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GREEN | 6 out of 10
ML 350: 17 mpg city, 22 highway
ML 350 Bluetec: 20/27 mpg
Depending on which model of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz M Class you choose, you'll end up either with a vehicle that's about mid-pack for fuel-efficiency, or one that's among the greenest in this class.
Choose the 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 Bluetec--which is already our recommendation of the two M Class trims--and you'll not only find more confident performance under heavy loads, less downshifting, and relaxed cruising; you'll get EPA fuel economy ratings of 20 mpg city, 27 highway, which enables a driving range of about 650 miles.
The gasoline-powered ML 350 is about par for the class, at an EPA-rated 17 mpg city, 22 highway.
The 2012 M 350 Bluetec ranks as one of the greener choices among luxury utility vehicles--especially for those who rack on the highway miles.