Comparison between:
• Mercedes-Benz ML (W163) ML 320 V6 (petrol, 1998)
• Mercedes-Benz ML (W163) ML 350 (petrol, 2002)
• Mercedes-Benz ML (W164) ML 350 (petrol, 2005)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerMercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz
SeriesMLMLML
Model(W163) ML 320 V6(W163) ML 350(W164) ML 350
First year of production199820022005
Last year of production200320052011

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body type---
Number of doors5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2820.00 mm (millimeters)
9.25 ft (feet)
111.02 in (inches)
2.8200 m (meters)
2820.00 mm (millimeters)
9.25 ft (feet)
111.02 in (inches)
2.8200 m (meters)
2915.00 mm (millimeters)
9.56 ft (feet)
114.76 in (inches)
2.9150 m (meters)
Front track1565.00 mm (millimeters)
5.13 ft (feet)
61.61 in (inches)
1.5650 m (meters)
1555.00 mm (millimeters)
5.10 ft (feet)
61.22 in (inches)
1.5550 m (meters)
1627.00 mm (millimeters)
5.34 ft (feet)
64.06 in (inches)
1.6270 m (meters)
Rear track1565.00 mm (millimeters)
5.13 ft (feet)
61.61 in (inches)
1.5650 m (meters)
1555.00 mm (millimeters)
5.10 ft (feet)
61.22 in (inches)
1.5550 m (meters)
1629.00 mm (millimeters)
5.34 ft (feet)
64.13 in (inches)
1.6290 m (meters)
Length4587.00 mm (millimeters)
15.05 ft (feet)
180.59 in (inches)
4.5870 m (meters)
4638.00 mm (millimeters)
15.22 ft (feet)
182.60 in (inches)
4.6380 m (meters)
4780.00 mm (millimeters)
15.68 ft (feet)
188.19 in (inches)
4.7800 m (meters)
Width1833.00 mm (millimeters)
6.01 ft (feet)
72.17 in (inches)
1.8330 m (meters)
1840.00 mm (millimeters)
6.04 ft (feet)
72.44 in (inches)
1.8400 m (meters)
1911.00 mm (millimeters)
6.27 ft (feet)
75.24 in (inches)
1.9110 m (meters)
Height1820.00 mm (millimeters)
5.97 ft (feet)
71.65 in (inches)
1.8200 m (meters)
1820.00 mm (millimeters)
5.97 ft (feet)
71.65 in (inches)
1.8200 m (meters)
1815.00 mm (millimeters)
5.95 ft (feet)
71.46 in (inches)
1.8150 m (meters)
Ground clearance---
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity633.0 l (liters)
22.35 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.63 m3 (cubic meters)
633000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
633.0 l (liters)
22.35 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.63 m3 (cubic meters)
633000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
551.0 l (liters)
19.46 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.55 m3 (cubic meters)
551000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity2020.0 l (liters)
71.34 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.02 m3 (cubic meters)
2020000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
2020.0 l (liters)
71.34 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.02 m3 (cubic meters)
2020000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
2050.0 l (liters)
72.40 ft3 (cubic feet)
2.05 m3 (cubic meters)
2050000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1990 kg (kilograms)
4387.20 lbs (pounds)
2185 kg (kilograms)
4817.10 lbs (pounds)
2060 kg (kilograms)
4541.52 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2750 kg (kilograms)
6062.71 lbs (pounds)
2870 kg (kilograms)
6327.27 lbs (pounds)
2830 kg (kilograms)
6239.08 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank83.0 l (liters)
18.26 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.93 US gal (US gallons)
83.0 l (liters)
18.26 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.93 US gal (US gallons)
95.0 l (liters)
20.90 UK gal (UK gallons)
25.10 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model---
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement3199 cc (cubic centimeters)3724 cc (cubic centimeters)3498 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typeoverhead camshaft (OHC)double overhead camshaft (DOHC)-
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio10.00 : 110.00 : 110.70 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engineV engine
Number of cylinders6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder3 (three)3 (three)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)89.90 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0899 m (meters)
97.00 mm (millimeters)
0.32 ft (feet)
3.82 in (inches)
0.0970 m (meters)
92.90 mm (millimeters)
0.30 ft (feet)
3.66 in (inches)
0.0929 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
86.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.39 in (inches)
0.0860 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power218 hp (horse power)
162.6 kW (kilowatts)
221.0 ps (metric horsepower)
235 hp (horse power)
175.2 kW (kilowatts)
238.3 ps (metric horsepower)
272 hp (horse power)
202.8 kW (kilowatts)
275.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5600 rpm (revolutions per minute)5750 rpm (revolutions per minute)-
Maximum torque310 Nm (newton meters)
31.6 kgm (kilogram meters)
228.6 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
345 Nm (newton meters)
35.2 kgm (kilogram meters)
254.5 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
350 Nm (newton meters)
35.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
258.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)3000 rpm (revolutions per minute)2400 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM---
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.50 s (seconds)9.10 s (seconds)8.40 s (seconds)
Maximum speed195 km/h (kilometers per hour)
121.17 mph (miles per hour)
205 km/h (kilometers per hour)
127.38 mph (miles per hour)
215 km/h (kilometers per hour)
133.59 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient---

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)18.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.00 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.81 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
12.92 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.41 mpl (miles per liter)
5.49 km/l (kilometers per liter)
18.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.09 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.91 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
12.65 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.34 mpl (miles per liter)
5.38 km/l (kilometers per liter)
14.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.19 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.83 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.22 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.29 mpl (miles per liter)
6.90 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)11.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.46 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.96 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.00 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.55 mpl (miles per liter)
8.93 km/l (kilometers per liter)
10.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.31 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.77 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
22.40 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.92 mpl (miles per liter)
9.52 km/l (kilometers per liter)
10.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.20 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.52 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.21 mpl (miles per liter)
10.00 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)13.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.04 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.65 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.04 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.50 mpl (miles per liter)
7.25 km/l (kilometers per liter)
13.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.95 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.54 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.55 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.64 mpl (miles per liter)
7.46 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.53 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.04 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
20.45 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.40 mpl (miles per liter)
8.70 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO III--
Catalytic converter---
CO2 emissions---

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model---
Type of transmissionautomaticautomaticautomatic
Number of automatic gears5 (five)5 (five)7 (seven)
Number of manual gears---
Final drive ratio---
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)four-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulic-
Turning circle diameter---

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones - double wishbones - double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - double wishbones - double wishbones - shock absorber strut/damper

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesdiscsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size6.5J8J X 177.5J X 17
Tyre code225/75 R16255/60 R17235/65 R17