2022 Mercedes Benz GLS 450 Towing Capacity


The Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, formerly the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is a full-size luxury SUV produced by Mercedes-Benz since 2006. It is a three-row, seven-passenger vehicle positioned above the GLE-Class, and is the largest and eldest member of the Mercedes-Benz SUV family.


The GLS shares the same unibody architecture with the GLE-Class. Most of its exterior and interior styling is identical to the GLE, with some additional chrome accents and badging to differentiate it as the flagship SUV. It was renamed in 2016, following the renaming of the GL-Class to GLE-Class. The GLS is produced at the Mercedes plant in Alabama. It went on sale in the United States in mid-2015 as a 2016 model year vehicle.


Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 Engine and Capability

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 comes with a 3.0L inline-6 turbocharged engine with mild hybrid drive. This engine is capable of producing up to 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission and 4MATIC fully variable all-wheel drive. The GLS 450 can go from 0-60mph in just 5.9 seconds.


How much can the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 tow?

The Mercedes Benz GLS 450 can tow up to 7,700 pounds when properly equipped. In order to safely reach the maximum towing capability, you’ll need to ensure your GLS 450 is equipped with the optional class IV trailer hitch. The hitch option includes the wiring harnesses for the trailer lights and brakes, while every GLS is already equipped to handle the rigors of towing on the engine, cooling system and transmission. It includes Trailer Stability Assist to help keep trailer sway under control.


Mercedes-Benz GLS 450
Towing Capacity
Drivetrain Max Towing Capacity
3.0L V6 AWD 7,700 lbs


Source: https://www.mbusa.com/en/vehicles/class/gls/suv


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