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2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Overview

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2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Overview

What’s New for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

For the 2014 model year, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class touts no major changes with the exception of available heated and cooled cup holders and an optional split-view dashboard display.

2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Overview

2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Exterior

Mercedes-Benz designed the GL-Class to make sure you understand right away that this isn’t your typical SUV. Streamlined, sculpted lines come together to create an aerodynamic exterior that defies the limitations of large SUVs, while its sporty grille and sleek rear end add a touch of athleticism to its profile.

2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Performance

Depending on the GL-Class model you choose, the engine differs. For the GL350 Bluetec, you’ll receive a diesel-powered 3.0-liter turbocharged V8 capable of 240 horsepower and 455 lb-ft of torque. It comes with a standard seven-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive, which is standard on all GL-Class models.
A gas-powered 4.7-liter turbocharged V8 powers the GL450, producing 362 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque, while the GL550 gets a more powerful version of this engine, churning out 429 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque.
Finally, the GL63 AMG has the most powerful engine of the bunch with a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 good for 550 hp and 560 lb-ft of torque.

2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Efficiency

The turbocharged V8 gets an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined, while the GL450’s 4.7-liter gets 16 mpg combined, and the GL550’s version comes in at 15 mpg combined. The GL63 AMG’s engine is rated at 14 mpg combined.

2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Interior

The GL-Class interior exudes comfort and luxury with high-end materials and technology that would make the GL perfect for any family road trip. Unlike other three-row crossovers, the GL-Class has a full-size third row, allowing passengers of all sizes to fit with ease. There is also a dual-screen entertainment system, panoramic sunroof, and a number of other creature comforts that make the GL-Class a top-notch crossover SUV.

2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Overview2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Safety

Standard safety features for the 2014 GL-Class include antilock brakes, stability and traction control, active front head restraints, front and rear side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbag, and a driver attention/drowsiness monitor. The mbrace2™ communications system also comes standard with automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle location, and an SOS button, among other features. Two levels of optional blind-spot and lane-departure protection are also offered.

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