2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Expert Reviews

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on January 25, 2006

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on January 25, 2006

Special to the Star-TelegramThe big, luxury sport utility vehicle is anything but dead, no matter what you might have heard.Rising gasoline prices really don't have much effect on people who c... Read full review

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on March 15, 2006

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on March 15, 2006

Mercedes' new SUV couldn't come at a worse time. Can consumption be more conspicuous?THERE'S something peculiarly egregious, something antagonizing about the 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL, ... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on March 19, 2006

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on March 19, 2006

I don't do mud baths, and I'm not crazy about spas. I didn't come to this resort town for a massage. I came to drive. There are many good roads in this part of the Napa Valley -- twi... Read full review


Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on March 26, 2006

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on March 26, 2006

THE BASICSBase price/as tested: $58,000 to $70,000 (est.)Fuel economy: Not announced, but probably about 16 m.p.g.THE SPECIFICSDrivetrain: All-wheel driveSeating: Seven occupantsHorsepower: 335Torq... Read full review

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita Lienert on May 24, 2006

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita Lienert on May 24, 2006

ANN ARBOR -- In "Blue Shoes and Happiness," the latest installment in the blockbuster "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" series, the female sleuths often discuss the merits of buying a Merce... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on July 19, 2006

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on July 19, 2006

Despite rising fuel prices, some people still need large SUVs for their families, and sales of these vehicles, surprisingly, are holding steady even as sales of midsize sport utilities plunge. Part... Read full review

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on September 3, 2006

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on September 3, 2006

In an an era of $3-a-gallon gasoline, who would be wacky enough to build a large, all-new, gas-guzzling, luxury-loaded, pricey sport-utility vehicle?Mercedes-Benz, that's who.And the M-B folks... Read full review

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on October 7, 2006

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on October 7, 2006

While sales of some SUVs are suffering -- Ford's Excursion and Explorer and Chevrolet's Suburban, for example -- the market for high-end luxury SUVs remains strong despite their appetite ... Read full review

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on May 23, 2006

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on May 23, 2006

It's definitely summer: The kids are out of school, still in their PJ's come noon, eternally filthy bare feet running out the door 30 minutes before the ice cream truck arrives, insisting... Read full review