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Mercedes-Benz R-Class Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Mercedes-Benz R-Class here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • R350 blowing smoke

    I agree, it shouldn’t emit any black smoke. There’s definitely something wrong with it, take it back and have the dealership check the fuel system. If they object go straight to Mercedes-Benz and talk to the company’s customer assistance people.

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Mercedes-Benz R-Class Towing Capacity

The Mercedes-Benz R-Class has maximum towing capacity of 2100kg for the latest model available.

Year Body Type Braked Capacity from Braked Capacity to
2013 SUV 2100kg 2100kg
2012 SUV 2100kg 2100kg
2011 SUV 2100kg 2100kg
2010 SUV 2100kg 2100kg
2009 SUV 2100kg 2100kg
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Mercedes-Benz R-Class Wheel Size

The Mercedes-Benz R-Class has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 265x40 R20 for SUV in 2013 with a wheel size that spans from 20x8 inches.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2013 SUV 265x40 R20 20x8 inches 265x40 R20 20x8 inches
2012 SUV 265x40 R20 20x8 inches 265x40 R20 20x8 inches
2011 SUV 265x40 R20 20x8 inches 265x40 R20 20x8 inches
2010 SUV 255x55 R18 18x8 inches 255x55 R18 18x8 inches
2009 SUV 255x55 R18 18x8 inches 255x55 R18 18x8 inches
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Mercedes-Benz R-Class Wheel Sizes

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Dimensions

The dimensions of the Mercedes-Benz R-Class SUV vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2013 SUV 1677x1922x4924 mm 148 mm
2012 SUV 1677x1922x4924 mm 148 mm
2011 SUV 1665x1930x4925 mm 148 mm
2010 SUV 1665x1930x4925 mm 148 mm
2009 SUV 1665x1930x4925 mm 148 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All Mercedes-Benz R-Class Dimensions

Mercedes-Benz R-Class Models Price and Specs

The price range for the Mercedes-Benz R-Class varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $30,700 and going to $47,080 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2013 SUV 3.0L, Diesel, 7 SP AUTO $30,700 $47,080
2012 SUV 3.0L, Diesel, 7 SP AUTO $23,700 $41,470
2011 SUV 3.0L, Diesel, 7 SP AUTO $18,200 $29,920
2010 SUV 3.5L, PULP, 7 SP AUTO $15,000 $32,010
2009 SUV 3.0L, Diesel, 7 SP AUTO $14,700 $28,600
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Mercedes-Benz R-Class Fuel Consumption

The Mercedes-Benz R-Class is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by Diesel and PULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 8.5L/100km for SUV /Diesel for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2013 SUV 8.5L/100km 3.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
2012 SUV 9.3L/100km 3.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
2011 SUV 9.3L/100km 3.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
2010 SUV 8.9L/100km 3.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
2010 SUV 11.6L/100km 3.5L PULP 7 SP AUTO
2009 SUV 8.9L/100km 3.0L Diesel 7 SP AUTO
2009 SUV 11.6L/100km 3.5L PULP 7 SP AUTO
* Combined fuel consumption See All Mercedes-Benz R-Class Pricing and Specs for 2013