Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$131,750
Invoice
$123,845
Average Price Paid
$131,750
43 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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G 550 4MATIC AWD
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GL 350 BlueTEC
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$188,597
43 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,808
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz G550 is a five-passenger luxury body-on-frame SUV. Over 40 years since its debut, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has retained its blocky, utilitarian exterior shape w...

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...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
No User Reviews
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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ojide writes:
Excellent family car
Paseo_2678 writes:
This is the one we bought.
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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

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
19 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 26.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Diesel
Power
416 hp @ 5,500 RPM
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
Torque
450 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
15.5:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD 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 38.7 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 38.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 38.1 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,391 lbs 1,698 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,000 lbs 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.7 in 201.6 in
Width 86.1 in 84.3 in
Height 77.5 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 121.1 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO Graphite Metallic
  • DESIGNO Mystic Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Mystic Brown Metallic
  • DESIGNO Night Black MAGNO
  • DESIGNO Platinum MAGNO
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Designo Mocha Black Metallic
  • Designo Platinum Black Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR Sintered Bronze MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Arabian Grey
  • G MANUFAKTUR China Blue
  • G MANUFAKTUR Dakota Brown MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Dark Olive Green MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Deep Green
  • G MANUFAKTUR Desert Sand
  • G MANUFAKTUR Desert Silver Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR Jupiter Red
  • G MANUFAKTUR MONZA Grey MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Midnight Blue
  • G MANUFAKTUR Olive Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR Sea Blue Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR South Sea Blue Metallic
  • Indium Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Jade Green Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Rubellite Red Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Suspension W/Adaptive Damping Adjustment
  • Leather & Light Brown Zen Wood Steering Wheel
  • AMG Line
  • Exclusive Interior Package
  • Exclusive Interior Package Plus
  • G MANUFAKTUR Interior Package
  • G MANUFAKTUR Interior Package Plus
  • Leather & Brown Ash Wood Steering Wheel
  • Leather Grab Handles
  • Night Package
  • Night Package MAGNO
  • Night Package Plus
  • Roof In Obsidian Black
  • Seat Comfort Package
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Night Black MAGNO
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Obsidian Black
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Vehicle Color
  • Two-Tone Dashboard
  • Two-Tone Nappa Leather Steering Wheel
  • AMG Carbon Fiber Trim
  • G MANUFAKTUR Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • G MANUFAKTUR Black-Flamed Ash Wood Trim
  • Wheels: 18" Matte Black 5-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" Black Twin 5-Spoke Alloy
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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