Mercedes-Benz GL-Class vs Mercedes-Benz GLS-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.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$76,000
Invoice
$71,440
Average Price Paid
$76,000
158 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 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
$30,604
4 listings nationwide

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$86,755
54 listings nationwide
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13 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...

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Megan Hennessey Test Drive Review:

The ā€œSā€ in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class name is meant to connect the SUV to the S-Class flagship sedan. In this sense, the GLS is the S-Class of SUVs, and it delivers on that posit...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

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

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.
60
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. "
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
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Specs

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 23.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Power
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
362 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
15.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.64 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 41.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 17.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,698 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,500 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 201.6 in 205 in
Width 84.3 in 84.9 in
Height 72.8 in 71.8 in
Wheelbase 121.1 in 123.4 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
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 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

  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Black DINAMICA Headliner
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Assistance Package Plus
  • Head-Up Display
  • Heated 2ND Row Seats
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Power Rear-Window Sunshades
  • Roof Spoiler
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO Brown Linden Flowing Lines Wood Trim
  • Metal Weave Trim
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/TARTUFO, Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • MACCHIATO Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • Panorama Roof
  • Wheels: 21" 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 21" Triple 5-Spoke

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