The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has been redesigned for 2013. Four models are offered, each equipped with seating for 7 passengers in 3 rows of seats: GL350 BlueTEC, GL450, GL550 and GL63 AMG. Standard equipment for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL350 BlueTEC and GL450 includes 19-inch wheels aluminum, LED running lights, LED taillights, power lift-gate, and aluminum roof racks. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL550 model is equipped with a modified style wheel arch flares, and AMG aluminum wheels 21 inches.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Interior
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is equipped with wooden cabin standard cut, leatherette upholstery MB-Tex, dual-zone automatic climate control, 8 front seats with electrically adjustable lumbar support 4-way driver, and power -Folding third row seat. The GL-Class is also equipped with an electric sunroof, universal garage door opener, 115V outlet, and a system COMAND infotainment with Bluetooth connectivity and music streaming capability, HD radio, USB port and an input auxiliary audio.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Optional Features
Mercedes offers several option packages for models 2013, 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL450, GL350 and BlueTec. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Premium 1 package includes 10-way power front seats with memory settings, power tilt / telescoping steering wheel, ambient lighting, illuminated door sills, auto-dimming mirrors, power folding side mirrors cabin, and a navigation system hard to greater control of voice and music recording 10 GB disk. A Premium 2 package includes these elements, plus Key-less Go passive input, soft closing doors and a set of surround sound audio quality.
In addition, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class comes with a lighting package, Lane Tracking package, Driver Assistance Package and a packet Parking Assist. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL450 model can also be equipped with an appearance package and a package of On- / Off-Road. Options offered separate packages include leather upholstery, tri-zone automatic climate control, panoramic sunroof, heated steering wheel, wood/leather steering wheel, multi-contour front seats, front seats with heating and ventilation, rear seats heating, and a rear seat entertainment system. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class can also be equipped with 20-inch wheels aluminum, illuminated running boards, tow hitch with a towing capacity of 7,500 pounds, adaptive damping for the suspension, and a curve of the active system.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL550 comes standard with many of these extras. Options for this model are limited to driver support package, package On- / Off-Road Package, Parking Assist entertainment system for rear seat, panoramic sunroof, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel and a curve of the active system.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Engine
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL350 BlueTec has a turbo-diesel, 3.0-liter V-6 engine rated to produce 240 horsepower at 3,600 rpm and 455 lb-ft of torque from 1,600 rpm to 2,400 rpm. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL450 is new, twin-turbo, 4.6-liter V-8 engine that generates 362 horsepower from 5,000 rpm to 6,000 rpm and 406 lb-ft of torque between 1,500 rpm and 4,000 rpm.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-ClassGL550 has a more powerful motor that generates GL450 429 horsepower at 5,250 rpm and 516 lb-ft of torque from 1,800 rpm to 3,500 rpm. All GL-Class models are equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, 4Matic system all wheel drive and an Airmatic suspension.
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Safety
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is equipped with traction control, stability control, stability control with trailer and crosswind stabilization, and brakes 4-wheel disc with Brake Assist, priming brake predictive, and automatic brake drying. Nine airbags are standard, including a knee airbag for the driver and front side impact airbags for rear seat occupants. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is also equipped with detection technology Attention Assist drowsy driver technology cabin preparation for Pre-Safe when a collision can not be avoided, monitor individual tire pressure, rain-sensing wipers, and a camera reversing.
The collision avoidance system Assist is standard on the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. This technology identifies when the GL is closed too quickly in traffic or stationary objects ahead, and adaptive Brake Assist emergency is automatically activated to provide maximum braking power when the driver touches the brake pedal. The system can also participate Pre-Safe to prepare the cabin and the occupants of the GL for impact.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class safety-related options include passive and active versions of blind spot assist and lane keeping assist technologies, Distronic Plus active cruise control safely Pre-Brake, front and rear park-assist sensors, SurroundStage view camera system and bi-xenon headlamps with active curve illumination and adaptive high beam Assist.