Review of the New 2011 MercedesBenz R350 Bluetec 4Matic Full…

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Mercedes-Benz R 350

By Calvin Kim June 7, 2010

The is a segment buster, but not in the traditional If it had sliding rear doors, it be one of the best minivans on the market. But it so it ends up being a large although this does not it from being a totally and capable people hauler.

there are minimal changes to the structure of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz the rear lights, the rear and all the body panels in front of the have been restyled with the rest of the M-B SUV lineup. ML- and GL- inspired, the new look utilizes LED running lights and taillights in angular housings.

A 6-passenger vehicle with an 7-passenger configuration, the R350 can be had in two engine configurations. The R350 uses M-B’s familiar diesel engine with DEF (diesel exhaust fluid, the formerly known as urea) This 3.0-liter V-6 produces 210 bhp and 400 of torque, while the 3.5-liter V-6 produces 268 bhp and 258 lb.-ft. of torque.

Both engines drive all via M-B#146;s 4Matic system a 7-speed automatic transmission via a column-mounted Drive-Select shifter and for manual gear operation. A on the center console selects energy saving or standard programs.

On the inside, not much has and this is a good thing. The panel is identical to before, the dashboard now offers two-tone combinations. The middle row seats are ideally for full-size adults, and fold forward for easy 3rd row Sure, big guys might not be way back there, but we know of a few that have very rear seat dimensions.

The R350 Bluetec averages 18 mpg in the and 24 mpg on the highway, while the gasoline R350 will achieve I was impressed with the power of V-6s, and how their unique will appeal to different of people. The Bluetec engine is all cruising. It picks up well a stoplight, but the gasoline car is still in both revving and performance.

Mercedes-Benz R 350

The paddle shifters are a nice to when you want to hold a say in traffic or on a hill. Shifting on a mountain road will be a irksome as the system is a bit too slow to We’re not too bothered by this, the R-Class is clearly not a sports

Nevertheless, I was disappointed in the lackluster steering feel. It was heavy, in and of itself isn’t bad. But in at residential speeds, the steering come back to center. It was as if the wheels had no self-centering force. this is a minor quibble, considering the R’s pedestrian it’s one that needs to be

The 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class on sale in August, at prices haven’t been announced. saddened to learn that the R500, available in European won’t be sold here. Nor there be a rear-drive version of any Regardless, we’re glad to see continue to produce a vehicle strong on function and heavy on

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