Mercedes Benz GL-Class for Sale in Nigeria
A vehicle which provides sportiness, luxury and has the carrying capacity of an SUV is definitely something many people look forward to. The people at the German automobile company, Mercedes decided to take it upon themselves to accomplish that feat with the manufacturing of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class. The Mercedes Benz GL-Class is the first SUV which Mercedes Benz produced, and has been in production since 2006. With various trim levels available, there is a Mercedes Benz GL-Class for everyone. The Mercedes Benz brand is one which has been noted for quality, poise and efficiency, and Nigerians identify with that. If you are looking for a quality Mercedes Benz GL-Class in Nigeria, your one stop shop to find an affordable locally or foreign used one is on the Jumia Car platform. Grab your internet enabled devices, and we are sure you would find something that appeals to you in good enough time.
What to know when Buying Mercedes Benz GL-Class
Performance and Specifications of Mercedes Benz GL-Class
With different trim levels, the performance of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class varies. The most popular trim level of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class in Nigeria is the Mercedes Benz GL450. With a 4.6 litre V8 petrol which is also available in diesel, the GL450 is notable for producing a powerful torque of 406 lb – ft, and 362 horsepower. Accelerating from 0 – 100km in 6.6 seconds, a seven speed automatic transmission is responsible for that, and the GL450 also has a combined mpg rating of 19 mpg for city and highway roads. Another trim level is the GL 350, which has a 3.0 litre V^, available in petrol and diesel with the same seven speed automatic transmission. Lesser horsepower is present here, only producing 256 hp and 457 lb-ft of torque. The top of the line in terms of performance is the Mercedes Benz GL63 AMG. The GL63 AMG has an acceleration of 0 – 100km/h in 4.9 seconds, with a top speed of 250km/h. Fitted with a 5.5 litre petrol V8 engine; it would easily deliver 557 horsepower and 561 lb – ft of torque. A unique 7 speed AMG SpeedShift plus 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission is responsible for transmitting power from the engine to the vehicle.
How is the design of Mercedes Benz GL-Class
In terms of design, the exterior design of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class is similar across all trim levels, except from that of the Mercedes Benz GL63 AMG. The GL63 AMG would have an additional 5-spoke 21-inch wheels (295/40 tires) and perforated brake, which is different from the 18 – inch wheels present on the GL450 and GL350. Similar grilles, and exterior body styling which changed across two generations of production, the Mercedes Benz GL-Class is a beast on the road. Across all trim levels, one would expect to find leather upholstery and wood detailing on the dashboard and door panels as standard. Another standard feature would be a seven inch central display screen, Bang and Olufsen sound system, and the knob – based COMAND interface. For the GL63 AMG, vehicle owners should be expecting; Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist and Speed Limit Assist, DISTRONIC PLUS, Intelligent Light System (ILS) and an AMG Sport package.
What are the standout features of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class?
Across all trim levels, one stand out feature that makes the Mercedes Benz GL-Class stand out would be the “mbrace2 communication” system, which enables the vehicle owner control their vehicle with their enabled smartphone. The Mbrace2 Communication system has functions such as; stolen vehicle location, automatic collision notification, alarm notification, and many more notifications and applications which ensure that the vehicle owner is in control of their vehicle.
Nigerian Used and Tokunbo Mercedes Benz GL-Class in Nigeria
Countries like the USA, Canada and South Africa are notable for disposing their vehicles after a few months or years to purchase higher models and years. These vehicles find their way to Nigeria, and are sold as “Tokunbo”or foreign used vehicles. The Mercedes Benz GL-Class is one of the brands which is reputable for this. In some cases, people do not even know that they have been used, because of the clean conditions they come in. When these vehicles have been used in Nigeria for some time, they are also sold off as “Registered” or Nigerian used Mercedes Benz GL. These registered Mercedes Benz GL-Class come at some of the most attractive prices, and baring any serious issues, the new owners would enjoy them for a long time.
The Best Mercedes Benz GL-Class year to Buy
Best year of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class to purchase would remain the 2015 year of production. Although the AMG trim of any of the years is a brilliant choice, each year of production of the Mercedes Benz GL-Class brings something new with it but the previous 2014 Mercedes Benz GL-Class and 2013 Mercedes Benz GL-Class very similar models to look out for in the Nigerian automobile market.
Mercedes Benz GL-Class Price in Nigeria
The starting price of a brand new Mercedes Benz GL350 in the Nigerian automobile market starts at N27,000,000, for the Mercedes Benz GL450, about N29,000,000 and the Mercedes Benz GL63 AMG, N32,000,000 and could be higher depending on other additional features. Cheaper alternatives would be opting for the Tokunbo and Nigerian used ones. Find below, based on factors such as trim levels, port of delivery, general state of the vehicle and customer persuasion an estimated price list of used Mercedes Benz GL-Class available in the Nigerian automobile market. .
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Mercedes Benz GL-Class for sale in Nigeria
- 2012 Mercedes Benz GL-Class – Present Mercedes Benz GL-Class: N11,500,000 – N20,000,000
- 2006 Mercedes Benz GL-Class – 2012 Mercedes Benz GL-Class: N5,000,000 – N13,000,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Mercedes Benz GL-Class for sale in Nigeria
- 2012 Mercedes Benz GL-Class – Present Mercedes Benz GL-Class: N10,00,000 – N17,000,000
- 2006 Mercedes Benz GL-Class – 2012 Mercedes Benz GL-Class: N3,000,000 – N9,000,000
Overall impression of Mercedes Benz GL-Class
Alternatives to the Mercedes Benz GL-Class SUV in Nigeria would be the BMW X5 and the Audi Q7, which are both amazing vehicles in their right. With various trim levels available, the Mercedes Benz GL-Class ensures that there is one for everyone. Not coming at the most available price tag, it is essential that there are varieties to choose from which come at cheaper prices. One thing the people at Mercedes Benz have accomplished is that despite the fact that there are different prices for the Mercedes Benz GL-Class, it still provides that efficient and prestigious quality the Mercedes Benz brands are notable for. If you are in the market for a quality SUV, give one of the various Mercedes Benz GL-Class a go, and you might just be leaving the car lot with your very own Mercedes Benz.