The 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-class R350 BlueTEC has a spacious third row that a lot of the competition doesn't have. After reviewing the car, we feel that it won't be a problem fitting adults inside the car or even using the extra space for cargo or storage.
The handling performance and ride quality with the 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-class R350 BlueTEC is superb. Our review and driving test on the car made us feel like we were driving smaller vehicles instead of a mid-sized SUV.
We were impressed during our review of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-class R350 BlueTEC's interior design and quality. The materials used in the upholstery and hardware are top-quality and the overall craftsmanship displayed in the SUV is also notable.
This crossover has a wealth of technology and systems in place that makes the car safe and secure. The safety features of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R350 are its most impressive attribute based on reviews.
We feel that the price tag of the Mercedes-Benz R-class R350 BlueTEC is too expensive compared to competitors, even though the 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R350 is considered a luxury SUV. The base price of this R-class model is $$53,840 which is on average about $10,000 more than other crossover SUVs.
Based on our reviews of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R350, the doors can swing a little too wide and that makes it hard in situations when you're parked in a tight space.
The 2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R350 could use a little more "manly" look to it in the future. The exterior gets mixed-reviews. Some admire the design of the body but some people say it is a little more on the "minivan" physique. We tend to agree with the latter.