It’s a spacious seven seater, offers great performance and has a very strong all round character.

One of the best off roader 4×4 roaders you can get, we review our favourite features about the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.


It’s rare to find a vehicle that looks as good as this and offers a decent amount of space for 7 people. There is a generous amount of head and leg room throughout. The rear seats are able to folded creating more storage space too.


The safety throughout the Mercedes-Benz GL Class 4×4 is one of its strongest points we believe. There are electronic braking and stability systems, helping prevent potentially serious damage to the driver and passengers in the event of a collision. The front, curtain and side airbags are all fitted within the car as standard. If you forget to switch your lights on, the car recognises where they are required to be switched on and does it for you. As usual, an immobiliser as well as an alarm is fitted as standard to keep your vehicle secure.


As you would expect from a Mercedes-Benz, the GL Class 4×4 offers a tremendous amount of reliability.

We believe this particular feature is worth a mention as it is one of the most reliable cars in its class. It’s mechanical parts are built to last. The interior looks attractive not just because it’s designed well, but because it’s made with quality materials. Owners won’t be complaining very often of problems regarding repairs.


A strong line-up of engine comprise of one the car’s other great features.

The 5.5 litre engine is a monster of an engine, able to produce 382 BHP. The 3.0 litre V6 turbo diesel is able to produce 221 BHP, making it a good economical choice of engine.

Overall the engines all provide a decent performance. Diesel variants naturally offer better economy mixed with decent refinement.


The praise for this car really is endless. We could have continued this article describing features such as it’s wonderful exterior design, decent running costs and more.

If you want a great off roader family car with a wonderful reputation where it counts, you can’t go wrong with the Mercedes-Benz GL Class 4×4.


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