Review: 2010 Mercedes-Benz GL350 Bluetec lives large, treads lightly

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Drop the term “Big Benz” in conversation and most people assume you’re talking about the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. While the full-size flagship sedan has – deservedly – earned that moniker over the years, when it comes to sheer size and volume, the GL-Class is truly Benz’ behemoth. But don’t take that as a negative. The GL350 Bluetec, the automaker’s diesel-powered variant of its seven-passenger full-size sport utility vehicle, has plenty going for it. Under the hood is a torque-laden, fuel-efficient diesel, and after a week pulling family duty, we emerged impressed. Find out why after the jump.

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