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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door 14 20 $58,311 $62,700
4WD 4-Door 14 20 $61,194 $65,800
4MATIC 4-Door GL350 BlueTEC
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door GL350 BlueTEC 19 26 $58,590 $63,000
4MATIC 4-Door GL450 14 19 $60,032 $64,550
4MATIC 4-Door GL550 13 18 $82,398 $88,600
4MATIC 4-Door GL63 AMG 13 17 $109,889 $118,160
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TCC's Bottom Line If you're looking for a luxury SUV with legitimate off-roading potential, vehicles like the QX80 fit your niche interests. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL may be an expensive way to haul the family around, but it has excellent driving manners and some very sophisticated safety technology, too.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 14 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 40 40
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Third Hip Room (in) 48.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.5 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 39.6 40.3
Third Head Room (in) 36.8 38.9
Front Hip Room (in) 59.2 -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 60.5 50.5
Second Leg Room (in) 41 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 41.2
Second Hip Room (in) 58.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.8 58.5
Third Leg Room (in) 28.8 35
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 67.5 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.2 8.5
Length, Overall (in) 208.3 201.6
Height, Overall (in) 75.8 72.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.9 65.5
Wheelbase (in) 121.1 121.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 84.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.6 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 49.6 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 95.1 93.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - 19.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 52.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 84.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 13.6
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.6 40.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P275/60HR20 P275/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P275/60HR20 P275/55HR19
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8500 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 8500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 850 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1275 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7300 7165
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 8 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 8 19 X 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 710 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) 710 -
Engine
Displacement 5.6 L/339 3.0 L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 5800 240 @ 3600
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
Engine Oil Cooler None None
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Diesel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 413 @ 4000 455 @ 1600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 19
Transmission
Trans PTO Access No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.03 1.92
Trans Type 7 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off No No
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.89 4.38
Summary
Vehicle Name Infiniti QX80 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 2.94 3.46
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 2.94 3.46
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.5 (Est) 9.7
 
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