Key facts

2003 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 W 163 information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4638 mm
How heavy?
2185 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3724 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
235 PS / 232 bhp / 173 kW @ 5750 rpm
How much torque?
345 Nm / 254 ft.lb / 35.2 kgm @ 3000-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 9.10 s
How fast?
205 km/h, 127 mph

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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 technical specifications

Introduction

The Mercedes-Benz ML 350 is a 5 door off-road vehicle style car with a front located engine powering all four wheels.
The Mercedes-Benz ML 350 belongs to the W 163 model family from Mercedes-Benz.
The Mercedes-Benz ML 350's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.7 litre, single overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 3 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 232 bhp (235 PS/173 kW) of power at 5750 rpm, and maximum torque of 345 N·m (254 lb·ft/35.2 kgm) at 3000-4500 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed automatic transmission.
The quoted kerb weight is 2185 kg.
Maximum speed quoted is 205 km/h (127 mph).
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 data
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 W 163 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 2185 kg 4817 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 83 litres 18.3 UK Gal 21.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.7 litre
3724 cc
(227.252 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 97 × 84 mm
3.82 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
3 valves per cylinder
18 valves in total
maximum power output 235 PS (232 bhp) (173 kW)
at 5750 rpm
Specific output 62.3 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 345 Nm (254 ft·lb) (35.2 kgm)
at 3000-4500 rpm
Specific torque 92.64 Nm/litre
1.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1164.2 kPa (168.8 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 620.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 9.10 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 205 km/h (127 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 107.65 PS/g
79.18 kW/g
106.18 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.63 kg/kW
21.1 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
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 255/60 R 17 106H
Tyres rear 255/60 R 17 106H
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.70
general
Carfolio.com ID128491
Production total
Model code
Model family W 163
RAC rating 35.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 added 2005-05-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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