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05-28-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Just replaced the original OEM Continentals at...

Just replaced the original OEM Continentals at 45,800 km (28,000 miles) and went with a set of Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season plus. Got a 4 wheel alignment done at the same time and find the GLE...
03-24-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,095
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I love carplay and use it for many things every...

I love carplay and use it for many things every single day. Just an FYI if you have a new larger phone I put my iPhone XS Max into the wireless charging pad on the GLE 450 and it BARELY fits and was...
03-22-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Manny I got your message but your account is set...

Manny I got your message but your account is set to not allow replies. You should have some factory warranty left, its good for 4 years, 80,000 km. I do think that 2 year extended warranty is a...
03-16-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,170
Posted By 2012MLBlue

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0214_82d36ceeb58ecf89d01487524b31ac9fb090f6fb.jpg...
03-15-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,170
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I ordered all black interior with textured...

I ordered all black interior with textured leather and metal weave trim. My order just arrived at dealership and I will send some pics when I go in this weekend when back from vacation.
03-07-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,021
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Not Mojave Silver. More of a grey tone.

Not Mojave Silver. More of a grey tone.
03-05-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By 2012MLBlue

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1440x600/2020_gle_a59b4ea80f244f98005fef2ce8a228306094b6df.jpg
03-04-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,411
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Brown and grey combo is seriously bad. I don't...

Brown and grey combo is seriously bad. I don't get it.
03-04-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Well my new GLE is on rail and should be arriving...

Well my new GLE is on rail and should be arriving in Toronto within a few days I am guessing. Just working through pricing and all they will give me is a 2% discount. What are you guys getting? ...
02-23-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I hate the running boards too and ordered my...

I hate the running boards too and ordered my current GLE 350d without them after living with them on my ML 550 for 4 years. So much cleaner looking imo, snow doesn't pile up on them, my pants don't...
02-19-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Got my pricing today, $72,000 base and with all...

Got my pricing today, $72,000 base and with all options and sales tax $104,303.20. Its makes buying out my lease on the GLE 350d (that I love) look like a bloody bargain at $43,000 + tax. Yeah its...
01-22-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I'd support that. I sold my vacation property in...

I'd support that. I sold my vacation property in the US the month after your current orange clown was elected and haven't been back to the states since. Which is too bad - I love the US, just not...
01-22-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Its $5,000 higher than current GLE 400 with turbo...

Its $5,000 higher than current GLE 400 with turbo 3.0 six. Likely not an error. I would still expect it to be close to $100k with options and add 13% sales tax here.

Regardless my 2018 auto...
01-22-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Today's email from sales rep... We just...

Today's email from sales rep...

We just received the MSRP-$72,000
No pricing on options yet.
Order is confirmed and showing start of production week1-Feb
Order revision-remove E-active body...
01-08-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I did.

I did.
12-05-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Ended up changing my interior trim to metal...

Ended up changing my interior trim to metal weave. I think it looks sharp with the all black leather interior and night package exterior. Last few have had various wood trims so time for a change.
12-04-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Nice looking order Joe! Where are you getting...

Nice looking order Joe! Where are you getting the pics of your interior choices like that? German site?
11-30-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Thanks that is the exterior colour, rims, etc. I...

Thanks that is the exterior colour, rims, etc. I have ordered and do love it!
11-28-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I bought the two stage touch up pens from the...

I bought the two stage touch up pens from the dealer but repairs looked horrible (to me). Polar white on current GLE needs zero repair and I am driving a lot of dirt roads, highway driving, etc.
11-28-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Looks like Polar to me.

Looks like Polar to me.
11-28-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I've had both as well and the one major...

I've had both as well and the one major difference for me is Polar While is like iron - ZERO stone chips after almost 3 years while Diamond White over the four years I had it did not wear well and...
11-28-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I am very happy with it for the following...

I am very happy with it for the following reasons:

1. Sport setting perfect for me 99% of the time. Not harsh but firm enough. Ability to create custom profile where my steering and suspension...
11-26-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Need advice on trim colour for my order. I am...

Need advice on trim colour for my order. I am getting Mojave Silver, black leather and night package so lots of blacked out exterior trim. What interior trim would you guys choose with this colour...
11-26-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Heard from my dealer pricing on E-ABC will indeed...

Heard from my dealer pricing on E-ABC will indeed be $10,000 here in Canada. I have been very happy with airmatic on last couple of vehicles and will be sticking with it. I use the custom config...
10-08-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Its a stat holiday here in Canada but will get...

Its a stat holiday here in Canada but will get more info tomorrow. All I am posting is what my sales rep (who I have been dealing with for 10 years) is telling me. He's never misrepresented...
10-08-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,223
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Ordering a 2020 GLE 450 and have the first...

Ordering a 2020 GLE 450 and have the first ordering slot my dealer has. Was just told February production with April delivery.
10-08-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I've now been given a February production slot...

I've now been given a February production slot with April delivery. Putting formal order in tomorrow.
09-24-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Changing my order to remove that walnut trim -...

Changing my order to remove that walnut trim - hate that look and prefer a lighter trim. Also do NOT like the brown/grey seat combo!! I think the seats will still flip/fold flat if not ordering...
09-20-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Is ARTICO just a different name for MB-Tex, or a...

Is ARTICO just a different name for MB-Tex, or a different product? yes same as MB-Tex
Dealer told me I have to order Airmatic if I want to order E-Active Body Control.
09-20-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Dealer sent it to me yesterday as PDF.

Dealer sent it to me yesterday as PDF.
09-20-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

25 gal? I don't know about you but I don't run my...

25 gal? I don't know about you but I don't run my tank to bone dry. I've averaged 27.2 mpg since new and that is calculated on fuelly, not the car computer. This summer most tanks 30 mpg. The...
09-19-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Just over 30 mpg.

Just over 30 mpg.
09-18-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 567,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I haven't been on this site in ages. On my...

I haven't been on this site in ages. On my fourth Mercedes a 2016 GLE 350d that I've had for almost 30 months. Flawless, zero issues and has only been at dealer for scheduled maintenance. I will...
02-07-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,199
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I like the Carplay and use it every day. I...

I like the Carplay and use it every day. I really like the texting feature and use that pretty much every time I am in the car to communicate with my wife, etc. The voice recognition to text is...
01-30-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I've driven my 350d in comfort mode since day one...

I've driven my 350d in comfort mode since day one although I use the customized setting where I have the steering and suspension in sport mode while the engine stays in comfort mode. Works for me,...
01-23-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Looks great and I love that blue! Enjoy it. I...

Looks great and I love that blue! Enjoy it. I am averaging 8.8 L/100 km after 13,000 km of ownership. Zero problems. 1,072 km best tank range so far. Its a great vehicle.
12-16-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,126
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Me too - thrown in for free. I do place a small ...

Me too - thrown in for free. I do place a small rectangular (designed for rear floor) traditional rubber ribbed mat around 20" x 12" inside it to catch salt and melting snow. Keeps the whole thing...
12-13-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Great review, thanks! I had a 2012 ML550 and...

Great review, thanks! I had a 2012 ML550 and thought about waiting for this new 550e but ended up in a 350d which give great fuel economy and was far cheaper here in Canada than the 550. ...
12-08-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Around 37 cold but if fully loaded with the...

Around 37 cold but if fully loaded with the family and gear for a long road trip maybe 40.
12-05-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have it in my 350d and love it. Nice change...

I have it in my 350d and love it. Nice change from black for me.
11-24-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By 2012MLBlue

GLE 350d - 26.9 MPG (actual not from gauge...

GLE 350d - 26.9 MPG (actual not from gauge cluster stat) over first 8 months of mixed driving including a lot of heavy traffic on the highway. Yes its a diesel, just posting for comparison purposes....
11-17-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Looks like his two cars are worth more than his...

Looks like his two cars are worth more than his house!!
09-20-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Great update! I am enjoying my 350d as well but...

Great update! I am enjoying my 350d as well but only a few thousand miles so far.
09-15-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I find it incredibly smooth and zero jerkiness. ...

I find it incredibly smooth and zero jerkiness. As for fuel savings my engine was probably shut off for at least 10 minutes of sitting at lights and traffic this morning. What would that be in fuel...
09-15-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By 2012MLBlue

That is your parking spot finder. At a certain...

That is your parking spot finder. At a certain speed its looking for openings beside you big enough to parallel park in. The arrow indicates a spot big enough beside you at that time.
09-13-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,250
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I love the eco stop-start as my daily commute has...

I love the eco stop-start as my daily commute has quite a few long lights and its nice to have the vehicle shut off. If the air conditioning is running it sometimes won't shut off but if I hit the...
08-01-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have zero whistle in my 350d.

I have zero whistle in my 350d.
08-01-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By 2012MLBlue

26.6 mpg in my 350 (d) over the first 4,000 km.

26.6 mpg in my 350 (d) over the first 4,000 km.
07-08-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Dealer just called me back with an update - the...

Dealer just called me back with an update - the only hold on diesels is the GL 350. No hold or issues with the GLE 350d.
07-08-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Just called the service manager at my dealer and...

Just called the service manager at my dealer and he says this is not true. They have delivered several GLE 350d's this week alone.
07-08-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I see at least 5-6 GLE 350d's a day on my drive...

I see at least 5-6 GLE 350d's a day on my drive through Burlington and Oakville and my dealer is selling a ton of them. I went from a ML550 and very happy with the change. Miss raw horsepower...
07-08-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By 2012MLBlue

And you Canadian guys with 350d's should register...

And you Canadian guys with 350d's should register on Fuelly.com to track your mileage since I am the only 350d on there right now. I need some competition!!
07-08-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Same model and zero leaks and zero whistles!! ...

Same model and zero leaks and zero whistles!! Only issue I have is a minor brake noise the last 10-15 feet before stopping.
06-16-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,330
Posted By 2012MLBlue

My wife's front wheel drive sedan with snow tires...

My wife's front wheel drive sedan with snow tires (Blizzak WS 80's) was FAR better in the snow than my ML 550 on all seasons last winter. I am getting a set of wheels and snow tires for the new GLE...
05-29-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Move to Canada where Mercedes is smart enough to...

Move to Canada where Mercedes is smart enough to realize customers still want a six cylinder diesel. Loving my new one and the fuel economy with the new 9 speed is insane. I notice the transmission...
05-24-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Went and checked mine out thoroughly and I do not...

Went and checked mine out thoroughly and I do not have the same probe or sensor. My 350d is loaded so not sure what that could be and why you have it and I do not.
05-24-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have the same issue and its irritating. Same...

I have the same issue and its irritating. Same with default parking brake and default suspension goes to comfort.
05-19-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have the same vehicle and will go check and see...

I have the same vehicle and will go check and see if I have the same thing.
05-12-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have it on my GLE 350d that was built in April....

I have it on my GLE 350d that was built in April. I do like it and the map feature is perhaps my favourite and also the sound quality seems better than the Bluetooth audio in my old 550.
04-29-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Trump

Are Americans seriously going to put this guy in the White House?
01-07-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,724
Posted By 2012MLBlue

How many KM on the 63? I dropped into my...

How many KM on the 63? I dropped into my dealership today and looked at a GLE 350d loaded with designo and all the other option packages. $92k before taxes! They offered me $40k as a trade, that...
01-03-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,838
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Congrats on the new wheels but not the issues. ...

Congrats on the new wheels but not the issues. 102 miles and an address in the nav would seriously piss me off. Same with the wrong interior colour! Love my H/K system so I hear you there.

Good...
11-23-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,237
Posted By 2012MLBlue

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11-22-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,087
Posted By 2012MLBlue

My wife chose a 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited for...

My wife chose a 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited for her new car earlier this year and we both love it. Under $35,000 on the road and it has all the tech goodies we could ever want.

Enjoy the new...
11-16-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,201
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I also just drove to Naples Florida from Ontario...

I also just drove to Naples Florida from Ontario and now back up to the panhandle (Cape San Blas) for a week before heading home. 2,000 miles so far and averaging 20.5 mpg doing 77-79 mph on the...
11-02-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Thanks for this, I just signed up.

Thanks for this, I just signed up.
10-23-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,873
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Having had both materials I disagree. I found...

Having had both materials I disagree. I found the MBTex lead to sweaty ass on a hot day while the leather seems to feel cooler, even without the ventilated seats turned on.

Just my opinion...
10-22-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Just got the 6s and it works fine with my 2012. ...

Just got the 6s and it works fine with my 2012. Playing mostly podcasts. I did take the truck in yesterday for a couple of minor issues and they updated my nav to 2012 version 7. Lost all my saved...
10-19-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,098
Posted By 2012MLBlue

No judder but I am going to replace my blades...

No judder but I am going to replace my blades soon as I am starting to get a little noise from them after 3 1/2 years.


Love Rainx too and use it before any big road trip.
10-19-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Nice choice, enjoy! I have had my 550 for 43...

Nice choice, enjoy! I have had my 550 for 43 months and still love every drive.
10-13-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,800
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Congrats! Would love to see some interior shots...

Congrats! Would love to see some interior shots including the cargo area.
08-19-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,191
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Good info, thanks.

Good info, thanks.
08-02-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,931
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I will be offering my 550 for sale. Price......

I will be offering my 550 for sale. Price... $1,000,000. Hey it's a collectors item!
08-01-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,964
Posted By 2012MLBlue

12 months later and zero repairs or problems of...

12 months later and zero repairs or problems of any kind. Bought it out at lease end and my wife thinks I am having an affair with a girl named Mercedes.
07-31-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,567
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Greasykid is an 82 year old doing mods to his...

Greasykid is an 82 year old doing mods to his 31st Mercedes and still doing long road trips! I salute you sir and am sending a virtual high five your way.
07-22-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,048
Posted By 2012MLBlue

FYI it's not a new problem. I bought a new boat...

FYI it's not a new problem. I bought a new boat in 2008 and went to pick it up with my new at the time ML. Boat dealer hooked it up and nobody thought to check the signals until I was pulling out. ...
07-20-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,048
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have two adapters that solve the problem. One...

I have two adapters that solve the problem. One I got from Mercedes and the other online and I think it was meant for a VW.

I can get you a part number if needed.
07-20-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I am very jealous! Looks like a blast and a...

I am very jealous! Looks like a blast and a great opportunity to test out the 550!
07-03-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By 2012MLBlue

That is insane. My 550 is still on original...

That is insane. My 550 is still on original Continental Cross Contact Sports with 40 months and 33,000 km's on them. Still at least a year of wear before they will need replacing. I am happy with...
06-03-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I got rid of those Bluefficiency badges on the...

I got rid of those Bluefficiency badges on the front sides about an hour after I picked up mine 3 years ago. They make sense on the diesels but not a biturbo V8!!


A hairdryer, a little dental...
06-02-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I'm in Canada where daytime running lights (lower...

I'm in Canada where daytime running lights (lower LEDs) are mandatory.
06-02-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Setting it to running/parking lights (one turn...

Setting it to running/parking lights (one turn past Auto) put on the lower white LEDs and the orange LED eyebrows.
05-22-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Very impressive! Keep in mind the MB computer is...

Very impressive! Keep in mind the MB computer is about 10% off on the positive side. At least that has been my experience over the last 8 years and two ML's where I track every tank on fuelly.com. ...
05-18-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I did the front tints on mine, very happy with...

I did the front tints on mine, very happy with the look and privacy.
05-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Congrats, great choice. Mine has been flawless...

Congrats, great choice. Mine has been flawless and I love it. Only 33,000 kms on mine.
04-07-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,048
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I should forward this thread to the morons at...

I should forward this thread to the morons at Mercedes who decided to change the name of the ML to an apparently confusing GLE. Seems like several lazy journalists (and posters here) are looking at...
03-26-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,048
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I think it looks great. Just too bad the 550 was...

I think it looks great. Just too bad the 550 was discontinued. The 500 e does look interesting though.
Forum: W212 AMG
03-18-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 28,840
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Nicest E63 I've seen. Absolutely love that...

Nicest E63 I've seen. Absolutely love that exterior color.
03-11-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Where did you order them from? Thanks

Where did you order them from?

Thanks
03-03-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,051
Posted By 2012MLBlue

99.95% sport, 0.05% comfort I prefer the...

99.95% sport, 0.05% comfort

I prefer the firm, planted feel.
02-20-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Nice vehicle but I do notice it doesn't have...

Nice vehicle but I do notice it doesn't have airmatic, pano roof, ventilated seats etc. What options does it have? Might be a bare bones 550 in which case you might want a steeper discount.
...
02-19-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,409
Posted By 2012MLBlue

ML400 vs ML550

So I had my 2012 ML550 in yesterday for a Service A and my sales rep was nice enough to arrange a new 2015 ML400 tester for the day. Got my 550 checked in and they recommended a brake flush which I...
02-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,445
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Fuel door.

Fuel door.
02-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I'll be sure to order this kit... ...

I'll be sure to order this kit...







As soon as I release my first hip hop album.
02-08-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By 2012MLBlue

6 rolls of toilet paper per person per day. You...

6 rolls of toilet paper per person per day. You guys eating tacos for breakfast lunch and dinner? :rolf:

Seriously, great packing job! Have fun!
02-06-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By 2012MLBlue

My 550 is averaging 13.8 L/100 km over three...

My 550 is averaging 13.8 L/100 km over three years and 31,000 km. This is 95% commuting on the QEW with average speed of 45-50 km/hr. Unless you are idling in park for long periods not sure how you...
02-04-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By 2012MLBlue

My experience very similar to Subatomic. My...

My experience very similar to Subatomic. My ML550 warms up very quickly even when -20c. Steering wheel and seat heaters are very effective and within 5 minutes I have to turn the steering wheel...
01-29-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,109
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Still on original blades three years in and they...

Still on original blades three years in and they still work like new. Maybe parking indoors helps protect the rubber from the sun?
01-29-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,538
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Great choice of vehicle. After three years I...

Great choice of vehicle. After three years I still giggle like a schoolgirl when I floor the thing. :D
01-23-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By 2012MLBlue

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_20150123_131436_ef36b44e343bbe78354c64a20f2b651f072f002a.jpg
Mine parked outside my office just begging me to come drive her...
01-23-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Wow she's filthy!! Southern Ontario...

Wow she's filthy!!

Southern Ontario enjoying a light snow (but still frigid) winter so far. Got a car wash Wednesday and I am enjoying a couple of days of dry roads and a clean car.

For some...
01-13-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By 2012MLBlue

The look very scratched to me, like they have...

The look very scratched to me, like they have been through 100 car washes. I have the same rims, three year old and they look brand new. Zero car washes with brushes since new.
12-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,185
Posted By 2012MLBlue

It was a joke but speaking of rebadging you might...

It was a joke but speaking of rebadging you might want to get a 550 badge for that little 4 banger oil burner... :D:p::eek::y
12-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,185
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Love my ML550 and just decided I am buying it out...

Love my ML550 and just decided I am buying it out at the end of the lease in March since I am so far below the mileage limit and its in perfect condition. What else can I buy for $44k with a biturbo...
11-25-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,388
Posted By 2012MLBlue

My 2012 550 has also been pretty flawless. ...

My 2012 550 has also been pretty flawless. 30,000 kms so far. Only issue under warranty was two rear parking sensors replaced when my blind spot monitoring stopped working last winter.


Only...
10-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,665
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Very frustrating. I had a similar experience...

Very frustrating. I had a similar experience where work was not completed as promised. Here is the thread with my story... ...
10-03-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,697
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have ridden in the Q7 and really wasn't...

I have ridden in the Q7 and really wasn't impressed. It was less than a year old and yet there were several squeaks and rattles and the owner who was a realtor said it had been in for repair...
10-01-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,473
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Congrats. Hope you enjoy the 550 as much as I...

Congrats. Hope you enjoy the 550 as much as I do. :y
09-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,031
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Why would any of these repairs have cost you...

Why would any of these repairs have cost you anything on a 2012 ML? Do you not have a full four year warranty?
09-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I use Bluetooth for my iPod and it works well. ...

I use Bluetooth for my iPod and it works well. Congrats on the new ML.
09-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,060
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Very nice!

Very nice!
08-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,451
Posted By 2012MLBlue

My annual fuel cost is less than 1% of my income...

My annual fuel cost is less than 1% of my income but I am still thinking about getting a hybrid or other more efficient vehicle next year. I love my 550 but 98% of my driving is in some kind of...
08-16-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,575
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Really you need to manually calculate multiple...

Really you need to manually calculate multiple tanks in a row to get any accurate sense of mileage. With one tank who knows if the tank was truly full at the last fill up or did the pump click off...
08-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,575
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I've a compulsive numbers guy and have tracked...

I've a compulsive numbers guy and have tracked every tank on two ML's since new and record what the vehicle computer says I got for the tank and compare it to the real number and the Mercedes...
08-06-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By 2012MLBlue

The only time I have ever used the raised setting...

The only time I have ever used the raised setting was to drive down my street after a significant snowfall and I really didn't need to but wanted to try it. Otherwise I leave it in sport and enjoy...
07-21-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Why not detour through Canada on the way home and...

Why not detour through Canada on the way home and drop it off at my doorstep? Some great camping in Northern Ontario. What do you want for it?
07-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Looks amazing. Did you have it imported or is...

Looks amazing. Did you have it imported or is there a North American dealer?
07-20-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,610
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Very cool camper. What the hell is it?

Very cool camper. What the hell is it?
07-19-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Looks about right. Of course I have never...

Looks about right. Of course I have never exceeded 100 km/hr as a law abiding citizen... :p:
07-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,055
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Get rid of the run flat tires.

Get rid of the run flat tires.
07-08-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,751
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Enjoy the new 550. I leave the Airmatic on Sport...

Enjoy the new 550. I leave the Airmatic on Sport 99% of the time. I prefer the tighter feel.

Only one speeding ticket so far which is a miracle.
06-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,964
Posted By 2012MLBlue

One repair in 28 months which was handled...

One repair in 28 months which was handled efficiently. Very happy with reliability of this 2012 as I was with my 2008. The last vehicle I owned that had quality issues was a Ford Explorer back 15...
06-25-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By 2012MLBlue

The only time I take mine off sport is when my...

The only time I take mine off sport is when my wife is in the car with me or if I am towing.
06-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,697
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Michelle, 27 months with my 550 and I still...

Michelle,

27 months with my 550 and I still get excited to drive it every day. Best vehicle I have ever owned and I spend very little time thinking about what my next car will be.

Pros: ...
04-30-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,170
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Looks great! FYI my 550 has averaged 16.8 mpg...

Looks great! FYI my 550 has averaged 16.8 mpg over 25 months of ownership. Better on the highway but pretty terrible in the city. All worthwhile though every time you nail the gas!!! :)
04-25-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 30,886
Posted By 2012MLBlue

The collision avoidance beeping has saved my...

The collision avoidance beeping has saved my bacon a few times but it also goes off a few times a week when not needed (quickly coming up behind someone who is turning off the road, etc). Even...
04-23-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 30,886
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Had two radar sensors in my rear bumper replaced...

Had two radar sensors in my rear bumper replaced today under warranty. Blind spot monitor started working intermitantly this winter and got a few Pre-Safe Functions limited too. They had to order...
04-14-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,758
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I HIGHLY doubt those air filters alone will make...

I HIGHLY doubt those air filters alone will make any noticeable difference. Christ I hardly ever get a chance to put my foot to the floor in my 550 (you better have a lot of open road ahead when you...
04-12-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,775
Posted By 2012MLBlue

No thanks. Makes my decision to keep my...

No thanks. Makes my decision to keep my pristine, low mileage 550 for a few more years much easier.
04-04-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,900
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Like the wheel, HATE the nav screen.

Like the wheel, HATE the nav screen.
03-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By 2012MLBlue

02-28-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Ok went in for the final chapter today. Service...

Ok went in for the final chapter today. Service Manager greeted me, apologized again. Went and got the head tech who I had met before, very good guy. Quickly changed oil and filter but did confirm...
02-27-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I agree that it was a lazy or disgruntled tech...

I agree that it was a lazy or disgruntled tech and not likely to be at the direction of a Manager. Its disappointing as I love(d) this dealership until this experience. Now I have a big fat credit...
02-27-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I'm going back in early next week for new oil and...

I'm going back in early next week for new oil and filter. Don't believe for a second either was replaced.
02-27-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2012MLBlue

So I am in at another local dealer right now...

So I am in at another local dealer right now getting my wheels rotated. Tech said these wheels have never been off since new (two lug nuts were seized on and had to be replaced). I had him pull the...
02-26-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By 2012MLBlue

You love the power so why not an ML 550?

You love the power so why not an ML 550?
02-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2012MLBlue

UPDATE: Service Manager called me very...

UPDATE: Service Manager called me very apologetic. He has credited me back the entire cost of the service vist, $711. I am pretty happy with him for seeing it as I did.
02-21-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,664
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Not happy with my dealer this morning...

After a $711 bill yesterday for Service B, I had a look at my wheels this morning and realized that my wheels were not rotated yesterday despite them telling me this would be done.

I only know...
02-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,551
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Running boards work very well for my kids and at...

Running boards work very well for my kids and at 6'3" I step right over them and no I don't brush my pant legs on them. As for the trailer light plug I can do it blindfolded and certainly don't need...
02-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Service B cost me $711.38 today with nothing...

Service B cost me $711.38 today with nothing required outside of whatever the hell Service B entails.

$384.20 in labour
$239.89 in parts (2 air filters, 1 oil filter and oil)
$5.45...
02-19-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Having Service B done tomorrow and I am sure it...

Having Service B done tomorrow and I am sure it will be $600+.

I will let you guys know.
02-16-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,118
Posted By 2012MLBlue

265 45/20. Conti Sport LX

265 45/20. Conti Sport LX
02-16-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,118
Posted By 2012MLBlue

The ones that came on my 550 sure are all...

The ones that came on my 550 sure are all seasons. Not bad in the snow at all and I towed my neighbours Infinity AWD car down our street in the last big snowfall a week ago when all four of his...
02-15-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,545
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Free service for life? All oil changes and...

Free service for life? All oil changes and routine maintenance? Sounds great!
02-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,368
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Good decision - you will love it! I also moved...

Good decision - you will love it! I also moved up from the diesel and love the V8.
02-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,545
Posted By 2012MLBlue

One of my employees has a new RX and I think its...

One of my employees has a new RX and I think its pretty boring but of course likely great quality and will hold its value.


What about the all new Toyota Highlander? I like the new look and...
02-13-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By 2012MLBlue

No other display messages that I have seen while...

No other display messages that I have seen while towing.
02-13-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,118
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I don't agree with the MDX being better. I owned...

I don't agree with the MDX being better. I owned one (bought new, paid cash in a moment of trying to be frugal and leave Mercedes) for 6 months and drove it through a hard winter. Was no better or...
01-28-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,462
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Interested in any responses. I have thought...

Interested in any responses. I have thought about it but have concerns primarily warranty.
01-28-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Low Coolant

First warning of any kind since new, got a Low Coolant warning on start-up the past few mornings and when leaving the office late afternoon. Decided I better pop into the dealer this morning...
01-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Based on that photo I will say its because you...

Based on that photo I will say its because you were driving upside down.
01-27-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Mine was somewhere around $350 if memory serves...

Mine was somewhere around $350 if memory serves but I was shocked to hear I had some mystery $1000 credit on my account from the sales dept.


Due for Service B in a couple of weeks and the $650...
01-27-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,582
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Your GL looks a lot like an ML.

Your GL looks a lot like an ML.
01-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,464
Posted By 2012MLBlue

But how do you really feel about it? :D ...

But how do you really feel about it? :D

Seriously, not good that it shattered and I bet that's an expensive repair!
01-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,979
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I'm in Canada so it wouldn't be too relevant to...

I'm in Canada so it wouldn't be too relevant to you since we pay quite a bit more up here. I am away at my vacation home for the holidays and don't have my lease but I believe it's around $44k.
12-30-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,438
Posted By 2012MLBlue

21 months and only back to the dealership for one...

21 months and only back to the dealership for one scheduled oil change.

Perfect.

Flawless.

Excellent.

Quality.
12-14-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,750
Posted By 2012MLBlue

What will these do? Add volume to the exhaust...

What will these do? Add volume to the exhaust note? An impact on factory warranty?
12-12-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,689
Posted By 2012MLBlue

RENNTech tests the ML550 as coming with 460 hp...

RENNTech tests the ML550 as coming with 460 hp from the factory. I wonder if MB just sets HP ratings lower to sell more AMG models.
12-08-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,115
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Deleted as I don't want to cause an uproar

Deleted as I don't want to cause an uproar
12-08-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,115
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Looks like they closed the hood on something. ...

Looks like they closed the hood on something. I'd murder someone if I found that.

I can't imagine getting a touch up job done on a brand new ML63 without some other significant compensation. I'd...
12-06-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,006
Posted By 2012MLBlue

TRADE IT!! Christ I wouldn't have put up...

TRADE IT!!


Christ I wouldn't have put up with 1/5 of these issues.
12-03-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,618
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I highly doubt they will improve the function of...

I highly doubt they will improve the function of the current headlights by going to LED. I am amazed by how powerful these ones are every time I drive at night.


As for taillights I was actually...
11-30-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I've had both and far prefer the leather. Mine...

I've had both and far prefer the leather. Mine is showing zero wear after 18 months.
11-29-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 945
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Frank is a lucky boy to get so many gifts!

Frank is a lucky boy to get so many gifts!
11-26-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,851
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I would consider buying those from you as 95% of...

I would consider buying those from you as 95% of my winter driving is on plowed roads and its more about icy conditions, not deep snow.

PM me if you are interested.
11-23-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By 2012MLBlue

As for those swirl marks in the paint I would...

As for those swirl marks in the paint I would recommend finding a high end detailer in your area to do a new vehicle detail and paint sealant or wax. Dealership detailers suck. Especially with a...
11-23-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,621
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Very frustrating! When I picked up my new 08 ML...

Very frustrating! When I picked up my new 08 ML (back in 08) I got home before noticing a small paint chip on the door. I immediately took it back and was told it would be a bad idea to paint it as...
11-23-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,628
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Zero stumble off idle. Totally smooth. I...

Zero stumble off idle. Totally smooth. I believe the transmission normally starts in 2nd gear unless using the paddles and you downshift to 1st.

Fuel economy isn't great. I am averaging 14.4...
11-22-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,603
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Hate it. Looks like the crap 17 year olds strap...

Hate it. Looks like the crap 17 year olds strap on their civics.
11-21-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,979
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Not if the 550 with biturbo 4.6 will be gone and...

Not if the 550 with biturbo 4.6 will be gone and downgraded to the 400 like I have been reading about.
11-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,628
Posted By 2012MLBlue

All I can tell you is I love my 550. I look...

All I can tell you is I love my 550. I look forward to driving it every day, even after 20 months of problem free ownership.

Any specific questions let me know.
11-20-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,555
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Zero problems with my 550 in 20 months. :)

Zero problems with my 550 in 20 months.

:)
11-20-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,979
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Good choice - I love my 550. Best vehicle I have...

Good choice - I love my 550. Best vehicle I have ever owned and I've already decided to buy it at lease end in March 2015. Power, comfort, safety and technology all rolled up in one good looking...
11-17-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,851
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Very disappointing!

Very disappointing!
11-08-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,307
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Now that's more like it!

Now that's more like it!
11-07-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,307
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Is the ML speed limited to 255 km/hr? I would...

Is the ML speed limited to 255 km/hr? I would think it would do more than that.
11-05-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,015
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Mine are still ok with only 16,500 kms but you...

Mine are still ok with only 16,500 kms but you could get on tirerack.com and I think there are a few options. I would buy the Continentals again, no issues so far.
11-03-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,851
Posted By 2012MLBlue

$6578.86 for same package via the dealer. I am...

$6578.86 for same package via the dealer. I am guessing you got a decent discount off that number.
11-03-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,851
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Where did you get them? I would consider the...

Where did you get them? I would consider the same package. I really only have a 20 km flat highway commute to work but still know it would be a good, safe purchase.
10-20-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,857
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Brand? Where did you get them? My garage has a...

Brand? Where did you get them? My garage has a small slope to the door but I would think about getting these.
10-20-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,857
Posted By 2012MLBlue

What are the floor mats you have on the garage...

What are the floor mats you have on the garage floor?
10-20-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,857
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Love the colour! My last ML was also a unique...

Love the colour! My last ML was also a unique choice, peridot brown which was a nice green/brown hue. Everywhere I went I got compliments on it.

Enjoy your unique ride and be prepared for...
10-18-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,451
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I'm not sure but the Car and Driver review...

I'm not sure but the Car and Driver review comparing the E400 6 with the E550 8 sure make me think I will be keeping my ML 550 long term.

"Meanwhile, back under the hood, offering a twin-turbo...
10-17-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By 2012MLBlue

This is what they say they can do for my 550... ...

This is what they say they can do for my 550...

ML 550 (W166- M278 Biturbo Engine) Stock Performance:

402 HP @ 5,250 RPM; 443 LB-FT @ 1,800 RPM
Note: Mercedes M278 engine performance...
10-17-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By 2012MLBlue

What kind of power increase are they promising? ...

What kind of power increase are they promising? Cost? I am eager to hear the results!
10-17-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,338
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I had read somewhere before that the new ML gets...

I had read somewhere before that the new ML gets the highest rating of any SUV and its great to see it confirmed.

It does feel like a tank in terms of solid construction and safety.
10-03-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,289
Posted By 2012MLBlue

If I caught her ****ing with my car she would...

If I caught her ****ing with my car she would need more than crutches.

What are you doing with the info?
09-12-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,642
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Great report and makes me even happier I went...

Great report and makes me even happier I went with the 550. The seats on the 550 are absolutely perfect for me and I rarely get to utilize the 402 HP I have let alone the beastly power of the AMG.
06-19-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Come and do it in Toronto and I will help you out.

Come and do it in Toronto and I will help you out.
06-06-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,232
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Great choice - you will love it!

Great choice - you will love it!
06-03-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Worked hard on today's commute to get a better...

Worked hard on today's commute to get a better number and averaged 11.1 l/100 km and 60 k/hr over the 40 km round trip. Far less stop and go on the new commute = much better numbers.
06-02-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I would say we are on par. If you got that...

I would say we are on par. If you got that average speed up to 50+ your mileage would really improve. Try resetting it at every fuel up and recording it on Fuelly. I just moved to a new office...
06-02-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Same vehicle, also in southern Ontario. Getting...

Same vehicle, also in southern Ontario. Getting 15 l/100 km over 12,000 km of mixed driving. Little highway use, mostly suburban commuting and average speed per tank is around 45 km/hr. I...
04-05-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Its also a wet track so they lost traction pretty...

Its also a wet track so they lost traction pretty easily which set off the stability control. I think it would have fared much better on a dry day.
04-03-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,523
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Love the sound on startup in my garage and under...

Love the sound on startup in my garage and under heavy acceleration but agree I wish it was louder. I'd pay for some aftermarket exhaust.
04-03-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,523
Posted By 2012MLBlue

But how much fun did you have? :rolf: Just...

But how much fun did you have? :rolf:

Just kidding, loved the mileage I got with my 08 CDi its just that the 550 is so much more fun!
03-31-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,523
Posted By 2012MLBlue

Get out there and test drive one!

Get out there and test drive one!
03-30-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,523
Posted By 2012MLBlue

13 months and 11,000 km. Exactly 16.1 mpg (14.6...

13 months and 11,000 km. Exactly 16.1 mpg (14.6 l/100 km). 90% suburban commuting and almost zero highway cruising.

The cars fuel economy computer is set 5% optimistic. I track every tank,...
03-18-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,500
Posted By 2012MLBlue

I have read a few places that the output is...

I have read a few places that the output is likely the same but they are toning it down on paper for some reason. I did get some info on a tune and here is the email they sent me stating they could...
02-23-2013, 03:15 PM
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Posted By 2012MLBlue

All I know I'd you can usually get quite a few...

All I know I'd you can usually get quite a few miles after it goes from a number to the symbol. I had it happen in my last ML when I was in the middle of nowhere (north side of Lake Superior in...
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