4 out of 5 4.0
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Mercedes-Benz M-Class (12-15) - rated 4 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £43,095 - £57,705
Used price £12,350 - £25,175
Used monthly cost From £308 per month
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £210 - £315
Insurance group 37 - 45 How much is it to insure?


  • Strong performance both on and off road
  • Improved fuel efficiency
  • Simpler engine choice
  • Good level of standard trim
  • Good value compared to competitors


  • No seven-seat or manual gearbox options
  • Visually similar to previous model
  • More acronyms than a five-star general

Mercedes-Benz M-Class rivals

Written by Kieren Puffett on

This is the third generation of Mercedes ML that was first launched in 1998, though visually it does not look a lot different from the previous model. However, there has been some major work done under the skin. This includes further work to the electronic systems to improve the ML’s already considerable off-road performance, but even more notable is its considerable on-road performance. So is it now good enough to take on the likes of the BMW X5 and Range Rover Sport? Read on to find out.

Mercedes-Benz M-Class rivals

Other Mercedes-Benz M-Class (2012 - 2015) models: