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Mercedes-Benz GLS

(2019 - present)

The Mercedes-Benz GLS is a large SUV, and the largest model in the Mercedes SUV family. The current model was launched in 2019 – earlier models were called the GL until 2016, when Mercedes renamed a number of its models to provide a more cohesive structure to its range.

The standard GLS is currently only available in the UK with a diesel engine. There is a more luxurious Mercedes-Maybach GLS that comes with a petrol engine, and a high-performance Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 as well. We will be building separate pages for these vehicles, so check back soon.

The Mercedes-Benz GLS has received positive reviews from the UK automotive media, and currently holds an Expert Rating identical to the rival BMW X7. It has received praise for its comfort, refinement and spaciousness, although the driving experience is not rated particularly highly.

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Body style: Large SUV
Engines: diesel
Price: From £75,040 on-road

Launched: Summer 2019
Last updated: N/A
Replacement due: TBA


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