The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is seven-passenger SUV offered in four models: GL350 Bluetec, GL450, GL550 and GL63 AMG. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL350) Bluetec and 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL450) come with different engines, but otherwise similarly equipped 19-inch wheels, roof Rails, a self-balancing air suspension, automatic lights, LED running lights and taillights, a power liftgate, a sunroof, power rear quarter windows, the camera rearview, rear privacy glass, cruise control, MB-Tex premium vinyl upholstery, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated eight way power front seats, a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped wheel steering, interior wood trim power-folding third-row seat. Features Electronic include head-based COMAND interface, a 7-inches central display, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Mercedes mbrace2 telecommunications and a sound system that features HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack and USB port.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Premium 1 package adds power folding exterior mirrors, illuminated front door Sills, heated and cooled cup-holders, auto-dimming mirrors,rear 115-volt household power-style Fried, multicolor ambient lighting, a steering power-adjustable wheel, a -10 way power driver seat, driver memory functions, the voice command feature of learning, navigation system, 10 GB of digital storage for music, satellite radio and iPod interface. The tacks Lighting package on adaptive bi-Xenon headlights with adaptive high-beam control, and Lane Tracking package adds blind-spot monitor and lane-keeping assist. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Parking Assist package adds front and rear parking sensors, parallel-automatic parking system and many-view parking camera system.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL550) starts all of the above, including packages, and ups the ante with V8 power, 21-inch wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, sporty exterior styling cues, keyless entry / ignition, soft-close doors, unique dashboard stitching, different wood trim, triple-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, the spirit of “multicontour” front seats (including bolsters adjustable, massage and enhanced lumbar adjustment), a wood-and-leather wheel power-adjustable steering and a 13-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system Change six-CD and SD isifundakhadi.
Most of the features of the standard GL550 offered on the lesser-known models as options. Extra-cost of all non-AMG models in three (GL350, GL450, GL550) include a panoramic sunroof, heated second-row seats and Assistance package Driver, and adaptive cruise control and advanced driver warning systems (see section below for more details Safety).
The top-of-the-line 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL63) AMG starts all the equipment above and adds an even more powerful V8 engine, suspension sport is organized, adaptive stabilizer bars (the “Active Curve System” in Mercedes-speak), special 21 -inch wheels, styling elements AMG- Microfiber specific and wheel-trimmed sport steering. A 14-speaker surround-sound system Bang & olufsen audio available on the AMG GL63 only.
Optional on all four GL models hitch trailer, the inner various different trims, power-sliding second-row seats for third-row access, rear side window sunshades, rear entertainment system and display Splitview for the COMAND system that can project different images of the driver and passenger. Note that the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL450) and 550 can be equipped with i keep / Off-Road package includes adaptive suspension dampers, a six-mode selector world and front underbody protection.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Interior
Big station wagons used to the last road trip cars American families, but the 7-passenger Mercedes-Benz GL-Class can be present luxury family car champ. Unlike many three-row crossovers, GL has really full-size third row, so no matter who is sitting back there, probably fit you room to spare. In addition, the available power-entry in the second row of seats to third-row access to the incredibly easy crossover standards (small still reign supreme, of course). The seemingly endless 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class offers comfort and convenience features keep passengers comfortable, including the heated seats, a dual-screen entertainment system and a panoramic sunroof. As for the people before, we’re treated to comfortable, supportive seats that you get the best available multicontour design and massage services.
Very good quality materials and GL’s, supple, tight-fitting panels everywhere. Features a number of technology start with a good COMAND system Mercedes, dashboard buttons, composed of a central color screen, steering wheel controls and a handle on the many projects the center console. It can seem the little intimidating at first, COMAND interface is one of the best interfaces on the market, making simple and complex tasks to be executed easily.
Even with all three rows occupied, there are still 16 feet cubic for cargo space left in the third row, which is about the size of the trunk of a sedan’s midsize. With both second and third row seats lowered, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class can carry 93.8 cubic feet of cargo, a fairly generous amount of this part.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Engine
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec powered by a diesel-fueled 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine rated at 240 horsepower and 455 pound-feet of torque. Like all other model GL-Class, it all-wheel drive features and a automatic transmission seven-speed. In performance tests, went from zero to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds, which is slow part of the standards. EPA-estimated fuel economy stands at 22 mpg combined (19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway).
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL450) get a gas-powered 4.7L turbocharged V8 that produces 362 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Speed 60 takes just 6.2 seconds, which is impressive quick for a luxury SUV with a “base ‘level engine. Fuel economy Its estimated at 16 mpg combined (14 city / 19 highway).
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL550) get a version of the same engine good for 429 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque more powerful. It hits 60 mph in 5.4 seconds and returns an estimated 15 mpg combined (13 city / 18 highway). The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL63) AMG features a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 good for 550 hp and 560 lb-ft of torque. The Fuel economy checks in at 14 mpg combined (13 city / 17 highway). According to Mercedes, you’ll go from zero to 60 4.8 seconds. Properly equipped, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class can be said to a maximum of 7,500 pounds.
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Safety
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class rolled with antilock brakes, stability control and fire control, active front head restraints, front and rear side airbags, full side curtain airbag, a driver knee airbags and driver attention monitor / drowsiness. Mbrace2 communications system includes automatic collision notification, SOS button, stolen vehicle location, alarm notification and remote door lock / unlock.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class provides two levels of optional lane-protection from the blind-spot. The first level comes with Lane Tracking package (standard on the GL550, optional on GL350 and GL450), which monitors blind spots and lane Drifting and alerts the driver by vibrating wheel or emits a beep. The second level is found in the optional Assistance Driver package (standard on GL63), which adds versions of “active” of these systems that can apply the brakes if the driver fails to heed the warnings of the car. In brake testing, all non-AMG models 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class stood at 60 mph in around 115 feet, the distance it takes such a heavy car with all-season tires.