Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Pricing


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2008 Highlights

A range-topping GL550 is added to the Mercedes GL-Class line for 2008. In addition to its larger 382-horsepower V8, the GL550 is differentiated from the GL430 and GL320 CDI by its more in-your-face grille, fender flares and 21-inch wheels.


Pros

  • Strong acceleration from V8 engines, turbodiesel V6 gets gas mileage in the 20s, quiet and elegant interior, many available luxury amenities, comfortable seating, excellent craftsmanship.

Cons

  • Ride quality may be floaty for some, second row does not adjust fore and aft, GL550's full load of features jacks up the price.

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Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class for Sale

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2008 GL320 CDI 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 7A) Black 92,596 miles
Used 2008Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL320 CDI
List:$14,995
Est.Loan: $306/mo
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***DIESEL, LOW MILEAGE, REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM............................2008 MERCEDES GL320 CDI, BLACK WITH A BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR, 7 PASSENGER, WOODGRAIN TRIM, REAR BACK UP CAMERA, DUAL ROOFS, DUAL HEATED POWER SEATS WITH LUMBAR SUPPORT AND MEMORY SETTINGS, REAR CLIMATE CONTROLS, POWER TAILGATE, 3RD ROW SEATING, PARKTRONIC, TINTED GLASS, FOGLIGHTS, ROOFRACK, RUNNING BOARDS, ALLOY WHEELS, ONLY 92K MILES, LOOKS AND RUNS GREAT***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. 30 DAY LIMITED POWERTRAIN WARRANTY, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2008 GL450 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl 7A) Iridium Silver Metallic Black leather145,000 miles
Used 2008Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL450
List:$10,999
Est.Loan: $225/mo
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Looking for a family vehicle? This Mercedes Benz GL 450 4MATIC 1 WONER AWD DVD Navigation 3rd Row S is great for kids and adults. You will find yourself at ease knowing that this previous, and only owner took meticulous care of this beauty. For you non-smokers out there, the ash tray is whistle clean because it has been smoke free since it was new. We have the complete SERVICE HISTORY, since it was new so you can see for yourself that it was properly cared for and maintained. This SUV and our other inventory goes through a MULTI-POINT INSPECTION before it is put on our lot to be sold. We strive to give every vehicle a thorough inspection and can tell you with confidence that the structural integrity of this SUV exceeds the highest standards. Humility is said to be a virtue. Well, you can leave that virtue at the door because the ferocious power of this Mercedes Benz GL 450 4MATIC 1 WONER AWD DVD Navigation 3rd Row S's 4.6L 8 cyl engine is anything but humble. The precision handling that the sports tuned suspension gives will straighten out even the curviest of roadways. Like the outdoors? This SUV is off-road ready to help you on your next outdoors adventure. Why not be pampered by your vehicle? This SUV has all of the comforts that you could want. This Mercedes Benz GL 450 4MATIC 1 WONER AWD DVD Navigation 3rd Row S comes fully equipped with all the power, convenience and safety options that you expect in a SUV of this caliber. Everything under the hood is in perfect shape thanks to our multi-point inspection that every vehicle on our lot undergoes. It is obvious that the previous owner took really good care of it because the exterior finish is immaculate. The condition of the interior will have you believing that you just bought a brand new SUV. All the major mechanical systems under the hood have been inspected and are confirmed to be mechanically sound. We know this SUV is an amazing deal, but if you're still not 100% sure, we have no issue providing you with a CARFAX report. We want to make sure our customers have confidence buying from us. This is the reason we became a CARFAX CERTIFIED dealership. We've told you how well the previous owner kept this vehicle up, now let this SUV's CARFAX One Owner report provide the proof. We have an optional extended warranty program available for an incredibly low price. Don't hesitate to ask. Leave your credit worries at the door and shop at ease with the knowledge that we offer true GUARANTEED FINANCING. We get you approved! With approved credit and a low down payment you can get this GL 450 4MATIC 1 WONER AWD DVD Navigation 3rd Row S today with monthly payments that you can afford today! What are you waiting for? Call (703) 367-0402 right now! If you trust BLUE BOOK's pricing then you better believe the fact that we have priced this SUV below its BLUE BOOK means it won't stay on our lot long. Act today! We are only minutes away from Thornburg, stop by and visit us today. Not a single dent or scratch! Runs great and drives like new. Power everything! Powerful, luxurious ride. Perfect family vehicle. Perfect first car! New car smell! Hard-to-find model!

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2008 GL450 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl 7A) Arctic White Macadamia leatherette93,461 miles
Used 2008Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL450
List:$14,888
Est.Loan: $304/mo
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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2008 GL450 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl 7A) Arctic White Black leather106,340 miles
Used 2008Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL450
List:$12,990
Est.Loan: $265/mo
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2008 GL550 4dr SUV AWD (5.5L 8cyl 7A) Arctic White Macadamia leatherette119,449 miles
Used 2008Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL550
List:$14,500
Est.Loan: $296/mo
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**SUNROOF**, **PREMIUM SOUND**, **LEATHER**Elegant, spacious, and luxurious are three words that best describe this Clean CarFax 2008 White Mercedes-Benz GL550 4WD. This exceptional Four Wheel Drive SUV comes with a powerful 5.5 Liter V8 matched to a 7 Speed Automatic for those who expect a little more torque when it's needed. For sheer size and physical presence, few come close to the GL- Class. Outside, this 2008 GL displays a fluid, aerodynamic, and contemporary exterior appearance, with a hunky front end and a swept-back roof line.Light-sensing headlights, rain-sensing wipers, and a sunroof with a retractable sunshade come standard for all GL-Class vehicles. Overall, the GL-Class comes with the most extensive list of standard features of any Mercedes SUV, offering an upscale alternative. Our pictures say it best, captivating the true beauty of this Mercedes!This Mercedes demonstrates a commitment to the safety and well-being of its occupants, drawing on its advanced safety engineering, this vehicle is as safe as it is supple. Standard safety features include stability control, antilock brakes, whiplash-reducing front headrests, a full compliment of airbags throughout with an integrated rollover sensor. Hill start assist, hill-descent control and TeleAid are also included. So, as you can see from our pictures, this vehicle will surely bring pure indulgence for those who decide to partake in it's level of distinction. Print this page and call us Now... and you'll be on your way to a 'TRULY EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE'

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2008 GL550 4dr SUV AWD (5.5L 8cyl 7A) Black Macadamia leatherette10 miles
Used 2008Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL550
List:$16,495
Est.Loan: $301/mo
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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2008 GL450 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl 7A) Black Ash leatherette94,052 miles
Used 2008Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL450
List:$14,995
Est.Loan: $306/mo
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***SUPER CLEAN, LOADED, NEW TIRES, REAR ENTERTAINMENT.............................2008 MERCEDES GL450 4MATIC 7 PASSENGER PREMIUM LUXURY SUV, BLACK WITH A BLACK LEATHER INTERIOR, 7 PASSENGER, WOOD STEERING WHEEL, WOODGRAIN TRIM, NAVIGATION, DUAL SCREEN REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM, REAR BACK UP CAMERA, DUAL ROOFS, DUAL HEATED POWER SEATS WITH LUMBAR SUPPORT AND MEMORY SETTINGS, REAR CLIMATE CONTROLS, KEYLESS ENTRY, ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION, POWER TAILGATE, 3RD ROW SEATING, PARKTRONIC, CHROME TRIM, TINTED GLASS, FOGLIGHTS, RUNNING BOARDS, ALLOY WHEELS WITH 4 NEW TIRES***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. 30 DAY LIMITED POWERTRAIN WARRANTY, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.

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Features & Specs

GL450 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl 7A)GL550 4dr SUV AWD (5.5L 8cyl 7A)GL320 CDI 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 7A)
MPG151420
Seating777
Transmission7-speed shiftable automatic7-speed shiftable automatic7-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasdiesel
Horsepower335 hp @ 6000 rpm382 hp @ 6000 rpm215 hp @ 4000 rpm

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It's not that bad if you're previous car was a Range Rover:)
Trust me when I say all European luxury SUV's have these kinds of issues. My previous car was a Range Rover HSE and a V8 Tuareg before that. Both had multiple air suspension issues, engine oil leaks, sensor failures, steering column replacements, etc... Friends with X5's don't fair well either. My RR even needed a drive shaft replacement. Fact of life unfortunately, if you want the luxury and style of the Euro SUV's the price you pay is well beyond the window sticker. The key is to enjoying the vehicle is pick the brand with a nearby dealership that treats you well and expect to spend your free time there:) - I tried the Lexus route for a year, just too bland and predictable.
Best for tall people
Finally a vehicle for folks over 6'3" tall.I am 6'8" tall and this is the only vehicle that even came close to comfortable all things considered. No sedan was even close. Great mileage and is the fastest vehicle 0-60 that I or any of my friends have ever seen. 20K miles so far. Tires are still good.Only problem was a fuel sensor to replace. We are leasing this one. Plan to buy a 2010 with P2 package. The gas version leaves the diesel version in the dust {respectfully]Power lift gate is great for wife.
I traded my 2007 GL450 for '08 GL550
Best decision I made; to upgrade to the GL550. Unless something else comes on the market I can't imagine owning anything else. The MB GL550 has it all, comfort, quality inside and out! I'll trade in 2010 if there are upgrades, otherwise my '08 actually gets better gas mileage hwy than it's rated for. I get 19-21 mpg, and the smoothest ride imaginable!
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You'd sooner expect to see a moose on the streets of McCall, Idaho, than a 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550. Sure, this little town on Payette Lake in the Rocky Mountains has been suitably gentrified as a resort playland, but let's face facts. The nearest full-service car wash is more than a hundred miles away in Boise, and it's hard to believe that a Mercedes would stray so far from convenient cleanliness.

But maybe that's the point. Even as high-powered sport-utilities like the Mercedes GL look ever more out of place in the drive-thru lane at your local Starbucks, they're still exactly what you want out here in vacation America, even in places where you're likely to get a little dirt on the fenders.

So the 382-horsepower 5.5-liter V8 that's now doing business in the 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 might be just the right thing for America after all.

Get on Board the Vista Cruiser
All this comes to us as we're cruising along U.S. 95 next to the Payette River, whispering effortlessly down the two-lane blacktop at 85 mph in the GL550. It's morning, and you can look far off across the basin and see the cattle rousing in the little patches of fog still hovering over the wet grass. Beyond, there's a steep ridge of mountains covered in timber, just as there seems to be almost everywhere you go in Idaho.

This isn't the sort of landscape you see every day. And if you think your fellow Americans are packing themselves into some kind of stripped-down Camry with roll-up windows so they can drive all the way out here and see this, then you're sadly deranged.

The Mercedes GL is this generation's answer to the 1973 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser station wagon, a vacation platform that will carry the whole darn family, which is likely to include three generations these days (so the demographers tell us).

Just-in-Time Production
The Mercedes-Benz GL550 is actually a little late to the party, as it's supposed to take its place next to ultrafast sport-utilities, vehicles like the BMW X5 4.8i, Cadillac Escalade and Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged.

Asked to deliver a strong message of style, the Mercedes designers have once again got themselves into a lather and the GL550 displays the overheated results — chrome flashing, running boards, fender flares, 21-inch AMG wheels and a three-bar grille with a graceless Mercedes star the size of a family-style pizza.

All the conventions of sport-utility style have been hyped here, but fortunately the GL still has a sense of understated elegance that can withstand this assault by the Mercedes stylists.

When in Doubt, Choose Horsepower
The centerpiece of the new GL550 is a 5.5-liter version of the same 4.6-liter V8 introduced for the all-new GL last year. The larger-displacement 32-valve DOHC V8, which is also used in the E550 and S550 sedans, produces 382 hp at 6,000 rpm, a 14 percent improvement in output. Torque climbs to 391 pound-feet at 2,800 rpm, a 15 percent improvement.

As before, the GL's powertrain does business through a seven-speed automatic that is more notable for its impeccably smooth-shifting performance than for its whizbang specifications. The GL550's fuel economy is EPA-rated at 13 mpg city/17 mpg highway, and compares nicely with the GL450's 13 mpg city/18 mpg highway.

Once you choose the GL550 over the GL450, there aren't many other choices to be made, as the uprated engine brings with it uprated feature content. The GL550 incorporates nearly all of the GL options as standard equipment, including leather upholstery, three-zone climate control, a DVD-based navigation system and a Harman Kardon Logic 7 audio system.

As you'd expect, the exhaustive features list carries the GL550's price into some pretty rarefied air, as it climbs from the 2007 GL450's $55,675 all the way to $77,750.

The same thinking also has been applied to the new 2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550, which Mercedes says delivers a 5.6-second time to 60 mph. It comes loaded only and stickers for $53,175.

The Driving Vacation
Along the upper reaches of the Salmon River, U.S. 95 winds back and forth along the riverbank in a canyon so narrow the sky is little more than a lightning bolt of blue. It's the kind of road that can bring out the worst in a big sport-utility, especially one that weighs 5,434 pounds and measures 200.6 inches from bumper to bumper.

But there's not a hint of the bounding body motions that can make fast driving in a big sport-ute as turbulent as a bad landing in a jetliner. The GL's unit-body chassis rides on independent suspension both front and rear, so it's like some great big crossover, and it combines good body rigidity and controlled ride motions.

Even when we found ourselves dicing with logging trucks on narrow roads alongside trout-fishing streams, the GL550 made us believe it was a far smaller vehicle. It's even profoundly quiet, and you frequently look down at the speedometer to discover that you're driving 20 mph faster than you thought.

A lot of the GL's poise comes from the 295/40R21 Continental ContiCrossContact VHP tires, which combine plenty of cornering grip with plenty of steering precision. We're not sure such a low-profile tire will deliver a comfortable ride on a metropolitan freeway, but that said, the three-position damping control for the GL's air-spring suspension does a fine job of controlling body motions.

Looking Out the Windows
There's nothing like big windows when you're gawking at the landscape, and the GL lives up to its VistaCruiser heritage as we emerge from the mountains into the wide-open Camas Prairie, once the homeland of the Nez Perce and now an immense ocean of golden grain.

As you'd expect, the GL promotes a luxury experience, yet the interior materials are tough enough to stand up to the dirt and debris a sport-utility should be expected to encounter in America. The center console even incorporates two huge wells for 32-ounce, Big Gulp-style refreshment (or even one 44-ounce container), long-overdue acknowledgement by the Germans that cups actually exist.

The GL550's practicality also encompasses three rows of seats (actual adult humans can fit in every row), with three zones of air-conditioning. The third seat folds flat into the floor electrically with the push of a button, leaving 43.8 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the second-row seat; and when both rear-seat rows are folded flat, there are 83.3 cubic feet of cargo space.

Safety is also part of a passenger-friendly vacation experience. There's a typically Mercedes-like selection of effective but unobtrusive dynamic safety measures, and it includes not only the usual front and side airbags for the front-seat passengers, but also side airbags for the second-row passengers, not to mention third-row side curtain airbags.

Practical Luxury
The 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL550 takes its place next to all the specialty luxury sport-utilities that have appeared just as the supply of cheap gasoline has finally dried up. Yet because of its fundamental practicality as a passenger package, the GL550 might have a more secure future than the SUV-style sports cars. The GL doesn't sacrifice the very things that make sport-utilities uniquely useful — passenger comfort and capacity, cargo volume, recreational utility and all-weather mobility.

There's plenty of cost built into this equation, of course, but think about the price of airplane tickets for summer and winter vacations, plus the GL's ability to take you places where no airplane can fit.

This Mercedes invites you to take a driving vacation out there in America. Like an Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser station wagon, it even makes you want to stop at the Gas 'N Go in Grangeville, Idaho, and buy some wacky tourist decals to stick in the rear window. Heart of the Camas Prairie! Home of Idaho's Oldest Rodeo!

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Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Overview

Pre-owned Mercedes-Benz GL-Class models are available with a 4.7 L-liter gas engine or a 5.5 L-liter gas engine or a 3.0 L-liter diesel engine, with output up to 382 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 7-speed shiftable automatic.

What's a good price on a Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class?

Save up to $300 on one of 7 Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $10,999 as of 05/26/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 3 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL450 is priced between $10,999 and $14,995 with odometer readings between 93461 and 145000 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL550 is priced between $14,500 and $16,495 with odometer readings between 10 and 119449 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL320 CDI is priced between $14,995 and $14,995 with odometer readings between 92596 and 92596 miles.

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