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2005 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Base

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Showing the 2005 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Base ML 350 4dr All-wheel Drive
$3,298-$8,786 Current Listing Price
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Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 232-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium)
Transmission 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Combined MPG 16
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 48 mo/50,000 mi


Exterior (10)
Alabaster White
Black Opal Metallic
Bordeaux Red Metallic
Brilliant Silver Metallic
Desert Silver Metallic
Interior (3)



Front ventilated disc brakes S
Underbody mounted spare tire S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag S
Security system S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
Brake assist S
Dual front side impact airbags S
ABS and driveline traction control S
Tracker system S
Brake assistance S
Childseat-sensing airbag BabySmart
Dual front impact airbags S
2 manual adjustable third row head restraints O
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
Side-impact bars S
Electronic stability S
Daytime running lights S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags S
Rear child safety locks S
Perimeter/approach lights S
Manual adjustable front head restraints with tilt S
Front and rear seatbelt pre-tensioners S
3 point rear center seatbelt S
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Traction control S
Immobilizer S
Rear side-impact-impact airbag S
Panic alarm S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
4 ABS channels S
2-way head restraints driver and passenger, rear
Remote keyless entry S
Rear side-impact airbag S
Tailgate/rear door lock S
Childseat sensing airbags S
First aid kit S
Compact spare tire S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Power door locks S
Door-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
Height adjustable front and rear seatbelts S
2 3rd row head restraints O
Remote activated perimeter/approach lights S
3 rear head restraints S
Engine 232-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium)
Transmission 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Ignition type spark
Variable intake manifold S
Aluminum cylinder block S
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Horsepower 232-hp @ 5,750 rpm
Fuel tank capacity 22.6 gal.
Aluminum cylinder head S
Fuel economy city 15 mpg
Torque 254 lbs.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm
# of valves 18
Engine oil cooler S
Engine orientation longitudinal
Engine liters 3.7
Cylinder configuration V-6
Fuel economy highway 18 mpg
Manual-shift auto TouchShift
Low emission vehicle S
Engine 3.7L V-6 SOHC 232hp
Battery-rundown protection S
115-amp. alternator S
Super ultra low emissions vehicle S
Transmission electronic control S
Sequential sport shift TouchShift
Permanently locked hubs S
Full-time all-wheel drive S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 22.6gal.
Single stainless steel exhaust S
Chrome tailpipe O
All-wheel drive 4MATIC
600 CCA battery S
Engine oil cooler S
Battery amp hours (100Ah)
Overdrive S
Electronic transfer case S
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
5 speed automatic transmission S
Axle ratio 3.70
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.59
Transmission electronic control S
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.14
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.41
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.19
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .83
Alloy wheels S
Rack and pinion steering S
Rear coil springs S
P275/55VR17.0 BSW performance AS tires O
Rear anti-roll bar S
Front torsion bar springs S
18" wheels O
Front wheel size 17"
Rear wheel size 17"
P255/60HR17.0 BSW performance AS tires S
Steel spare wheel S
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 255/60R17
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Rear tires 255/60R17
Power steering S
Independent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar S
17" wheels S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Wheel locks O
Independent rear double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Chrome tip exhaust O
Chrome grille O
Side steps O
1 front tow hooks O
Class III trailering with harness, hitch O
Fully galvanized steel body material S
Running boards O
Power remote heated folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicator S
Chrome door handles O
Black door handles S
Stainless steel front brush guard O
Turn signal indicator mirrors S
Grille black
Power remote left side-view door mirror O
Power remote heated folding left side-view door mirror with turn signal indicator O
Roof rack rails only
Power remote heated folding right side-view door mirror with turn signal indicator O
Skid plates O
Roof rack (load 220 lbs.) S
Body-colored front bumper O
Rear cargo liftgate
Body-colored front and rear bumpers S
Liftgate rear cargo door S
Black grille S
Colored front brush guard O
Roof rack load 220lbs.
Fender flares O
Power remote right side-view door mirror with tilt down O
Spoiler O
1 front and rear tow hooks S
Illuminated running boards O
Heated door mirrors S
Metallic paint O
Black front brush guard O
Power door mirrors S
Paint with badging O
Rear wing spoiler O
4 doors S
Bodyside moldings S
Body-colored fender flares O
Trailer hitch O
Auto dimming power remote heated folding left side-view door mirror with turn signal indicator O
Heated folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicator O
Seatback storage pockets 2
Passenger power folding mirror O
Power windows with front and rear 1-touch down S
Emergency communication system Tele Aid
Cell phone O
Driver manual folding mirror S
Power cargo access remote release S
Sunshade O
Cell phone pre-wiring S
Integrated key/remote S
Rear door bins S
Power rear windows S
Air filter S
Audio media storage S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Automatic air conditioning S
Garage door transmitter HomeLink
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Full floor console S
3 driver and passenger memory seat settings O
Driver and passenger door bins S
Portable voice activated cell phone O
Rear air conditioning S
Automatic temperature control S
Power rearmost window activation O
Retained accessory power S
Navigation system O
Front and rear lighter element(s) location S
Keyfob fuel remote release S
Residual heat recirculation REST
Rear cupholders S
Cruise control S
Illuminated driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Memory settings 3
Illuminated entry S
Wind deflector O
Manufacturer luggage set O
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof O
Overhead console S
Power rearmost windows S
Ashtray S
Locking front underseat storage tray O
Rear air conditioning with separate controls S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Air conditioning S
1-touch down S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Front and rear cupholders S
Remote keyless entry S
Console ducts S
Full floor console with covered box S
1-touch up S
Driver's footrest S
Valet function S
Auto-locking doors S
12V DC power outlet 4
Power windows O
Motorola portable cell phone with wheel controls O
Mini overhead console S
1st row express open sliding and tilting glass sunroof O
Memory seats O
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
4 12V DC power outlets S
Sunroof wind deflector O
Manual sunshade O
Front cupholders S
Steering wheel with manual tilting S
Driver power folding mirror O
Illuminated glove box S
Tilt steering wheel S
Rear seat fore/aft adjustment S
Rubber front and rear floor mats O
8-way power driver seat O
Genuine wood instrument panel insert S
Max seating capacity 5
Rear seat fold-forward seatback S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Cloth door panel trim S
Driver and passenger heated-cushions O
Floor mats S
Front center armrest with storage S
Leather/genuine wood steering wheel O
Genuine wood instrument panel insert, door panel insert, console insert S
Driver cushion tilt O
Cargo light S
6-way driver and passenger seat adjustments S
Front center armrest w/storage
3rd row bench seat O
Power driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment O
Cargo space floor carpet
Cargo cover S
Cargo tie-downs S
Leather steering wheel S
Split fold rear bench seat S
Front bucket seats S
Removeable 3rd row seat O
Genuine wood console insert S
Front sport seats O
Rear 60-40 split-bench seat S
Pet guard O
Leather shift knob S
8-way power passenger seat O
Full cloth headliner S
Carpet cargo space S
Cargo net O
Front seats bucket
Concealed cargo storage S
Height adjustable driver seat S
Power passenger thigh support O
Manual driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Power height-adjustable passenger seat O
Leather door panel trim O
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Manual height-adjustable driver and passenger seats S
Power reclining driver seat O
Chrome interior accents S
Cloth/vinyl upholstery S
Leather front and rear seat upholstery O
Power reclining passenger seat O
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Roll-up cargo cover S
Power reclining driver and passenger seats O
Driver and passenger heated-seatbacks O
Rear seat center armrest S
Genuine wood shift knob O
Cargo tray/organizer O
Cloth/vinyl front and rear seat upholstery S
Carpet floor covering S
Leather upholstery O
8-way passenger seat adjustment O
Power driver fore/aft adjustment O
Power height-adjustable driver seat O
8-way driver seat adjustment O
Max. seating capacity of 7 O
Passenger thigh support O
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Manual rear seat fore/aft adjustment S
Genuine wood door panel insert S
Height adjustable passenger seat S
Power passenger fore/aft adjustment O
Removable third row 50-50 split-bench seat O
8-way driver and passenger seat adjustments O
Power driver cushion tilt O
Power height-adjustable driver and passenger seats O
Heated front seats O
Remote 6-disc CD changer O
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Digital signal processor Bose AudioPilot
Window grid antenna S
Diversity antenna S
AM/FM stereo with seek-scan, auto-reverse cassette, single in-dash CD player O
Cassette S
Audio theft deterrent S
1 1st row LCD monitor O
CD player O
6 speakers S
Amplifier S
9 Bose speakers O
1st row LCD monitors 1
AM/FM radio S
AM/FM stereo with seek-scan, auto-reverse cassette S
Trunk/cargo area 6-disc remote CD O
Premium amplifier O
Remote CD compatible S
AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, auto-reverse cassette O
9 premium speakers O
Weather band radio S
Low-fuel warning S
Auto-leveling headlights O
Fully automatic headlights S
Low-coolant warning S
Reverse sensing system rear
Front reading lights S
Light-tinted windows S
Outside-temperature display S
Front fog lights S
Dome light with fade S
Outside temperature display S
Deep-tinted windows O
Front windshield visor strip S
Rain sensing wipers O
Rain detecting wipers speed-sensitive wipers wipers O
Low-oil-level warning S
Delay-off projector beam halogen headlamps S
Fixed interval rear window wiper S
Water temp. gauge S
Delay-off headlights S
Battery warning S
Delay-off projector beam Bi-Xenon high intensity low/high beam headlamps O
Front and rear reading lights S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Deep tinted windows O
Rear reading lights S
Rear fog lights S
Parktronic rear parking sensors O
Key-in-ignition warning S
Trip computer O
Rear window wiper S
Lights-on warning S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Trip odometer S
Analog display S
Rear window defroster S
In-dash clock S
Tachometer S
Light tinted windows S
Speed-sensitive wipers wipers S
Speed sensitive wipers S
High intensity discharge headlights O
Water-temp. warning S
4 door curb/courtesy lights S
Headlight washer O
Ramp breakover angle 20 degrees
Wheelbase 111.0"
Front legroom 40.3"
Front headroom 39.8"
Maximum interior cargo volume 81.2 cu.ft.
Max. wading depth 20.0"
Rear hiproom 54.7"
Front hiproom 55.0"
Engine horsepower 232-hp @ 5,750 rpm
Interior cargo volume 34.7 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 88.0 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.8" x 3.3"
Compression ratio 10.00 to 1
Engine type V-6
Payload 1,697 lbs.
Ground clearance (min) 221mm (8.7")
Valves 18
Approach angle 29 degrees
Front shoulder room 58.2"
Front tread 60.4"
Fuel economy highway 18 mpg
Rear headroom 39.7"
Engine torque 254 lbs.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm
Exterior body width 72.4"
Towing capacity 5,000 lbs.
Ground clearance (min.) 8.7"
Drag coefficient .39
GVWR 6,516 lbs.
Turning radius 19.5'
Rear shoulder room 57.8"
Rear legroom 38.0"
Curb weight 4,819 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 22.6 gal.
Valvetrain SOHC
Max wading depth 508mm (20.0")
Departure angle 30 degrees
Engine displacement 227
Fuel economy city 15 mpg
Exterior length 182.6"
Exterior height 71.7"
Interior cargo volume seats folded 81.2 cu.ft.
Rear tread 60.4"
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Basic warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) unlimited/ unlimited

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