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“Great news, kids. We're taking a brand new Mercedes M-Class to Texas to see Papa Gene this Thanksgiving.”

“Does it have a DVD player?” Sara asked.

“They're available,” I said.

“But does it have one?” she asked again, pointing to the SUV in the drive. Funny how clear-eyed a sixth-grader can be when her prospects during a 20-hour cross-country road trip are at stake.

I bowed my head and answered, sheepishly, “Not this one, I’m afraid. But we’ll figure something out.”

“Ugh,” she groaned and sidled off.

Mary Elizabeth and Morgan had their own priorities when they heard the news. “Does it have extra seats?” Mary asked. “You mean a third row?” I countered; “well, one’s available.”

“But does it have one?” Mary asked, pointing to the SUV in the drive. I bowed my head again and averted my gaze. There’s something piercing in the look of an inquisitorial high school senior. “Um, not this one,” I had to admit. “But, hey, there's plenty of room in the middle row. And anyway, we need the luggage space.”

Like a funky Motown chorus section, Mary and my 10th-grader Morgan grunted, “Ugh,” in unison and sidled off.

Compact crossing

The fact of the matter is that I was determined to cross the country in as efficient and compact a manner as possible. I’ve been making my share of disparaging noises lately about the appropriateness of all these humongo-SUVs hoarding our road space and swilling our fuel. So to prove a point, and to enlist my happy damn family involuntarily into my scheme, I decided to leave behind a humongo-SUV that arrived unexpectedly for an evaluation and whose name I shall leave to the imagination.

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Monday, July 4, 2016
For 2015 Mercedes-Benz M Class

Fantastic mileage and range with the blue teck diesel

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I miss the touch screen also find the gps difficult and hard to find places on the POI. Otherwise I really like the SUV.
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Monday, March 28, 2016
2015 Mercedes-Benz M Class 4MATIC 4-Door ML350

Overall a great compromise for comfort and practicality.

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Overall a great vehicle for all the things I do. Exceptionally comfortable, great ride, quiet, lots of features and simple controls. Fuel economy is really good for the weight of the vehicle.
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Friday, April 17, 2015
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LEFT ME STRANDED TWICE SO FAR , CANT WAIT TO DUMP IT

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STUCK IN PARK, TOOK AWAY ON A FLATBED, REAR AIR SPRING BURST .
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