3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Very nice car but...
By BM on
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL450 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl 7A)
Driving the GL is a great experience, I am very happy with it. After having an Acura and a Lexus, I was happy to be back with MB. I was surprised to see a serious lack of technology. especially with the outdated navigation system (a portable one with a fraction of the price has more features and less complicated) and you should be able to change the radio station or CD without loosing the view of the map. Touch screen is standard in other cars. DVD in the back under the back seat make it imposible to change DVD or start it for the kids without stopping and diving under the seat (mainly it is for kids restrained in the back seat). Need child safety locks for the back doors.
Beautifull exterior design. Fun to drive. Strong and smooth engine. Distronic. In summary, powerful and attractive.
Need up-to-date technology, especially navigation (few years behind American and Japaneese cars). Front dash controls for DVD system (Kids cannot manage it, imposible to load while driving) Child safety locks for back doors are very important (first car I had without it)