In the event you’re opting for the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400 over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip right to the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Edition package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, but the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400 occurs to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this sort of vehicle can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend checking out the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional cost. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400 also affords power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400 fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400, which pushes the 2019 Mercedes ML Class 400 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.