Predecessor of the 2017 Mercedes ML was very attractive and successful vehicle, but German carmaker decided to refresh it for upcoming year. Comfortable, reliable, with excellent performance, this crossover is ready to offer new excitement to all its fans and buyers. Also, there will be few trims released in some while, so you don’t have to rush to buy first choice that appears, probably in mid-2017.
2017 Mercedes ML redesign
Current features are going to be upgraded, as well as engine and many other parts. Nevertheless, 2017 Mercedes ML will be pretty much the same as current model when you look at it from outside. Similar story is with cabin, but slight modifications are going to give refreshed look to SUV. First of all, larger touch-screen display is prepared, and that is not only change on dashboard. Safety is also improved with airbags, parking sensors and traction control. Navigation should be installed in base models. Outside, possible switch on headlights can place C or S-class design on ML. Four bar grille is closer to bumper, as well as air ducts.
2017 Mercedes ML engine
Power source of the 2017 Mercedes ML comes from 2.1-l turbo-charged, inline-four, diesel unit. That is only one from three possible drivetrains which could be installed in the upcoming crossover. It is not impossible to see all three in various trims. Mentioned engine can produce 200 hp and over 300 lb-ft of torque. Bigger powerplant is 3.5-l V6, with more power, around 300 hp, but it takes it price as fuel economy drops. This petrol unit can also add less torque than diesel. The last possibility is 3.0-l twin-turbo V6 with more than 320 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. Hybrid powertrain is also mentioned in some rumors, but it is less likely to happen. Both manual and automatic transmission are mated to any of these units.
2017 Mercedes ML price and release date
Arrival of the 2017 Mercedes ML is expected in summer of next year, and by then, company could make premiere of the crossover. Then we should get a confirmation about the price for SUV, which should be around $60,000 for entry-level models.