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How reliable is a 2013 Mercedes GL450?

How reliable is a 2013 Mercedes GL450?

The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has a reliability score of 2.5 out of five from J.D. Power. That’s below average for the auto industry and one of the lowest scores in the class.

Are Mercedes-Benz GL GL450 reliable?

The Mercedes-Benz GL450 Reliability Rating is 1.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 17th out of 19 for luxury fullsize SUVs. The average annual repair cost is $1,293 which means it has poor ownership costs.

How much is a 2013 GL450?

Used 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Pricing A GL450 starts right under $65,000, and a GL550 jumps to nearly $88,000. A GL550 can reach over $100,000 when loaded with options, but even at that level, its price tag is eclipsed by the GL63 AMG’s $118,000 point-of-entry.

How much can a 2013 GL450 tow?

It’ll tow 7500 pounds, just 100 less than the body-on-frame Cadillac Escalade EXT.

How much does a Mercedes Benz GL450 4matic cost?

A GL450 starts a little over $67,000 and a GL550 is just over $92,000. The GL63 AMG will be in the neighborhood of $122K, depending on how you equip it, and a GL550 can easily reach over $100,000 when loaded with options. The GL’s starting price is near those of a Cadillac Escalade and Range Rover Sport.

How much is a 2013 Mercedes SUV?

Prices for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUVs range from roughly $48,000 for a base ML350 with rear drive to well over twice that for a fully-loaded ML63 AMG, which can reach over $112,000 with options.

Is 4MATIC good in the snow?

The Best Tool for Winter Driving: 4MATIC All-Wheel-Drive. Mountain living means mountain driving, and in winter that can mean serious snow and ice on the roads.

Why buy a 2013 GL450?

To check the health of the dominant member of the luxury-SUV class, and because we have children and junk to carry (and junky cars to tow), we ordered up a 2013 GL450 and immediately headed out on the buffalo traces that we call interstates.

What kind of engine does a Mercedes GL450 have?

But thanks to the portly torque curve of the GL450’s 362-hp, 4.7-liter twin-turbo V-8, fade-resistant binders, and silken body movements, we kept forgetting about the trailer until we’d glance at the rearview mirror and be momentarily shocked by how closely that 914 was tailgating us. We had to remind ourselves to keep our speed in check.

What is the appearance package on the GL450?

And, because we care about our appearance, we specified the Appearance package ($1340), with its chrome exhaust tips, 20-inch wheels, and illuminated running boards. As you might guess for a super-comfortable, long-range bomber with a rear-seat entertainment system and the capability to tow, the GL450 has been in extremely high demand.

How fuel-efficient is the Volkswagen GL450?

Not surprisingly, the 362-hp V-8, asked to haul 5855 pounds to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds, has a serious fossil-fuel drinking habit. So far, our GL450 has managed an observed mpg of only 16. Of course, if you can afford an (as-tested) $90,845 SUV, maybe fuel isn’t a worry.