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Old 11-26-2017, 07:54 PM
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Looking at a GL450 for my wife...

We've been kind of looking for a new family SUV. Today we have a trusty Honda Pilot AWD - a great SUV, dependable, reliable and reasonably comfy. It's getting up there in miles and age and we're thinking of a replacement. Certainly a newer Pilot is an option too, but I like those sleek GL450s and GL550s from MB.

I wonder about their reliability and longevity. Looking for at 2010 or newer, about 60-80K miles, probably leaning towards GL450 at this point - less money and the difference is probably negligible to us anyway.

Here are some candidates on local CL:
https://boulder.craigslist.org/cto/d/2014-mercedes-gl450-with-44k/6355890638.html
https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/mercedes-benz-gl450/6397542325.html

Is this going to be an expensive ride to maintain past 100K miles?
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Old 11-30-2017, 07:53 PM
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Hello - take a look at the link below to an earlier thread where this is discussed. Hope this helps you a bit.

GL450-any reliability feedback from owners?
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