The Most Capable Mercedes-Benz SUVs: The 2022 GLS & 2021 G-Class

March 23rd, 2022 by

2022 GLS & 2021 G-Class

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Mercedes-Benz has produced several icons in its lengthy history, and two of its stars that shine the brightest are the GLS and the G-Class. These two SUVs are in their own league, offering the best of the best when it comes to capability, luxury, and versatility. So if you’re looking to go all out for your next luxury SUV this 2022, swing by Mercedes-Benz of Orland Park to see the GLS and G-Class in action.

Mercedes-Benz GLS and G-Class Comparison Guide

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G 550
Engine 3.0L inline-6 turbo engine with 48-volt mild hybrid system 4.0L V8 biturbo
Transmission 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic
Horsepower & Torque 362 hp & 369 lb-ft 416 hp & 450 lb-ft
Drivetrain 4MATIC® fully variable AWD Permanent AWD with 2-speed transfer case
Towing Capacity 7,700 lbs. 7,000 lbs.
Fuel Economy (mpg) 18 city / 24 hwy 17 city / 19 hwy
Seating 7 (6 optional) 5
Max. Cargo Space 84.7 ft³ 68.6 ft³

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Performance of the 2022 GLS and 2021 G-Class

As icons of capability, high power and exceptional performance come naturally for the GLS and G-Class. The 2022 GLS draws its power from a potent three-liter six-cylinder turbo engine fitted with a 48-volt mild hybrid drive for an electrified boost. Meanwhile, the G-Class features an even more powerful four-liter V8 biturbo engine that generates a roaring 416 hp & 450 lb-ft of torque. Both the GLS and G-Class can tow around 7,000 lbs. and are equipped with standard AWD, perfect for realizing your full weekend warrior potential. Schedule a test drive for the 2021 G-Class and 2022 GLS in Chicago today at Mercedes-Benz of Orland Park and experience the best performance a luxury SUV can offer.

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Luxury Features Inside the 2022 GLS and 2021 G-Class

Luxury is front and center in the Mercedes-Benz GLS and G-Class. Standard premium amenities inside the GLS include climate-controlled front seats, a four-zone automatic climate control system, and a stunning power tilt-and-slide sunroof. Meanwhile, the G-Class comes standard with premium leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, and an Air Balance cabin-air purification system. If you want to add even more convenient luxury features in your GLS or G-Class, you can also opt for available upgrades such as a massaging front seat to fend off driving fatigue and a heated steering wheel to keep you toasty on cold Chicago days. Drop by Mercedes-Benz of Orland Park today and see how the 2022 GLS and 2021 G-Class can provide you luxurious comfort like no other.

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Safety Onboard the 2022 GLS and 2021 G-Class

Both the GLS and G-Class come equipped with outstanding Mercedes-Benz safety systems such as PARKTRONIC with Active Parking Assist, Active Brake Assist, and Adaptive Highbeam Assist. Additional safety features in the 2022 GLS include an LED Intelligent Light System with Ultra Wide Highbeams and Blind Spot Assist with Exit Warning Assist. Meanwhile, the 2021 G-Class features Downhill Speed Regulation (DSR) that helps you regulate your speed on tricky slopes. The best part is that these are only a few of the safety systems that work together to keep everyone protected from all angles inside your GLS or G-Class. Get in touch with us or stop by Mercedes-Benz of Orland Park today to learn more about the 2021 G-Class and 2022 GLS in Chicago.

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