2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 4MATIC 4dr GL 350 BlueTEC$24,900(Easley, SC)

Reviewers said the 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has a comfortable ride, composed handling and an opulent interior, and the diesel model returns good fuel economy for the class. The 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is available in three trims that designate which engine it has. The GL350 has a turbodiesel V6 that test drivers said is a bit slow from a stop, but has plenty of power otherwise. All GL-Class trims come standard with a height-adjustable air suspension, and test drivers said the GL-Class drives comfortably over rough roads. Most wrote that it has precise steering and controlled body lean through sharp turns.Automotive journalists reported that the 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has a gorgeous interior that is appointed with luxurious materials. The GL-Class seats seven in three rows. Reviewers said the first two rows of seats are very comfortable, but some found the third row to be cramped for adults, which is a common complaint for a three-row SUV. The Mercedes GL-Class has up to 83.3 cubic feet of cargo space, which is a bit low for a three-row SUV. Critics the GL-Class' flat-folding rear seats make it easy to expand the cargo area and load items. The 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class comes standard with front seats that are heated and power-adjustable, dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth and Mercedes’ COMAND infotainment system with a 7-inch display screen. Available features include leather upholstery, a rearview camera, navigation, a rear-seat entertainment system, a 12-speaker Harman Kardon stereo system and blind spot monitoring.