Engine Options and Transmission for 2018 GLS


A 2018 GLS will come with several model including GLS450, GLS550, and GLS63. Each of them has different engine. It is up to you which vehicle you want to buy. Indeed, there are no significant changes but overall, the 2018 model comes with some updates. Let see this following information about next model for GLS.

The Mercedes-Benz GLS Redesign

It seems there are no significant changes for the appearance in the 2018 GLS class. The 2018 model comes with 19-inch wheels, a personal progressing revocation, auto-diming side-view decorative mirrors and many more. Not only it, the 2018 model will have new appearance for the light feature. There are automatic headlights with LED daytime working lights and taillights. Inside the vehicle, we will know that it looks similar with the previous model. You will see any sunroof there complete with leatherette covers, heated front seats, dual-zone weather control, and a power lift-gate. Those all features are available for the standard GLS class. If you prefer the higher level, you will get more than it and Premium Package including power passenger seat with recollection, lighted door sills, background lights, and the navigation. You will also get more sophisticated LED headlights and auto high beams as well.

The Mercedes-Benz GLS Engine Option and Transmission

You should be happy because the 2018 model will give you several engine options. The standard engine is about 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine. This engine machine can produce power until 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. That engine is for the GLS450 model, while the GLS550 model will have a 4.6-liter turbocharged V8 engine which can deliver 449 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. The highest engine is for the AMG GLS63. It completes with 5.5-liter V8 with nice power until 557 horsepower and 561 lb-ft of twist. The two first models will complete with 9-speed automatic transmission. Then the AMD model will keep its 7-speed automatic transmission.

The Mercedes-Benz GLS Price and Release Date

All the Mercedes-Bens GLS model is expecting will start the manufacturing in July 2017 and we hope to see it in the dealer as soon as possible. Though it does not come in the end of this year, we expect that the vehicle will release in the early 2018. This vehicle may come in several options which make the price is different depending on the feature and technology. The standard trim will have price at $69,925 while the higher trim of 2018 GLS could be at $125,025.