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2012 Mercedes M-Class U.S. Pricing and Options

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Yesterday we told you about the European price of the new Mercedes M Class. Now it’s America’s turn to know about the pricing details of this luxury SUV.

In the United States of America, 2012 Mercedes ML is only offered with the 350 engine, but in two petrol and diesel formats. The ML350 BlueTEC diesel with 240 horsepower, 455 lb.-ft. of torque is priced at $51,365, while the ML350 4MATIC with its 302 hp, 273 lb.-ft V6 engine will start at $49,865.

The 2012 M-Class line also features a new transmission with a more advanced torque converter lock-up clutch that provides even better fuel mileage, more responsive driving, quieter operation and increased durability.

That’s what you need to know about the technicalities. When you end up in the showroom speccing up your car, you have to know about the options and their pricing. And the list is pretty darned long!

Here’s the list of standard equipments and optional features of the new ML, along with MSRP of each item:

2012 ML 350 4Matic

Standard Equipment


  • Power sunroof with express open and close
  • Aluminum roof rails*
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control with dust filter
  • 8-way power front seats w/door-mounted controls & driver 4-way lumbar support*
  • Heated front seats*
  • CD/ DVD / MP3 /AM/ FM/ Weatherband radio
  • HD Radio*
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming*
  • 8-speaker sound system with auxiliary input, USB port* and SD card slot
  • Bluetooth interface for hands-free calling
  • 7″ display with central COMAND controller*
  • 4-spoke multifunction leather steering wheel with shift paddles
  • 4.5″ instrument cluster display*
  • Front and rear cupholders
  • Rain sensing intermittent wipers
  • Integrated garage door opener
  • Cruise control
  • Power windows with express up and down
  • Automatic headlamps with twilight sensor & locator lighting
  • Trip computer
  • Privacy glass
  • Retractable Luggage Compartment Cover
  • Power Lift Gate*
  • Eucalyptus Wood Trim*


  • 302 Horsepower @ 6,500 RPM*
  • 273 lb-ft of Torque @ 3,500 – 5,250 RPM*
  • 7-Speed automatic transmission*
  • AGILITY CONTROL Suspension*
  • Front suspension: Independent double wishbone with stabilizer bar
  • Rear suspension: Independent 4-arm multilink with stabilizer bar
  • 1″ Twin 5-Spoke Alloy Wheel w/ 255/50 all-season tires


  • LED Daytime Running Lamps*
  • Fiber Optic / LED Tail Lamps*
  • Mercedes-Benz mbrace™
  • New vehicle 4-year/50,000 mile warranty
  • 24 hr. roadside assistance program
  • Owner information kit
  • Mercedes-Benz maintenance system
  • Steel-reinforced cabin with front & rear crumple zones
  • Front & rear outboard seatbelts with pre-tensioners & force limiters
  • Dual two stage front airbags
  • Side airbags mounted in front seat backrests
  • Head protection curtains
  • Driver’s side knee airbag*
  • Rear side airbags
  • 4-wheel ABS disc brakes with Brake Assist System
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)
  • Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR)
  • Antitheft alarm with engine immobilizer
  • SmartKey with panic button
  • Advanced tire pressure monitoring system
  • Minispare

Optional Packages

Premium 1 Package ($3,600)

  • Rearview Camera
  • Power folding, auto dimming mirrors
  • Driver memory with Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • COMAND System w/ hard-drive navigation & SIRIUS real-time traffic & weather
  • iPod / MP3 Media Interface
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio
  • 10GB music register
  • Enhanced voice control
  • Double sun visors
  • 115V AC power outlet

Premium 2 Package ($5,450)

Premium 1 package contents plus:

  • Heated & cooled cup holders*
  • harman/kardon LOGIC7® Surround-Sound System w/ Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Rear storage compartment
  • Multi-color Ambient lighting*

Dynamic Handling Package ($5,150)

  • Adaptive Damping System
  • AIRMATIC Air Suspension
  • 20″ Twin 5-spoke Alloy Wheel

Lighting Package ($1,290)

  • Headlamp cleaning system
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist*
  • Bi-Xenon headlamps with active curve illumination
  • Corner Illuminating lamps

Lane Tracking Package ($850)

  • Blind Spot Assist
  • Lane Keeping Assist*

Driver Assistance Package ($2,950)

  • Active Blind Spot Assist*
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist*

Stand Alone Options

  • Full leather seating ($1,620)
  • Burl walnut wood trim (TBD)
  • PARKTRONIC w/Active Parking Assist* ($970)
  • Wood /Leather multifunction steering wheel ($590)
  • Power panorama sunroof* ($1,090)
  • Heated steering wheel ($225)
  • Trailer hitch ($550)
  • Stainless steel running boards w/ rubber studs ($670)
  • Rear Seat Entertainment System ($1,970)
  • Rear Seat Entertainment System Pre-Wiring ($240)
  • Heated rear seats ($620)
  • KEYLESS-GO ($650)

Special Order Options

  • Sport Interior
  • 2nd seat row luggage pass through*
  • Heated & Active Ventilated Front Seats
  • 3-Zone automatic climate control
  • Night View Assist*
  • Cargo Management System
  • MB-Tex wrapped dashboard
  • Black Dinamica/MB Tex
  • Auburn Brown/Black Leather*
  • Almond Beige/Black Leather
  • Grey/Black Leather
  • Black Premium Leather
  • Anthracite Poplar Wood Trim*
  • Brown Satin Ash Wood Trim*
  • Aluminum Trim*
  • Black headliner

Black, Obsidian Black, Capri Blue, Arctic White, Steel Grey, Iridium Silver, Palladium Silver, Pearl Beige*, Dakota Brown*, Diamond White

Black MB-Tex, Almond Beige MB-Tex, Grey MB-Tex, Black Leather, Almond Beige Leather, Grey Leather

*=highlight for 2012MY

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