If you want Old MB Quality buy the G500
Boy!, that sucker is like a tank. It has the nice luxury interior features, but that trunk feels very, very solid. Doesn't handle so great, but is one of the best 4x4's in the world.
Go test drive one. I had to use two hands to close the door! They still make em like they used to. They don't sell too many of them versus ML's. So that why they are "not making em like they used to."