(4.7) 9 reviews
MSRP: $2,264$8,664
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 15-17
Engine: 215-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2002 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Our Take on the 2002 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Our Take

Mercedes-Benz’s luxury sport utility vehicle gains a bigger 5.0-liter V-8 engine, which changes the name of the ML430 model to ML500 for the 2002 model year. Fresh lower bodywork and some interior revisions are also apparent.Built in the United States, the M-Class comes in three models: the... Read Full Report

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.