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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2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G 550 4MATIC AWD
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2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,807
17 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
No Expert Reviews
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.

2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
No User Reviews
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
40
ojide writes:
Excellent family car
Paseo_2678 writes:
This is the one we bought.
20
Guru91WGKX writes:
I absolutely love this car!!! It is reliable, peppy, sporty, comfortable, beautiful and everything we could as...
Family Car Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class worse.
"Both great family cars! The kids love the TVs in the head rests for long trips with cordless headphones. "
Value Ranked 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class worse.
"The 360 camera, massaging front seats, brown leather interior, key fab features, and heated AND cooling seats! "

Specs

2023 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
--
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
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

2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
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
  • Polar White
  • Steel Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Second Row Seats
  • Harman Kardon Logic7 Surround Sound System
  • 3-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Active Curve System
  • Adaptive Damping System
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Illuminated Star
  • Accessory Rear-Seat Entertainment System
  • 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
  • Black Leather Upholstery
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Multi-Contour Driver/Passenger Seats with Massage
  • Panorama Sunroof
  • Trailer Hitch

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