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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Available in 3 styles:  2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 4dr AWD 4MATIC shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

13–18 city / 17–24 hwy


Notable Features

  • New 382-hp GL550
  • V-8 GL450 and diesel GL320
  • Seats seven
  • Standard 4WD
  • Eight airbags
  • Available Engines:
  • 382-hp, 5.5-liter V-8 (premium)
  • 215-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (diesel)
  • 335-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Transmissions:
  • 7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

Expert Snapshot

What We Like
  • Power (GL550)
  • Third-row comfort
  • Premium cabin
  • Elegant styling
  • Precise steering
  • Off-road credentials
What We Don't Like
  • Poor reliability
  • Complex navigation system
  • Occasional accelerator lag (GL550)
  • Brittle ride with 21-inch wheels
  • Less cargo room than some competitors
  • Gets pricey with options

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Standard Engine

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Base GL320CDI 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC
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6 cyl.
215-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (diesel)
Destination charge: $875

Base GL450 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC
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8 cyl.
335-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (premium)
Destination charge: $875

Base GL550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC
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8 cyl.
382-hp, 5.5-liter V-8 (premium)
Destination charge: $875

* MPG may vary based on maintenance.

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