Key facts

2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 400 CDI W 163 W 163 DE 40 LA information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4638 mm
How heavy?
2335 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3996 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
250 PS / 247 bhp / 184 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
560 Nm / 413 ft.lb / 57.1 kgm @ 1700-2600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.10 s
How fast?
213 km/h, 132 mph

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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 400 CDI technical specifications

Introduction

The Mercedes-Benz ML 400 CDI is a 5 door off-road vehicle-bodied road car with a front positioned engine driving through all four wheels.
It forms part of Mercedes-Benz's W 163 family of cars.
The Mercedes-Benz ML 400 CDI's engine is a turbocharged diesel, 4 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 247 bhp (250 PS/184 kW) of power at 4000 rpm, and maximum torque of 560 N·m (413 lb·ft/57.1 kgm) at 1700-2600 rpm.
Power is delivered to the wheels by means of a 5 speed automatic transmission.
It weighs a stated 2335 kg at the kerb.
It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 213 km/h (132 mph).
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 400 CDI data
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 400 CDI W 163 W 163 DE 40 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 2335 kg 5148 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 628 DE 40 LA
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4 litre
3996 cc
(243.851 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 250 PS (247 bhp) (184 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 61.8 bhp/litre
1.01 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 560 Nm (413 ft·lb) (57.1 kgm)
at 1700-2600 rpm
Specific torque 140.14 Nm/litre
1.69 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 18.5:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1761.1 kPa (255.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.10 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 213 km/h (132 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 107.25 PS/g
78.88 kW/g
105.78 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.68 kg/kW
21.18 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 8.5J x 17 H2 ET 52
Wheel size rear 8.5J x 17 H2 ET 52
Tyres front 275/55 R 17 109V
Tyres rear 275/55 R 17 109V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 345 mm
Rear brake diameter 331 mm
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.09
general
Carfolio.com ID128172
Production total
Model code W 163 DE 40 LA
Model family W 163
RAC rating 36.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 400 CDI added 2005-05-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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