The pinnacle of SUVs, the Mercedes-Benz GLS blends facets of extravagance with high-tech connectivity features, a roomy interior, riveting performance, and a surprisingly athletic chassis. In this review we discuss the numerous advantages that make the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS in Kansas City a pampering choice among three-row luxury SUVS.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in two model grades, and those are the 2021 GLS 450 SUV and the 2021 GLS 580 SUV. What you get for features and performance may vary depending on your choice of model, but the GLS promises inspiring value from any level.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS sees some subtle updates for model year 2021. More features become standard this year, including four-zone automatic climate control, ventilated seats, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and a parking-damage detection feature that can send an alert to the owner's smartphone if the car senses a collision while parked.
The Mercedes-Benz GLS offers a choice of two engines. 2021 GLS 450 models use a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder good for 362 horsepower, while the GLS 580 models upgrade to a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 that makes 483 horsepower. All models come standard with an air suspension and an E-Active Body Control feature that automatically adjusts the suspension to accommodate bumps detected by a forward-facing camera.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS features an onslaught of impressive tech and convenience features. Inside, the luxury SUV’s 12.3-inch multi-information display, a 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia display, Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™, in-dash navigation, and an on-board Wi-Fi hotspot are all standard. Owners can drive in confidence with standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring, and a driver-attention monitoring. Other available driver assists in the GLS include lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control with a semi-autonomous driving mode.
Interested in getting behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz GLS luxury SUV? Guests can test drive the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS and more models like it when they visit us at Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City.