Mercedes-Benz M-Class Mercedes-Benz M-Class

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Mercedes-Benz M-Class repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (29%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 862 repairs.
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (27%)

< $100 (30%)

Worried about potential repair costs? An extended warranty can provide peace of mind.

Chart based on 567 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Mercedes-Benz M-Class problems by year

1998 - 2001 (14%)

2002 - 2005 (7%)

2006 - 2008 (40%)

2009 - 2011 (19%)

2012 - 2019 (20%)

Chart based on 871 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Mercedes-Benz M-Class Personal Experiences: Pros
2003 4dr SUV 232-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Second ML we had. full 2003 Mercedes-Benz M-Class review
Mercedes-Benz M-Class Personal Experiences: Cons
2008 4dr SUV 382-horsepower 5.5L V8
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
harsh ride, poor mileage, old design full 2008 Mercedes-Benz M-Class review
2006 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Warranty is horrible, BMW has better plan. Horrible dealership experiences. No such thing as an inexpensive repair full 2006 Mercedes-Benz M-Class review

Mercedes-Benz M-Class Problems and Repair Histories

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Mercedes-Benz M-Class problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.