Fuel: 14 mpg city / 17 mpg hwy
The M-Class returns for 2005 available in two models: the ML350 or ML500. The ML 350 features a 3.7L V-6 engine producing 232 hp and 254 ft-lbs of torque, a full-time four-wheel drive system, a leather steering wheel and shift knob, and burl walnut interior trim. The ML500 upgrades by adding a 5.0L V-8 engine boasting 288 hp and 325 ft-lbs of torque, leather-seating surfaces, power heated front seats, and a DVD-based navigation system. . The ML-Class offers several luxury packages, including Lighting, Entertainment, and Sunroof Packages. Other options include rain-sensing wipers, a sport appearance, and an audio-visual parking aid system (Parktronic).