• (4.2) 32 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $5,648–$13,172
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 16-18
  • Engine: 268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2006 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Our Take on the Latest Model 2006 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

What We Don't Like

  • Somewhat impaired side-rear visibility
  • Grabby transmission when slowing to halt
  • Small navigation screen
  • Radio and navigation controls

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2006
  • V-6 or V-8 power
  • Standard 4WD
  • Enlarged dimensions
  • New unibody platform

Consumer Reviews

(4.2)

Average based on 32 reviews

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A lot of car for $10k

by skisofast from Lake Tahoe on December 2, 2017

I love the ML500. A 2006-2007 model sells for around $9-10k. They are comfortable, powerful cars with enough creature comforts for long trips and as a daily driver.

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2 Trims Available

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2006 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercedes-Benz M-Class Base

Head Restraints and Seats
M

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercedes-Benz M-Class Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
M
Overall Rear
M
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mercedes-Benz M-Class Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mercedes-Benz M-Class Base

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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