Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Diesel is a seven-seat large-size vehicle in the Luxury SUV category. For the 2016 model year, the 3.0L V-6 Turbo Diesel diesel engine produces 240 horsepower, which is enough for the 5,467 lbs. SUV to reach 60 mph from zero in 8.3 seconds. EPA-estimated annual diesel expense is $1,650, which over the course of five years will cost you $2,000 in extra fuel spending.
2016 GL-Class Diesel has a relatively long wheelbase ( 121.1 in) and a wider body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively heavier, too, with curb weight of 5467 lbs.
2016 GL-Class Diesel seats seven adults. It has larger than average room for first-row passengers on one measurement, head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, GL-Class Diesel ia a class-leader on only one measurement - head - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on legs. Cargo volume behind second-row seats is larger than average among its peers with 49.4 cu. ft.
2016 GL-Class GL 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC
|Engine||3.0L V-6 Turbo Diesel|
|Drivetrain||All Wheel Drive|
|0-60 mph||8.3 sec|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,650|
2016 GL-Class SUV Diesel comes in one trim level, with an average price that is $10,454 less compared to its rivals. With a heavier body, and on average less powerful engine, GL-Class Diesel has a class-leading fuel economy of 22 mpg.
Customers have filed eleven complaints, which is as many as the average for its rivals. There are also seven recalls issued by Mercedes-Benz, which by itself is a relatively high number.