Compare 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class specifications by trim levels

GL-Class is a 7-seat from Mercedes-Benz, which first hit the market back in 2007.

With the price tag ranging from $64,550 to $66,200, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class faces the stiff competition with the same-class rivals.

Overview

Wheels

Bulb Size

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has a maximum towing capacity of 7000 lbs, but double check that this applies to the configuration you want.

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class boasts the average fuel economy anywhere from 21 to 26 mpg, depending on the petrol type and engine capacity.

The maximum width and height is 84.30mm x 201.60mm respectively and can vary on the basis of model.

Key Specs of 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

  • Fuel Tank: 26.4 gal

  • Wheelbase: 121.1 in

  • MPG: 19 city/26 hwy

  • 0-60 mph: 7.5 sec

  • Ground clearance: 8.5 in

  • Engine: 3.0L V-6

  • Towing capacity: 7000 lbs

  • Curb: 5467 lbs

  • Passenger capacity: 7

  • Dimensions(LxWxH): 201.6 x 84.3 x 72.8



2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is offered in 2 trim levels. Compare the trim levels to ensure you will have the desired features and will not pay for the unnecessary upgrades

Our comprehensive charts with interior and exterior specs are also designed to give you thorough details about Mercedes-Benz GL-Class safety features and entertainment system, technical aspects, and so on.

Compare the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class specifications & features by choosing the necessary trim level & year of manufacture.

Specs

    • Main Info

    • Doors 4

    • Engine

    • Engine 3.0L V-6 DOHC

    • Horsepower 240 hp @ 1939 –
      362 hp @ 1933

    • Torque 369 lb-ft. @ 1,800 –
      455 lb-ft. @ 1,600

    • Charge system intercooled turbo

    • Transmission 7-spd auto w/OD

    • 0-60mph / 0-100kmh 5.9 - 7.5 sec

    • 1/4 mile time 14.5 - 15.8 sec

    • Dimensions

    • Length 201.6 in

    • Width 84.3 in

    • Height 72.8 in

    • Wheelbase 121.1 in

    • Curb Weight 5467 lbs

    • GVWR 7165 lbs

    • Towing capacity 7000 lbs

    • Ground clearance 8.5 in

    • Turning radius 20.4 ft

    • CAPACITY

    • Luggage capacity 16 ft

    • Cargo capacity 93.8 cu.ft

    • Seats 7

    • FUEL

    • Fuel tank 26.4 gal

    • City 17 - 19 mpg

    • Combined 19 - 23 mpg

    • Highway 21 - 26 mpg

    • Highway range 554.4 - 686.4 mi

    • WARRANTY

    • Basic Warranty 48/50,000 mths/miles



Specifications

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Exterior length
201.6 in 201.6 in
Exterior body width
84.3 in 84.3 in
Exterior height
72.8 in 72.8 in
Horsepower
240 hp 362 hp
Torque
455 lb-ft. 369 lb-ft.
Curb weight
5467 lbs 5335 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
7165 lbs 7165 lbs
Wheelbase
121.1 in 121.1 in
Turning radius
20.4 '' 20.4 ''
Ground clearance
8.5 in 8.5 in
Front legroom
40.3 in 40.3 in
Rear legroom
38.5 in 38.5 in
Front headroom
41 in 41 in
Rear headroom
40 in 40 in
Front shoulder room
59 in 59 in
Rear shoulder room
58 in 58 in
Payload
1,754 lbs. 1,764 lbs.

Interior Features

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Air conditioning, front
dual zone automatic dual zone automatic
Clock
analog analog
Cupholders
front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim
urethane urethane
12V DC power outlet
3 3
Overhead console
mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console
full full
Floor mats
carpeted front and rear carpeted front and rear
Front windows
power power
Rear windows
power power
1-touch window up
front and rear front and rear
1-touch window down
front and rear front and rear
Instrumentation
analog analog
Illuminated vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear view mirror
day-night day-night
Remote trunk release
power power
Seatback storage pockets
2 2
Steering wheel material
leather leather
Air conditioning, rear
with separate controls with separate controls
Lighter elements
front front
Auxiliary visors
dual dual

Exterior Features

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Antenna
window grid window grid
Body material
fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint
clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Grille trim
chrome chrome
Fog/driving lights
rear rear
Door count
4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door
power liftgate power liftgate
Tinted windows
deep deep
Rear window type
fixed fixed
Mirrors
dual power remote dual power remote
Sunroof
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler
lip lip
Wheels
19 silver aluminum 19 silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel
compact steel compact steel
Rear window wipers
fixed interval fixed interval
Running boards
illuminated illuminated
Mirrors, auto dimming
driver driver
2nd row sunroof
fixed glass with power sunshade fixed glass with power sunshade
Bodyside insert
chrome chrome

Seats

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Front seat type
bucket bucket
Standard seating
7 7
Front driver seat direction controls
8-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls
8-way power 8-way power
Lumbar support
driver driver
Front armrests
center center
Front head restraints
adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear seats
60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear head restraints
3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim
leatherette leatherette
3rd row seats
50-50 split-bench 50-50 split-bench
3rd row fold into floor
power power
Cooled front seats
driver and passenger driver and passenger

Entertainment System

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Radio
AM/FM/HD/Satellite-prep, seek-scan AM/FM/HD/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
CD player
in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
Speakers
8 8
Amplifier
830W 1200W premium
Navigation system
yes with voice activation yes with voice activation
1st row LCD screen
1 1
Entertainment system
with DVD with DVD
2nd row LCD screen
2 2

Safety and Security Features

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Airbags, frontal
driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact
seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain
curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row
Traction control
ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners
front and rear front and rear
Headlights
halogen halogen
Exterior light control
fully automatic fully automatic
Door curb lights
4 4
Remote keyless entry
keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Door locks
power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Parking assist
PARKTRONIC w/Active Parking Assist PARKTRONIC w/Active Parking Assist
Airbags, knee protection
driver driver
In-Vehicle Assistance Service
mbrace2 mbrace2

Mechanical Features

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Engine
3.0L V-6 3.0L V-6
Recommended fuel
diesel premium unleaded
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type
all-wheel drive all-wheel drive
Exhaust
stainless steel stainless steel
Steering
rack and pinion rack and pinion
Suspension tuning
regular regular
Front suspension type
double wishbone double wishbone
Front shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs
air air
Rear suspension type
multi-link multi-link
Rear shocks
gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs
air air
Transmission
7-spd auto w/OD 7-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio
3.27 3.46
Turbocharger
intercooled turbo twin turbo
4WD shift
electronic
Height adjustable suspension
automatic w/driver control automatic w/driver control
Automatic level control
4-corner 4-corner

Other Specs

Base GL350 BlueTEC 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC

Luggage capacity
16.0 cu.ft. 16.0 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity
93.8 cu.ft. 93.8 cu.ft.
Base engine size
3.0 liters 3.0 liters
Base engine type
V-6 V-6
Horsepower rpm
3,600 5,500
Torque rpm
1,600 1,800
Fuel tank capacity
26.4 gal. 26.4 gal.
EPA mileage estimates
19 City / 26 Hwy 17 City / 21 Hwy
Lighting - map lights
front and rear front and rear
Lighting - dome light
fade fade
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors
driver and passenger driver and passenger
Height adjustable safety belts
front front
Engine - valvetrain
DOHC DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles)
48/50,000 48/50,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles)
48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles)
48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles)
48/50,000 48/50,000
Tires
P275/55HR19.0 BSW AS P275/55HR19.0 BSW AS
Windshield wipers - front
variable intermittent variable intermittent
Bodyside moldings
body-colored body-colored
Maximum towing capacity
7,500 lbs. 7,500 lbs.