2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class - Features & Specs

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Highlights

  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 13/17 mpg
  • CAR TYPE SUV
  • TRANSMISSION 7-speed Shiftable Automatic
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • ENGINE TYPE Gas
  • TOTAL SEATING 7
  • CYLINDERS V8
  • CONSUMER RATING

Colors

Exterior Colors

Arctic White Barolo Red Metallic Black Capri Blue Metallic Iridium Silver Metallic Obsidian Black Metallic Pewter Metallic Sand Beige Metallic Verde Brook Metallic

Interior Colors

Ash, leatherette Black, leatherette Macadamia, leatherette

Specifications

LENGTH 16ft 8.6in
WIDTH 6ft 3in
HEIGHT
6ft 1.4in
GROUND CLEARANCE
0ft 7.9in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

6 ft. 3 in. (75 in.) 6 ft. 1.4 in. (73.4 in.)
16 ft. 8.6 in. (200.6 in.) 0 ft. 7.9 in. (7.9 in.)
5 ft. 5 in. (65 in.) 5 ft. 5.1 in. (65.1 in.)
10 ft. 1.1 in. (121.1 in.)

Interior Measurements

40.3 in. 58.3 in.
39.5 in. 58.9 in.

Fuel

Gas Premium unleaded (required)
26.4 gal. 343.2/448.8 mi.
13/17 mpg

Weights and Capacities

7500 lbs. 0.40 Cd
5434 lbs. 33.0 degrees
27.0 degrees 14.3 cu.ft.
83.3 cu.ft.
** When adequately equipped, which may require engine and/or other drivetrain upgrades.

DriveTrain

All wheel drive 7-speed shiftable automatic

Engine & Performance

5.5 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
V8 32
Variable 391 ft-lbs. @ 2800 rpm
382 hp @ 6000 rpm 39.7 ft.

Suspension

  • Double wishbone front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar

Warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.
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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class in VA is:

$148 per month*
* Explanation
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Features

Interior Features

Front Seats

  • Multi-level heating passenger seat
  • 8 -way power passenger seat
  • 8 -way power driver seat
  • Multi-level heating driver seat
  • Driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leather
  • Bucket front seats

Rear Seats

  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • Reclining rear seats
  • Folding center armrest
  • Power folding split-bench third row seats
  • Rear ventilation ducts

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 4 one-touch power windows
  • Remote window operation

Instrumentation

  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning
  • Compass

Convenience

  • Front, rear and 3rd row cupholders
  • Front and rear door pockets
  • First aid kit
  • Retained accessory power
  • Front seatback storage
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • 12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheel
  • Rear view camera

Comfort

  • Interior active charcoal air filter
  • Three zone climate control
  • Cargo area light
  • Leather, wood and simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Leather, wood and simulated alloy trim on dash
  • Leather, wood and simulated alloy trim on doors
  • Front and rear reading lights
  • Alloy trim on shift knob
  • Leather and wood steering wheel
  • Rear floor mats
  • Turn signal in mirrors
  • Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Memorized settings

  • Memorized settings for 3 drivers
  • Memorized settings 1
  • Memorized settings includes steering wheel

In Car Entertainment

  • Harman/kardon premium brand stereo system
  • Harman/kardon premium brand speakers
  • Rear volume controls
  • 14 total speakers
  • AM/FM in glove compartment-CD , CD-controller stereo
  • Satellite radio satellite radio
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • Auxiliary audio input
  • Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
  • Multi-CD located in glove compartment

Telematics

  • Navigation with voice activation navigation system
  • Pre-wired for phone
  • TeleAid telecommunications service

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
  • Privacy glass
  • Rear defogger
  • Intermittent rear wiper
  • Roof rack
  • Power glass sunroof
  • Remote sunroof operation

Body

  • Skid plates

Truck Features

  • Step running boards

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 21 x 10.0 in. wheels
  • Steel spare wheel
  • 295/40R21 tires
  • All season tires
  • Inside mounted spare tire
  • Temporary spare tire

Doors

  • Fixed lifgate window
  • Rear power liftgate door

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front, rear and third row head airbags
  • Dual front and dual rear side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Cornering lights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
  • 2 front headrests
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Rear center 3-point belt
  • Front, rear and third row seatbelt pretensioners
  • Turn signal mirrors
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Rear height adjustable headrests
  • Post-collision safety system
  • Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
  • Adaptive headlights
  • Self-leveling headlights
  • Tire pressure monitoring