The R-Class, part of Mercedes-Benz's lineup since 2006, is a three-row large wagon with seating up to 7. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Mercedes-Benz offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0435% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.969%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0435% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.969% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class is 15% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
And it is about as safe as many comparable models.