• (4.0) 27 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,408$12,848
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 15-18
  • Engine: 268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 6
2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Our Take on the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Mercedes-Benz unveiled a brand-new model at the 2005 New York Auto Show. The automaker says the R-Class "grand sports tourer" is the company's first model to blend the merits of a sport utility vehicle, sports sedan and luxury wagon. Two trim levels are available: the R350, equipped with a V... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Headrests impede visibility
  • Some windshield reflection
  • Slight road/driveline noise at times

Notable Features

  • New for 2006
  • V-6 or V-8 power
  • Seven-speed automatic
  • Standard AWD
  • Side-impact and side-curtain airbags
  • Six-passenger seating

2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

The closest thing to a minivan Mercedes-Benz is ever likely to build, the new R-Class is a six-passenger cross between a sport utility vehicle and a station wagon. From the side, it looks more minivan-ish than R-Class owners might like to admit. Inside, though, it's all Mercedes.The R-Class is the second product to come from Mercedes' plant in Alabama, which was built to produce the M... Read full review for the 2006 Mercedes Benz R Class

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Most Exciting Crossover I've Owned

by Mercedes-Benz Zealot from Boulder, Colorado on August 27, 2010

I have been so happy with this crossover. I've never owned a Mercedes-Benz before. It is incredible! Comfort is a big plus. The multi-contour seats are awesome! You can comfortable seat 2 adults, 2 bi... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Safety Ratings

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Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class.

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

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