If an SUV is on your mind, then you need to check out the Mercedes Benz GL320 CDI. The GL320 is one of many diesel SUVs on the market. So what makes this one different than the rest? Simple – just walk around to the front while it’s running and listen. “Gee,” you might say, “it sounds like a regular petrol engine.” Yep, that’s one of the big differences. The Mercedes Benz GL320 CDI is as quiet as a whisper! One enjoyable factor that you find with most diesel motors is that thay offer superior fuel economy figures when compared to their equivalent petrol motors. With a fine average fuel economy figure of under 10 litres/100km the Mercedes Benz GL 320 CDI has got to be onto something good. This is incredible for a vehicle of its size. A 7-speed transmission shifts smoothly and comfortably to aid the frugal and quiet smooth-running diesel. The transmission is also adjustable for off-road use with the touch of a button. Amazingly, the auto has been designed to adapt to the driver’s style quickly.
The Mercedes Benz GL320 CDI is not short of creature comforts either. It is capable of holding 7 passengers in a comfortable roomy cabin. The dual zone automatic climate control and the dust and pollen filters give a cabin ambience that remains very balanced and refined for even the third row passengers. There is a multifunction steering wheel that provides convenient controls to basic functions like the audio system, and optional phone as well as the multifunction display. A 4-way telescopic and tilting steering column, 8-way power adjustable front seats, and 60/40 split folding rear seat are standard items. An optional navigation system is also available and is linked into the Modular Command Cockpit Management and Data system. This system utilizes the premium, well designed audio system. There is even a Tele Aid system that uses GPS satellites and a cellular link to provide 24hr live assistance – anywhere.
Front airbags are standard and the passenger bag adjusts its inflation size depending on the weight of the person sitting in the front seat. In the event of a rollover, the automatic sensors deploy the side or curtain airbags when necessary.
Of course, there is a 4-wheel Electronic Traction System that constantly monitors the speed of all four wheels to detect slippage and applies individual brakes as needed. There is even an Electronic Stability Program that monitors the driver’s lateral acceleration and adjusts the engine and brake output to ensure you stay on the road.
The Mercedes-Benz GL320 CDI is one of the most efficient and functional SUVs on the market today.
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