The new GLS.

All kinds of strength.

Vehicle highlights


The pinnacle of space and comfort is only to be found in the new GLS.

And best of all, you can share this fascinating luxury experience with six other people.

Vehicle highlights


The pinnacle of space and comfort is only to be found in the new GLS.

And best of all, you can share this fascinating luxury experience with six other people.

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The image shows the interior of the new Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV.

A rear compartment like none before.

The new GLS does full justice to the "S" in its name. Up to seven occupants enjoy the ultimate in comfort. The second row of seats is fully electrically adjustable and the third row is more comfortable than ever.

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Discover the Mercedes-Benz User Experience.

The new GLS is the first luxury-class Mercedes to be fitted with the MBUX infotainment system. An imposing Widescreen Cockpit provides the backdrop for a fascinating control and display experience.

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E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL. The world's most masterfully refined suspension.

A fully active suspension is optionally available for the new GLS. With quite unbelievable effects: when cornering, accelerating or braking, the vehicle maintains its poise in every driving situation.

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Maximum comfort. And almost minimalist design.

The hefty proportions, the long bonnet and wheels of up to 23 inches in size communicate power and presence. Clear surfaces and minimalist lines lend everything a light and elegant air.

Interior


Climb aboard and revel in modern luxury.

The first impression of the GLS's interior is quite overwhelming, with ample space for seven people. Each seat boasts the ultimate in comfort and a digital infotainment offering, the likes of which have never been seen in an SUV.

Interior


Climb aboard and revel in modern luxury.

The first impression of the GLS's interior is quite overwhelming, with ample space for seven people. Each seat boasts the ultimate in comfort and a digital infotainment offering, the likes of which have never been seen in an SUV.

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Exterior


Nothing is more valuable than good style.

And there is hardly anything more challenging than creating such an elegant and succinct design for a large luxury SUV such as the new GLS.

Exterior


Nothing is more valuable than good style.

And there is hardly anything more challenging than creating such an elegant and succinct design for a large luxury SUV such as the new GLS.

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The image shows the rear end of the new Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV from the side.

Sportiness at its most exclusive.

The AMG Line boasts sporty aprons all round, large air intakes and special light-alloy wheels Inside, the multifunction steering wheel and sports pedals round off the dynamic aesthetic.

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Putting on a shine: MULTIBEAM LED headlamps.

The optional MULTIBEAM LED headlamps lend a special aura to the exterior of the new GLS. The newly developed LED High Performance Headlamps are a shining example of brilliant design and intelligent technology.

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The exclusive wheels range.

Tailor-made to suit your taste: the new GLS offers wheels of up to 23 inches in size, plus a stylish selection of different rim designs and colour variants. To add that final distinguishing flourish to your car's appearance.

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Get closer to nature.

The optional panoramic sliding sunroof conjures up a wonderful feeling of freedom and a pleasantly light and airy atmosphere inside the vehicle. From the outside it lends the exterior an exclusive lightness of touch.

Handling characteristics


Modern luxury in a new dimension.

Electrically powered motors and a fully active suspension represent the pinnacle of comfort on board the new GLS.

Handling characteristics


Modern luxury in a new dimension.

Electrically powered motors and a fully active suspension represent the pinnacle of comfort on board the new GLS.

  • E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL

    E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL

    Thrilling and effortless handling, both on- and off-road.

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    E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL

    Thrilling and effortless handling, both on- and off-road.

    A totally new active suspension is available for the new GLS in the guise of E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL. This incorporates the camera-based lane recognition system ROAD SURFACE SCAN and the CURVE active curve inclination function, and is able to assess the driving situation, speed and load. Damping and level control are automatically adjusted for each wheel accordingly. For excellent ride comfort and outstanding stability – on- and off-road alike.

  • AIRMATIC

    AIRMATIC package

    The standard basis for comfortable and relaxed travel.

    AIRMATIC package

    The standard basis for comfortable and relaxed travel.

    In the AIRMATIC package, an active damping system meets modern air suspension. The result: an intelligent comfort suspension which is able to adjust automatically to the driving conditions, speed and load. You benefit from well-balanced handling and first-class comfort on both good and bad road surfaces.

  • 4MATIC all-wheel drive

    4MATIC all-wheel drive

    Ideal balance between traction, driving dynamics and driving safety.

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    4MATIC all-wheel drive

    Ideal balance between traction, driving dynamics and driving safety.

    With 4MATIC all-wheel drive, the differential lock and special off-road drive programs, the new GLS is equally impressive in both easy and difficult terrain. The torque on demand (single-speed) transfer case with fully variable torque distribution to the front and rear axle boosts traction on grass, gravel and easy off-road terrain for enhanced driving safety. In addition, you can call up an animation of the driving situation on the media display to view the gradient or inclination angle, for example.

  • Off-Road Engineering package

    Off-Road Engineering package

    Optimum traction, also on unfirm terrain.

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    Off-Road Engineering package

    Optimum traction, also on unfirm terrain.

    The Off-Road Engineering Package offers even better off-road capability at the push of a button. The modified drivetrain characteristics with fully variable all-wheel drive including torque on demand (double-speed) and low range enable maximum traction on unfirm terrain. It additionally features off-road drive programs for easy and difficult terrain and an extended underguard to provide the underbody with the best possible protection in off-road terrain and to keep dirt and moisture away from the engine compartment.

  • New engine generation

    New engine generation

    The third generation of the GLS comes with a completely new engine line-up.

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    New engine generation

    The third generation of the GLS comes with a completely new engine line-up.

    The electrically assisted V8 petrol engine[1] with integrated starter-alternator generates additional torque for dynamic response (EQ Boost) and enables recuperation during deceleration. Two turbochargers positioned in the inside V and intelligent cylinder shutoff additionally provide for fascinating performance and high efficiency.
    The new, extremely refined 6-cylinder in-line diesel engine[1] incorporates cutting-edge components to set new benchmarks for agility, smooth running and fuel consumption.

    [1]GLS 580 4MATIC: fuel consumption, urban/extra-urban/combined: XXX l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: XXX g/km; GLS 350 d 4MATIC: fuel consumption, urban/extra-urban/combined: XXX l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: XXX g/km; GLS 400 d 4MATIC: fuel consumption, urban/extra-urban/combined: XXX l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: XXX g/km

  • Acoustic Comfort package

    Acoustic Comfort package

    Enjoy the lowest noise levels while on the move.

    Acoustic Comfort package

    Enjoy the lowest noise levels while on the move.

    The optional Acoustic Comfort package reduces intrusive noise from outside by means of laminated safety glass with noise-damping film and additional insulation and damping measures. The quiet atmosphere improves your concentration and you arrive relaxed at your destination. The laminated safety glass additionally incorporates an infrared light-absorbing film. This prevents the interior from heating up too much in sunny weather and ensures a pleasant temperature for the interior surfaces on sunny days.

Infotainment


Infotainment to the highest GLS standard.

The new Mercedes-Benz User Experience is designed to beguile. With your every look, every word and every touch.

Infotainment


Infotainment to the highest GLS standard.

The new Mercedes-Benz User Experience is designed to beguile. With your every look, every word and every touch.

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MBUX voice control system


The art of voicing your wishes. Now in the new GLS, too.

It takes just two little words from you - "Hey, Mercedes" - to activate the intelligent natural-speech LINGUATRONIC voice control system, which understands almost every word you speak and can even handle indirect language. The air conditioning will respond to "I feel cold" by setting a higher temperature, for example.

MBUX voice control system


The art of voicing your wishes. Now in the new GLS, too.

It takes just two little words from you - "Hey, Mercedes" - to activate the intelligent natural-speech LINGUATRONIC voice control system, which understands almost every word you speak and can even handle indirect language. The air conditioning will respond to "I feel cold" by setting a higher temperature, for example.

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In-Car Communication


Effortless conversation. Across all seat rows.

The new GLS offers 2-way In-Car Communication voice amplification exclusively in combination with a Burmester® sound system. All speech is picked up by microphones and output in all directions to maximum effect via the speakers. This makes conversing across all rows of seats quite effortless.

In-Car Communication


Effortless conversation. Across all seat rows.

The new GLS offers 2-way In-Car Communication voice amplification exclusively in combination with a Burmester® sound system. All speech is picked up by microphones and output in all directions to maximum effect via the speakers. This makes conversing across all rows of seats quite effortless.

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MBUX Augmented Video


Enhanced virtual vision, safer real-world driving. With MBUX Augmented Video.

Augmented Reality Video helps you to cope better in complex traffic situations. The optionally available system films the area around the moving vehicle with a camera, combines the live images with practical virtual traffic information and presents everything clearly on the media display.

MBUX Augmented Video


Enhanced virtual vision, safer real-world driving. With MBUX Augmented Video.

Augmented Reality Video helps you to cope better in complex traffic situations. The optionally available system films the area around the moving vehicle with a camera, combines the live images with practical virtual traffic information and presents everything clearly on the media display.

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Head-up Display


The head-up display projects information directly into your field of vision.

The optional head-up display allows you to keep your eye on all important information at all times in the new GLS. This is made possible by projecting a roughly 24 x 8 cm image into your natural field of vision which appears to hover around two metres above the bonnet. This means your attention remains focussed on the traffic at all times.

Head-up Display


The head-up display projects information directly into your field of vision.

The optional head-up display allows you to keep your eye on all important information at all times in the new GLS. This is made possible by projecting a roughly 24 x 8 cm image into your natural field of vision which appears to hover around two metres above the bonnet. This means your attention remains focussed on the traffic at all times.

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MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System


Only the best for your passengers: the MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System.

The optional MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System allows you to put together your very own travel programme in the second row, too. Two high-resolution touchscreens feature here for the first time, enabling rear passengers to enjoy films and music, surf the web, use the telephone or control comfort settings.

MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System


Only the best for your passengers: the MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System.

The optional MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System allows you to put together your very own travel programme in the second row, too. Two high-resolution touchscreens feature here for the first time, enabling rear passengers to enjoy films and music, surf the web, use the telephone or control comfort settings.

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Safety and assistance


Cars don't come much safer than this.

The new GLS boasts unprecedented intelligence and precision to take the strain out of driving and actively keep you out of harm's way.

Safety and assistance


Cars don't come much safer than this.

The new GLS boasts unprecedented intelligence and precision to take the strain out of driving and actively keep you out of harm's way.

Driving Assistance package Plus

Cutting-edge driving assistance packages support you and take the strain out of driving when it comes to adjusting your speed, steering, changing lane, braking, or moving off again in traffic jams, and can even provide help when a danger of a collision arises.

Parking package with 360° camera

Active Parking Assist with 360-degree camera makes it easier to find a parking space and to manoeuvre into and out of parking spaces. The choice is yours: you can park the car yourself with the reassurance of all-round vision, or avoid any stress at all and have it parked for you.

Trailer Manoeuvring Assist

Trailer Manoeuvring Assist allows you to perform precision reversing manoeuvres effortlessly and in a relaxed manner. For inexperienced drivers of car/trailer combinations in particular, the assisted steering is a boon.

MULTIBEAM LED

The adaptive headlamps react to the given traffic situation with individually controllable LEDs, ULTRA RANGE high beam maximises the range and the cornering and active light functions provide for optimum illumination of the field of vision.

Assistance systems


Exemplary safety with Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive systems.

In the rush hour, during a long drive at night or on an unfamiliar route, your GLS noticeably takes the strain out of driving, particularly in stressful situations. This is based on a concept that makes every journey in a Mercedes-Benz safer and unique: Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive. Because the time you spend behind the wheel is your time. Time for relaxation. Time to replenish your energy. So that, first and foremost, you reach your destination safely, but are also relaxed when you get there.

Assistance systems


Exemplary safety with Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive systems.

In the rush hour, during a long drive at night or on an unfamiliar route, your GLS noticeably takes the strain out of driving, particularly in stressful situations. This is based on a concept that makes every journey in a Mercedes-Benz safer and unique: Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive. Because the time you spend behind the wheel is your time. Time for relaxation. Time to replenish your energy. So that, first and foremost, you reach your destination safely, but are also relaxed when you get there.

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Driving assistance and safety

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Parking

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Light and Sight

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Suspension

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Reserved for you: the GLS gallery.

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Photos and films


Reserved for you: the GLS gallery.

Discover the best films and images of the new GLS here.

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