NEW FOR 2010:
– ML320 BlueTEC renamed ML350 BlueTEC
– ML350 and ML350 BlueTec add standard front seat three-position memory, telescopic power steering column, power-folding mirrors and cargo net, plus optional Keyless Go and 115-volt power socket
– ML550 adds standard COMAND APS with hard-disc-drive navigation, AMG styling package, 20-inch AMG five-spoke wheels and all-season tires; MPP Premium Package now includes Artico leather dashboard
– Exterior colours: Tenorite Grey Metallic and Palladium Silver Metallic added
For 2010, the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class is unchanged except for trim. The ML320 BlueTEC diesel model is renamed the ML350 BlueTEC, but the engine is unchanged. Both ML350 models receive upgrades, including memory seats, power steering column, power-folding mirrors and cargo net, while the ML550 adds standard navigation system and AMG styling.
The M-Class consists of four models. The ML350 BlueTEC uses a 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel engine; the ML350 uses a 3.5-litre V6; the ML550 uses a 5.5-litre V8; and the ML63 AMG uses a 6.2-litre V8. All use a seven-speed automatic that’s an AMG Speedshift version in the ML63 AMG. All use 4Matic all-wheel drive, which uses a single-speed transfer case and centre differential to split the torque 50/50 front to rear.
The ML350 BlueTEC and ML350 are similarly-equipped, and include 19-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, COMAND with six-CD/MP3 stereo and single SD card slot, Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, heated power-folding mirrors with integrated turn signals, two-stage rain-sensing wipers, heated washer system, roof rails, tinted glass, active bi-xenon headlamps with washers and cornering lights, Artico leather upholstery, leather-wrapped heated multifunction steering wheel with power tilt and telescopic column, power-adjustable heated front seats with three-position memory, high-gloss Burl Walnut wood trim, power sunroof, auto-dimming rearview and driver’s side mirrors, auto up/down windows, garage door opener, Smart Key keyless entry, tire pressure loss warning system, cargo net, and first-aid kit.
The ML550 adds 20-inch alloy wheels, Thermatronic automatic climate control, Airmatic air suspension, adaptive damping system, Harman/Kardon Logic7 surround sound system, media interface, power tilt and telescopic column, 115-volt power outlet, power liftgate, Parktronic parking sensor, TeleAid emergency calling system, leather upholstery, and interior lighting package.
The ML63 AMG adds 21-inch alloy wheels, COMAND APS with hard-drive-based navigation, DVD changer, 4GB Music Register and SD memory slot, aluminum running boards, AMG Nappa leather upholstery, and heated rear seats.