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Sport Utility Vehicle

Globe Rating

8.0 /10

“The No. 1 big SUV on the market today. You will like this vehicle if: you want a hulking SUV to pull your fancy boat to the lakeside cottage, then impress your friends at the club.”

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$73,700 - $125,900
Fuel Economy:
10.4 - 13.7 L/100km

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2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class - Review

Made-in-America Mercedes SUV is big, bold and brash

Globe Rating

8.0 /10

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Available Trims

Below is a list of all trims available for this model. To see more details click on the trim name.

Trim MSRP Engine HP Fuel Type Fuel Economy
GL350 BlueTEC 4MATIC $73,700 3.0L V 6 240 Diesel 10.4
GL450 4MATIC $75,900 4.7L V 8 362 Premium Unleaded 13.6
GL550 4MATIC $95,900 4.7L V 8 429 Premium Unleaded 13.7
GL63 AMG $125,900 5.5L V 8 550 Premium Unleaded NA

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