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Mercedes-Benz GL 420 CDI 4MATIC

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL 420 CDI 4MATIC

5-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), diesel 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3996 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in, 225.2 kW / 302.0 hp / 302.0 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 700.0 N·m / 516.3 lb·ft / 516.3 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph top speed, consumption 11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2007
ModelGL 420 CDI 4MATICIssued until
SerieGL classNumber made
Model familyX 164Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5088 mm / 200.3 in / 200.3 inTotal (curb) weight2550 kg / 5622 lb / 5622 lb
Width1920 mm / 75.6 in / 75.6 inDry weight
Height1840 mm / 72.4 in / 72.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3075 mm / 121.1 in / 121.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1645 mm / 64.8 in / 64.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1648 mm / 64.9 in / 64.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)3.00 m2 / 32.3 sq ft / 32.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
FueldieselStroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement3996 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power225.2 kW / 302.0 hp / 302.0 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque700.0 N·m / 516.3 lb·ft / 516.3 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)126.5 kW / 169.7 hp / 169.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.4 kW/l / 1.239 bhp/cu in / 1.239 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque175.2 N·m/l / 1.53 lb·ft/cu in / 1.53 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.09

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio118.4 kW/ton / 89.7 bhp/ton / 89.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.60 s / 7.60 s / 7.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)15.6 l/100km / 18.1 mpg-UK / 15.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions307 g/km / 494 g/mi / 494 g/mi
  Range862 km / 536 mi / 536 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones,AS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links,AS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5J x 19Wheels rear8.5J x 19
Tyres front275/55 R 19Tyres rear275/55 R 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front375 mm / 14.8 in / 14.8 inBrake diameter rear330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz GL 420 CDI 4MATIC

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