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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$56,200
Invoice
$52,828
Average Price Paid
$53,527
2,456 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,008
44 listings nationwide

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$64,567
218 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
24 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

Mercedes-Benz refers to the 2020 GLE-Class as a “second-generation model.” But savvy students of car culture will remember that the GLE-Class is actually a renamed M-Class, meaning thi...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
20
writes:
Excellent family car
writes:
This is the one we bought.
30
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 Landmark 4WD 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 Landmark 4WD worse.
"The GL550 pulls harder throughout the power band, has a decent interior and can be picked up pretty cost effectively. "
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
writes:
Bought after the test drive
Handling Ranked 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i AWD worse.
"Smoother"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 BMW X5 xDrive40i AWD worse.
"More comfortable "
writes:
Family Car Ranked 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Velar P380 R-Dynamic HSE AWD worse.
"Roomier and 3 rd row seating"

Specs

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 22.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Power
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
15.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 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
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard 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 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 40.3 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 38.5 in 40.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 33.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,698 lbs 1,521 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,500 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 201.6 in 194.3 in
Width 84.3 in 84.9 in
Height 72.8 in 70.7 in
Wheelbase 121.1 in 117.9 in

Available Options

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
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
GLE 350 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Bright
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System
  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • Soft Close Doors
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • Premium Package
  • 3RD Row Seat Package
  • 4-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • AIRMATIC Package
  • AMG Line Exterior
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • Advanced Lighting Package
  • DINAMICA Black Headliner
  • Dashboard & Door BELTLINES In Nappa Leather
  • Driver Assistance Package Plus
  • Electric Rear Side-Window Sunshades
  • Energizing Package Plus
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • MB-Tex Dashboard & Door BELTLINES
  • MBUX Technology Package
  • Panorama Sliding Sunroof
  • Premium Package
  • Rebuilt DA0 Package
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO Black Flamed Open-Pore Ash Wood Trim
  • DESIGNO High-Gloss Brown Flowing Lines Linden Trim
  • Metal Weave Trim
  • Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/MAGMAGREY, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Magma Grey, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/TARTUFO, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/White, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Magma Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • MACCHIATO/Magma Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Heated Rear Seats
  • Wheels: 19" MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 20" Twin 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 21" AMG MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 21" AMG MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 21" Twin 5-Spoke

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