1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Expert Reviews

Los Angeles Times's view

By Paul Dean on July 4, 1997

Los Angeles Times's view

By Paul Dean on July 4, 1997

More flummoxing than our galloping craze for sport utility vehicles is the cruel and unusual punishment we suffer for the privilege of riding high, tough and clumsy. Most 4WDs have the moves and ... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on July 13, 1997

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on July 13, 1997

Slithering up the mountainside, we realized the path ahead was only about 4 inches wider than the Mercedes-Benz ML320 we were driving. The path was never made wider because it was fashioned into a ... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 25, 1997

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 25, 1997

MOORESVILLE, Ala.—I walked through the front doors of the plantation house. When I left, my hosts handed me a miniature, commemorative bale of cotton I didn't have to pick. I kept it ... Read full review


Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on September 25, 1997

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on September 25, 1997

You can drop $60,000 on a Range Rover, $55,000 on a Lexus LX450 and about $45,000 on a Lincoln Navigator. But you can't buy a sport-utility vehicle that has more safety features and that rides... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 3, 1998

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 3, 1998

The trail was steep and narrow, strewn with big rocks and gravel, plus the deep, eroded ravines that only Mother Nature can provide. Just the place for a Mercedes-Benz. Not long ago, that would ha... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on February 20, 1998

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on February 20, 1998

In a single stroke, the Mercedes-Benz ML320 has changed the face of sport-utility vehicles. Not only is its $33,950 base price extremely competitive, but it also excels in both off- and on-road dri... Read full review

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on January 7, 1998

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on January 7, 1998

If many sport-utes, such as the GM Suburban or the Ford Explorer, have always seemed a bit too blue collar for your taste, Mercedes-Benz has a better blue-chip choice - its new sport-utility vehicl... Read full review