2009 Mercedes-Benz R-Class  -  $48,525


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $48,525
Base Invoice: $45,189
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: 4MATIC 4dr 3.5L
Doors: 4
Drive train: All Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 16 | City: 15 | Hwy: 19
Body Style: R350 4MATIC
Transmission: 7-speed automatic transmission
Engine: 3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine

Pros

Stylish people-mover; roomy rear seating; comfortable ride; strong safety features; efficient new BlueTec diesel model


Value Writeup

The R-Class is unique among sport-utility vehicles. It features a tremendous amount of interior space in this class--and it's one of the few vehicles with a third row that can accommodate adults in posh comfort. Meanwhile, the new BlueTec model is a new eco-friendlier alternative families, with trailer-pulling torque that's on par with the stronger gasoline V-8s.


Model Highlights

The R-Class comes in two models--both powered by V6 engines but very different in personality. The R350 comes with a 268-horsepower, 3.5L V6 engine, while the R320 BlueTec model gets a 3.0L turbodiesel V-6 making 210 horsepower. What makes the R320 BlueTec's engine so impressive is that it produces 398 pound-feet of torque--a rating on par with large-displacement gasoline V-8s, and enough to pull a 3500-pound trailer with authority.

Both engines come with a seven-speed automatic that adapts quite well to either smooth, relaxed boulevard cruising or twisty, hilly roads and Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC all-wheel drive, which delivers power to the wheels with the best traction, is now standard on both models.

The gasoline R350 is rated at 15 mpg city and 19 highway. Fuel economy is a strong point for the R320 BlueTec. It carries EPA estimates of 18 mpg city, 24 highway. To yield its especially clean operation, free of the soot and smoke that plagued diesels of the past, the BlueTec uses a host of modern emissions equipment and requires periodic fills of AdBlue solution with major service intervals.

With a 4-wheel independent suspension and an air suspension system, the R-Class strikes a good balance between comfortable ride, handling response, the needs of hauling heavy loads or people or cargo and possible towing. Four-wheel vented disc brakes bring good stopping power to the quite heavy R-Class.

Comfortable seating for six is standard on the R-Class, with enough space for most adults in the second and third rows. Seven-passenger seating is optional. Thanks to especially long rear doors, the third-row seats are much easier to access than in most SUVs. Assisting the seating configuration, there are up to 40 inches of space between the first two rows and up to 30 inches between the second and third rows. According to Mercedes-Benz, cabin space in the R-Class represents 65 percent of its total volume.

As can be expected on any Mercedes-Benz, a full range of safety features are included, such as side airbags for the first and second rows, side-curtain bags for all three rows, and electronic stability control with rollover sensors and a trailer stability assist feature. The PRE-SAFE feature, which primes safety features if a crash is anticipated--by raising windows for example--is also standard.

For 2009, a new version of Mercedes-Benz' COMAND screen-driven menu system is installed in all R-Class models. COMAND now has enhanced voice control and uses a colorful 6.5-inch screen. The system includes a Bluetooth interface with a new SD memory-card slot. Also available are an iPod interface, HD radio, Sirius Satellite Radio and the standard six-disc changer can play DVD and MP3 formats. An improved navigation system is optional and now includes Zagat restaurant ratings as well as live traffic data from Sirius.

Even though the R-Class comes equipped as a luxury vehicle, there are plenty of other noteworthy options, include a high-end harman/kardon sound system, music hard drive, a power liftgate, tri-zone climate control, rear-seat entertainment system with wireless headphones, dual screens, dual sources and remote controls.


Model News

A new, diesel-powered R320 BlueTec model joins the R-Class lineup for 2009; the model utilizes clean diesel technology to provide a highway driving range of more than 500 miles as well as impressive trailer-towing capabilities.

Several technology features are new across the R-Class line for 2009. All models get a newly revised version of Mercedes-Benz' COMAND screen-driven interface system, which accesses climate control and audio functions. The PRE-SAFE system, which primes safety systems if a collision is anticipated, is now standard equipment. Also, 4MATIC all-wheel drive is now standard on both R-Class models.


Pros

Stylish people-mover; roomy rear seating; comfortable ride; strong safety features; efficient new BlueTec diesel model


Value Writeup

The R-Class is unique among sport-utility vehicles. It features a tremendous amount of interior space in this class--and it's one of the few vehicles with a third row that can accommodate adults in posh comfort. Meanwhile, the new BlueTec model is a new eco-friendlier alternative families, with trailer-pulling torque that's on par with the stronger gasoline V-8s.


Model Highlights

The R-Class comes in two models--both powered by V6 engines but very different in personality. The R350 comes with a 268-horsepower, 3.5L V6 engine, while the R320 BlueTec model gets a 3.0L turbodiesel V-6 making 210 horsepower. What makes the R320 BlueTec's engine so impressive is that it produces 398 pound-feet of torque--a rating on par with large-displacement gasoline V-8s, and enough to pull a 3500-pound trailer with authority.

Both engines come with a seven-speed automatic that adapts quite well to either smooth, relaxed boulevard cruising or twisty, hilly roads and Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC all-wheel drive, which delivers power to the wheels with the best traction, is now standard on both models.

The gasoline R350 is rated at 15 mpg city and 19 highway. Fuel economy is a strong point for the R320 BlueTec. It carries EPA estimates of 18 mpg city, 24 highway. To yield its especially clean operation, free of the soot and smoke that plagued diesels of the past, the BlueTec uses a host of modern emissions equipment and requires periodic fills of AdBlue solution with major service intervals.

With a 4-wheel independent suspension and an air suspension system, the R-Class strikes a good balance between comfortable ride, handling response, the needs of hauling heavy loads or people or cargo and possible towing. Four-wheel vented disc brakes bring good stopping power to the quite heavy R-Class.

Comfortable seating for six is standard on the R-Class, with enough space for most adults in the second and third rows. Seven-passenger seating is optional. Thanks to especially long rear doors, the third-row seats are much easier to access than in most SUVs. Assisting the seating configuration, there are up to 40 inches of space between the first two rows and up to 30 inches between the second and third rows. According to Mercedes-Benz, cabin space in the R-Class represents 65 percent of its total volume.

As can be expected on any Mercedes-Benz, a full range of safety features are included, such as side airbags for the first and second rows, side-curtain bags for all three rows, and electronic stability control with rollover sensors and a trailer stability assist feature. The PRE-SAFE feature, which primes safety features if a crash is anticipated--by raising windows for example--is also standard.

For 2009, a new version of Mercedes-Benz' COMAND screen-driven menu system is installed in all R-Class models. COMAND now has enhanced voice control and uses a colorful 6.5-inch screen. The system includes a Bluetooth interface with a new SD memory-card slot. Also available are an iPod interface, HD radio, Sirius Satellite Radio and the standard six-disc changer can play DVD and MP3 formats. An improved navigation system is optional and now includes Zagat restaurant ratings as well as live traffic data from Sirius.

Even though the R-Class comes equipped as a luxury vehicle, there are plenty of other noteworthy options, include a high-end harman/kardon sound system, music hard drive, a power liftgate, tri-zone climate control, rear-seat entertainment system with wireless headphones, dual screens, dual sources and remote controls.


Model News

A new, diesel-powered R320 BlueTec model joins the R-Class lineup for 2009; the model utilizes clean diesel technology to provide a highway driving range of more than 500 miles as well as impressive trailer-towing capabilities.

Several technology features are new across the R-Class line for 2009. All models get a newly revised version of Mercedes-Benz' COMAND screen-driven interface system, which accesses climate control and audio functions. The PRE-SAFE system, which primes safety systems if a collision is anticipated, is now standard equipment. Also, 4MATIC all-wheel drive is now standard on both R-Class models.


Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
19 MPG

Cruising Range - City
316.50 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
400.90 mi

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.5L/213

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2400 - 5000

Trans Type
7

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3

Passenger Capacity
6

Passenger Volume
119.9 ft³

Front Head Room
39.8 in

Front Leg Room
39.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
60.3 in

Second Head Room
40.4 in

Second Leg Room
36.2 in

Second Shoulder Room
59.6 in

Wheelbase
126.6 in

Length, Overall
203.0 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.1 in

Height, Overall
65.2 in

Track Width, Front
64.7 in

Track Width, Rear
64.4 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
85.0 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
42.2 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.2 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4940 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
4-Arm Multilink

Front Tire Size
P255/55R18

Rear Tire Size
P255/55R18

Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Variable ratio pwr rack & pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.62

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 x 1.26 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 x 0.55 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
4

Corrosion Miles/km
50,000

Roadside Assistance Years
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V081000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 11, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
711,266

Summary
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 ML320 BlueTec 4Matic, GL320 BlueTec 4Matic and R320 CDI 4Matic, 2011 E350 Cabriolet and E550 Cabriolet, 2009-2011 ML350, ML350 4Matic, ML550 4Matic, ML63 AMG, and C63 AMG, 2010-2011 ML450 4Matic Hybrid, E350 Coupe, E350 4Matic, E550 Coupe, E550 4Matic, and E63 AMG, 2011-2012 GL350 BlueTec 4Matic and R350 BlueTec 4Matic, 2009-2012 GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic and R350 4Matic, 2007-2008 SLK280, SLK350, and SLK55 AMG, 2011-2014 SLS AMG Coupe, 2012 SLS AMG Cabriolet, 2013-2014 SLS AMG GT and SLS AMG GT Cabriolet, 2005 C230 Kompressor and C320, 2006-2007 C230, 2006-2011 C350, 2008-2011 C300 and C300 4Matic, 2010-2012 GLK350 and GLK350 4Matic and 2006-2007 Chrysler Crossfire vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

MBUSA will their notify owners, and Fiat Chrysler will notify the affected Chrysler owners. Dealers for the respective brands will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. A notification schedule has not yet been provided. Mercedes-Benz owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372 and Chrysler owners may contact Fiat Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine

7-speed automatic transmission

4MATIC all-wheel drive

Independent double wishbone front suspension w/anti-dive geometry

Independent 4-arm multi-link rear air suspension -inc: vehicle level control, anti-squat geometry

Front/rear stabilizer bars

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr front ventilated & solid rear disc brakes

Dual chrome exhaust tips

18" twin 5-twin-spoke aluminum wheels

P255/55R18 all-season tires

Pwr tilt/slide sunroof w/pwr sunshade

Sport body styling

Light-sensing halogen headlamps

Front fog lamps w/chrome trim

Single red rear fog lamp

Pwr heated mirrors

Privacy glass

Rain-sensing intermittent windshield wipers

Rear window wiper w/washer

Liftgate close assist

COMAND Cockpit & Management System -inc: AM/FM/Weatherband stereo, in-dash 6-disc CD/DVD changer, 6.5" color display, Bluetooth hands-free communication, SD card reader, MP3 capability, auxiliary audio input

MB-Tex seat trim

Front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat w/4-way pwr lumbar

Adjustable active front head restraints

Front/rear floor mats

Leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel w/shift paddles

4-way tilt/telescopic steering column

Multi-function display -inc: trip meter, outside temp, maintenance system, compass, vehicle reminder & message indicator, trip computer, mobile phone book

Instrumentation -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, clock, digital odometer, digital gear/mode selector

Pwr windows w/1-touch up/down

Speed-sensitive automatic door locks

SmartKey system -inc: liftgate open, windows & sunroof open/close, panic alarm, selective unlock

HomeLink integrated 3-button garage door opener

Cruise control

Anti-theft alarm system

Dual-zone climate control w/dust & pollen filters

Electrically heated rear window w/auto shut off

(4) 12V pwr outlets

Brown birds-eye maple wood trim w/aluminum accents

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Retractable luggage compartment cover

4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) -inc: brake assist, electronic brake force distribution (EBD)

Electronic stability program (ESP) -inc: hill start assist, 4-wheel electronic traction system (4-ETS), roll-over sensors, trailer stability assist, acceleration skid control (ASR)

Daytime running lamps

Driver & front passenger dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification system

1st & 2nd row side-impact airbags

All row side-impact air curtain airbags

3-point seat belts w/force limiters & pretensioners

PRE-SAFE predictive occupant protection system

Child safety rear door locks

2nd & 3rd row Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system

Tire pressure warning system

 
BLACK
$0

 
ARCTIC WHITE
$0

 
MAJESTIC BLACK METALLIC
$720

 
OBSIDIAN BLACK METALLIC
$720

 
ALPINE RAIN METALLIC
$720

 
CAPRI BLUE METALLIC
$720

 
BAROLO RED METALLIC
$720

 
PEWTER METALLIC
$720

 
IRIDIUM SILVER METALLIC
$720

 
SAND BEIGE METALLIC
$720

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, MB-TEX SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CASHMERE, MB-TEX SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ASH, MB-TEX SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PREMIUM 1 PKG
$5,350

 
PREMIUM 2 PKG
$7,850

 
SPORT APPEARANCE PKG
$1,060

 
CLASS II TRAILER HITCH
$530

 
WHEEL LOCKING BOLTS
$89

 
PANORAMA SUNROOF W/PWR SUNSHADE
$1,050

 
ROOF RACK BASIC CARRIER
$245

 
(4) CHROME DOOR HANDLE INSERTS
$85

 
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM PRE-WIRING
$150

 
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
$1,850

 
HEATED FRONT SEATS
$720

 
ILLUMINATED DOOR SILLS
$570

 
KEYLESS GO
$1,130

 
CARGO TRAY
$85

 
TELE AID
$650

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