2009 Mercedes Benz GL320 BlueTEC Review & Test Drive

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Mercedes-Benz GL320 GDI

2009 Mercedes Benz BlueTEC Review #038; Drive

The award-winning seven-passenger first full-size SUV from a timely new model for 2009.  the fully equipped, 382hp model and the highly successful the fuel-sipping GL320 BlueTEC features a new AdBlue exhaust system that helps it the most stringent 50-state limits.

The GL320 BlueTec is consumers’ dated perceptions today’s diesel engines-it surprisingly good performance, quiet running, and extremely low emissions, in the process of delivering better fuel economy. an EPA highway fuel mileage of 23mpg/highway, 17mpg/city, the seven-seat SUV an impressive cruising range of up to 600 at highway speeds.  With V8 pulling power the GL320 can tow up to 7,500lbs. with the optional IV trailer hitch.

BlueTec is a system that includes an catalyst and a maintenance-free particulates as well as new techniques for reducing oxide emissions-the last of exhaust gas that’s higher in vehicles than gasoline The BlueTec diesels use an NOx storage in combination with an SCR catalytic and AdBlue injection to lower NOx The AdBlue system (technical urea SCR system) injects an carbamide solution into the flow, which releases reducing nitrogen oxides to nitrogen and water in the downstream SCR Just the right amount of for a given engine load and is injected to get the greatest reduction in oxides.  On average, only a of AdBlue is needed for every 600 driven, so its tank only to be serviced every 10,000 as a part of regularly scheduled BlueTEC owners who are used to in their car for scheduled maintenance hardly know the AdBlue is there.

The diesel-powered GL320 BlueTEC 3.0 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 engine delivers impressive low exhaust emissions and great economy.  With 210hp and a 398lb.ft. of torque, the GL320 features an innovative V6 diesel with the torque of a V8 and the fuel to rival some four-cylinder Equipped with the latest CDI rail direct injection) this electronically injected engine is changing consumers perceptions about diesels.

to this high-tech engine is advanced 7-speed electronically automatic with Direct and driver-adaptive shift logic permanent AWD transmission that all four wheels.  You also the option of holding down the with paddle shifters on the wheel.

Underpinning the new GL320 BlueTEC you a smooth controlled ride is AIRMATIC air suspension with a control arm front suspension air springs, gas shocks and stabilizer The rear features four-links, air gas shocks and stabilizer bar.  is ADS adaptive damping front and Comfort or Sport mode can be in by simply pushing a button on the center stack.  A thick tower brace up front quick response handling and dynamics at high speed.

you driving destination challenges the the GL320 BlueTEC is right at with the ability to lift the up to 3in. by pushing a button, and is also a hill descent, off-road driving program, and start buttons on the lower stack that helps you you off-road destination safely.

control on the road or off-road is care of by electronic stability electronic traction control and body control, all coming

Steering this big sport is easy via the rack pinion hydraulic power assist system that is perfectly for slow city traffic and traveling.

Quickly slowing this sport utility down speed are very large steel disc brakes, up front, clamped by dual-piston and 13in. rear discs with single-piston calipers.  you in control is standard ABS and Brake

The GL320 BlueTEC rides on 20X8.5in. front and rear wheels that are wrapped Goodyear 275.50R20in. all-season tires.

The interior is like in your living room seating up to seven adults exceptional spaciousness and hallmark M-B on par with the S-Class.  The interior is with leather all-around the dashboard, door trim and upholstery.  Brown bird’s-eye wood trim, aluminum and accents also give the GL a luxurious touch and feel.  The leather, multifunction steering feels perfect in your and features power tilt/telescope, and for the audio system, and driver-information

Other standard equipment not mentioned above includes folding split 3 rd row seats, power adjustable front with driver-side 4-way lumbar control, 3-stage front seats, push start/stop, 3-zone electronic control with air filtration, map lamps, corner illuminating fog lamps, dark-tinted privacy grab handles above door, fixed panorama over the 3 rd row, power quarter windows and double all express up/down windows, door locks, roof power exterior mirrors electric heat/power folding,

self-dimming rearview mirror, intermittent windshield wipers, window intermittent wiper and retractable cargo compartment and easy entry/exit control for the 3 rd row

The standard COMMAND system a large 6.5in. color screen with a standard six-disc DVD/CD changer and a interface that allows a phone to be operated through the audio system while in a pocket or purse.  It can be equipped an optional iPod/MP3 interface, satellite radio, HD radio and an voice control system.

The screen can play tracks on a data CD, DVD or SD memory card.  The can also display maps and for the optional hard-drive navigation which can be set up for SIRIUS real-time info and Zagat restaurant The GL320 BlueTEC can be equipped an optional 610-watt digital Logic7 surround-sound system Dolby digital 5.1 audio and a rear-seat entertainment system includes two 8in. screens, headphones and dual-source DVD player.  not mentioned above include a moonroof, rear view Parktronic, keyless go, 40GB 4GB music register for download of files, power folding power liftgate, 115-volt AC  outlet and ambient lighting.

Mercedes-Benz GL320 GDI

Standard safety features PRE-SAFE  predictive occupant system with active head restraints, 9-airbags 11-way protection, seatbelts belt force limited and reinforced steel body with crumple zones and cell, roll-over sensors and stability assist, Tele-Aid calling and communication system door child safety LATCH system for the 2 nd and 3 rd rows, anti-theft alarm system illumination with locator variable focus halogen with programmable automatic system, extended mobility and a tire pressure monitoring

The all-new GL 320 BlueTEC sport vehicle from Mercedes-Benz their leadership in miles per technology without having to on a hybrid system that increase the base price.  It is with all the latest high-technology and luxury features that is to match from any other manufacturer.

Just sit back and watch the gas go by on your journey as you have 600 on the open road between behind the wheel of this ultra luxurious sport that can take you wherever you to go.

The base price for the all-new BlueTEC is $48,200.00 and my fully-loaded was stickered at $17,125.00 including charges.


Price: MSRP $58,200

Large SUV

Where Built: States

EPA Class: Sport Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz GL320 GDI
Mercedes-Benz GL320 GDI
Mercedes-Benz GL320 GDI

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