Mercedes GL 350 CDI Test Drive Review – Mercedes-Benz – Zimbio

29 Mar 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Mercedes GL 350 CDI Test Drive Review – Mercedes-Benz – Zimbio
Mercedes GL 350

CDI Test Drive

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Car tested: 2011 GL350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY

Price OTR Rs. 86,70,278/-

The GL Class was mainly for the American market, no prizes for to that considering the humongous of this vehicle and American for large sized cars. made in 2006, it was first at the 2006 North American Auto Show. Though the GL was seen as a replacement for the G Wagon, Benz decided to keep the G in its classic avatar and the GL was sold as a 7 seater version to the M Class.

We drive the GL 350 CDI and find out if size matters.

Ride, Handling and –

We were particularly impressed by the characteristics of this giant. At any dab the brake pedal gently and you be amazed by the minimum braking The pressure sensitive brake does its job without too much no sponginess in the feel of the pedal at

ABS, ESP and all four disc aid in achieving such a phenomenal performance.

Mercedes GL 350

Powered by a 3 ltr, V6 the GL produces 224 bhp of power at 3800 rpm and 510 nm of at 1600 rpm. The same delivers an exhilarating performance in the E 350 but its the of this mighty SUV (2.5 which plays spoilsport the power to weight ratio. power is adequate and this SUV certainly better than the R we tested a few weeks ago.

In the manual, rev limiter driving the GL the 0 #8211; 100 mark in 10.56

Mated to this engine is the 7G gearbox which is slick and but does take time shifts. Paddle shifts for the spirited driver but the gearbox best in the D mode. Engine deserves a special mention.

with a high centre of this SUV feels planted at speeds and one has the confidence to push Any no point one feels a hint of This can be attributed to the fact the car lowers by 15 mm once it crosses 140 and again rises once the comes below the 140 mark.

The GL can hit 200 kmph, with the first 160 in easy and the next 40 take effort from the engine. On our the GL delivered a mileage of around 8

The GL is huge and fits in perfectly for a vehicle with its size parking in the city. Its delivers a performance but at this price, one expect more punch the engine. Apart from there is really nothing to about.

Its built quality, interior off road capabilities and above the #8216;Star#8221; on its grille make it an prospect and the goodies it comes you have to consider the GL Class as a SUV.

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