Mercedes-Benz R-Class Mercedes-Benz R-Class

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Mercedes-Benz R-Class repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (12%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (28%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 362 repairs.
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Mercedes-Benz R-Class repair cost distribution

$2500+ (9%)

$1000 - $2499 (15%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (31%)

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Chart based on 255 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Mercedes-Benz R-Class problems by year

2006 - 2010 (98%)

2011 - 2018 (2%)

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Chart based on 364 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Mercedes-Benz R-Class

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Personal Experiences: Cons
2006 4dr SUV 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I had a bad experience before with depreciation at trade in. full 2006 Mercedes-Benz R-Class review

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Problems and Repair Histories

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