The 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is a five passenger luxury SUV available in a diesel variant. The base ML350 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 302 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. Upgrading to the BlueTec trim level grants the driver a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 engine that produces 240 hp and 455 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity is a respectable 7,200 lbs. Fuel mileage falls within an EPA estimated range of 17 mpg city to 27 mpg highway, depending on engine selection. Features include 20-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry, hands-free phone capabilities, fold-flat seating, bi-xenon headlights, iPod media interface, and a rear seat entertainment system. Safety is comprised of active cruise control, lane keeping assist, advanced airbags, attention assist, tire pressure monitoring, anti-lock braking, brake assist, blind-spot assistance. The M-Class is backed by a 4-year/50,000 miles.