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Need Help With GL 450


I'm new to the forum and would like some help with a decision I'm trying to make. I'm in the market for a SUV. I've narrowed my search down to a 2008 GL 450 or a 2008 Escalade.

I want a SUV that is reliable and won't break down ever week. I've done tons of research on the web on these two SUV's and still can't figure out which on is going to be more reliable.

I just want to know, are MB's built well? I've heard the quality has really decreased in the past years? Will I be at the shop every month with a GL? How many KM's before these cars need major work on them? I plan to buy a car from a dealership with all the books, and will review the repair history.

Any help would be great.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-13-2010, 03:45 PM
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Well, here's how I'd look at it.

A Mercedes is closer to a Ferrari than it is to a Camry.

Anything from GM is closer to a Yugo.

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