This W163 is finished in Polar White (149) and retains all original body work showing no signs of rust or clear coat failure. Original OEM accessories include mud flaps, tubular running boards, and Sport Package fender flares. All glass remains original and untinted.
This example retains the original 5-spoke wheels measuring 16x8 on all four corners. The wheels are wrapped in Michelin Latitude tires measuring 255/65 which show ample tread remaining and no signs of uneven wear.
The cabin is trimmed in Black Cloth (061) across the seats, door cards, and head rests. The armrest and bolsters are trimmed in Black MB-Tex while the steering wheel and shift knob are trimmed in Black leather. The center console, dashboard, and doors show original Burl Walnut veneer with no signs of cracking. The seller does note cracks in the Black MB-Tex on the lower outside bolsters of both front seats. Features include power adjustable mirrors, a folding second row of seats, COMAND, and a dual speed transfer case. The cargo area contains an OEM rubber liner and retractable cargo cover.
The digital odometer shows 148,350 original miles. Instrumentation includes a 140-mph speedometer, a 7k-rpm tachometer, and a digital odometer with trip function. Additional gauges include fuel level, coolant temperature, and a digital clock paired with a digital external temperature gauge.
The 3.2-liter M112 V6 was rated at 215 horsepower and 229 lb-ft of torque when new and is paired to a 722.6 (5G-Tronic) automatic five-speed transmission. Recent service includes replacement of the lower oil pan, gasket, and oil level sensor along with new spark plugs, a thermostat, engine and transmission mounts, upper control arms, and rear shocks. The seller notes that the door lock will only actuate with the hard key but all doors lock in unison. Complete Services over the last 5 months include:
● Smog test in February
● New Spark plugs (12 of them)
● New Radiator
● New Coolant temp sensor
● New Thermostat
● New Shifter and trans bushing
● New Engine and trans mounts
● New Upper control arms
● New Front and rear struts
● New Rear coils
● Oil changed 2 times
● New Front and rear differential fluid
● New Transfer case fluid
● New Conductor plate for the transmission
● Transmission fluid flush and filter
● Coolant flush
● Brake fluid flush
● New Engine air filters
● New Trunk and hood struts
● New Oil level/ quality sensor
● New Lower engine pan re seal
● New Steering tie rods
● MAF serviced
This 2001 ML320 is offered with manufacturer's literature, one original key, a clean Carfax showing consistent maintenance and linear mileage updates, the aforementioned lot of recent maintenance, and a clean California title.
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