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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class
4 Dr 350SD Turbodiesel Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$54,250
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,198
12 listings nationwide

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class
4 Dr 350SD Turbodiesel Sedan

The 1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class was available in two configurations: the 350SD (for sedan diesel) and the slightly more luxurious 350SDL version. Both included the automaker's 3.5-lit...

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For the well-heeled among us who desire a full-size sport ute with power, plush, panache, and even a bit of practicality, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class might be just the ticket. Spor...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class
4 Dr 350SD Turbodiesel Sedan
45
Marta 1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class 4 Dr 350SD Turbodiesel SedanReview:

Benzy — Its junk, it sits in front of the house and never moves

265
K. LEIF TESSIER HOELSTAD 1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class 4 Dr 350SD Turbodiesel SedanReview:

One Of The Greatest Cars Ever Made Under 70k — The 350SD has gotten a bad rep over the years simply because of the initial quality of American Dies...

Primary Use: Family transportation

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
40
ojide writes:
Excellent family car
Paseo_2678 writes:
This is the one we bought.
50
Stevenml155 writes:
Was my first choice until I spent a good amount of time in one. It feels somewhat cramped, 3rd row is tight, ...
Power Ranked 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE LUX AWD better.
"Smooth and strong up to 70. The GL550 is very strong as well, just didnt feel as refined. "
Value Ranked 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE LUX AWD worse.
"The GL550 pulls harder throughout the power band, has a decent interior and can be picked up pretty cost effectively. "

Specs

1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class
4 Dr 350SD Turbodiesel Sedan
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 26.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Power
134 hp @ 4,000 RPM
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
Torque
229 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
15.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.9 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 38.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,698 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 202.6 in 201.6 in
Width 71.7 in 84.3 in
Height 56.6 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 115.6 in 121.1 in

Available Options

1991 Mercedes-Benz 350-Class
4 Dr 350SD Turbodiesel Sedan
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Second Row Seats
  • 3-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Active Curve System
  • Adaptive Damping System
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Illuminated Star
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • SplitView
  • Designo Auburn Brown Leather Package
  • Designo Black Leather Package
  • Designo Porcelain Leather Package
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • designo Wood & Leather Steering Wheel
  • Appearance Package
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Lighting Package
  • Premium I Package
  • designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Lane Tracking Package
  • Night-View Assist Plus
  • Parking Assist Package
  • Parktronic with Active Parking Assist
  • Almond Beige/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Grey/Dark Grey Leather Upholstery
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Multi-Contour Driver/Passenger Seats with Massage
  • Panorama Sunroof
  • Trailer Hitch

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