Stuttgart, 7. June 2011 – After six years, Mercedes introduces a new M-Class. All this should be a little better than the process, but especially much more economical. We present the third generation of the M-Class in detail.
Four cylinder diesel as a base
At the start, Mercedes offers three engines: two diesel and a gasoline. According to Mercedes, the engines consume 25 percent less than those in the process. As an entry-level engine, the 2.2 liter turbodiesel known from the S-Class is now used. The four-cylinder of the ML 250 Bluetec 4Matic makes 204 hp and undercut the Euro 6 standard. On average, the four-cylinder should consume only 6 l / 100 km. In order for it to be 2.4 liters more economical than the same power 3.0-liter V6 in the process. In the ML 350 Bluetec 4Matic continues to work a 3.0-liter V6 diesel. He also creates Euro 6 and now makes 258 instead of 231 hp. The torque rose from 540 to 620 nm. His consumption should be born from 8.9 to 6.8 liters. In the ML 350 4matic BlueEfficiency, the 3.5-liter petrol engine known from the Mercedes CLS provides its service with 306 hp. The direct injector makes 34 hp more than in the process, the consumption should have fallen from 11.4 to 8.5 l / 100 km. When saving fuel saving, the standard start-stop system and the new seven-speed automatic transmission should be 7G-Tronic Plus.
All-wheel drive is always series
For the first time, Mercedes in the M-Class models with steel suspension can provide a selective malfunction. It adapts to the respective driving situation and should always provide good ride comfort and high driving stability. Both the ML-350 petrol engine and the ML-350 diesel are standard mab in addition to the 4Matic four-wheel drive nor the electronic traction control 4ETs and a touch-enabled off-road program with on board.