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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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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$56,200
Invoice
$52,828
Average Price Paid
$53,619
3,428 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
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2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$64,588
67 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
No Expert Reviews
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

For 2020, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Class goes into its all-new fourth generation. The GLE started out as the M-Class in the late 1990s and was the first Mercedes model built in America. I...

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

2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
10
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
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."
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque --
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders --
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.5:1
Displacement --
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 7 seats
Front Legroom -- 40.3 in
Back Legroom -- 40.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 33.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,521 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 194.3 in
Width -- 84.9 in
Height -- 70.7 in
Wheelbase -- 117.9 in

Available Options

2016 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
ML 550 4MATIC
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Bright
  • Designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System
  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • Soft Close Doors
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • Premium Package
  • 3RD Row Seat Package
  • 4-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • AIRMATIC Package
  • AMG Line Exterior
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • Advanced Lighting Package
  • DINAMICA Black Headliner
  • Dashboard & Door BELTLINES In Nappa Leather
  • Driver Assistance Package Plus
  • Electric Rear Side-Window Sunshades
  • Energizing Package Plus
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • MB-Tex Dashboard & Door BELTLINES
  • MBUX Technology Package
  • Panorama Sliding Sunroof
  • Premium Package
  • Rebuilt DA0 Package
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO Black Flamed Open-Pore Ash Wood Trim
  • DESIGNO High-Gloss Brown Flowing Lines Linden Trim
  • Metal Weave Trim
  • Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/MAGMAGREY, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Magma Grey, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/TARTUFO, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/White, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Magma Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • MACCHIATO/Magma Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Wheels: 19" MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 20" Twin 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 21" AMG MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 21" AMG MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 21" Twin 5-Spoke

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