Safety Features by Model

R 350 $15,255 - $18,428

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) -inc: brake assist, electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic stability program (ESP) -inc: hill start assist, 4-wheel electronic traction system (4-ETS), roll-over sensors, trailer stability assist, acceleration skid control (ASR)
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification system
  • 1st & 2nd row side-impact airbags
  • All row side-impact air curtain airbags
  • 3-point seat belts w/force limiters & pretensioners
  • PRE-SAFE predictive occupant protection system
  • POST-SAFE accident response -inc: auto door unlock, engine/fuel cutoff
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • 2nd & 3rd row Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

R 350 BlueTEC $14,060 - $17,039

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) -inc: brake assist, electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic stability program (ESP) -inc: hill start assist, 4-wheel electronic traction system (4-ETS), roll-over sensors, trailer stability assist, acceleration skid control (ASR)
  • Front/rear crumple zones
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Driver & front passenger dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification system
  • 1st & 2nd row side-impact airbags
  • All row side-impact air curtain airbags
  • 3-point seat belts w/force limiters & pretensioners
  • PRE-SAFE predictive occupant protection system
  • POST-SAFE accident response -inc: auto door unlock, engine/fuel cutoff
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • 2nd & 3rd row Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
  • Tire pressure monitoring system

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2007 Mercedes-Benz R 500 4-door 4wd

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2009 Mercedes-Benz R 350 4-door 4wd

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

IIHS Crash Test Videos

Warranty

Basic Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

48 months / 50,000 miles

Roadside Assistance Coverage

Unlimited duration / Unlimited distance

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

6 years old or less/less than 75,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

1 year/unlimited miles

Powertrain Warranty

1 year/unlimited miles

Dealer Certification Required

164-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

No

Return/Exchange Policy

7 days/500 miles

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Yes

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Air Bags Feb 11, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 11, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V081000
Summary:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 ML320 BlueTec 4Matic, GL320 BlueTec 4Matic and R320 CDI 4Matic, 2011 E350 Cabriolet and E550 Cabriolet, 2009-2011 ML350, ML350 4Matic, ML550 4Matic, ML63 AMG, and C63 AMG, 2010-2011 ML450 4Matic Hybrid, E350 Coupe, E350 4Matic, E550 Coupe, E550 4Matic, and E63 AMG, 2011-2012 GL350 BlueTec 4Matic and R350 BlueTec 4Matic, 2009-2012 GL450 4Matic, GL550 4Matic and R350 4Matic, 2007-2008 SLK280, SLK350, and SLK55 AMG, 2011-2014 SLS AMG Coupe, 2012 SLS AMG Cabriolet, 2013-2014 SLS AMG GT and SLS AMG GT Cabriolet, 2005 C230 Kompressor and C320, 2006-2007 C230, 2006-2011 C350, 2008-2011 C300 and C300 4Matic, 2010-2012 GLK350 and GLK350 4Matic and 2006-2007 Chrysler Crossfire vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
MBUSA will their notify owners, and Fiat Chrysler will notify the affected Chrysler owners. Dealers for the respective brands will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. A notification schedule has not yet been provided. Mercedes-Benz owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372 and Chrysler owners may contact Fiat Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.
Fuel System, Other > Fuel Filter Oct 29, 2010
Report Receipt Date:
Oct 29, 2010
NHTSA Campaign:
10V540000
Summary:
MERCEDES BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 M-CLASS, MODEL W164, GL-CLASS, MODEL X164, E-CLASS, MODEL W212, R-CLASS, AND MODEL V251VEHICLES. THE O-RING MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY LUBRICATED IN ALL CASES. LACK OF LUBRICATION CAN LEAD TO LEAKAGE OF THE FUEL FILTER.
Consequence:
DIESEL FUEL MAY BE DEPOSITED ON ROADS AND MAKING THOSE ROADS SLIPPERY, INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.
Fuel System, Diesel Sep 30, 2011
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 30, 2011
NHTSA Campaign:
11V496000
Summary:
MERCEDES-BENZ USA (MBUSA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 VEHICLES INCLUDING E-CLASS (212 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 2010 THROUGH FEBRUARY 2011, R-CLASS (251 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2010 THROUGH APRIL 2011, ML-CLASS (W164 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2010 THROUGH MARCH 2011, GL-CLASS (X164 PLATFORM), MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 2010 THROUGH MARCH 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2012 S-CLASS (221 PLATFORM) VEHICLES. THE DIESEL FUEL FILTER MAY LEAK FROM THE AREA AROUND THE HEATING COMPONENT.
Consequence:
DIESEL FUEL MAY BE DEPOSITED ONTO THE HIGHWAY AND CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
MBUSA WILL CONTACT OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE DIESEL FUEL FILTER IF NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ USA AT 1-800-367-6372.