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Car reviews - Mercedes-Benz - GL-Class - GL500 Edition S

*price excludes on road costs and dealer delivery fees

Price:

$159,510

Top^The Basics

  • Body Type: Wagon
  • Seats: 7
  • Series: X166
  • Warranty (kms): Unlimited
  • Warranty (years): Three years

Top^Engine

  • Aspiration: Direct Injection Turbo
  • Bore: 92.9mm
  • Capacity: 4663cc
  • Compression Ratio: 10.5:1
  • Cylinders: 8
  • Engine number: M278
  • Engine type: V
  • Fuel type: Premium Unleaded 95
  • Litre: 4.7
  • Location: Front
  • Orientation: Inline
  • Valve desc.: DOHC with VVT

Top^Transmission

  • Drive train: All-wheel drive
  • Shift position: floor
  • Transmission: 7-speed automatic

Top^Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel tank size: 93 litres
  • Roof load: 100
  • Towing capacity (with brakes): 3500
  • Towing capacity (without brakes): 750

Top^Performance/Statistics

  • CO2 Emissions: 269 g/km
  • EURO rating: 6
  • Fuel usage: 11.5 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (City): 14.8 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (Highway): 9.6 l/100km
  • Greenhouse rating: 4.5
  • Gross vehicle mass GVM (kgs): 3250
  • Kerb to kerb: 12.4m
  • Payload (kgs): 805
  • Power (kW): 320
  • Power (RPM): 5250
  • Stroke: 86
  • Torque (Nm): 700
  • Torque (rpm): 1800-3500
  • Weight (kgs): 2445

Top^Wheels and Tyres

  • Front tyres: 295/40
  • Front wheels: 10/21
  • Rear tyres: 295/40
  • Rear wheels: 10/21
  • Spare: Temporary
  • Type: Alloy

Top^Dimensions (Exterior)

  • Doors: 5
  • Ground clearance: 195mm
  • Height: 1850mm
  • Length: 5120mm
  • Overhang front: 885
  • Overhang rear: 1160
  • Track front: 1655
  • Track rear: 1675
  • Wheelbase: 3075
  • Width: 2141mm
  • Width (without mirrors): 1934mm

Top^Dimensions (Interior)

  • Headroom 3rd row: 988mm
  • Headroom front: 1046mm
  • Headroom rear: 1015mm
  • Load sill height: 820mm
  • Luggage volume: 680
  • Luggage volume seats down: 2300

Top^Interior

  • 12volt sockets:
    • - centre console front & rear
    • - load compartment
  • 2nd row seats:
    • - 60/40 split fold backrests
    • - easy entry electric folding
    • - rearward angle adjustment
  • Command APS:
    • - 10gb music register
    • - 17.8cm tft colour display
    • - am/fm tuner
    • - bluetooth connectivity
    • - hdd navigation with rds-tmc
    • - internet connectivity
    • - linguatronic voice control
    • - mp3/wma/acc compatibility
    • - single disc cd/dvd player
    • - telephone keypad
  • Electric adjustment:
    • - door mirrors
    • - front seats
    • - steering column
    • - with memory function
  • Harman Kardon Logic7 system:
    • - 14 speakers
    • - 830watts
  • Media interface:
    • - cable included
    • - ipod/iphone integration
  • 4 spoke multi-function steering wheel: nappa leather
  • Cruise control with Speedtronic: variable speed limiter
  • Direct-Select gearshift: with shift paddles
  • Double sunblind: driver & passenger
  • Easy-Pack load compartment cover: includes safety net
  • Electric adjustable steering column: for height & reach
  • Electric parking brake: with comfort function
  • Front door sill panels: with mb lettering
  • Glasses compartment: in overhead control panel
  • Thermotronic auto climate control: front & rear
  • Twin tube-look instrument cluster: 11.4cm colour tft display
  • Other:
    • - 3rd row seats
    • - Ambient lighting
    • - Auto dimming rear view mirror
    • - Controller on centre console
    • - Dark graphic poplar wood trim
    • - Digital DAB+ radio tuner
    • - Front passenger footwell net
    • - Front seatback luggage nets
    • - Heated front seats
    • - Leather upholstery
    • - Two front cup holders
    • - Tyre pressure loss warning system
    • - USB interface in centre console
    • - Velour floor mats

Top^Exterior

  • Electric folding door mirrors:
    • - auto dimming driver mirror
    • - electric heating
  • Intelligent Light System:
    • - active light function
    • - adaptive high beam assist
    • - automatic range adjustment
    • - bi-xenon headlights
    • - cornering light function
    • - headlight cleaning system
    • - led indicators
  • Glass electric sunroof: with tilt/slide function
  • Illuminated side steps: aluminium-look with rubber studs
  • Intermittent rear window wiper: auto activation when reversing
  • Parktronic: with active parking assist
  • Other:
    • - Chrome rear sill protector
    • - Chrome-look roof rails
    • - Dark tinted privacy glass
    • - Emergency spare wheel
    • - LED daytime running lights
    • - LED tail lights
    • - Metallic paint
    • - Tinted glass all round
    • - Windscreen wiper with rain sensor

Top^Safety

  • Distronic Plus: driving assistance package
  • Pre-Safe protection system: accident anticipatory
  • Other:
    • - 360 degree camera
    • - Active Blind Spot Assist
    • - Active bonnet
    • - Active Lane Keep Assist
    • - Adaptive brake lights
    • - Attention Assist
    • - Driver & front passenger front airbags
    • - Driver knee airbag
    • - First aid kit
    • - Full length window airbags
    • - Safety glass rear window
    • - Side airbags front & rear

Top^Security

  • Central locking:
    • - automatic locking
    • - crash sensor
    • - emergency opening function
    • - interior switch
  • Keyless-Go: access & drive authorisation
  • Other:
    • - Electronic immobiliser
    • - Remote locking system in key

Top^Tech

  • Adaptive Brake:
    • - brake drying when wet
    • - hill start assist
    • - with hold function
  • Airmatic package:
    • - adaptive damping system
    • - air suspension
    • - automatic suspension lowering
    • - level control
  • Power steering: turning circle 12.4 metres
  • Other:
    • - 4 wheel ventilated disc brakes
    • - ABS
    • - Acceleration skid control
    • - Brake assist
    • - Downhill speed regulation
    • - ECO start/stop function
    • - Electronic stability program
    • - Electronic traction system

Top^Extra Features

  • AMG Exterior Sports Package:
    • - 19” sports brakes
    • - amg bodystyling
    • - amg flared wheel arches
    • - brake callipers with mb lettering
    • - perforated front brake discs
  • Bumper:
    • - rub strip & boot lid
    • - with chrome inlay
  • 5 twin spoke 21” AMG alloy wheels: matt black finish
  • Active Curve System: with active roll stabilisation
  • Anti-theft protection package: alarm & interior motion sensor
  • Laminated safety glass: for front windows
  • Panoramic glass electric sunroof: with tilt/slide function
  • Rear seat entertainment: pre-installation
  • Other:
    • - 4.7litre 320kW petrol engine
    • - Artico dashboard
    • - designo black fabric roof lining
    • - Digital TV tuner
    • - Gloss black B-pillar trim
    • - Heated 2nd row seats
    • - Kerb weight 2445kg
    • - Multi-contour front seats
    • - Payload 805kg
    • - Rear sunblinds
    • - Temperature controlled cup holders
    • - Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • - Wood/leather steering wheel

*pricing as of April 2015 ( Manual transmission pricing unless specified )

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