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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL Class 4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L Specs

4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L
MSRP based on 4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 13 mpg City/17 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 5.5L
EPA Class 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Style Name GL550 SUV
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 7-speed automatic drive-adaptive transmission-inc: driver-selectable Comfort mode, Touch Shift

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5296
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 40.1
Second Leg Room (in) 40.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.5
Passenger Capacity 7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Third Head Room (in) 38.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 143
Second Head Room (in) 40.6
Third Leg Room (in) 34.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 121.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.1
Height, Overall (in) 72.4 - 75.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 200.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 (10.9 w/Air Suspension)
Track Width, Front (in) 65.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 18.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 83.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 14.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 51.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 83.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.4

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 5.5L/333.3
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 391 @ 2800 - 4800
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 382 @ 6000
Transmission
Trans Type 7
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 (Comfort Mode: 2.23)
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - x - TBD -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6
Steering Type Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P295/40R21
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P295/40R21
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 21 x 10.0
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 21 x 10.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Spring-Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Spring-Struts
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Arm Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera Yes
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock braking system w/brake assist
Driver & front passenger adaptive dual-stage airbags w/front...
Front passenger occupant detection system
1st & 2nd row side-impact airbags
Side-impact air curtains for all outboard seating positions
Active front seat belts w/automatic height adjustable shoulder...
Seat belt pretensioners
Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
Child safety rear door locks
Electronic traction system
Electronic stability program
Trailer stability assist
4-wheel electronic traction system (4-ETS)
Driver-programmable daytime running lamps w/auto-on

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 50,000
Corrosion Years 4
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years Unlimited

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
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