Mercedes-Benz GLS Gls 350D 4Matic Amg Line 5Dr 9G-Tronic Diesel Estate

18/67 Reg | 6,500 miles | Diesel | Obsidian Black Metallic | Automatic

Mercedes-Benz of Slough

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MPG

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Insurance Group

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

Performance (BHP)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

CO2 (g/km)

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Number Of Seats

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £310 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

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"Mercedes Benz of Slough are delighted to offer this GLS 350D 4MATIC Finished in Obsidian Black Metallic with contrasting Crystal Grey Leather Interior. COMAND Online, Electric Panoramic Glass Sunroof, Trailer coupling, Artico Covered Dashboard, Apple CarPlay, 360° camera, Harman Kardon® , KEYLESS-GO All Mercedes-Benz Used Approved vehicles come with a 12 month Manufacturer Warranty as standard. This includes a unique Mercedes-Benz Roadside Assistance package to ensure you are back on the road with the minimum of inconvenience. In an industry first, vehicles registered after 24th October 1998 will benefit from a 30 year MobiloLife Roadside Assistance package providing your vehicle is serviced by a Mercedes-Benz Retailer"

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Steve Palmer, General Manager
Mercedes-Benz of Slough

  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Metallic Paint
  • Cruise Control
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Leather Seats
  • Heated Seats
  • DAB Radio
  • Bluetooth
  • Panoramic Roof
  • Parking Sensors
  • Stop Start
  • Low Mileage
  • 1 Owner
  • CD Player
  • USB
Specification
Body Glass
Tinted glass
Electric windows
Privacy glass
Rain sensor windscreen wipers
Heated screen wash system
Brakes
ABS with Brake Assist
Electronic four wheel traction control
ESP with ASR
Electronic parking brake
Hill start assist
Brake callipers with Mercedes-Benz lettering + perforated brake discs
STEER Control - steering assistance system
Downhill speed regulation (DSR) with switch
Adaptive brake system
Sports braking system
Chassis/Suspension
Adaptive damping system
Airmatic air suspension
Communication
Bluetooth interface for hands free telephone
Driver Aids
Speed sensitive steering
Attention assist
Collision prevention assist plus
Crosswind Assist
DYNAMIC SELECT with a choice of driving modes (ECO, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual)
Driver Information
Outside temperature gauge
Trip computer
Service indicator (ASSYST)
Speed limit and traffic sign assist
COMAND HDD Navigation with media interface, radio/CD/DVD/MP3, 8" screen, linguatronic voice control, memory card slot
Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android auto
Engine
Diesel particulate filter
Entertainment
DAB Digital radio
2 usb ports in centre console
Parking pilot with front and rear sensors, steering assist and 360 camera
Exterior Body Features
Aluminum running boards with rubber studs
Body coloured bumpers
AMG bodystyling
Fixed panoramic sunroof with electric sunblind
Exterior Lights
Headlamp assist
Adaptive brake lights
LED daytime running lights
LED rear lights
Intelligent LED headlight system with active cornering lights
Ambient lighting with three colour setting
Adaptive high beam assist plus
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Thermotronic automatic climate control
Interior Features
Illuminated door sills
12V socket in passenger compartment
Leather upholstery
Luggage cover
Front centre armrest with storage compartment
Easy-pack tailgate - Powered opening/closing automatically
Manual height/reach adjust steering wheel
12V socket in luggage compartment
Load securing rings in luggage compartment
Storage and 12V socket in front centre console
Gearshift paddles
Rear cupholder
Rear folding armrest
Front cupholders x 2
Interior Lights
Front/rear reading lights
Packs
Memory package - GLS
Mirror pack - GLS
Safety
Front side airbags
3 point seatbelts on all seats
Warning triangle and first aid kit
Driver/Front Passenger airbags
Airbags - windowbags
Drivers knee airbag
Pre-safe system for anticipatory occupant protection
Tyre pressure monitor
Active bonnet
Electrically adjustable easy entry for rear seats
Rear side airbags
Rear seatbelt warning indicator
Seats
Heated front seats
Heated rear seats
Head restraints for all seats
Auto Mercedes-Benz child seat recognition sensor
Isofix child seat attachment
Easy-pack folding rear seat backrests
Electrically folding 3rd row seats
Security
Remote central locking
Keyless Go access/ignition system
Alarm system/interior protection/immobiliser
Vanity Mirrors
Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Ten Second Review

Some Mercedes cars are the epitome of on-road luxury. Others are almost unrivalled for off-road prowess. And then there's one which claims to offer the best of both: this GLS model, essentially an update of the brand's previous GL-Class luxury 7-seat SUV. This is one of the very few super-luxury SUVs that can seat seven fully-sized adults. And it's the only one that can do so whilst offering a properly dynamic drive on road as well as extreme capability off it. Got a family? You'd like one.

Background

This Mercedes GLS, if you haven't yet come across it, is a vehicle billed as 'the S-Class of SUVs', a luxury conveyance for those whose real - or more likely imagined - commute to the real world is from a craggy mountaintop. You'd probably know this model better as the 'GL-Class', but Mercedes has updated that design with smarter stylng, greater comfort, more agile driving dynamics and what it thinks is 'best in class' safety standards. Hence the change in badgework from 'GL' to 'GLS'. Whatever you want to call this car, it sits in Mercedes' SUV range mid-way between the recently introduced GLE-Class model (that replaced the old M-Class); and huge the go-anywhere G-Class SUV that's really for off road enthusiasts only - albeit those with a lottery win in their pocket. Back to the GLS model though. It's this design's third seating row that's always set it apart in a luxury 4x4 market that rarely offers this option - or if it does, often restricts practical use of the extra seats to children. Not so here. The GLS isn't any bigger than its GL-Class predecessor, but it should be subtly nicer to ride in, thanks to the brand's latest AIRMATIC air suspension system, a smoother 9G-TRONIC auto gearbox and all the latest elematics. Let's check it out.

Driving Experience

Not everyone is going to feel comfortable piloting something of this size but provided you do, then Mercedes GLS motoring is a pretty fabulous way to view your everyday world. Engines are the same as they were in the old GL-Class range. The GLS 350d variant that most will buy uses a 3.0-litre V6 diesel powerplant, which produces 258bhp and 620Nm of torque. The 9G-TRONIC automatic gearbox now has 9 speeds rather than 7, making for greater efficiency and smoother shifts, and it offer DYNAMIC SELECT driving modes if you feel like pushing on a bit. We can't imagine many GLS customers are going to risk taking this model off road, but for the few that might, there's an optional off-road package for the 350d adds a centre differential lock, a low-range gearbox, extra modes for the DYNAMIC SELECT system and three additional heights for the suspension that increase ground clearance to 306mm and wading depth to up to 600mm. Also included are underbody protection panels and an off-road function for the headlights. For those who don't care about running costs, a V8 petrol AMG option continues on at the top of the range. With a peak output of 585bhp and peak torque of 760Nm, the 5.5-litre bi-turbo V8 in the GLS 63 offers 28bhp more power than its GL-Class predecessor, plus more dynamism and higher equipment levels than before. Standard features include a revised AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC transmission with AMG DYNAMIC SELECT transmission modes which provide optimum flexibility, and rear-biased AMG Performance all-wheel drive.

Design and Build

So, it's big - of course it is, large enough maybe to make your neighbours question their right-to-light restrictions. This MK2 SUV is long, wide and tall, with more than three metres between its wheels and a total length of nearly 5.2m. So you'll need a very large garage. The styling now incorporates the latest Mercedes-Benz look. The smarter front end includes distinctive power domes on the bonnet, while among changes at the rear are more prominent tailpipes. Interior highlights include a classier instrument panel, a redesigned three-spoke multifunction steering wheel and a modified centre console with touchpad. The AMG Line pack includes distinctive front and rear bumpers, illuminated side running boards, and 21-inch AMG light-alloy wheels. The optional Night package makes for an even more exclusive look, with high-gloss black details including the louvres in the radiator grille, door mirrors and roof rails. Right, onto the interior. The fact that it offers three seating rows at all is fairly unusual in the super-luxury SUV sector and the fact that in that third row, two fully sized adults can be properly accommodated is even more unusual. Find yourself in the middle row and, as at the very back, there's reasonable head and elbow room, with decent space for three people who can adjust their seats to suit their needs. There's a boot volume of 295-litres (with all seats in place), 680-litres (with the third-row seats folded) or 2300-litres (with all rear seats folded), in a load compartment that is up to 2124mm long and with a payload capacity of up to 815kg.

Market and Model

Buying a Mercedes GLS is pretty straightforward. Though there's a wild AMG V8 petrol GLS63 model at the top of the range, almost all customers will want the single more sensible diesel variant, the GLS 350d diesel, for which you'll need around £69,000. It's a car that comes fully kitted out in UK guise, but as we'll see, that doesn't mean there isn't plenty of scope to get creative if you've the budget to do it. Standard kit is comprehensive and includes the latest generation of Mercedes' 'COMAND Online' infotainment system, including an 8-inch screen and touchpad. There's also AIRMATIC air suspension with adaptive damping, an LED Intelligent Light System with Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus, leather upholstery, memory front seats, a Harmon Kardon Logic 7 surround sound system, a panoramic electric sunroof, a parking package with a 360?? camera. You also get a lane tracking package including Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keeping Assist, a Keyless-GO comfort package, THERMOTRONIC climate control with three zones, three-colour ambient lighting and heated seats in the front two rows. The optional 'designo Line' package brings even more luxurious appointments, including designo nappa leather upholstery with diamond pattern quilting, heated and cooled front seats, a heated steering wheel, four-zone climate control including the third row of seats, temperature-controlled cup holders and interior air ionisation with filter. Also included is the Active Curve System, which uses active suspension stabilisers to help reduce the rolling motion of the vehicle in mid- and high-speed bends. It also helps increase axle articulation off-road.

Cost of Ownership

Mercedes has put a lot of thought into trying to make this car more efficient. As a result, the volume GLS 350d variant's CO2 emissions are down from the 209g/km CO2 figure achieved by the old GL350 BlueTEC diesel model to 199g/km this time round. Emissions really are very clean for an SUV this big, meeting EU6 standards thanks to the adoption of Mercedes' Selective Catalytic Reduction technology and the installation of what's called 'AdBlue injection'. AdBlue is an aqueous urea solution that's injected into the exhaust flow to increase ammonia. This then transforms 80% of the vehicle's NOx emissions into harmless water and nitrogen in the catalytic converter. That just leaves the flagship petrol-powered GLS 63 AMG model to consider, a car that also gets a start/stop system and a 'Controlled Efficiency' driving mode. Despite that, it's a model that was always going to accumulate plenty of tiger tokens. Most owners will be lucky to manage more than 20mpg in regular use but emissions of well under 300g/km are better than you'd get from a less powerful supercharged 5.0-litre V8 Range Rover or Range Rover Sport. Good residual values will help soften the running costs blow when the time comes to sell up. And insurance groupings are set at 49 for the diesel and a top-of-the-shop 50 for the GLS63.

Velour floor carpets, Tinted glass, ABS with Brake Assist, Adaptive damping system, Bluetooth interface for hands free telephone, Speed sensitive steering, Outside temperature gauge, Diesel particulate filter...

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)7.8
Engine Power - BHP258
Engine Power - KW190
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM3400
Engine Torque - LBS.FT457
Engine Torque - MKG63.2
Engine Torque - NM620
Engine Torque - RPM1600
Top Speed138
Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO0.283
CO2 (g/km)210 (g/km)
HCN
HC+NOx0.07
Noise Level dB(A)70
NOx0.052
Particles0.0007
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)35.3
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)38.7
EC Urban (mpg)31

Cash Price

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You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.

HP

Hire Purchase allows you to take ownership of a car once all payments are made.

This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.

One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on monthly payments.
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.

Lease

Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for private individuals. This is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.

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