Mercedes-Benz R-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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2013 Mercedes-Benz R-Class R 350 4MATIC
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2013 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
R 350 4MATIC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$41,624
94 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
24 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2013 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
R 350 4MATIC
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.

2013 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
R 350 4MATIC
No User Reviews
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
20
writes:
Excellent family car
writes:
This is the one we bought.
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. "

Specs

2013 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
R 350 4MATIC
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Powertrain 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 26.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Diesel
Power --
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
Torque --
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
15.5:1
Displacement --
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 7 seats
Front Legroom -- 40.3 in
Back Legroom -- 38.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,698 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 201.6 in
Width -- 84.3 in
Height -- 72.8 in
Wheelbase -- 121.1 in

Available Options

2013 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
R 350 4MATIC
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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