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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $42,063 $45,230
2WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $46,002 $49,465
2WD 4-Door 1500 Denali 14 18 $55,195 $59,350
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLE 15 21 $44,658 $48,020
4WD 4-Door 1500 SLT 15 21 $48,546 $52,200
AWD 4-Door 1500 Denali 13 18 $58,064 $62,435
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 16 $43,449 $46,720
2WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 16 $47,518 $51,095
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLE 10 15 $46,090 $49,560
4WD 4-Door 2500 SLT 10 15 $50,164 $53,940
4MATIC 4-Door GL350 BlueTEC
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door GL350 BlueTEC 19 26 $58,032 $62,400
4MATIC 4-Door GL450 14 19 $59,427 $63,900
4MATIC 4-Door GL550 13 18 $80,817 $86,900
4MATIC 4-Door GL63 AMG 13 17 $108,740 $116,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,063
$58,032
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,230
$62,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$754 / month
$1040 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class is a pricey way to go, but it's a luxury family wagon with great fuel economy and road manners, and some thoughtful new safety and luxury features to boot.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 61.80 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 58.5
Third Leg Room (in) 34.90 35.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.50 40.0
Third Hip Room (in) 49.40 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 65.20 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.30 40.3
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Third Head Room (in) 38.10 38.9
Front Hip Room (in) 60.30 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.70 50.5
Second Leg Room (in) 39.50 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.30 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 143.6
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - TBD - -
Wheelbase (in) 130.00 121.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 10.50 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.10 84.3
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) - TBD - -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.80 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 222.40 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.90 -
Height, Overall (in) 76.80 72.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Track Width, Front (in) - 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.5
Length, Overall (in) - 201.6
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 65.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 45.8 16.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 41.40 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 69.60 52.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 90.0 49.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 101.80 84.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 137.4 93.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 35.60 19.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.2 13.8 x 1.3
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x 0.8 13.6 x 0.9
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 31.0 26.4
Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.0 40.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.8 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Rear Tire Order Code QAN NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - -
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P275/55R19
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear N/A -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 NA
Front Tire Order Code QAN NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2135 -
Spare Tire Order Code ZRS NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front N/A -
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P275/55R19
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 7500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 8100 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 765 600
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7200 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2880 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11000 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2794 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 5467
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 660 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - -
Engine
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000 455 @ 1600-2400
Engine Order Code LMG NA
Displacement 5.3L/323 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 5400 240 @ 3600
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V8 Turbocharged Diesel V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 26
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.7 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.0 4.34
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.5 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.9 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.1 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.4 2.86
Trans Order Code MYC NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.2 1.37
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.46
Summary
Vehicle Name GMC Yukon XL Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Body Code 130" WB -
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46.0 N/A
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Coil-Over Shock Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.41 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3300 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 -
Axle Type - Front Independent -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46.0 N/A
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3400 -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Air Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Air Springs
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.7 9.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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