2007 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Review
This review was written when the 2007 Mercedes-Benz R-Class was new.
The R Class crossover has a spacious and luxurious interior, innovative styling and exceptional performance. If you're in the market for a luxury midsize SUV, you should also consider the Acura MDX, Lexus RX and Infiniti FX.
Reviewers say the 2007 Mercedes-Benz R Class excels by marrying elements from SUVs and minivans into a spacious and powerful automobile replete with Mercedes style and refinement. Introduced in 2006, the crossover shares the basic platform of the Mercedes-Benz ML SUV, but looks much more like a futuristic wagon. The Edmunds says it's "The best possible combination of car, minivan and sport-utility vehicle the market has to offer." Consumer Guide awarded the 2007 R Class "Recommended" status.calls the R Class "cool postmodern styling," establishing "a new benchmark for luxury people movers."
Auto reviewers agree that the 2007 Mercedes-Benz R Class is steeply priced, even for the luxury segment. IntelliChoice gives the R350 base model a "worse than average" value rating based on five-year ownership compared to other cars in its class. The calls the price tag "hefty" and the simply concludes "There are certainly cheaper ways to carry six people."