2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Expert Reviews

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on May 26, 2005

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on May 26, 2005

NEW YORK -- Mercedes-Benz is entering the crossover-SUV market with a new vehicle based on the Grand Sports Tourer show car the company introduced at the Detroit auto show more than two years ago.T... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 17, 2005

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 17, 2005

MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. Field owners live better than field hands.That epiphany came to me during a drive of the 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Grand Sports Tourer, a name as imposing as some of the pa... Read full review

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on July 27, 2005

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on July 27, 2005

I predict much ink will be spilled over what to call the new Mercedes-Benz R-class -- crossover, sport van, tall wagon. Might I suggest "bus"? A very nice bus, to be sure, a super-luxury bus with c... Read full review


The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on October 12, 2005

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on October 12, 2005

ANN ARBOR -- After 12-year-old Domeda Duncan toured this year's Detroit auto show, she said the vehicle she would most like to talk her mom into buying was the ritzy Mercedes-Benz Grand Sports... Read full review

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on October 23, 2005

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on October 23, 2005

It's not often that after testing a car, this question lingers: ''What did I just drive?"This Mercedes-Benz seats six in individual bucket seats stacked in three rows -- a modern cro... Read full review

TheMercuryNews.com's view

By Matt Nauman on October 28, 2005

TheMercuryNews.com's view

By Matt Nauman on October 28, 2005

CARMEL VALLEY - Mercedes-Benz now sells a dozen models to U.S. buyers. They include sedans, coupes, wagons, convertibles, roadsters and sport-utilities.None, however, is quite as surprising as the ... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on February 2, 2006

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on February 2, 2006

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 mini... Read full review

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on January 10, 2006

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on January 10, 2006

Most of the time I test drive whatever vehicles are sent to me, like a good little automotive journalist. But occasionally there's a car or two out there worth my time to actually hunt down an... Read full review