2011 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Technical Data

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ML350 BlueTEC

ML350 4MATIC

ML450 HYBRID

ML550 4MATIC

ML63 AMG

Vehicle type

Four-door (plus liftgate), five-passenger sport-utility vehicle

Four-door (plus liftgate), five-passenger sport-utility vehicle

Four-door (plus liftgate), five-passenger sport-utility vehicle

Four-door (plus liftgate), five-passenger sport-utility vehicle

Four-door (plus liftgate), five-passenger sport-utility vehicle

Chassis

Steel unibody

Steel unibody

Steel unibody

Steel unibody

Steel unibody

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hybrid Module

 

 

 

 

 

Configuration

Two-Mode Hybrid

Voltage

288

Battery

Nickel Metal

Electric-Only Range

1.8 mi / 34 mph

Electric Drive Unit

 

Horsepower (hp)

83 + 80

Torque (lb-ft)

173 + 192

Internal Combustion Engine

72-degree V6

90-degree V6

90-degree V6

90-degree V8

90-degree V8

Engine material

Aluminum block and heads; cast-in iron cylinders

Aluminum block and heads; cast-in iron cylinders

Aluminum block and heads; cast-in iron cylinders

Aluminum block and heads; cast-in iron cylinders

Aluminum block and heads; cast-in iron cylinders

Valve arrangement

Four valves per cylinder

Four valves per cylinder

Four valves per cylinder

Four valves per cylinder

Four valves per cylinder

Valvetrain

Double overhead camshaft per cylinder bank; duplex chain-driven

Double overhead camshaft per cylinder bank; duplex chain-driven

Double overhead camshaft per cylinder bank; duplex chain-driven

Double overhead camshaft per cylinder bank; duplex chain-driven

Double overhead camshaft per cylinder bank; duplex chain-driven

Displacement (cc)

182.0 / 2,987

213.5 / 3,498

3,498

333.2 / 5,461

378.7 / 6,208

Bore (mm)

3.27 / 83.0

3.66 / 92.9

92.9

3.86 / 98.0

4.02 / 102.2

Stroke (mm)

3.62 / 92.0

3.39 / 86.0

86

3.56 / 90.5

3.72 / 94.6

Compression ratio

16.5:1

10.7:1

10.7:1

10.7:1

11.3:1

Horsepower @ rpm

210 @ 3,800

268 @ 6,000

275 @ 6,000

382 @ 6,000

503 @ 6,800

Torque (lb-ft.) @ rpm

400 @ 1,600 – 2,400

258 @ 2,400 – 5,000

258 @ 3,000 – 5,500

391 @ 2,800 – 4,800

465 @ 5,200

Intake system

Turbocharger and intercooler; piezoelectric injectors

Two-stage, variable-length intake manifold

Two-stage, variable-length intake manifold

Two-stage, variable-length intake manifold

Two-stage, variable-length intake manifold

Engine management

OM 642 electronic diesel fuel injection

ME 9.7

Atkinson Cycle

ME 9.7

ME 9.7

Max. engine speed (rpm)

4,500

6,000

6,500

6,500

7,200

Combined Output

 

 

 

 

 

Horsepower( hp)

N/A

N/A

335

N/A

N/A

Torque (lb-ft)

N/A

N/A

381

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transmission

Seven-speed automatic

Seven-speed automatic

2-mode 8-Speed Continuously Variable

Seven-speed automatic

Seven-speed automatic

Shift controls

Direct Select

Direct Select

Direct Select

Direct Select

Direct Select with AMG SPEEDSHIFT

Gear ratios

Automatic

Automatic

Automatic

Automatic

Automatic

1

4.38:1

4.38:1

3.89

4.38:1

4.38:1

2

2.86:1

2.86:1

2.62

2.86:1

2.86:1

3

1.92:1

1.92:1

1.80

1.92:1

1.92:1

4

1.37:1

1.37:1

1.35

1.37:1

1.37:1

5

1.00:1

1.00:1

1.00

1.00:1

1.00:1

6

0.82:1

0.82:1

0.86

0.82:1

0.82:1

7

0.73:1

0.73:1

0.72

0.73:1

0.73:1

8

- 3.42:1

- 3.42:1

0.63

- 3.42:1

- 3.42:1

R

- 2.23:1

- 2.23:1

- 2.97

- 2.23:1

- 2.23:1

Final drive

3.45:1

3.90:1

3.45

3.70:1

3.45:1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stability control

ESP stability control

ESP stability control

ESC stability control

ESP stability control

ESP stability control

Traction control

4MATIC All Wheel Drive plus 4ETS traction control with brake and throttle intervention

4MATIC All Wheel Drive plus 4ETS traction control with brake and throttle intervention

4MATIC All Wheel Drive plus 4ETS traction control with brake and throttle intervention

4MATIC All Wheel Drive plus 4ETS traction control with brake and throttle intervention

4MATIC All Wheel Drive plus 4ETS traction control with brake and throttle intervention

Suspension

Four-wheel independent

Four-wheel independent

Four-wheel independent w/ AIRMATIC

Four-wheel independent

Four-wheel independent

 

front

Independent double wishbone; antidive geometry; stabilizer bar

Independent double wishbone; antidive geometry; stabilizer bar

Independent double wishbone; antidive geometry; stabilizer bar

Independent double wishbone; antidive geometry; stabilizer bar

Independent double wishbone; antidive geometry; stabilizer bar

 

rear

Independent 4-arm multilink; geometry for antisquat and alignment control; stabilizer bar

Independent 4-arm multilink; geometry for antisquat and alignment control; stabilizer bar

Independent 4-arm multilink; geometry for antisquat and alignment control; stabilizer bar

Independent 4-arm multilink; geometry for antisquat and alignment control; stabilizer bar

Independent 4-arm multilink; geometry for antisquat and alignment control; stabilizer bar

Steering

Rack-and-pinion steering with constant power assist

Rack-and-pinion steering with constant power assist

Rack-and-pinion steering with constant power assist

Rack-and-pinion steering with constant power assist

Rack-and-pinion steering with constant power assist

Turns, lock-to-lock

3.62

3.62

3.62

3.62

3.62

Steering ratio

18.6:1

18.6:1

18.6:1

18.6:1

18.6:1

Turning radius (ft.)

37.9

37.9

37.9

37.9

37.9

Wheels (in.)

front

8.0 × 19

8.0 × 19

8 × 19

8.0 × 19

10.0 × 20

 

rear

8.0 × 19

8.0 × 19

8 × 19

8.0 × 19

10.0 × 20

Tires

front

255 / 50 R 19

255 / 50 R 19

255 / 50 R19

255 / 50 R 19

295 / 40 R 20

 

rear

255 / 50 R 19

255 / 50 R 19

255 / 50 R19

255 / 50 R 19

295 / 40 R 20

Brakes

Dual circuit power-assist 4-wheel disc

Dual circuit power-assist 4-wheel disc

Dual circuit power-assist 4-wheel disc w/ recuperation

Dual circuit power-assist 4-wheel disc

Dual circuit power-assist 4-wheel disc

Disc diameter (in./mm)

front

13.0; ventilated

13.0; ventilated

13 / 330

13.0; ventilated

15.4; ventilated

rear

13.0; solid

13.0; solid

13 / 330

13.0; solid

14.4; ventilated

Disc thickness (in./mm)

front

1.3 / 32

1.3 / 32

1.26 / 32

1.3 / 32

1.3 / 32

rear

0.45 / 12

0.45 / 12

0.55 / 14

0.45 / 12

0.45 / 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exterior dimensions (in. / mm)

 

 

 

 

 

Wheelbase

114.7

114.7

114.7

114.7

114.7

Length

188.2

188.2

188.2

188.2

188.2

Width (mirrors folded)

76.3

76.3

76.3

76.3

77.8

Height

71.5

71.5

71.5

71.5

73.3

Ground clearance (in.)

8.3

8.3

8.3

8.3

7.3

Track

front

64

64

64

64

64

 

rear

64.1

64.1

64.1

64.1

64.1

Curb weight (lbs.)

4,974

4,705 (2WD: 4,632)

5,247

4,795

5,093

Interior dimensions (in.)

 

Head room (w/sunroof)

front

39.9

39.9

39.9

39.9

39.9

2nd row

39.8

39.8

39.8

39.8

39.8

Leg room

front

42.2

42.2

42.2

42.2

42.2

2nd row

40

40

40

40

40

Shoulder room

front

59.8

59.8

59.8

59.8

59.8

2nd row

59.8

59.8

59.8

59.8

59.8

Cargo Length

Back row up

41.85

41.85

41.85

41.85

41.85

Back row down

75

75

75

75

75

Cargo floor width (narrowest)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capacities

 

 

 

 

Cabin volume (cu. ft.)

162.1

162.1

162.1

162.1

162.1

Cargo volume

Back row up

29.4

29.4

29.4

29.4

29.4

Back row down

72.4

72.4

72.4

72.4

72.4

Gross vehicle weight rating (lbs.)

 

Towing (lbs.)

 

7,200

7,200 (2WD: 4,600)

5,000

7,200

7,200

Max. total payload

 

Fuel tank/reserve (gallons)

25.1

25.1

23.8 / 3.4

25.1

25.1

AdBlue tank (gallons)

7

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performance

 

 

 

 

 

0-60 (seconds)

8 (est.)

7.9 (est.)

7.8 (est)

5.6 (est.)

4.8 (est.)

Top speed (mph)

130

130

130

130

155

Fuel mileage, city/hwy
(EPA estimates)

18 / 24 (est)

15 / 20 (2WD: 16 / 20)

21 / 24 (est)

13 / 18 (est)

11 / 15 (est)

 

Note: Technical specifications are subject to change.

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