Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class for Sale in Kenya - Reviews, Specs, Features, and How to Import

What is the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class price in Kenya? The GLS 450 has a base price of about Ksh. 8.5M while the highest version, AMG GLS goes for over Ksh. 15M.

The Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class for sale in Kenya, formerly the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, is a full-size luxury SUV car that went on sale in 2006. 

It is equivalent to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and its 3-row, 7-passenger position puts it above the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class or M-Class.  

GLS-Class is the flagship model of the Mercedes SUV collection and shares unibody design with the GLE-Class. 

The 1st generation of the GLS-Class, X164, was on sale between 2006-2012 and was replaced by the X166, under the name GL-Class.

The GL-Class was renamed GLS-Class in 2016 after the model was upgraded. 

Its base model, 450, comes with a 3.0-L inline-six engine that produces 362 hp and has a fuel consumption rate of 11.2L/100KM.

580 is the next trim with a 3.0-L twin-turbo V8 engine and produces 483hp while consuming fuel at the rate of 14.70L/100km. 

The upper trims are AMG GLS 63 and Maybach GLS 600, both with 3.0-L twin-turbo V8 engine.

Both produce 580hp and 483 hp, with a 15.7-L/100km and 11.7l/100km consumption rate. These engines come with a 9-speed automatic transmission.

Key Benefits of Importing Your GLS-Class with

+ Up to 20% cheaper than buying from a yard.

+ Get a clear car with undoctored mileage.

+ Escape hassles of dealing with car brokers.

+ Get the absolute latest number plates.

+ Import any car you want, including the latest models

+ Genuine, low mileage car (as low as 5,000 kms).

+ Choose from a huge variety of cars for sale in Japan.

+ Easy to get a car that matches all your requirements.

+ Guarantee that the car is accident free

+ Pay in instalments clearing when the car arrives in Kenya.

+ We handle the importation process for you

+ We handle all KRA clearance for you.

+ Get a free, 3 month insurance cover.

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– Importing Your Car is Over 20% Cheaper Compared
to Buying from a Yard

Demerits of Importing
– You have to wait for your new car to be shipped



Mercedes Benz Maybach GLS 600 Model

Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class for sale in Mombasa has a prestigious interior, a tech-rich cabin, fancy high-quality materials, and spacious seats.

Primary competitors include BMW X7 and Mercedes-Benz GLE. GLS is spacious and larger than GLE and has nimble handling compared to X7.

Key Benefits of Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

  • High-tech connectivity features
  • Powerful engines
  • Flexible cargo space
  • Roomy interior
  • Composed handling
  • Many safety features

Demerits of the GLS-Class

  • High-priced option packages.
  • Annoying infotainment touchpad

Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Price in Kenya - Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu

Maybe you bought a used Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class for sale in Kenya by owners, and now you want a new one. 

Here is the average price of the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class price in Nairobi:

  • 2015 Model: Ksh.5.59M
  • 2016 Model: Ksh.6.58 M
  • 2017 Model: Ksh.8.04 M
  • 2018 Model: Ksh.8.89 m
  • 2019 Model: Ksh.10.7M
  • 2020 Model: Ksh.11.9M
  • 2021 Model: Ksh.14.2M

These prices are too high compared to those of the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class in Japan, Kenya. 

After all, how will the dealer make a profit if he fails to include yard maintenance costs and a profit margin? 

Unfortunately, used cars come with many repair costs since the owners never give all information on why they sell them. 

Instead of buying Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class for sale in Nairobi and incurring all that extra cost, why don’t you import with

We are a reliable dealer and have been importing cars for institutions and individuals for over 20 years. 

We help our clients save 20% of local dealer’s costs and get value for money.

Our phone number is  +254-728-308-043, or you can email us at

We are located at Greec Tower 2018, 3rd Floor, Door No. FF/D7 & FF/D8, Ruiru Town. 

Among the latest models we have helped people import includes; Lexus lx 570, Mazda Bongo, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Isuzu Elf Truck and Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Mercedes-Benz GLS Review - GLS-Class for Sale in Kenya

You get a comfortable ride even when travelling offroad courtesy of standard air suspension and AWD plus a pothole-sensing upgrade. 

With an upgraded E-active body control, you won’t have a bumpy ride since it scans for bumps with the help of a forward-facing camera, causing a suspension adjustment. 

If you want more comfort, go for the GLS 580 V-8 option, where you get an executive rear plus package. This package gives you Massaging rear seats plus a plush headrest. 

GLS infotainment system comes with a tablet control, and there is a side-impact airbag to protect you in case of an accident. 

Even when travelling with all the seven-member of your family, you will have a boot space of 470-L.

Once you fold the third seat, you get 890 L. You can extend it to 2400 L once you fold the second-row seats.

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (X166)

GL-Class(x166) is the second generation of GLS models whose sale started in August 2012. 

The model has several engine options, with the base 450 models having a 4.7-L V8 twin-turbo engine. 

It generates 270hp, 550 Nm and accelerates from 0-100km/h in 6.6 seconds. 

Among the standard equipment you get in this model includes a 5.8-Inch display and adaptive air suspension. 

You can get optional features such as the 21” wheel option and a low-range gearbox. If you travel offroad often, then go for a skid plate.

It has active cruise control that protects you from knocking the front car, and a blind-spot monitoring system protects you from heating objects in blind spot areas.

Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class for Sale in Kenya -
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (X166 Traveling Off-road)

Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class (X167)

The model marks the third generation of the GLS that is more luxurious and powerful than the other generation.

This full midsize luxury SUV has a 48V mild-hybrid EQ boost plus an inline 6-Biturbo engine that produces 362hp and a torque of 500N. 

Its fuel consumption rate starts at 10-12L/100km depending on the base trims and may increase with higher luxurious trims. It can accelerate in 6.2-sec from 0-100km/h.

Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Common Asked Questions

Are you seeking some answers regarding Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Specs? We hope these FAQs will solve your questions.

1.Is Mercedes-Benz GLS Worth Buying?

Yes, its powerful 3.0-L V6 engine gives you excellent handling and a comfortable ride. It has a spacious interior and decent cargo space. 

Although Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Price in Mombasa is higher, you will get a better deal by importing with

2.Is GLS Better Than GLE?

Yes, though the GLE has a sloped rear hatch, it’s smaller than the GLS.  GLS has a powerful engine that generates more horsepower than GLE.

3.Are Mercedes GL and GLS Different?

You may not easily differentiate the two due to the similarities in body design and the same trim levels. GLS is an upgraded GL, thus more luxurious.

4.What Does GLS Mean?

The letters GLS represents Grand Luxury Sport.

5.Is GLS Long Lasting

That depends on the trims you have, driving habits and if you adhere to proper maintenance. 

With the right driving habits and proper maintenance, the model can last for over 321 866km.

Other vehicles you can import with us are Mercedes Benz GLB-Class, Mercedes Benz EQC-Class, Mercedes Benz V-Class, and Mercedes Benz B-Class