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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
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$63,000 - $118,160
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Car Type: Luxury sport-utility vehicles
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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Overview

This seven-passenger luxury SUV is the most comfortable-riding SUV we've tested. Available engines include a 240-hp turbodiesel V6 and two 4.6-liter turbo V8s, all driving through a seven-speed automatic and with standard all-wheel drive. Essentially a stretched ML, the GL's interior is luxurious and full of thoughtful details, and even the third row is comfortable. Handling is responsive but at the limits it is very clumsy and reluctant. We got 20 mpg overall with the refined diesel. Features include a self-parking system and a 360-degree camera view. Reliability has been average but the poor emergency handling behavior has prevented us from recommending it.

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