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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL550

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL550 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL550 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2012 Mercedes-Benz GL550 Base GL550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$85,300
    Invoice *$79,329
    Engine5.5L V-8 382 HP
    Transmission7-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City12.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy17.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine5.5L V-8 382 HP
    Transmission7-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Alternator180 amp
    Batterywith run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.70
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank26.4 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/A
    Exhaustdual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefull-time 4MATIC all wheel
    4WD ShiftN/A
    Locking Hub Controlpermanent
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
    Traction ControlABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability control
    RideN/A
    Ride Controlautomatic w/driver control
    Adaptive Suspensionadaptive suspension
    Auto-Levelling Suspension4-corner
    Front Suspensiondouble wishbone
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springsair
    Front Torsion BarN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsair
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront and rear
    Wheels21.0 " silver AMG aluminum
    Front TiresP295/40HR21.0BSW AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity7
    Front Seat Typebucket
    Heated Front Seatsdriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestspower adjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(12-way power)
    Easy EntryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(12-way power)
    Rear Seats60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustable
    Rear Child SeatsN/A
    Rear Armrestscenter
    Third Row Seats50-50 split-bench
    Third Row Child SeatsN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/A
    Seat Trimleather
    Door Trimleatherette
    Headlinerfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertgenuine wood
    Gear Shift Knob TrimN/A
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Sunroofexpress open/close
    Convertible RoofN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminated
    Auxiliary Visorsdual
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/A
    Glove Boxlocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/A
    Dome Lightfade
    Reading Lightsfront & rear
    Floor Consolefull
    Overhead ConsoleN/A
    Cup Holderfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bin
    Dashboard StorageN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/A
    Seatback Storage2
    Refrigerated BoxN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/A
    Door Binsdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/A
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpet
    Cargo Coverroll-up
    Cargo Netcargo net
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air Conditioningrear air with separate controls
    Air Filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air Recirculationautomatic air recirculation
    Rear Heaterauxiliary rear heater
    RadioCOMAND SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted 6-disc
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/A
    Speakers12 harman/kardon
    Amplifier610W amplifier
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepower
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door release
    Cell Phonepre-wiring
    Power Outlets3
    AC power outletN/A
    Trunk Pulldowntrunk/hatch auto-latch
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtray
    Lighter Elementsfront
    First Aid Kitfirst aid kit
    Emergency SOSmbrace
    Adjustable PedalsN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/A
    Voice RecorderN/A
    Picnic TableN/A
    Internet AccessSearch & Send internet access
    Instrument Displayanalog
    Tachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/A
    Water Temp GaugeN/A
    Volt GaugeN/A
    InclinometerN/A
    AltimeterN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/A
    Clockanalog
    Compasscompass
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlPARKTRONIC front and rear w/rear camera
    Navigation SystemCOMAND
    Steering Wheelpower telescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleather/genuine wood
    Tow BarN/A
    Front Windowspower
    Rear Windowspower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspower
    1-Touch Openfront and rear
    Tinted Windowsdeep
    Double Pane Side GlassN/A
    Sun BlindsN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjets and reservoir
    Rain Detecting Wipersrain detecting wipers
    Speed Sensitve Wipersspeed sensitive wipers
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed interval
    Rear Heated WipersN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/A
    Sun Visor StripN/A
    Rear Defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat Sensorchildseat sensor
    Head ProtectionN/A
    Knee Airbagdriver
    Rear Side Airbagrear side-impact airbag
    Side Impact Barsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rear
    Ignition Disableimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker Systemtracker system
    Security Systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume83.3 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/A
    Exterior Length200.7 "
    Exterior Width78.3 "
    Exterior Height72.4 "
    Wheelbase121 "
    Front Tread65 "
    Rear Tread65 "
    Turning Radius19.8 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating6,945 lbs.
    Curb Weight5,545 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    Payload1,400 lbs.
    Max Trailer WeightN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/A
    Drag Coefficient.37
    Front Legroom40.3 "
    Rear Legroom39.5 "
    Front Headroom40.1 "
    Rear Headroom40.6 "
    Third Row Headroom38.2 "
    Front HiproomN/A
    Rear HiproomN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/A
    Front Shoulder Room58.3 "
    Rear Shoulder Room58.9 "
    Third Row Shoulder Room50.5 "
    Passenger Volume143 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume14.3 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded43.8 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/A
    Rear Spoilerlip
    Running Boardsrunning boards
    Skid Plates2
    Trunk RackN/A
    PickupN/A
    Bumpersbody-colored
    Rear Bumperwith chrome insert
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-colored
    Bodyside Insertchrome
    Bodyside CladdingN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/A
    Wheel WellN/A
    Fender Flaresbody-colored
    Grille Moldingschrome
    Paintmetallic monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
    TraileringN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/A
    Trailering HitchN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles48/50,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Milesunlimited/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/A
    Accessories Months/MilesN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL550 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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