Mercedes-Benz is offering its premium customers one of the most luxurious SUVs on the market -- the facelifted and upgraded version of the new Mercedes-Benz GLS seven-seater.
It’s well known that the new Mercedes-Benz GLS offers a great blend of luxurious comfort, roominess, agility, dynamics and safety.
Likewise, the new Mercedes GLS is now more fuel efficient and features highly advanced assistance systems as well as the latest generation of Mercedes-Benz telematics that includes remote-start capability and Internet access.
It also comes with the nine-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission, additional DYNAMIC SELECT transmission modes, and enhanced air suspension system (AIRMATIC) with enhanced damping system (ADS).
Fitted as standard on the GLS as active driver assistance systems are the following: Collision Prevention Assist Plus, Crosswind Assist, PRE-SAFE system, Attention Assist, electronic all- wheel drive traction system 4ETS, Brake Assist BAS, cruise control and ESP.
Those who think that these systems might not be enough could avail of the optional Driver Assistance Package, which includes DIS.TRONIC PLUS with Steering Assist, BAS PLUS with Cross- Traffic Assist, PRE-SAFE Brake with pedestrian detection, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Speed Limit Assist and Active Blind Spot Assist.
Of course, Mercedes made sure that the GLS is also laden with passive occupant protection systems as supported by "electronic crumple zones" of the assistance systems and intelligent body design.
Available passive safety systems include two-stage airbags for driver and front passenger, a knee airbag for the driver and front passenger and window airbags above all three seat rows.
Customers who frequently travel during the night may want to improve their ability to drive in the dark with the optional LED Intelligent Light System. Additionally, Magic Vision Control could help mitigate impaired visibility brought by adverse weather conditions while the heated adaptive windscreen wiper system provides optimum water distribution.