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General

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Also called:

GL-Class

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Model: 
Average Price: 
44,200
Updated: 
15 Oct 2019
$
132,100
Updated: 
19 Nov 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
23.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Marmor Weiß
#D9DFDD
Titan Grau Metallic
#9C9C9C
Obsidian Schwarz Metallic
#434750
Color: 
Black
#0A0E10
Polar White
#D3D3D5
Obsidian Black metallic
#343031
Iridium Silver metallic
#8F9192
Mojave Silver metallic
#7B7B7B
Lunar Blue metallic
#2C4261
Brilliant Blue metallic
#4678BF
Emerald Green metallic
#384241
Selenite Grey metallic
#959A9E
designo Cardinal Red metallic
#9A363A
designo Diamond White metallic
#C0C1C1

Electric

Top Speed: 
174mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
3.60s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Mercedes-AMG creates the ultimate muscle SUV with enough room for an extended family.

Pros
Rocket ship acceleration,
S-class interior luxury,
high-tech features galore.

Cons
Clumsy-shifting automatic transmission,
discombobulated ride,
eye-watering price tag.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class's #4 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Large SUVs category. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a score of 7.9 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lavish cabin with supple seats
Composed handling and smooth ride
Good cargo capacity
Powerful engines

Cons
Steep infotainment learning curve

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class manages to feel worth every dollar the automaker charges for its sublime ride, luxurious interior, and prodigious power.

Pros
Beautiful ride/handling balance
Gorgeous interior
Loads of luxury
Tons of power, no matter the model
Serious tech

Cons
So expensive
So heavy
So thirsty
And a few penny-pinching touches

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban: 14.2 l / 100 km _ Extra urban: 8.0 l / 100 km
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
32
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
4.00L
Torque: 
221ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
627ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
Horsepower: 
224hp
at 5 500rpm
603hp
at 5 750rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electro-mechanical rack-and-pinion steering
Longitudinal sliding adjustable front centre armrest with illuminated storage compartment and 12V power socket
Luggage compartment cover, removable and storable under the boot floor
Ambient Lighting
PARKTRONIC and Surround View System with 360-degree camera
AMG Drive Unit steering wheel buttons
Keyless Ignition
Front, Rear And 3rd Row Cupholders
Suede And Leather Steering Wheel
Adaptive Cruise Control
Front And Rear Parking Sensors
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Automatic Parking Assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
185.60in
206.40in
Width: 
75.70in
79.90in
Height: 
66.40in
70.20in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
Front Track: 
63.30in
67.10in
Rear Track: 
63.30in
67.90in
Wheel Base: 
108.60in
123.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.40
Rear Head Room: 
40.20
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
Rear leg room: 
41.90in
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.60cu.ft
84.70cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.20cu.ft
17.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4087.00lbs
5798.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Electric power windows front and rear
Ambient Lighting
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Heated sport seats
4-way electric adjustment for lumbar support driver
Passenger seat 4-way electrical adjustable
4-way electric adjustment for lumbar support Passenger
driver seat 8-way electrical adjustable
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Massaging
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Heated rear seat with split (40:60) folding backrests; ISOFIX child seat anchorage; foldable centre armrest with storage compartment and cup holders
Folding center armrest
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson axle, transverse control arm, spring struts, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, roll bar
double-wishbone front
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-arm axle, gas pressure shock absorbers, coil springs
multilink rear suspension
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual zone air conditioning with air quality sensor and pollen filter, additional temperature and air intensity regulation for the rear seat passengers
Five Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Central 12.3-inch touchscreen, turning/pushing knob and direct selection buttons, voice activated control system
FM RDS/AM radio, DAB+ radio, MP3 player
Navigation with Real-Time-Traffic
Smartphone connection (Apple CarPlay3 & Android Auto3), Bluetooth®3, 2x USB socket (including one charging socket), 1x AUX-IN
4G Communication-Box: Wi-Fi hotspot, online music, internet radio, online weather forecast
Smartphone-App5: Car condition query and remote control of windows and locking system Hi-Fi sound system with 10 speakers
360° exterior view camera with dynamic guiding lines and different vehicle views on 12.3-inch display; parking sensors front/rear
12.3” Digital Instrument Cluster
12.3” Touchscreen Multimedia Display
Burmester Surround Sound System
9 USB ports
Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Autotm
590 Watts Stereo Output
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
13 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
TS badges on front side fenders and on the tailgate
Special TS front and rear skirts with integrated exhaust pipes
Rhombus-Grill
Side skirts in TS design
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
7.5 J x 18
21 X 11.5 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
315.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
ventilated discs
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid disc
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Front, Rear And Third Row Head Airbags
Brake Drying
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Warmth And Comfort Package
Air Balance Package
Executive Rear Seat Package
Night Package
Executive Rear Seat Package PLUS
Acoustic Comfort Package
ENERGIZING Package PLUS
Exterior Options: 
23" AMG® Forged Multi-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
23" AMG® Forged Monoblock-Style Matte Black Wheels
Red-Painted Brake Calipers
23" AMG® Forged Multi-Spoke Wheels
Wheel Locking Bolts
22" AMG® Multi-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
AMG® Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
23" AMG® Forged Monoblock-Style Wheels
MAGIC VISION CONTROL
22" AMG® Multi-Spoke Wheels
Trailer Hitch
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
Interior Options: 
MBUX Interior Assistant
Power 2nd-Row Side-Window Sunshades
Red Seat Belts
Load Sill Protector
Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In DINAMICA
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In Nappa Leather
6-Seat Cabin Configuration
Heated 3rd-Row Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Heated And Cooled Front Cupholders
MBUX Augmented Video For Navigation
AMG® Head-Up Display
2nd-Row Wireless Charging
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber/DINAMICA

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Exclusive w/Diamond Stitching, premium leather
#4D5159
Macchiato Beige/Black Exclusive w/Diamond Stitching, premium leather
#ACA4A0
Tartufo/Black Exclusive, premium leather
#6D6463
Black Exclusive, premium leather
#4D5159