As the premium trim of the GL Class, the Mercedes-Benz GL Class GL550 SUV is a fully stocked version. In fact, the GL550 takes most of the options from other models of the GL Class and makes them standard. This offers the absolute in luxury for those that want it.
The Mercedes-Benz GL Class GL550 SUV begins with a host of features that come standard on every SUV in the GL Class. They include things like an air suspension, headlights that work automatically and LED running lights. There are also wipers that work automatically, quarter windows for the third row that are powered and a sunroof. Interior standards include such basics are cruise control and climate control and add some more lavish features. Buyers will get controls for the air condition in the rear of the vehicle, power seats in the front that have a number of adjustment possibilities and a steering wheel that is powered and tilts and telescopes. There is also the COMAND interface, mbrace system and Bluetooth.
Unlike the other trims on this SUV, the features for the Mercedes-Benz GL Class GL550 SUV do not stop there. The optional packages from lower trims become standard on this one. They include full leather upholstery, bi-xenon headlights, ambient lighting in the interior, memory for the front seats, heat in both front and rear seats and ventilation in the front. The climate control is enhanced as well.
Other standard features of the Mercedes-Benz GL Class GL550 SUV include a camera for a rearview, mirrors that fold and dim, a liftgate that is powered, running boasts and upgraded head restraints. The electronics are also upgraded and include things like a warning system for blind spots, a navigation system and a better stereo. The standard audio system on the GL550 is a Harman Kardon with surround sound, auxiliary jack, iPod interface, satellite radio, HD radio, six CD Changer and eleven speakers. Of course there are a few options as well and they include a trailer hitch, heat for the steering wheel and an entertainment system for the rear of the SUV.
Safety is important in the Mercedes-Benz GL Class GL550 SUV and that is why there are so many features available to help with safety. These include stability control and antilock brakes that are common in most vehicles. There are also plenty of airbags including one at the driver's knee, airbags in both the first and second rows and some on the full-length side curtain. The GL550 also adds in head restraints on all seats. Things like hill start assist and descent control can also help prevent accidents. The mbrace emergency system comes standard as well and on the GL550 there is a warning system for blind spots and a rearview camera.