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May 02, 2024

What you need to know before buying the Mercedes Benz GL450 4matic SUV

The Mercedes Benz GL450 4MATIC is one of the models of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class full-size manufactured in America and is loaded with the latest Mercedes high-...

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The Mercedes Benz GL450 4MATIC is one of the models of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class full-size luxury SUV manufactured in America since 2006. The GL-Class is loaded with the latest Mercedes high-tech dynamics. It is a three-row seven-passenger vehicle positioned above the GLE-Class and below the GLS-Class. The GL-Class has powerful engines, and spacious interiors and offers a comfortable ride. It also has the latest in safety technology and an array of convenience and luxury features.

Advantages of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class

• Adult-friendly seating in all three rows

• Poised handling for its size

• Great gas mileage

• Potent engine lineup

Four GL-Class levels are offered and each of them has a distinct powertrain. One of the levels we are specifically going to look at is the Mercedes Benz GL450 4MATIC model of the GL-Class. The Mercedes Benz GL450 4MATIC is a full-size seven-seater luxury SUV that is powered by a 3.0- liter V6 turbocharged engine. It produces 362 horsepower @5500-6000 rpm and 369 lb-ft of torque @1800 rpm and is mated to a 7G-TRONIC plus automatic transmission and a 4matic permanent all-wheel drive system. Mercedes estimates that it will go from 0-60mph in 6.6 seconds. The base engine

type is gasoline.

The GL450 4MATIC also features an Active Curve System and Airmatic air suspension. Inside the GL450 4MATIC is appointed with the latest in Mercedes-Benz technology. It is also equipped with a suite of advanced safety and convenience features such as adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, cross-traffic alert, lane keeping assist, active brake assist, crosswind assist, attention assists, stability, and traction control. The GL450 4matic also includes optional features like air suspension and an off-road package.

The material quality, finishing, and technology features are all top-notch. The GL450 also runs an automated stop-start system, and the fuel economy is at 19MPG.

FEATURES/SPECS

• 3litre V6 double turbo engine with direct fuel injection

• 7-speed automatic transmission

• Brake light assist

• 19-inch alloy wheels

• A surround-view camera system

• Panoramic sunroof

• Premium leather upholstery

• Air suspension system

• Two air vents

• 12.3-inch touchscreen COMAND infotainment system

Other features include LED headlights, Heated and ventilated front seats with memory settings, stolen vehicle location, geo-fencing, anti-theft alarm system, remote door lock/unlock, premium vinyl upholstery, a 13-speaker sound system, keyless entry and ignition, rear door child safety locks.

The overall dimension of this SUV is a Length of 201.6 in. Height 72.8 in. Overall width without mirrors 84.3 in. Curb weight 5,371 lbs. Wheelbase 121.1”. Maximum cargo capacity 93.8 Cu.ft. Wheelbase 121.1 in. Maximum towing capacity 7,500 lbs. Luggage capacity 16.0cu.ft. Fuel tank capacity 264 Gal. Turning radius 20.4”.

If you are looking for a large luxury vehicle to buy and the aforementioned features fit into what you’re looking out for, then the Mercedes Benz GL450 4MATIC luxury SUV is your best bet.

Let's go on a tour of the GL450 4matic SUV on our YouTube channel to see what the interior and exterior of this luxury SUV really look like.

Enjoy the tour!

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