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Old 01-29-2013, 12:53 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2012.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000: 108, worse than average, very small sample size

We'll have further updates in February and May. We'd love to provide more precise stats and cover more model years--just a matter of getting more owners involved.

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Old 06-26-2013, 03:20 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through March 31, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000 M-Class: 68, low, very small sample size

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Old 06-27-2013, 07:46 PM
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Reliability on the original '98 ML? You just need to know one thing - My dad was the original owner of his, and it has like 160k miles and is still running perfectly, stock, no parts have been replaced AT ALL.
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2013. (Another source is about 14 months behind.)

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000 M-Class: 73, low, very small sample size

We'll have further updates in November and February.

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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2013.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000 M-Class: 48, low, very small sample size

We'll have further updates in February and in May. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

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Old 03-05-2014, 01:22 PM
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Unfortunately no stats for the W163 this time around. (Much better coverage of more recent years.)

I'd like to be able to cover the W163 again, just need a few more responses for some years.

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Old 06-06-2014, 02:25 PM
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Our reliability stats for the M-Class now include owner experiences through March 31, 2014, making them nearly a year ahead of other sources.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000 M-Class: 107, moderate, very small sample size

Thank you, once again, everyone who has been helping. Next update in August.

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Old 09-12-2014, 12:10 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2014 (making them about 14 months ahead of some others).

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000 M-Class: 133, high, very small sample size

Next updates in November and in February. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.

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Old 12-24-2014, 11:50 AM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2014.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000 M-Class: 120, high, very small sample size

I'd love to cover the 2001-2005 as well--a matter of getting more owners involved.

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Old 03-25-2015, 12:38 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through the end of 2014.

2000 M-Class: 117 repair trips per 100 cars per year, moderate, very small sample size

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Old 06-28-2015, 03:17 PM
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Our reliability stats for the M-Class now include owner experiences through March 31, 2015. (Others are nearly a year behind.)

In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year ("low" is best):

2000 M-Class: 75, low, very small sample size

No stat for a model year? Then we very much need more participants for it. Same for those with small sample size notes.

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Old 09-24-2015, 12:40 PM
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Our reliability stats for the M-Class now cover the year ending June 30, 2015. (Others are over a year behind, and so report how these cars were doing when a year younger.)

Repair trips per 100 cars:

2000 M-Class: 82, moderate, very small sample size

Clearly we need more participants to properly cover this generation of the M-Class.

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Old 12-21-2015, 12:09 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2015. Unless more owners start participating, though, this could be the last update we have for the W163.

In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2000 M-Class: 95, moderate, very small sample size

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Old 03-10-2016, 11:29 AM
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The 2000s are no longer in the survey, and we haven't enough participants for the 2001-2005 to provide stats. I'd certainly like to. To help make this happen:

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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through June 30, 2016. Reliability information elsewhere is based on a survey conducted in April 2015--well over a year ago.

Repair frequencies, in terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year:

2003 M-Class: 92, moderate, very small sample size

I'd love to cover all model years from 2002 on--just a matter of more participants.

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Old 01-30-2017, 02:13 PM
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We've updated our reliability stats for the M-Class to include owner experiences through September 30, 2016. In terms of repair trips per 100 cars per year (lower is better):

2003 M-Class: 62, low, very small sample size

Additional participants needed to provide precise stats for all model years from 2002 on.

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