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2001 Mercedes-Benz M Class 4-Door AWD 4.3L Specs

4-Door AWD 4.3L
MSRP based on 4-Door AWD 4.3L
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 16 mpg City/20 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.3L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name ML430 SUV
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4696
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 69.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 72.5
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.4

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16

Performance Specs

Engine
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 268 @ 5500
Displacement 4.3L/266
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 288 @ 3000-4500
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.60 x 1.26
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.90
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size 275/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 275/55R17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Dual front airbags
Front door mounted side-impact airbags
3-point height adjustable front seat belts w/force limiter &...
3-point height adjustable outer rear seat belts w/middle lap...
BabySmart deactivates front passenger front airbag w/compatible...

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 50,000
Corrosion Years 4
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years Unlimited

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650