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illiamw writes:
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL450 Review
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Interior space, visibility, ride comfort, long trips, great new looks and style, 7-passenger seating capacity w large trunk space and auto folding rear seats


V8 fuel economy, you can feel the weigh when driving it, handles like an SUV


The New Benz Large Suv... The X166 Gl450 — Mercedes Benz revamped it's larges SUV (barring the G-Class) , the GL-Class in 2013, and I must say that they have done a fabulous job at it. Indeed, the exterior styling is subject to individual taste, but never a great fan to MBZ (Mercedes Benz) SUV designs, this new GL design has caught my heart. Not only is it very handsome, it is large, seats 7 passengers (excellent if you have a big family or extended family), rides comfortably, and even goes off-road with adjustable air suspension. It features a 4.7 Liter TwinTurbo V8 that produces 362/5000 HP and 406/1000 TQ, which isn't the most powerful for a heavy SUV but plenty enough for everyday driving and hauling the family. You can indeed feel the 5401-lb (2450 kg) curb weight when driving it, meaning that it does really handle like an SUV. I wasn't expecting this car to handle like a sports car; however, the BMW X5 definitely handles a lot better and is more fun to drive. The car we have has an optional video entertainment system with two video screens in behind the headrests of the driver and front passenger's seat, enabling the rear passengers to watch DVDs and listen to music, which is great if you have people in the backseat who gets bored on long-trips easily. One thing I really like about this car is that it has an automatic folding 3rd row seats; at the press or pull of a button, the two 3rd row seats folds down or raises themselves automatically, saving us from the trouble of climbing over the car and pulling the levers. Overall, this is a great looking car with great functionality, and if you're in the market for a luxury SUV that hauls 7 passengers comfortably, definitely do consider this MBZ GL-Class!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Fast, luxurious and handles like a dream.  Not to mention safe.


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Sports Car / Suv Hybrid — This SUV is extremely fast for what it is (7 passenger, 3 row seating). It rolls zero to 60 in 5.1 seconds. It is also state of the art when it comes to technology (Brake Assist, Lane tracking, Blind Spot Assist, etc.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Reviews

All You Expect From A Mercedes By jmaclsu

This isn't your mom's family car. Mercedes puts plenty of sporty handling and power in this SUV. Plenty of leg room in the front two rows third row is a little tight for adults. Very stylish and ve... Read More

A Great Everyday Car By vsp123

Its great in the snow and is very confortable for long drives. Also there is an off road package that help when you are looking to go off road or just test all of the cars different capeabilities so ... Read More

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2010 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Reviews

Sophisticated Powerhouse, True Luxury Suv By Fred

I am a huge fan of the 450GL. It's incredibly powerful, incredibly comfortable and fabulous in black and chrome. I have not had a single mechanical or electronic issue and it reeks of quality German... Read More

Best Family Car Around. By oliveirag7

I wanted a family car that was not a van; something that we could comfortable go out as a family with. This car has not disappointed at all. The kids have more than enough room in the back, the car is... Read More

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2009 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Reviews

A Great Suv. By Mike

Have owned this suv for two years. I pull my Tahoe fish and ski boat with it and take it on the road for family vacays. It drives like a dream. luxury at your fingertips. This vehicle come with a ... Read More

Excellent , The Best In It's Class By SGGEORGIE

Great family SUV , at the same time lots a fun to drive, with a sporty feel . Comfortable ride , great handling . Overall this is the best in it's class and if you are looking for a spacious, sporty,... Read More

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Reviews

Mb Gl320 2008 Amg By rayzrocket

This is a nice vehicle, especially for long trips and off-road(mud and snow!!). Its great for towing, commuting, and shopping. Very comfortable ride and feels sturdy, not soft like other long wheelba... Read More

Great Family Truck! By mcrawford

With this truck, it was great for getting the family around without feeling cluttered. Truck mostly sat in the driveway as the main driver works out of state. Satellite radio, navigation, rearview c... Read More

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2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Reviews

Fast & Comfortable, The Best Suv Out There Overall. By Borislav

Amazingly comfortable for such a large vehicle, very nice interior. Surprisingly fast, also great handling. Great sense of safety, as it is a large vehicle. Fuel consumption, unsurprisingly, is high ... Read More

Excellent For Families In Style. By Sita

This vehicle is in great condition. I will miss it very much. I must downgrade to a vehicle that is more suitable for a person without children or a huge family. It is equipped with eveything you coul... Read More

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