Mercedes Benz ML500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Mercedes Benz ML500 owners have reported a total of 114 problems for their cars built in the 7 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Mercedes Benz ML500. The 2006 Mercedes Benz ML500 cars have the most problems reported (29 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Mercedes Benz ML500

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 ML500
2
  2007 ML500
9
  2006 ML500
29
  2005 ML500
3
  2004 ML500
24
  2003 ML500
18
  2002 ML500
29

  Common problems of Mercedes Benz ML500

The following chart shows the 19 most common problems for Mercedes Benz ML500 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (19 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (16 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Mercedes Benz ML500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Steering
19
  Electrical System
16
  Service Brakes
14
  Seats
13
  Engine And Engine Cooling
10
  Power Train
9
  Vehicle Speed Control
6
  Exterior Lighting
5
  Visibility
4
  Electronic Stability Control
3
   
  Equipment
3
  Air Bag
2
  Gasoline Fuel System
2
  Structure
2
  Tire
2
  Suspension
1
  Wheel
1
  Latches/locks/linkage
1
  Other Fuel System
1


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