Mercedes-Benz SUVs are good family vehicles that come with a larger crumple zone than what is required or common amongst other lines of vehicles. They are safe and comfortable for families of all ages. The safety of these vehicles is something that often appeals to parents who have children still living at home. You can go from home to school, from running errands to taking a vacation with the peace of mind in knowing that you are driving a very safe vehicle that can keep you and your children safe.
The 2017 model of the Mercedes-Benz GLE line was rated as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick Plus. This distinction isn’t one that is easy to obtain. The GLE line earned the highest rating possible, a Good, in every category that was checked. This includes the LATCH system for car seats, five crashworthiness specifications, and crash avoidance.
The comfort and ride of these SUVs appeals to families, too. On top of the roomy interior, Mercedes-Benz SUVs, these vehicles are reliable and powerful. Nice sound systems and other standard features make Mercedes-Benz SUVs desirable. For more than half a century, Mercedes-Benz has worked to find innovative ways to improve the safety of these vehicles without having to take away from the comfort.
The largest Mercedes-Benz SUV is the GLS, which is one of the models in the GL-Class. This room SUV comfortably seats seven adults or children in three rows. The middle row features the EASY ENTRY® seats that make getting into the roomy third row a breeze.
If you need more storage space and less seating, the 60/40 split third-row seat can be manipulated using the power-folding feature. The rear hatch is a full hatch that lifts easily to facilitate fast and easy loading.
Mercedes-Benz mBrace®, rear seat entertainment and advanced driver assists make this SUV one that is friendly for adult only evenings or a road trip with a young family.
There are three versions of the Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV. The most basic is the GLS 450, the GLS 550 is one step up, and the AMG® GLS 63 is the top of the line option. The discerning Mercedes-Benz owner should know that the AMG® GLS 63 comes with a handcrafted 5.5L AMG® V8 biturbo engine that produces a whopping 577 horsepower.
The cost of a Mercedes-Benz SUV can vary greatly, depending on the model. Some models, such as the GLS 450 can run just shy of around $70,000. Top-of-the-line AMG® models can run upwards of $125,000.
When you think about the price of these SUVs, remember that you are getting many standard features that are included upgrades in other SUVs. You are also getting the prestige that comes with a Mercedes-Benz, as well as the safety and comfort of these vehicles.
Stop by Mercedes-Benz of Music City to take a look at the SUVs we have available. Once you find what you like, one of our friendly salespeople can help you to learn more.