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Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014) review: 28 facts and highlights

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
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Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)

Why is Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014) better than the average?

  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    99.9lvs74.66l
  • Greater cargo volume (seats down)
    ?

    2656lvs2033.43l
  • Maximum torque
    ?

    550Nmvs345.69Nm
  • Longer wheelbase
    ?

    3.08mvs2.81m
  • More horsepower
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    362hpvs251.71hp
  • More headroom (front)
    ?

    1.05mvs1.02m
  • More headroom (rear)
    ?

    1.02mvs982.16mm
  • Larger engine size
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    4.6lvs3.19l

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
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Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
2. smaller turn radius
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The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

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9.8m

12.4m

3.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
4.Has air suspension
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Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)

Dimensions

1.height
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917mm

1.85m

2. greater cargo volume (seats down)
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.

Best

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3429l

2656l

3.width
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Best

Suzuki Jimny (2014)

1.6m

2.14m

4. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Chevrolet Suburban LT AWD (2015)

3.3m

3.08m

5. more headroom (front)
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More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

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1.09m

1.05m

6. more headroom (rear)
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More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

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1.03m

1.02m

Speed

1. lower coefficient of drag
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The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Tesla Model X 75D (2016)

0.24Cd

0.38Cd

2. faster acceleration (0-100)
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The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

3.6s

6.3s

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3l/100 km

20.2l/100 km

2.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Lamborghini Urus (2019)

850Nm

550Nm

3. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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117l

99.9l

4.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
5. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

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1050hp

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6. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 Active (2014)

3.4l/100 km

14.9l/100 km

Features

1. more airbags
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Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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6

2.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
3.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)
4.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

0

5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Mercedes-Benz GL450 4MATIC (2014)

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