Key facts

2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 270 CDI W 163 W 163 DE 27 LA information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4638 mm
How heavy?
2175 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2688 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
163 PS / 161 bhp / 120 kW @ 4200 rpm
How much torque?
370 Nm / 273 ft.lb / 37.7 kgm @ 1600-2800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 11.90 s
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph

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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 270 CDI technical specifications

Introduction

Mercedes-Benz ML 270 CDI is an automobile that has a 5 door off-road vehicle body style with a front positioned engine powering all four wheels.
It forms part of Mercedes-Benz's W 163 range of cars.
It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 2.7 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 5 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 161 bhp (163 PS/120 kW) of power at 4200 rpm, and maximum torque of 370 N·m (273 lb·ft/37.7 kgm) at 1600-2800 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission.
Claimed kerb weight is 2175 kg.
Maximum speed quoted is 185 km/h or 115 mph.
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 270 CDI data
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 270 CDI W 163 W 163 DE 27 LA data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2820 111
Track/tread (front) 1555 61.2
Track/tread (rear) 1555 61.2
Length 4638 182.6
Width 1840 72.4
Height 1820 71.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 2175 kg 4795 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83 litres 18.3 UK Gal 21.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.400
Frontal area 2.78
CdA 1.11
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code OM 612 DE 27 LA
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.7 litre
2688 cc
(164.032 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 88.4 mm
3.46 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 163 PS (161 bhp) (120 kW)
at 4200 rpm
Specific output 59.9 bhp/litre
0.98 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 370 Nm (273 ft·lb) (37.7 kgm)
at 1600-2800 rpm
Specific torque 137.65 Nm/litre
1.66 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 18:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1729.7 kPa (250.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 6
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 537.6 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 11.90 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 75.05 PS/g
55.2 kW/g
74.02 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.12 kg/kW
30.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.UTransLi.LowTransLi.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension I.U&LTransLi.ARB.
Wheel size front 8J x 17 H2 ET 52
Wheel size rear 8J x 17 H2 ET 52
Tyres front 255/60 R 17 106H
Tyres rear 255/60 R 17 106H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 345 mm
Rear brake diameter 331 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.46
general
Carfolio.com ID128018
Production total
Model code W 163 DE 27 LA
Model family W 163
RAC rating 24.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 270 CDI added 2005-05-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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