Gorgeous exterior styling with phenomenal detail appeals to a wide variety of consumers.
Roomy cabin for passengers and cargo.
Seven-speed automatic transmission is flawless.
Powerful engine offers strong acceleration and towing capabilities.
Abundance of technology features for personalization.
Stopping from 60 mph only takes 114 feet, which blows the competition away.
Innovative safety features you won’t find elsewhere.
Decent gas mileage.
Compliant ride is confident whether on a straight or curved road.
All-electric steering system disappoints.
COMMAND touchscreen interface is extremely difficult to use, especially while driving.
With additional options and packages, the ML550 can get extremely expensive.
No third row seat option is available.
No hybrid option available for 2012.
There is a bit of body roll present when taking corners at higher speeds.
New rounded dash may be appealing to some but others will miss the square styling iconic of the Mercedes brand.