The exterior might be conservative as a whole, but we can't deny the fact that it comes with ultra-modern details that make a perfect fit for the contemporary urban landscape.
However, this contemporary urban landscape is also getting more and more crowded and the fact that the ML follows the American recipe for an SUV doesn't really help with this.
Our test vehicle was fitted with parking sensors, but didn't come with a rear view camera, which made certain parking maneuvers extremely difficult, so we really recommend ticking this option box.
The generous luggage space is more than enough for any shopping trip - in fact ,the boot is so generous that you might be tempted to use the vehicle for utilitarian purposes, such as moving the furniture for your friends.
The 7G-Tronic Plus has been specifically tweaked for the ML, so the vehicle does manage to tackle the urban requests in prompt way, but you really can't ignore its size. Fortunately, the commanding driving position gives you a good perspective of the city traffic, whether you're using this to evaluate your travel time or just capture the city's feeling.
As far as the attention part is concerned, the new ML is a mixed story: it's large and it's got a huge three-pointed star up front, but the conservative styling cues bring you enough privacy.
However, the air suspension and the 4Matic all-wheel drive seem to be constantly trying to persuade the navigation system to trick you into using routes that go outside the city
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Hold on, Lou Cheeka would like to say something...
Wow! Bro, have you seen the interior on this one? It's just like the ones I make for a living and this is why I think I should keep the vehicle for promotional purposes. C'mon, we'll work something out, it's a win-win: I get a Mercedes and, If I reskin the cabin, Mercedes finally gets good leather without owners having to see that awful "Designo" badges anymore!
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