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2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 550 4MATIC
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
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2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
MSRP
$82,800
Invoice
$77,505
Average Price Paid
$78,909
364 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
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2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
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2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$92,462
11 listings nationwide

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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
10
Greenvette writes:
Handling Ranked 2016 BMW X5 better.
"Quick in the turns and hugs the road."
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 BMW X5 better.
"Looks more sporty and handles better."
20
Konst writes:
Power Ranked 2016 Volvo XC90 T5 Inscription AWD better.
"the small 4 cylinder is powerful enough for this family car."
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Volvo XC90 T5 Inscription AWD better.
"probably the best seats Ive never tried. Outstanding."
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 21.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
523 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque --
553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders --
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.5:1
Displacement --
4,400 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.5 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 39.8 in
Back Legroom -- 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 33.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 985 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,209 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 194.3 in
Width -- 87.3 in
Height -- 68.7 in
Wheelbase -- 117.1 in

Available Options

2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
2021 BMW X5
M50i xDrive AWD

Exterior Colors

  • AMETRIN Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • TANZANITE Blue II Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
  • 2-Axle Air Suspension
  • Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
  • Leather Dashboard
  • BMW Individual Fineline Black Trim W/Alum Inserts
  • Driving Assistance Professional Package
  • Dynamic Handling Package
  • Executive Package
  • Individual Fine Wood Ash Grain Trim
  • Individual Piano Black Finish Trim
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, (Ind) Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • TARTUFO, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Front Massaging Seats
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Wheels: 21" X 9.5" FR & 21" X 10" RR M Y-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" M Double-Spoke Black (Style 742M)
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M Double-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" X 9.5" FR & 22" X 10.5" RR M V-Spoke

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