2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS price and specs

Mercedes-Benz's large seven-seat SUV and BMW X7 rival, the GLS, starts at $155,298 before on-road costs for 2022.

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The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS three-row large SUV has higher prices all round in time for the new model year.

Prices have risen between $6398 and $8528 depending on trim level.

The range now opens at $155,298 before on-road costs for the base GLS450 4Matic and extends to $262,700 before on-road costs for the flagship Mercedes-AMG GLS63 4Matic+.

According to a Mercedes-Benz spokesperson, the price rises are due to a number of outside influences.

This current third-generation GLS-Class has been on sale here in Australia since 2019.

To the end of August 2021, Mercedes-Benz has sold 684 GLS-Class SUVs according to VFACTS. It’s at the top of its segment, outselling the BMW X7 and Land Rover Discovery.

Pricing

  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS450 4Matic: $155,298 (+6398)
  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS400d 4Matic: $162,428 (+$8528)
  • 2022 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 4Matic+: $262,700 (+$7000)

All prices exclude on-road costs.

Engines

A choice of three engines are available across the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class range.

The GLS450 4Matic is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged petrol six-cylinder with a 48V mild-hybrid system that produces 270kW of power and 500Nm of torque.

The GLS400d 4Matic is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel six-cylinder that produces 243kW and 700Nm.

The GLS63 4Matic+ is powered by a meaty 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged petrol V8 with a 48V mild hybrid system. It produces 450kW and 850Nm.

All 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class models are paired to a nine-speed automatic and all-wheel drive.

Fuel Economy

Claimed combined cycle fuel economy figures for the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class are as follows:

  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS450 4Matic: 9.2L/100km
  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS400d 4Matic: 7.7L/100km
  • 2022 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 4Matic+: 13L/100km

All petrol models require 98RON premium unleaded petrol.

All 2022 GLS models have a 90L fuel tank.

Dimensions

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class measures 2157mm wide, 1838mm tall, 5207mm long with a 3135mm wheelbase.

The 2022 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 4Matic+ is slightly longer at 5243mm, and incrementally lower at 1836mm.

With all three rows of seating upright, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a boot capacity of 355L that expands to 890L with the third row folded, and to 2400L with the second row folded.

Servicing and Warranty

Mercedes-Benz offers a three-year servicing plan for the GLS-Class, with service intervals of 12 months/25,000km for GLS450 and 400d models, or 12 months/20,000km for GLS63 4Matic+ models.

This three-year servicing plan costs $2700 for non-AMG models and $3050 for GLS63 models.

Mercedes-Benz also offers four- and five-year servicing plans.

All 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class models are covered under the company’s five-year, unlimited kilometre warranty.

Safety

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class remains untested by ANCAP or EuroNCAP and therefore has no safety rating.

However, the GLS-Class comes with a full suite of safety assists as standard. These include the following:

  • Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection and junction assist
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Nine airbags (front, front-side, curtain, driver’s knee)
  • Driver attention monitoring
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Lane change assist
  • Active bonnet
  • Evasive steering assist
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop/go
  • Surround-view camera

Standard Equipment

The GLS450 4Matic and GLS400d 4Matic come standard with the following features:

  • Seven seats
  • 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Satellite navigation
  • DAB+ digital radio
  • Seven USB charging ports
  • Wireless phone charging
  • Interior ambient lighting with 64 colour options
  • Chrome and oak wood interior trim
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • 13-speaker Burmester 590-watt surround sound system
  • Head-up display
  • Black leather upholstery
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Five-zone climate control
  • Matrix LED headlights with auto high beam
  • 21-inch five-spoke ‘titanium grey’ alloy wheels
  • Air suspension
  • Aluminium roof rails
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • AMG exterior appearance package
  • Power tailgate
  • Semi-autonomous parking assist
  • Automatic stop/start
  • Keyless entry and start

Stepping up to the GLS63 4Matic+ adds the following:

  • AMG Nappa leather upholstery
  • Dashboard and door trims in Nappa leather
  • AMG Night package
  • Adaptive suspension
  • Active engine mounts
  • Rear limited-slip differential
  • 22-inch AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels
  • AMG brakes with red-painted calipers
  • AMG performance exhaust with selectable programs
  • Warmth Comfort package including heated front and rear outer seats and armrests
  • MBUX Innovation package with virtual assistant
  • Illuminated AMG door sill panels
  • Tyre pressure monitoring
  • Heated and cooled front cupholders
  • Heated windscreen washers
  • Metallic paint

The $2500 Night package, optional on the GLS450 and GLS400d, adds the following:

  • Gloss black front grille, front and rear aprons, exterior mirror caps and window trimming
  • Matte black roof rails
  • 22-inch gloss black AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels

The $1000 Anti-Theft package, optional on the GLS450 and GLS400d and standard on the GLS63 AMG, adds:

  • Anti-theft alarm system
  • Tow-away protection with visual and acoustic warnings
  • Interior monitoring system

The $1900 Towbar package adds the following:

  • Tow bar with ESP trailer stabilisation

The $3500 Off-road Engineering package, optional on the GLS450 and GLS400d, adds:

  • Selectable low-range gearing
  • Inter-axle locking via torque-on-demand clutch
  • Hill descent control
  • Unique off-road interior control panel
  • Underbody protection

The $2800 Rear Seat Comfort package, optional on the GLS63 AMG, adds:

  • Heated and cooled rear cupholders
  • MBUX rear tablet
  • Luxury rear headrests
  • Wireless phone charging in the rear

The $4200 Interior Carbon package, optional on the GLS63 AMG, adds:

  • AMG carbon fibre trim
  • AMG performance steering wheel with carbon fibre

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