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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
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Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class SUV
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class SUV
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Diesel
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Turbo V6 Diesel
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
240 hp @ 3600 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
455 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40.7 ft
39.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
8.5
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
8.5

Tires

Front Tire
P275/55HR19
P275/50HR20
Rear Tire
P275/55HR19
P275/50HR20
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
21 MPG
City
19 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.4 Tons/yr
8.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
23.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
501.6 miles
476 miles
Cruising Range Highway
686.4 miles
571.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
205 in
Height
72.8 in
71.8 in
Max Width
84.3 in
77 in
Front Width
64.8 in
65.7 in
Rear Width
65.5 in
66.6 in
Wheelbase
121.1 in
123.4 in
Ground Clearance
8.5 in
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.3 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
59.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.5 in
41.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40 in
40.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
58.5 in
Third Row Leg Room
35 in
34.6 in
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
38.9 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
50.5 in
50.3 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
93.8 ft³
84.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
49.4 ft³
42.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16 ft³
17.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Almond Beige/Mocha, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Grey/Dark Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Grey/Dark Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Tartufo, Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Optional
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Optional
Standard
Keyless Start
Optional
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles