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2012 Lincoln Navigator

2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class

  2012 Lincoln Navigator 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class 4MATIC 4-door 4.6L Side Exterior View
Invoice $54,301 $57,260
13/20 12/21
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Bottom Line Lavish and large, the 2012 Lincoln Navigator is luxury, American-style, but its powertrains are a step behind those of the competition. Read Full Review With rugged styling, fairly nimble handling and diesel economy, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class can charm the mud right off a Land Rover Range Rover. Read Full Review
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  • Spacious third row
  • Retro, classy design
  • Smooth, slick-shifting six-speed automatic
  • Comfortable ride and good handling


  • Underpowered
  • Noisy engine
  • Limited outward visibility


  • Appealing blend of luxury, ruggedness
  • Spacious three-row seating
  • Real off-road ability
  • Diesel gives good fuel economy


  • Even the base GL is expensive
  • Ride gets jittery with big tires
  • GL 550's low gas mileage
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