Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: Brow of hill - Traveling uphill - Driving tips - Driving and parking - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Owner's ManualMercedes-Benz GL-Class: Brow of hill

When driving up an uphill gradient, slightly reduce pressure on the accelerator immediately before reaching the brow of the hill. Use the vehicle's own impetus to drive over the top of the hill.

This style of driving prevents:

the vehicle from lifting off the ground on the brow of a hill
loss of traction
the vehicle from traveling too quickly down the other side

    Maximum gradient-climbing capability
    For good road surface conditions, the maximum gradient-climbing capability is 100%, which corresponds to an approach/ departure angle of 45°. Note that the vehicle's gradient-climbing capability ...

    Driving downhill
    • Drive slowly. • Do not drive at an angle down steep inclines. Steer into the line of fall and drive with the front wheels aligned straight. Otherwise, the vehicle could slip sideways, tip ...

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    Side windows
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    Belt height adjustment
    You can adjust the seat belt height on the driver's seat and the front-passenger seat. Adjust the height so that the upper part of the seat belt is routed across the center of your shoulder. &# ...