Design

Rugged refinement
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Designed for comfort. Engineered for capability. Acclaimed for everything.

The deep values of the GL-Class define its shape, and its shape defies every limitation of large SUVs. Aerodynamic and athletic outside, it's advanced and accommodating inside. From its sporty grille to substantial wheels to its sleek tail, every element of the GL comes together to create an award-winning, truly fulfilling, full-size SUV.

Luxury for seven
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Three rows of luxury seating, all at the forefront of innovation.

From its heated front seats to it reclining second row its power-folding third row, the spacious GL-Class seats seven in first-class luxury. Richly finished and abundantly thoughtful, it's also lavishly detailed, with advanced entertainment features and such comforts available as massaging front seats and a giant Panorama roof.

Visionary lighting
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Makes nighttime more like daylight, and daytime more beautiful.

Standard LED Daytime Running Lamps and taillamps catch the attention of other motorists for added safety, and captivate onlookers with their scintillating style. Available Bi-Xenon headlamps generate light that's more like daylight. They also automatically adapt their beams to brighten curving and straight roads without causing glare.


Versatility

Three rows of flexibility
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More room for passengers, with room for even more.

Large side doors and innovative EASY-ENTRY 2nd-row seats welcome up to seven adults to three rows of luxury seating, including the generous third row. A standard power liftgate, power-folding third row and 60/40-split second row accommodate up to 93.8 cubic feet of cargo. In any configuration, the GL has an extraordinary capacity to satisfy.

High torque, low emissions
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Advanced power to tow, pass, merge, and move the whole industry forward.

Three of the four advanced Direct Injection engines in the GL-Class make more power and torque from less gasoline. One uses no gas at all: the clean-diesel GL350 BlueTEC. And while they all offer certified ultralow emissions, their performance inspires any driver's emotions, with a paddle-shifted 7-speed automatic and brisk acceleration.

The confidence of 4MATIC
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Reassurance when the weather turns. Rejuvenation when the road turns.

Standard on every GL-Class, 4MATIC® all-wheel drive instantly sends power to the wheels that can use it best, adding confidence on snowy streets and in sharp corners in any season. Its 4-wheel independent AIRMATIC® suspension delivers silky comfort and unexpectedly crisp handling control, along with 4-wheel automatic leveling.

The 550-hp GL63 AMG
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A handcrafted aluminum fist, in a hand-sewn leather glove.

Its handcrafted biturbo V-8 only begins to reveal the superpowers of the GL63 AMG. Its 21-inch AMG® wheels conspire with an advanced AIRMATIC® suspension and ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM to ensure that its performance is as versatile as it is superlative. Its exquisite designo leather-lined cabin makes sure its luxury reaches the same summit.


Technology

Safer driving made easier
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A multitude of innovations for multi-lane roadways.

Technological teamwork helps make highway driving safer and easier. DISTRONIC PLUS® cruise control uses radar to adapt your speed to the traffic flow, even stop-and-go. Blind Spot and Lane Keeping Assists can alert you if it's unsafe to change lanes or if you start to drift. Active technology can help guide the GL-Class back into its own lane.

DISTRONIC PLUS® adaptive cruise control is no substitute for active driving involvement. It does not react to stationary objects, nor recognize or predict the curvature and lane layout of the road or the movement of vehicles ahead. It is the driver´s responsibility at all times to be attentive to traffic and road conditions, and to provide the steering, braking and other driving inputs necessary to retain control of the vehicle. Drivers are cautioned not to wait for the DISTRONIC Proximity Warning System before braking, as that may not afford sufficient time and distance to brake safely. After braking the car for stopped traffic ahead, system resumes automatically only if traffic pauses for less than 3 seconds.

Blind Spot Assist may not be sufficient to avoid all accidents involving vehicles in your blind spot and does not estimate the speed of approaching vehicles. It should not be used as a sole substitute for driver awareness and checking of surrounding traffic conditions.

Driving while drowsy or distracted is dangerous and must be avoided. Lane Keeping Assist may be insufficient to alert a fatigued or distracted driver of lane drift and cannot be relied on to avoid an accident or serious injury.

Music, navigation and more
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A treat for all your senses, including your sense of adventure.

Advanced entertainment, navigation and communication systems work with intuitive ease in the GL-Class. Bluetooth® lets you make calls hands-free and play music wire-free. The elegant central controller and color displays put a world of features within easy reach. A wide array of audio choices ranges from a USB port to available SiriusXM Radio.

While the navigation system provides directional assistance, the driver must remain focused on safe driving behavior, including paying attention to traffic and street signs. The driver should utilize the system´s audio cues while driving and should only consult the map or visual displays once the vehicle has been stopped in a safe place. Maps do not cover all areas or all routes within an area.

Bluetooth® interface does not provide phone charging or external antenna. Voice interactivity feature is dependent on selected handset. Phone sold separately. See dealer for a list of approved compatible phones. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

The purchase or lease of a new, satellite radio-enabled Mercedes-Benz includes a 6-month trial of the Sirius All Access package. If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of this period, all SiriusXM services are sold separately, and the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call 1-866-635-2349 to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms, www.siriusxm.com. Sirius U.S. Satellite service available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States, DC and Puerto Rico (with coverage limitations). While the Sirius network of satellites and terrestrial antenna provides nearly seamless service throughout the contiguous U.S., Sirius service may be unavailable or interrupted for a variety of reasons, including environmental or topographical conditions; in certain locations such as tunnels, parking garages, or within or next to large buildings; or near other technologies that can interfere with the Sirius signal. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

Rear Seat Entertainment
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First-rate entertainment for your 2nd-row passengers.

A pair of big, crisp screens behind each front head restraint give your 2nd-row passengers a front-row seat for DVD movies, game play and more. Multiple inputs, two remotes and two DVD players let passengers enjoy themselves individually or together, with audio played via two wireless headsets or the GL's sound system.

Mercedes-Benz mbrace2
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Convenient connections with extraordinary benefits.

From your car, computer or smartphone, mbrace connects with you the way you already connect with the world. From remote vehicle features, to finding your way with Google Maps® and Yelp, to help from emergency services or expert concierges, standard mbrace2™ includes a trial subscription to the three mbrace Packages.

Internet-based features require optional Multimedia Package.

All Mercedes-Benz mbrace® services operate only where cellular and Global Positioning Satellite signals are available, which are provided by third parties and not within the control of Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. An mbrace Package trial period is offered on new, Certified Pre-Owned and pre-owned sales and leases at an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer. Subscriber Agreement is required for service to be active. Some services are only available on select vehicles. Your PIN is required in order to use certain services. Some services may be limited or restricted in some areas. Driver is responsible for complying with traffic and other laws. See your dealer or MBUSA.com/mbrace for details.

mbrace is compatible with select Apple iPhone® models running iOS 4.2 or later, and Android-based phones running OS 2.1 or later.