(4.3) 14 reviews
MSRP: $3,225$8,893
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 15-16
Engine: 232-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5-7
2004 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Our Take on the 2004 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Our Take

Mercedes-Benz’s conventionally styled luxury sport utility vehicle gained a larger 3.7-liter V-6 engine midway through the 2003 model year, which prompted the automaker to change the designation of the ML320 model to ML350. For 2004, a DVD-based navigation system is a factory option for the ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Price

Notable Features

  • V-6 and V-8 engines
  • True offroad capability
  • Low-range gearing
  • Premium amenities
  • German engineering


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 14 reviews

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Solid automobile

by Jimmy from Indiana on April 15, 2010

Purchased automobile back in 2004 from dealer as service loaner with 7,000 miles and now has 115,000 miles. Overall, this has been a solid automobile with great utility. Regular service with any Merce... Read Full Review

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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.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2004 Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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