your husband along for a test drive- he will be amazed- not my thing tho- a regular gas engine is improved these days, also, and seems to be unquestionable-

Thank you so much for these answers. It is very helpful. But I am curious as to why the regular gas engines are more preferred. I read that the diesels have a much longer life to them. Can you tell me why gas engines are still much more preferred and popular?

Your Answer

M-Class

Looking for a Used M-Class in your area?

CarGurus has 5,714 nationwide M-Class listings starting at $2,500.

ZIP:

Mercedes-Benz M-Class Experts

  • #1
    jihadghazali
    Reputation
    1,180
  • #2
    wellness
    Reputation
    920
  • #3
    snowseal19
    Reputation
    620
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
145 Great Deals out of 3,642 listings starting at $7,890
Used BMW X5
389 Great Deals out of 12,931 listings starting at $2,495
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
446 Great Deals out of 19,598 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
583 Great Deals out of 23,267 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
127 Great Deals out of 3,595 listings starting at $9,900
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
137 Great Deals out of 5,912 listings starting at $2,000
Used Lexus RX 350
351 Great Deals out of 19,492 listings starting at $6,451
Used Porsche Cayenne
105 Great Deals out of 4,725 listings starting at $3,999
Used Mercedes-Benz G-Class
22 Great Deals out of 1,275 listings starting at $19,995
Used Audi Q7
94 Great Deals out of 4,999 listings starting at $4,358
Used Acura MDX
372 Great Deals out of 18,259 listings starting at $1,875
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
876 Great Deals out of 71,275 listings starting at $995
Used BMW X3
293 Great Deals out of 12,110 listings starting at $2,900
Used Land Rover Range Rover Sport
163 Great Deals out of 5,637 listings starting at $5,995

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.