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2008 ML320 CDI Towing

I have a ML320 CDI with air suspension and I cannot find any towing information with this configuration, I know my gross is 7200# but what is the hitch weight limits
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I've read somewhere that 300 to 350# tongue weight is preferred MAX for ML.


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That engine is more than capable of whatever the chassis is able to tow. Max tow weight is rated at 3500 kg (7700 lbs) WITH trailer brakes and a quality brake controller. The W164 CDi is quite heavy with a gross weight (with fuel and passengers/cargo) of 6200lbs, and only 400lbs lighter than its bigger cousin, the GL. so really, in order to tow safely, the only thing you need to get under control is tongue weight and sway. With a decent weight equalizer system and sway bar(s), i Don't doubt the ML CDI could easily and comfortably tow just shy of 8k lbs.

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