The found that the luxury sport utility vehicle "offers a plush, quiet and roomy interior; very comfortable seats; and a long list of convenience and safety features."
They also noted it has room to comfortably seat seven people and provides good fuel economy. On the downside, they reported that it scored poorly in one of Consumer Reports emergency handling tests, but did not identify which one.
Complete test results for the Mercedes-Benz GL 350 BlueTec are available at www.consumerreports.org and will appear in the October issue of Consumer Reports. which will be on newsstands Sept. 5.