As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Mercedes-Benz R350 Soft Braking Components May Wear After 20,000 Miles
Mercedes-Benz R350 Problem
Average Mileage: 41,960 mi (20,000 mi - 90,000 mi)
Visitor, 2006 Mercedes-Benz R350, 20,000 mi
have replaced front and rear pads twice each and car has 48K miles.
Visitor, 2010 Mercedes-Benz R350, 28,000 mi
Car brakes and rotors are shot! Also,need 4 new tires!!! Insane on a car that is town driven!!
Visitor, 2011 Mercedes-Benz R350, 21,800 mi
new rotor, pads and sensors ($900)
Visitor, 2008 Mercedes-Benz R350, 50,000 mi
brake rotors gone. cost to repair $578.00. steering flex system leaking steering fluid. estimated cost to repair $3734.55. I can not afford this cost and future problems. I am trying to get some assistance with this problem. owned car four months.
Visitor, 2006 Mercedes-Benz R350, 90,000 mi
I have gone gone thru brakes at least every 20,000, that sucks