Key facts

1998 Mercedes-Benz ML 230 W 163 W 163 E 23 information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4587 mm
How heavy?
1930 kg
What size engine?
2.3 litre, 2295 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
150 PS / 148 bhp / 110 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
220 Nm / 162 ft.lb / 22.4 kgm @ 3800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 13.20 s
How fast?
179 km/h, 111 mph

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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML 230 technical specifications

Introduction

Mercedes-Benz ML 230 is a car that has a 5 door off-road vehicle type body with a front positioned engine supplying power to all four wheels.
The Mercedes-Benz ML 230 is one of the W 163 model family from Mercedes-Benz.
The Mercedes-Benz ML 230's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.3 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 148 bhp (150 PS/110 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 220 N·m (162 lb·ft/22.4 kgm) at 3800 rpm.
The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The stated weight at the kerb is 1930 kg.
The Mercedes-Benz ML 230 is said to be able to attain a top speed of 179 km/h or 111 mph.
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML 230 data
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML 230 W 163 W 163 E 23 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2820 111
Track/tread (front) 1565 61.6
Track/tread (rear) 1565 61.6
Length 4587 180.6
Width 1833 72.2
Height 1807 71.1
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1930 kg 4255 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code M 111 E 23
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.3 litre
2295 cc
(140.049 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.9 × 88.4 mm
3.58 × 3.48 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 150 PS (148 bhp) (110 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output 64.5 bhp/litre
1.06 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 220 Nm (162 ft·lb) (22.4 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque 95.86 Nm/litre
1.16 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.4:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1204.6 kPa (174.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 573.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 13.20 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 179 km/h (111 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 77.75 PS/g
57.18 kW/g
76.68 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.49 kg/kW
29.21 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 3.600
Turning circle
Front suspension I.UTransLi.LowTransLi.TB.ARB.
Rear suspension I.U&LTransLi.ARB.
Wheel size front 6½J x 16 H2 T 52
Wheel size rear 6½J x 16 H2 T 52
Tyres front 225/75 R 16 104T
Tyres rear 225/75 R 16 104T
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 301 mm
Rear brake diameter 285 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.80
Final drive ratio 4.78
general
Carfolio.com ID128205
Production total
Model code W 163 E 23
Model family W 163
RAC rating 20.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML 230 added 2005-05-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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