2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Pricing
- Third row is large enough for adults
- Spirited acceleration with any of the three gasoline engines
- Impressive fuel economy with the diesel engine
- quiet cabin with high-end trimmings and features
- Big price jump from the six-cylinder models to the V8-powered versions
- Diesel-powered model feels relatively slow when passing and merging
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Features & Specs
|GLS 450 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 9A)||GLS 550 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 9A)||GLS 350d 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 9A)|
|Transmission||9-speed shiftable automatic||9-speed shiftable automatic||9-speed shiftable automatic|
|Horsepower||362 hp @ 5500 rpm||449 hp @ 5250 rpm||255 hp @ 3600 rpm|
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19 x 8.5J Twin 5-Spoke Wheels, 3.27 Axle Ratio, 3rd row seats: split-bench, 4-Way Driver Lumbar Support, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 8 Speakers, 8-Way Power Front Seats, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, AM/FM radio, AM/FM/CD Radio, Anti-whiplash front head restraints, Auto tilt-away steering wheel, Auto-dimming door mirrors, Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror, Auto-leveling suspension, Automatic temperature control, Bodyside moldings, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, CD player, Child-Seat-Sensing Airbag, COMAND w/Single CD, Compass, Delay-off headlights, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, DVD-Audio, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency communication system, Eucalyptus Wood Trim, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest w/Storage, Front dual zone A/C, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Garage door transmitter: Homelink, Genuine wood console insert, Genuine wood dashboard insert, Genuine wood door panel insert, Heated door mirrors, Heated Front Bucket Seats, Heated front seats, Illuminated entry, iPod/MP3 Media Interface, Knee airbag, Leather steering wheel, Low tire pressure warning, MB-Tex Upholstery, Memory seat, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power adjustable front head restraints, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power Liftgate, Power moonroof, Power passenger seat, Power steering, Power windows, Premium audio system: COMAND, Rain sensing wipers, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear fog lights, Rear reading lights, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Security system, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Speed-Sensitive Wipers, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel memory, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers, and Weather band radio. *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, $925 freight (all new Mercedes-Benz models), any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Pricing and incentives may vary if vehicle is leased. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer.
Formerly known as the GL-Class, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class gets a new name to reflect the brand's belief that it's the S-Class of SUVs. Thanks to a bevy of upgrades from last year's GL-Class, the GLS-Class appears to have properly earned this designation, as it is one of the most desirable models Mercedes-Benz has to offer.
Some subtle yet striking styling changes at the front and the rear of the vehicle set the GLS-Class apart from last year's model, but there's much more going on behind the scenes. The all-new nine-speed automatic transmission that's available across the line (with the exception of the AMG version) is simply superb. There's also an upgraded infotainment system that features a larger central display, a touchpad and an optional upgrade to Apple CarPlay.
The interior is typical GL-style, with its premium vinyl upholstery and genuine wood trim, and features a new three-spoke steering wheel (a racy flat-bottomed version is available with the AMG model). The third row of the GLS-Class can even comfortably accommodate adult passengers. And despite its engine upgrades, the 2017 GLS is thankfully as quiet as GLs of the past.
Performance-wise, the GLS-Class drives with a considerable amount of agility, belying its massive size. Acceleration has plenty of pep across the trim levels, save for the diesel variant GLS 350d. What the diesel lacks in acceleration, it more than makes up for by offering the best fuel economy of any GLS-Class. With the exception of the GLS 450's turbocharged V6, all engines across the line have a bit more horsepower than last year's GL-Class. Adding the V8 and sport-tuned suspension from the AMG version only heightens the driving experience of this ultra-premium luxury SUV.
The 2017 GLS-Class is available in four different trim levels, from the standard GLS 450 to the high-performance AMG GLS 63. In between lies the GLS 550, which adds the many premium options from the 450, then adds even more — including wood steering-wheel inserts. There's even an Off-Road package available that, among other things, adds a dual-range transfer case and front underbody protection so you can choose the road less traveled.
The new GLS-Class is well deserving of the S-Class designation because there really is no other SUV like it when it comes to its unparalleled luxury, driving experience and technology. Edmunds will help you find the right trim and packages — and the right price — to make the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class yours.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Overview
Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class models are available with a 3.0 L-liter gas engine or a 4.7 L-liter gas engine or a 3.0 L-liter diesel engine, with output up to 449 hp, depending on engine type. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.
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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Gas Mileage
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class GLS 450 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbo 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
19 compined MPG,
17 city MPG/22 highway MPG
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class GLS 550 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, premium unleaded (required)
16 compined MPG,
14 city MPG/18 highway MPG
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class GLS 350d 4MATIC 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl Turbodiesel 9A), 9-speed shiftable automatic, diesel fuel
|EPA Est. MPG||19|
|Transmission||9-speed shiftable automatic|
|Drive Train||all wheel drive|
|Curb Weight||5370 lbs.|