Key facts

2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 320 W 163 W 163 E 32 information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4638 mm
How heavy?
2170 kg
What size engine?
3.2 litre, 3199 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
310 Nm / 229 ft.lb / 31.6 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.00 s
How fast?
195 km/h, 121 mph

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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 320 technical specifications

Introduction

The Mercedes-Benz ML 320 is an off-road vehicle with 5 doors and a front mounted powerplant which supplies its power through all four wheels.
The Mercedes-Benz ML 320 is one of the W 163 model family from Mercedes-Benz.
The 3.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that develops 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) of power at 5600 rpm, and maximum torque of 310 N·m (229 lb·ft/31.6 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed automatic transmission.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 2170 kg.
Top quoted speed is 195 km/h or 121 mph.
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 320 data
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 320 W 163 W 163 E 32 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 2170 kg 4784 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 naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 112 E 32
Cylinders V 6 in 90° vee
Capacity 3.2 litre
3199 cc
(195.215 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 89.9 × 84 mm
3.54 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.07
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
18 valves in total
maximum power output 218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output 67.2 bhp/litre
1.1 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 310 Nm (229 ft·lb) (31.6 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 96.91 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1217.7 kPa (176.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 533.17 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.00 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 195 km/h (121 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 100.46 PS/g
73.88 kW/g
99.08 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.53 kg/kW
22.61 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 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.70
general
Carfolio.com ID128194
Production total
Model code W 163 E 32
Model family W 163
RAC rating 30.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML 320 added 2005-05-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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