Best SUV for Families
It is the little things that make the special high level luxury vehicles. It is the solid click as the door is closed, or the subtle weight to a button or a button that allows you to know corners are not cut. Mercedes has been getting good things for a long time, and this is true for the company larger and more versatile SUV, 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-class. Since the last redesign of current GL a few years ago, rivals have been struggling to keep up with the.
Of course, there are plenty of familiar options that are more accessible than the GL-class. But if you have the means, the GL-class is a most tempting lifestyle choice. All-wheel drive is standard on all models of the GL-class, as the abundance of high adventure Off Road. Characteristics of quality, fit and finish, materials and safety technology are at the top of the class. The range of engines available in a low consumption diesel fuel V6 to a pair of muscular gasoline V8s. some vehicles at any price package luxury and functionality in one package.
The GL450 GL350 Bluetec and have different V6 Turbo engines (powered by diesel fuel and gasoline, respectively), but are otherwise similarly equipped with tires of a self-leveling air suspension, 19-inch alloy, headlights with LED taillights, sunroof, automatic wipers, rear privacy glass, roof gutters, automatic headlamps, rear power cuarto-ventanas and a power liftgate. Inside, follow the list of standard features with dual zone, vinyl upholstery superior automatic climate control “MB-TeX”, heated front seats, power eight-way (with four lumbar adjustment positions), a third row of fold-down seat of power, a rear cargo area cover, lined in leather of the steering wheel tilt and telescopic and genuine wood trim. Electronics highlights the button interface command, a 7-inch Center, a camera, audio and Bluetooth phone connectivity, Mercedes mbrace2 emergency communications (including integration of smartphone applications), a household power outlet 115 voltios-estilo and a sound system with CD/DVD player, HD radio, an auxiliary audio jack, USB port and SD card reader.
These two models Premium package add folding exterior mirrors power driver auto-escurecimento, keyless entry and on, front head restraints, power memory for the driver and passenger seats, an automatic wheel of power-adjustable, heating and cooled cupholders, illuminated door sills and multicolored ambient lighting, a dimming rearview mirror, a navigation system with real-time controls traffic 10 GB, an iPod and Media Player interface and satellite digital music store radio voice.
Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec 2016 is powered by a diesel engine’s turbo 3.0 liter than V6 rated at 240 horsepower and 455 lbs ft of torque. Like all other models GL-class, it has 1 automatic 7 speed transmission and all-wheel drive. In performance tests, the GL350 went from zero to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds, much as compared to other vehicles in this segment. EPA fuel economy estimates is very good, however, 22 mpg combined (road city/1926).
The GL450 gets one fueled by gasoline 3.0 liter turbo V6 producing 362 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. Mercedes estimates that goes from zero to 60 mph in 6.6 seconds, putting the average package in terms of speed. As the GL other gasoline engines, the V6 includes an automatic start-stop system, but fuel economy is normal in 19 mpg combined (City/Highway 17-21).
Best SUV for Families 2016
Standard safety features in 2016 the Mercedes-Benz GL-class include stability and traction control brakes, stabilization of automatic crosswind, assistance of stability of trailer, front side airbags and side curtain airbags of long duration, a driver knee airbag, front active head restraints, a collision by the front, and a warning/driver drowsiness warning system. Also standard are a rearview camera and communication system of mbrace2 which includes automatic notification of collision, a button of SOS, location of stolen vehicles, geo-fencing, alarm and remote control door lock/unlock notification. A five year mbrace subscription is standard on all models of the GL-class, with optional signature updates available that includes features such as a 24-hour VIP service.
A key to the Mercedes-Benz GL-class 2016 is your cabin. Although the standard vinyl upholstery models MB-TeX and GL450 GL350 seems a little low budget for a car of this price, you would probably be difficult to tell apart from other brands, real leather. In General, the quality of the materials and construction are excellent. In addition, set the option of four different types of genuine wood and optional updates, such as surfaces of premium leather seat cushion diamond that is easy to give the space a more sophisticated look.
There is more to the country than just good looks, however, from adult size of accommodation spacious in all three rows. The front seats are quite nice, but the “optional multicontour” seats with heating, ventilation and massage functions are certainly the way forward if you have the stomach for the additional cost. While the GL550 and GL63 both come standard with multicontour chairs, the latter Gets a date with the reinforcement of the aggressive sport that complements the added performance.
Compared to a full-size SUV based on the cart as the Cadillac Escalade, 2016 to Mercedes-Benz GL – class, definitely seems a cut above, thanks in large part to the quality of smooth ride produced by the Adaptive air suspension. Handling is solid, but rather boring due to vehicle size, weight and handling overly light feeling. A positive point is impressive dynamic brakes the GL, which provide a little more peace of mind, with skills at the same time some sports cars.
It’s hard to go wrong with any of the available drives. GL350 diesel engine is no speed demon, but okay to drive every day, and healthy 455 lb – ft of torque gives V6 quite heavy to tow a trailer of good size with ease. 362-hp gasoline the GL450 V6 does not have that no impulse V8 fuel economy. 429-HP, 4.6-liter V8 of the GL550 has a lot of muscles, causing the 5.5 litre V8 550 HP at the heart of the GL63 AMG a certainly exciting brutality case. Read also : Best SUVs 2016 Mazda CX-5