(4.7) 9 reviews
MSRP: $2,216$8,676
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


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Has been a very reliable ride for 180K Miles!

by MM3 from DC on July 14, 2012

My '02 ML500 is living its 11th year now with more than 180K Miles. It still rides and performs as good as new! Not feeling any different than its first year. A very significant accomplishment for a c... Read Full Review

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