Mercedes-Benz has produced many an iconic vehicle. Fun to drive and a pleasure to own, these top selling cars often top the “best of” lists. Let’s take a look at Mercedes’ top luxury SUVs.
U.S. News ranked the Mercedes-Benz GLS Class as the second best luxury large SUV this year. The GLS is designed to seat seven passengers and transport them in luxury. This spacious SUV is perfect for families and those with a need to carry a lot of equipment. The GLS class is both muscular and aerodynamic, offering both durability and sleek design.
The GLS has innovative Easy Entry 2nd row seats. This feature, along with large side doors, makes it easy for up to seven adults to occupy the vehicle comfortably. Three rows of luxury seating offer generous leg and head room. The standard power liftgate and 60/40 split second row allows for up to 93.8 cubic feet of cargo space. Perfect for any road trip adventure!
Advanced technology systems make vehicles in the GLS class safe and smooth to drive. Avoid collisions with the help of radar based Active Brake Assist. Design innovations help drivers fend of crosswinds to provide a safer, smoother, ride. Adaptive cruise control and Steering Pilot are also available in this class.
The G-Class has been evolving for over 38 years and continues to conquer driving challenges on six continents. The classic upright shape is iconic and unmistakable. Build for both elegance and high capacity, this luxury SUV is ready to tackle any driving challenge.
When you are ready to off road, the G-Class gives you handling at the push of a button. Three sequentially lockable differentials give the driver increased control. Each differential can be locked in sequence (center, rear, front) via three buttons on the dash. This capability helps maintain the ideal balance of torque and traction for any off road driving situation.
Luxury interior design and technological advancements make the ride more enjoyable and safer for everyone. Distance Pilot cruise control uses radar to help adapt your speed to traffic. Other helpful features include Blind Spot Assist, Parking Assist, and also a rearview camera.
The smallest of the Mercedes-Benz luxury SUV line is sleek yet spacious. The fun to drive and functional Mercedes-Benz GLA class packs a lot into a compact frame. The generously sized cabin offers ample legroom and headroom. Luxury abounds. The turbocharged GLA is agile and perfect for adventure travel. The compact footprint makes it perfect for city driving, while the sporty SUV elements make it a perfect vehicle for hitting the road. The solid, strong build is also sleek, making long distance driving a breeze.
The GLA class offers Dynamic Select dials which allow the driver to change modes by simply pushing on a console button. Use Sport Mode to sharpen throttle and shifting. Use Comfort Mode for calm driving, and ECO mode for easing up. You also have the option to set up your own mode to suit your driving needs.
The hands free access is a back saving feature that allows you to open the trunk area with your foot. Swipe or “kick” under the bumper to open the standard power lift gate. The generously spaced cargo area has 43.6 cubic feet of cargo room when the rear seats are folded. Even with all five seats in use, this compact luxury SUV still has plenty of trunk space.
So, which of these are you looking to purchase? Want to see more? See more of our top picks by reading the 8 safest luxury vehicles for your next road trip.