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Mercedes-Benz R-Class MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
13 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2010 2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 210hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 7-sp shiftable automatic AWD 23.7
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With the turbocharged 210hp 3.0L V6 Diesel engine, 7-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz R-Class has been averaging 23.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz R-Classes in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2010 Mercedes-Benz R-Class in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
2008 2008 4dr SUV 268-hp 3.5L V6 7-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.08
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2008 2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 210hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 7-sp shiftable automatic AWD 20.75
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2007 2007 4dr SUV 268-hp 3.5L V6 7-sp shiftable automatic AWD 16.37
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2007 2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 210hp 3.0L V6 Diesel 7-sp shiftable automatic AWD 25.02
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2006 2006 4dr SUV 302-hp 5.0L V8 7-sp shiftable automatic AWD 15.16
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2006 2006 4dr SUV 268-hp 3.5L V6 7-sp shiftable automatic AWD 19.97
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 210hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Excellent. We average 27 on the highway travelling at 70+mph see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2009 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Pleasantly surprised by first tankful. 16.2 mpg in the city. Mostly used "comfort" setting which starts out in 2nd gear and shifts early. With this nonaggressive profile, city driving economy is improved. Premium gives better gas mileage than regular (about 5% on comparable tankfuls). On Comfort setting, no difference in performance is noted. see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2008 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
It easily gets to 20 mpg on highway. About 18 on mixed driving see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2007 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
15mpg city....25 mpg highway....combined is around 17-18 mpg. Not bad considering how heavy this car is. Of course i am very light to the pedal trying to keep my mpg high. Gas is too expensive nowadays so if i don't need to be fast, i am keeping it steady. see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Excellent fuel economy with the diesel, especially when driven gently. Also amazing power at the same time see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2006 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Much better than expected for a very large and long vehicle. Close to 25MPG on longer trips. see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
Mercedes-Benz R-Class Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
15 mpg average. Not good see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2007 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Pretty poor for a 3.5L. see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2007 4dr SUV 302-horsepower 5.0L V8
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
F-E is poor because of the weight to power ratio. The vehicle is heavy. With the available power, it is easy to drive faster and to maneuver through slower traffic. Frequent acceleration results in lower gas mileage. see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2006 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I would probably choose a diesel next time for efficiency reasons - but the additional premium fuel required in the V6 is negligible once the car is paid for....soon now. Very lively engine too. I foresee a hybrid R class type vehicle after 2011... see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
2006 4dr SUV 302-horsepower 5.0L V8
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
only 17 mpg highway see full Mercedes-Benz R-Class review
 

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Mercedes-Benz R-Class's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.