Compare 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class

2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
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4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC 17 21 $57,260 $61,570
4MATIC 4-Door GL 450 13 18 $58,190 $62,570
4MATIC 4-Door GL 550 12 17 $79,329 $85,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,260
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,570
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1026 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3
Third Leg Room (in)
34.2
Second Head Room (in)
40.6
Passenger Capacity
7
Third Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3
Third Head Room (in)
38.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
143.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.1
Wheelbase (in)
121.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.3
Track Width, Front (in)
65.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9
Length, Overall (in)
200.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
72.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
51.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
83.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
18.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
14.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7
Steering Type
Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P275/50R20
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/50R20
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5512
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 3400
Engine Type
Turbocharged Diesel V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
400 @ 1600-2400
Engine Order Code
NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92
Trans Type
7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Body Style
Sport Utility
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.3

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