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2014 Mercedes M class

Safety features

  • Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags (standard); rear seat-mounted torso airbags (optional beginning with 2014 models, standard in 2012-13 models)
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover
  • Driver knee airbag: a separate airbag in the lower instrument panel designed to minimize knee injuries in frontal crashes
  • Electronic stability control, includes roll stability control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Daytime running lights

G
Small overlap front
Models built after August 2013

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Hip/thigh
G
Lower leg/foot
A
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

G
Moderate overlap front

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

G
Side

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
G
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

G
Roof strength

Overall evaluation
G
Curb weight 4,722 lbs
Peak force 31,545 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 6.68
Tested vehicle
2012 Mercedes-Benz ML 350 4-door 4wd

G
Head restraints & seats
Power leather seat (AHR)

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Superior Front crash prevention

  • Optional Pre-Safe Brake
  • Optional Distronic Plus
  • Optional Driver Assistance Package
Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
Superior
with optional
equipment
5 points total
This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point
In the 12 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 11 mph.
2 points
In the 25 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 14 mph.
2 points

Basic Front crash prevention
With Collision Prevention Assist only

  • Standard Collision Prevention Assist
Overall Evaluation
Crash avoidance rating
Basic
1 point total
This system meets the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's criteria for forward collision warning.
1 point
Not available.
0 points
Not available.
0 points