2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450
Powertrain/Chassis
Drivetrain layout Front engine, AWD
Engine type 90&drg; V-8 alum block/heads
Valvetrain DOHC 4 valves/cyl
Displacement 284.5 cu in/4663 cc
Compression ratio 10.7:1
Power (SAE NET) 335 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque (SAE NET) 339 lb-ft @ 2700 rpm
Weight to power 16.3 lb/hp
Transmission 7-speed automatic
Axle/finaL ratio 3.70:1/2.70:1
Suspension, front; rear Control arms, adj air springs, anti-roll bar; multilink, adj air springs, anti-roll bar
Steering ratio 18.6:1
Turns lock-to-lock 3.6
Brakes, f;r 14.7-in vented disc; 13.0-in vented disc, ABS
Wheels 19 x 8.5 in, cast aluminum
Tires 275/55R19 111H M+S Continental 4x4 Contact
Dimensions
Wheelbase 121.1 in
Track, f/r 65.0/65.1 in
Length x width x height 200.3 x 75.6 x 72.4 in
Ground clearance 10.9 in
Apprch/depart angle 33.0/27.0 deg
Turning circle 49.7 ft
Curb weight 5468 lb
Weight dist, f/r 51/49%
Towing capacity 7500 lb
Seating capacity 7
Headroom, f/M/r 40.1/40.6/38.5 in
Legroom, f/M/r 43.0/40.0/34.0 in
Shoulder room, f/M/r 58.3/58.9/50.5 in
Cargo vol behind, f/M/r 83.3/43.8/10.6 cu ft
Test Data
Acceleration to mph
0-30 2.2 sec
0-40 3.4
0-50 4.7
0-60 6.5
0-70 8.5
0-80 10.9
0-90 14.0
0-100 17.3
Passing, 45-65 mph 3.4
Quarter mile 14.9 sec @ 93.0 mph
Braking, 60-0 mph 129 ft
600-ft slalom 59.2 mph avg
Lateral acceleration 0.76 g avg
MT figure eight 28.2 sec @ 0.59 g avg
Top-gear revs @ 60 mph 1900 rpm
Consumer Info
Base price $55,675
Price as tested $66,355
Stability/traction control Yes/yes
Airbags Dual front, f/m side, f/m/r curtain
Basic warranty 4 yrs/50,000 miles
Powertrain warranty 4 yrs/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance Unlimited
Fuel capacity 26.4 gal
EPA city/hwy econ 14/18 mpg
Recommended fuel Premium unleaded