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Original MSRP: $53,400 - $77,375
MPG: 18 City / 24 Hwy
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2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

TRAILER HITCHESRecall Date: 06/02/2008
  • Summary: MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING 52,740 MY 2006-2008 GL AND ML CLASS VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FLEX-N-GATE TRAILER HITCH. SOME OF THE WELD SEAMS CONNECTING THE TRAILER HITCH RECEIVER TO THE ATTACHMENT BAR USED TO SECURE THE TRAILER HITCH TO THE BODY FRAME DO NOT MEET PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 52740
  • Consequence: THIS MAY RESULT IN THE TRAILE RHITCH RECEIVER SEPOARATING FROM THE ATTACHMENT BAR, CREATING A ROAD HAZARD WHICH MAY LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH. THE TRAILER HITCH MUST NOT BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE UNTIL IT HAS BEEN REPAIRED.
  • Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE TRAILER HITCH. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2008. OWENRS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.
  • Notes: MERCEDES-BENZ RECALL NO. 2008050004. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 08V242000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Dependability Ratings1 2008
Overall Dependability
Powertrain Dependability
Feature & Accessory Dependability
Body & Interior Dependability

1These scores come from consumer ratings of their vehicles after three years of ownership.

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Warranty

The GL-Class comes with a four-year/50,000-mile warranty.

Warranty information last updated: 3/12/09

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