The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-class has been updated to some extent and comes close to the S-Class sedan family hence receiving a new alphabet in its name. It’s not exactly S-Class of SUVs, but it is almost the same size and features. This model has received new front and rear styling as well as new infotainment upgrades, updated interior, and 9-speed automatic transmissions. The changes are significant and won’t go unnoticed.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-class – Expected Engine Details:
The GLS450 is powered by 362 hp, 369 pounds ft torque twin turbo 3.0-liter V-6 and the higher performance GLS550 is powered by a 449 hp and 516 lb-ft twin-turbo 4.7-liter V-8, while the GLS350d has a 255 hp V-6. All models come with the standard four-wheel drive, nine-speed automatic and updated safety features such as cross-wind assist, collision prevention assist, and brake assist. All the models provide full-size three-row seating. The front passenger seats come with massage option while the second-row seats have the heating option and the flip and fold feature with optional power assistance. When not needed the second and third-row seats can be folded to creating additional 100 cubic feet space. Off-Road Engineering is also included enhancing the riding height from 8.5 to full foot.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-class – Design and Technology:
A bunch of new safety features has been added in the SUV; including the standard safety feature that is the rearview camera system, Pre-Safe Attention Assist helping you stay alerted, airbags and stability controls for added protection. Also cruise control, remote start, power driver’s seat with memory settings, power tailgate, power folding side view mirrors. Optional features include blind-spot monitors and lane keep assist system; in case you get off your lane, it will steer you right back, a pedestrian detection system, automatic emergency brake, heated adaptive windscreen providing greater visibility.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-class is a full-size vehicle with a seven-passenger seating capacity. The exterior has round lines and shapes and looks very stylish. It has got a new front and rear. The front has been fashioned with a wider grille and a large Mercedes-Benz logo in the middle. The lid two thick lines with adds an extra edge. The SUV has LED taillights.
The interior, however, has been more updated and redesigned, with a new instrument panel, a new console, Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel, and more color options and patterns to choose from such as carbon fiber, wood veneer, and glossy piano black. There is display screen in the middle of the dashboard. More features can be included to your liking.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-class – MSRP:
The GLS350 has the features of trailer hitch costing $69,000. GLS450 $71,500 and GLS550 $96,000. Mercedes continue to offer first class vehicles which keep getting better.