Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz 2012

We are 106,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

Mercedes-Benz Features

Can I get heated seats? Do I have to get a sunroof? Find out what you need to know about Mercedes-Benz features right here.

See features by option package

Available Features for the Mercedes-Benz

  

Model Year 2012 2012 2012
Model
Trim ML350 ML550 ML63 AMG
Engines  
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
302 hp@6500
273 lb-ft@3500
 3.5L V6<br>DOHC-4v<br>302 hp@6500 <br>273 lb-ft@3500 is a standard feature.    
turbocharged
3.0L V6 Diesel
DOHC-4v
255 hp@3600
455 lb-ft@1600
turbocharged<br> 3.0L V6 Diesel<br>DOHC-4v<br>255 hp@3600 <br>455 lb-ft@1600 is an optional feature.    
turbocharged
4.7L V8
DOHC-4v
402 hp@5000
443 lb-ft@1800
  turbocharged<br> 4.7L V8<br>DOHC-4v<br>402 hp@5000 <br>443 lb-ft@1800 is a standard feature.  
turbocharged
5.5L V8
DOHC-4v
518 hp@5250
516 lb-ft@1750
    turbocharged<br> 5.5L V8<br>DOHC-4v<br>518 hp@5250 <br>516 lb-ft@1750 is a standard feature.
turbocharged
5.5L V8
DOHC-4v
550 hp@5750
560 lb-ft@2000
    turbocharged<br> 5.5L V8<br>DOHC-4v<br>550 hp@5750 <br>560 lb-ft@2000 is an optional feature.
Transmissions  
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature. 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature. 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
AWD AWD is a standard feature. AWD is a standard feature. AWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
255/50HR19 tires 255/50HR19 tires is a standard feature. 255/50HR19 tires is a standard feature. 255/50HR19 tires is a standard feature.
265/45HR20 tires 265/45HR20 tires is an optional feature.    
255/50WR19 tires   255/50WR19 tires is a standard feature.  
265/45WR20 tires   265/45WR20 tires is an optional feature.  
265/45ZR20 tires     265/45ZR20 tires is a standard feature.
295/40ZR21 tires     295/40ZR21 tires is an optional feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 8 speakers Unbranded, 8 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 8 speakers is a standard feature.  
Harman/Kardon, 830W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer) Harman/Kardon, 830W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Harman/Kardon, 830W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Harman/Kardon, 830W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer) is a standard feature.
Accessories  
AC power outletPowers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.   AC power outlet is an optional feature. AC power outlet is an optional feature. AC power outlet is a standard feature.
Powers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.
Adaptive cruise control, all-speedAutomatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Can bring vehicle to a complete stop then accelerate back up to set speed. Replaces regular adaptive cruise control, and includes its value.   Adaptive cruise control, all-speed is an optional feature. Adaptive cruise control, all-speed is an optional feature. Adaptive cruise control, all-speed is an optional feature.
Automatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Can bring vehicle to a complete stop then accelerate back up to set speed. Replaces regular adaptive cruise control, and includes its value.
Cruise control      
First-aid kit First-aid kit is a standard feature. First-aid kit is a standard feature. First-aid kit is a standard feature.
Heated steering wheel Heated steering wheel is an optional feature. Heated steering wheel is an optional feature. Heated steering wheel is an optional feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power liftgateLiftgate can be opened and closed using buttons inside the vehicle and on the keyfob.   Power liftgate is a standard feature. Power liftgate is a standard feature. Power liftgate is a standard feature.
Liftgate can be opened and closed using buttons inside the vehicle and on the keyfob.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.   Proximity key is an optional feature. Proximity key is an optional feature. Proximity key is a standard feature.
Enter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote window/roof operationOperate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature. Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature. Remote window/roof operation is a standard feature.
Operate the power windows, sunroof, and/or convertible roof using buttons on the keyfob.
Semi-automated parking systemAutomatically steers the vehicle into a parking space. Driver operates the transmission, and sometimes also the brake and accelerator.   Semi-automated parking system is an optional feature. Semi-automated parking system is an optional feature. Semi-automated parking system is a standard feature.
Automatically steers the vehicle into a parking space. Driver operates the transmission, and sometimes also the brake and accelerator.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual      
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power is an optional feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power is an optional feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is a standard feature. Universal garage door opener is a standard feature. Universal garage door opener is a standard feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seatsIf active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.   Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature. Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats is a standard feature.
If active, automatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended. Note: becoming less common.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Automatic braking, high-speed or partialIf collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.   Automatic braking, high-speed or partial is an optional feature. Automatic braking, high-speed or partial is an optional feature. Automatic braking, high-speed or partial is an optional feature.
If collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.
Blind spot collision preventionSelectively applies the brakes to guide vehicle back into the original lane when detects that a lane change will cause a collision with a vehicle in the blind spot.   Blind spot collision prevention is an optional feature. Blind spot collision prevention is an optional feature. Blind spot collision prevention is an optional feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to guide vehicle back into the original lane when detects that a lane change will cause a collision with a vehicle in the blind spot.
Blind spot warning systemMirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.   Blind spot warning system is an optional feature. Blind spot warning system is an optional feature. Blind spot warning system is a standard feature.
Mirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.   Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature. Brake assist is a standard feature.
When a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation systemPrepares seat belts for use when heavy braking or the yaw sensor suggests an imminent collision. Might also prep the brakes or roll up the windows.        
Prepares seat belts for use when heavy braking or the yaw sensor suggests an imminent collision. Might also prep the brakes or roll up the windows.
Driver drowsiness monitorWarns when driver is drowsy and needs to pull over.   Driver drowsiness monitor is a standard feature. Driver drowsiness monitor is a standard feature. Driver drowsiness monitor is a standard feature.
Warns when driver is drowsy and needs to pull over.
Forward collision warningAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.   Forward collision warning is an optional feature. Forward collision warning is an optional feature. Forward collision warning is an optional feature.
Alerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Hill descent controlSelectively applies the brakes to maintain a slow, steady descent on off-road downhill slopes.   Hill descent control is a standard feature. Hill descent control is a standard feature. Hill descent control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to maintain a slow, steady descent on off-road downhill slopes.
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.   Hill start assist is a standard feature. Hill start assist is a standard feature. Hill start assist is a standard feature.
Applies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.
Knee airbag, driver Knee airbag, driver is a standard feature. Knee airbag, driver is a standard feature. Knee airbag, driver is a standard feature.
Lane departure preventionBrakes lightly applied to help prevent the vehicle from inadvertently traveling out of its intended lane.   Lane departure prevention is an optional feature. Lane departure prevention is an optional feature. Lane departure prevention is an optional feature.
Brakes lightly applied to help prevent the vehicle from inadvertently traveling out of its intended lane.
Lane departure warningAlerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.   Lane departure warning is an optional feature. Lane departure warning is an optional feature. Lane departure warning is a standard feature.
Alerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.
Obstacle detection, frontBeeps signal distance to object in front of vehicle. Parking aid.   Obstacle detection, front is an optional feature. Obstacle detection, front is an optional feature. Obstacle detection, front is a standard feature.
Beeps signal distance to object in front of vehicle. Parking aid.
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.   Obstacle detection, rear is an optional feature. Obstacle detection, rear is an optional feature. Obstacle detection, rear is a standard feature.
Beeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.
Performance braking system (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.       Performance braking system (optional) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation systemPrepares brakes (and sometimes also seat belts) for use when radar detects an imminent collision. Might also move seats and close windows. Early Lexus system used laser.   Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system is an optional feature. Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system is an optional feature. Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system is an optional feature.
Prepares brakes (and sometimes also seat belts) for use when radar detects an imminent collision. Might also move seats and close windows. Early Lexus system used laser.
Rear side airbagsTorso-level second row airbags, usually contained in the rear door. Some also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.   Rear side airbags is a standard feature. Rear side airbags is a standard feature. Rear side airbags is a standard feature.
Torso-level second row airbags, usually contained in the rear door. Some also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.   Rearview camera is an optional feature. Rearview camera is an optional feature. Rearview camera is a standard feature.
Rearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.   Rollover sensor is a standard feature. Rollover sensor is a standard feature. Rollover sensor is a standard feature.
Deploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Trailer sway controlAutomatically applies a front brake to counteract sway induced by a trailer.   Trailer sway control is a standard feature. Trailer sway control is a standard feature. Trailer sway control is a standard feature.
Automatically applies a front brake to counteract sway induced by a trailer.
Cargo Management  
Aluminum roof railsNo crossbars.   Aluminum roof rails is a standard feature. Aluminum roof rails is a standard feature. Aluminum roof rails is a standard feature.
No crossbars.
Cargo area partition netNet extending from the floor to the ceiling to prevent cargo from flying into the passenger area during sudden stops.   Cargo area partition net is a standard feature. Cargo area partition net is a standard feature. Cargo area partition net is a standard feature.
Net extending from the floor to the ceiling to prevent cargo from flying into the passenger area during sudden stops.
Cargo cover Cargo cover is a standard feature. Cargo cover is a standard feature. Cargo cover is a standard feature.
Cargo tray Cargo tray is an optional feature. Cargo tray is an optional feature. Cargo tray is an optional feature.
Class III trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 5,000 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.   Class III trailer hitch is an optional feature. Class III trailer hitch is an optional feature. Class III trailer hitch is an optional feature.
Hitch rated for up to 5,000 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.
Console without shifter Console without shifter is a standard feature. Console without shifter is a standard feature. Console without shifter is a standard feature.
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.   Storage beneath cargo floor is an optional feature. Storage beneath cargo floor is an optional feature. Storage beneath cargo floor is a standard feature.
Large storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Trailering equipment (7 wire)Includes seven-wire harness, necessary for larger trailers.   Trailering equipment (7 wire) is an optional feature. Trailering equipment (7 wire) is an optional feature. Trailering equipment (7 wire) is an optional feature.
Includes seven-wire harness, necessary for larger trailers.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Automatic air recirculationAutomatically recirculates interior air when pollution is detected in outside air.   Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature. Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature. Automatic air recirculation is a standard feature.
Automatically recirculates interior air when pollution is detected in outside air.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature. Automatic climate control, front is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.   Bluetooth audio streaming is a standard feature. Bluetooth audio streaming is a standard feature. Bluetooth audio streaming is a standard feature.
Uses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.   Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is a standard feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature. CD changer, in-dash is a standard feature.
Includes CD player.
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature. Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature. Dual-zone climate control is a standard feature.
Temperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
DVD-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.   DVD-compatible player is a standard feature. DVD-compatible player is a standard feature. DVD-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing DVDs on a front-row screen. Inoperative when the vehicle is moving. No value because of incomplete data.
Entertainment system with dual headrest screensA DVD player and two front headrest-mounted screens.   Entertainment system with dual headrest screens is an optional feature. Entertainment system with dual headrest screens is an optional feature. Entertainment system with dual headrest screens is an optional feature.
A DVD player and two front headrest-mounted screens.
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.   HD radio is a standard feature. HD radio is a standard feature. HD radio is a standard feature.
High-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.
Heated windshield washer nozzles Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
iPod integrationIntegrates an iPod with the vehicle's controls and speakers. Usually included if there is a USB port, but can also rely on a proprietary port.   iPod integration is an optional feature. iPod integration is an optional feature.  
Integrates an iPod with the vehicle's controls and speakers. Usually included if there is a USB port, but can also rely on a proprietary port.
Media driveBuilt-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.   Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is an optional feature. Media drive is a standard feature.
Built-in drive with at least 10 GB of storage for MP3 and other audio files.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is a standard feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.   Rain-sensing wipers is a standard feature. Rain-sensing wipers is a standard feature. Rain-sensing wipers is a standard feature.
Wipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.   Rear air vents is a standard feature. Rear air vents is a standard feature.  
Vents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.
Rear air vents with automatic controlsMaintains set temperature in rear passenger area by providing heated or cooled air through vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Replaces and includes value of rear air vents with manual controls.       Rear air vents with automatic controls is a standard feature.
Maintains set temperature in rear passenger area by providing heated or cooled air through vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Replaces and includes value of rear air vents with manual controls.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature. Rear heat ducts is a standard feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear wiper Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature.
Residual heatProvides heat for an extended period of time after the engine has been cut off.   Residual heat is a standard feature. Residual heat is a standard feature. Residual heat is a standard feature.
Provides heat for an extended period of time after the engine has been cut off.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is an optional feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
SD Card slotSD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.   SD Card slot is a standard feature. SD Card slot is a standard feature. SD Card slot is a standard feature.
SD, CF, PCMCIA, or other digital media reader.
Surround sound Surround sound is an optional feature. Surround sound is an optional feature. Surround sound is a standard feature.
Telematics service, such as OnStarIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.   Telematics service, such as OnStar is a standard feature. Telematics service, such as OnStar is a standard feature. Telematics service, such as OnStar is a standard feature.
In-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.
Traffic informationInformation about traffic conditions. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.   Traffic information is an optional feature. Traffic information is an optional feature. Traffic information is a standard feature.
Information about traffic conditions. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.   USB port is a standard feature. USB port is a standard feature. USB port is a standard feature.
Often permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.   Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is an optional feature. Voice control for nav and audio is a standard feature.
Sometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.
Weatherband radioIncludes frequencies for weather channels. Only listed when pricing a single model because incomplete data for all model.   Weatherband radio is a standard feature. Weatherband radio is a standard feature. Weatherband radio is a standard feature.
Includes frequencies for weather channels. Only listed when pricing a single model because incomplete data for all model.
Exterior  
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Additional chrome trim is an optional feature. Additional chrome trim is an optional feature. Additional chrome trim is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.       Body kit is a standard feature.
Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Deep-tinted rear windows Deep-tinted rear windows is a standard feature. Deep-tinted rear windows is a standard feature. Deep-tinted rear windows is a standard feature.
Metallic paint (extra cost) Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature. Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature. Metallic paint (extra cost) is a standard feature.
Paint, special white Paint, special white is an optional feature. Paint, special white is an optional feature. Paint, special white is an optional feature.
Painted brake calipers (optional)     Painted brake calipers (optional) is an optional feature.
Panoramic sunroofFront glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.   Panoramic sunroof is an optional feature. Panoramic sunroof is an optional feature. Panoramic sunroof is an optional feature.
Front glass panel retracts over a fixed glass roof panel. Entire unit covers nearly the entire roof.
Rear bumper protector Rear bumper protector is a standard feature. Rear bumper protector is a standard feature. Rear bumper protector is a standard feature.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Running boards Running boards is an optional feature. Running boards is a standard feature. Running boards is an optional feature.
Sunroof      
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirrorDriver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is a standard feature.
Driver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Auto-dimming headlightsHigh beams automatically turned on and off.   Auto-dimming headlights is an optional feature. Auto-dimming headlights is an optional feature. Auto-dimming headlights is a standard feature.
High beams automatically turned on and off.
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.   Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
ChronometerStopwatch, lap timer. Usually includes an analog clock.       Chronometer is a standard feature.
Stopwatch, lap timer. Usually includes an analog clock.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.   Compass is a standard feature. Compass is a standard feature. Compass is a standard feature.
We haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog light, rearMake it easier for following vehicles to see the vehicle in fog.   Fog light, rear is a standard feature. Fog light, rear is a standard feature. Fog light, rear is a standard feature.
Make it easier for following vehicles to see the vehicle in fog.
Headlight washers Headlight washers is an optional feature. Headlight washers is an optional feature. Headlight washers is a standard feature.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.   Interior ambient lighting is an optional feature. Interior ambient lighting is an optional feature. Interior ambient lighting is a standard feature.
LEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Mirror tilt-down in reverseOne or both exterior mirrors tilt down when the transmission is in reverse, to provide view of the curb.   Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature. Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature. Mirror tilt-down in reverse is a standard feature.
One or both exterior mirrors tilt down when the transmission is in reverse, to provide view of the curb.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.   Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature.
Area around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
Power-folding mirrorsMirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.   Power-folding mirrors is an optional feature. Power-folding mirrors is an optional feature. Power-folding mirrors is a standard feature.
Mirrors fold and unfold with the touch of a button inside the vehicle. Good for narrow roads and parking lots.
Rear reading lights Rear reading lights is a standard feature. Rear reading lights is a standard feature. Rear reading lights is a standard feature.
Steering-linked headlightsHeadlights swivel when steering wheel is turned.   Steering-linked headlights is an optional feature. Steering-linked headlights is an optional feature. Steering-linked headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights swivel when steering wheel is turned.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature. Turn signals on or near mirrors is a standard feature.
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.   Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature. Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature. Xenon HID headlights is a standard feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Powertrain  
Oil coolerOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Oil cooler is a standard feature. Oil cooler is a standard feature. Oil cooler is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Raised top speed limiterPermits a higher top speed before fuel cutoff kicks in.       Raised top speed limiter is an optional feature.
Permits a higher top speed before fuel cutoff kicks in.
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.   Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is a standard feature. Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is a standard feature. Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls is a standard feature.
Paddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Cooled or ventilated front seats     Cooled or ventilated front seats is a standard feature.
Dark-colored headliner (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.       Dark-colored headliner (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Door sill trim plates      
Floor mats Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Heated second row seats Heated second row seats is an optional feature. Heated second row seats is an optional feature. Heated second row seats is an optional feature.
Illuminated door sill trim plates Illuminated door sill trim plates is an optional feature. Illuminated door sill trim plates is an optional feature. Illuminated door sill trim plates is a standard feature.
Leather door panel trim     Leather door panel trim is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel      
Memory system, driver seat Memory system, driver seat is an optional feature. Memory system, driver seat is an optional feature. Memory system, driver seat is a standard feature.
Memory system, passenger seat     Memory system, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Metal pedals     Metal pedals is a standard feature.
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.   Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Lower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.       Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Lower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, passenger seat Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power height adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, passenger seat Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Synthetic leather seating surfacesA.k.a vinyl, leatherette, MB-Tex, NuLuxe.   Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Synthetic leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.  
A.k.a vinyl, leatherette, MB-Tex, NuLuxe.
Synthetic suede headlinerUsually also includes synthetic suede on the pillars.       Synthetic suede headliner is an optional feature.
Usually also includes synthetic suede on the pillars.
Synthetic suede steering wheelSynthetic suede steering wheel rim.       Synthetic suede steering wheel is a standard feature.
Synthetic suede steering wheel rim.
Upholstered instrument panel, leather     Upholstered instrument panel, leather is a standard feature.
Wood trimReal wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.   Wood trim is a standard feature. Wood trim is a standard feature. Wood trim is a standard feature.
Real wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.
Wood trim, alternative typeReal wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.   Wood trim, alternative type is an optional feature. Wood trim, alternative type is an optional feature. Wood trim, alternative type is a standard feature.
Real wood trim on instrument panel, door panels, and/or center console.
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheelReal wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.   Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature. Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature. Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature.
Real wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Active stabilizer barsMotors joining the left and right halves of the stabilizer bars twist them to further reduce roll in turns and disengages them to improve ride quality when not turning.   Active stabilizer bars is an optional feature. Active stabilizer bars is an optional feature. Active stabilizer bars is a standard feature.
Motors joining the left and right halves of the stabilizer bars twist them to further reduce roll in turns and disengages them to improve ride quality when not turning.
Adaptive dampers - electricalShocks that electrically adjust their firmness based on sensor readings of the road surface. The driver might also be able to select a \"sport\" setting.   Adaptive dampers - electrical is an optional feature. Adaptive dampers - electrical is an optional feature. Adaptive dampers - electrical is a standard feature.
Shocks that electrically adjust their firmness based on sensor readings of the road surface. The driver might also be able to select a \"sport\" setting.
Adaptive dampers - mechanicalShocks mechanically adjust firmness based on direct road inputs. Not driver adjustable.        
Shocks mechanically adjust firmness based on direct road inputs. Not driver adjustable.
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustableAir springs automatically level the vehicle and enable manual adjustment of ride height.   Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable is an optional feature. Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable is an optional feature. Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable is a standard feature.
Air springs automatically level the vehicle and enable manual adjustment of ride height.
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.       Electronic systems calibration selector is a standard feature.
Varies throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.       Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.

Return to top

Option Package Contents

Dynamic Handling Package

Features
Adaptive dampers - electrical
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable
Active stabilizer bars
265/45HR20 tires

Premium 2 Package

Features
Storage beneath cargo floor
Surround sound
Proximity key
Interior ambient lighting

Premium 1 Package

Features
Power-folding mirrors
Traffic information
Media drive
iPod integration
Navigation system
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Memory system, driver seat
Satellite radio
Rearview camera
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
AC power outlet
Voice control for nav and audio

designo Package

Features
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Lane departure prevention
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Blind spot collision prevention
Blind spot collision prevention

Lighting Package

Features
Steering-linked headlights
Xenon HID headlights
Headlight washers
Auto-dimming headlights

Dynamic Handling Package

Features
Adaptive dampers - electrical
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable
Active stabilizer bars
265/45WR20 tires

Premium 2 Package

Features
Storage beneath cargo floor
Surround sound
Proximity key
Interior ambient lighting

Premium 1 Package

Features
Power-folding mirrors
Traffic information
Media drive
iPod integration
Navigation system
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Memory system, driver seat
Satellite radio
Rearview camera
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
AC power outlet
Voice control for nav and audio

designo Package

Features
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Lane departure prevention
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Blind spot collision prevention
Blind spot collision prevention

Lighting Package

Features
Steering-linked headlights
Xenon HID headlights
Headlight washers
Auto-dimming headlights

AMG Performance Package

Features
Raised top speed limiter
Painted brake calipers (optional)
turbocharged
5.5L V8
DOHC-4v
550 hp@5750
560 lb-ft@2000

designo Package

Features
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Lane departure prevention
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Blind spot collision prevention
Blind spot collision prevention
See TrueDelta's information for all SUVs
See TrueDelta's information for all Mercedes-Benz models.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Available Features of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz

None of our members have yet commented on the available features of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz .

Be the first!

Website Security Test