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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

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2017 Base GLS 350d 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC
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Price:   -  From $67,050
2017 Base GLS 450 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $68,700
2017 Base GLS 550 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $93,850
2017 Base AMG GLS 63 4dr All-Wheel Drive 4MATIC Price:   -  From $124,100


Mercedes-Benz’s biggest SUV, the GLS-Class, is the high-riding equivalent to its flagship S-Class sedan, boasting the most lavish interior and technology, but in a far more versatile seven-seat format. Prices are lofty, but if you want the biggest, most passenger-friendly Mercedes, the GLS-Class is the only way to fly.

What's New for 2017

Formerly called the GL-Class, Mercedes-Benz revamped its largest SUV and rechristened it the GLS-Class for 2017, introducing a new exterior, a nine-speed automatic transmission for non-AMG models, and a range of style and trim additions.

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Choosing Your Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

The GLS-Class challenges a wide range of luxury competitors, from the Land Rover Range Rover to the Cadillac Escalade to the upcoming Lincoln Navigator. That means it needs ample luxury fittings. Mercedes’ beautiful Designo treatments arrive as paint colors and leather upholstery.

That said, the GLS-Class is technically a facelift of the old GL-Class, which debuted way back in 2012. Its interior hasn’t received the same loving care as Mercedes’ more recent full redesigns, so don’t count on absurd levels of screen real estate or the same kind of material quality as an S-Class.

It’s also lacking some advanced active safety features, including the latest in Mercedes’ push for autonomous driving. While it has lane keeping assist, it isn’t the company’s most advanced version, simply warning the driver rather than taking actual action. It’s also missing Mercedes’ trick Active Lane Change Assist, which relies on the semi-autonomous systems to execute driver-commanded lane changes. Keep the absence of these advanced safety systems in mind when cross-shopping the GLS with its rivals.

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Like so many mid-range Mercedes models, the GLS450 uses a 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V6. It delivers 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque through a nine-speed automatic and a standard 4Matic all-wheel-drive system. That arrangement scoots this 5,335-pound SUV to 60 miles per hour in a relaxed 6.5 seconds.

The base GLS returns modest fuel economy – 17 miles per gallon city, 22 mpg highway, and 19 mpg combined. The most affordable GLS is still pricey, starting at $70,545.

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Armed with a 4.7-liter, twin-turbocharged V8, a nine-speed automatic transmission, and 4Matic all-wheel drive, the GLS550 is potent for a non-AMG model. Drivers have access to 449 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, which is enough to move this big SUV to 60 in just 5.2 seconds or tow 7,500 pounds of whatever.

But it suffers at the fuel pump (shocking, we know). Look for an EPA-estimated 13 mpg in the city and 18 on the highway for a 15-mpg combined rating. Prices start at $95,945.

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The AMG-modified GLS is just the ticket for the owner that looks at the thirsty, powerful GLS550 and says, “Eh, that’s not really enough.” Blessed with a thunderous, 5.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V8, the GLS63 can hit 60 miles per hour in just 4.5 seconds thanks to 577 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque.

With prices starting at $126,295, owners should be able to afford the GLS63’s extravagant fueling costs – this brute returns just 13 mpg city, 17 mpg highway, and 14 mpg combined.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.0L V-6 / 255 HP / 455 ft.lbs.
9-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Full-time 4matic All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
Not Available
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.0L V-6 / 255 HP / 455 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Full-time 4matic All Wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
Not Available
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
26.4 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Average Cost To Fill Tank
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
93.8 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
144 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
202.0 "
Exterior Width
76.1 "
Exterior Height
72.8 "
Front Headroom
41.2 "
Rear Headroom
40.0 "
Front Legroom
40.3 "
Rear Legroom
38.5 "
Front Shoulder Room
58.5 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.3 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
Wheel Base
121 "
Turning Radius
20.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
19.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum / 20.0 " Machined W/painted Accents Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Heated, Power Remote Driver, Power Remote W/tilt Down Passenger
Grille Moldings
Rear Spoiler
Dual Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Leatherette / Leather
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power) / (12-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power) / (12-way Power)
Front Armrests
(8-way Power) / (12-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Center / Center With Pass-thru
Rear Seats
60-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Comand Am/fm/hd, Seek-scan / Comand Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Seek-scan
8 / 14 Harman/kardon / 14 Bang & Olufsen
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Power Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Rear Side-impact Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front And Rear
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Parktronic W/active Parking Assist Automated
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Major Components Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
48 Months / 50,000 Miles
Accessories Months

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