Compare 2010 Lexus GX 460 vs 2010 Mercedes-Benz GL Class

2010 Lexus GX 460
2010 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
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4WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 15 20 $46,252 $51,970
4WD 4-Door Premium 15 20 $50,519 $56,765
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4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC 17 23 $55,754 $59,950
4MATIC 4-Door GL 450 13 17 $56,684 $60,950
4MATIC 4-Door GL 550 12 17 $77,050 $82,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,252
$55,754
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$51,970
$59,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$866 / month
$999 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Lexus has succeeded in making the 2010 GX 470 safer, more responsive, and more comfortable, while maintaining its off-road chops. But those who want cargo convenience and versatility will be better off with a crossover. The 2010 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class' nimble ride and elegant cabin charm the mud right off a Range Rover.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 143.0
Third Head Room (in)
35.2 38.2
Front Hip Room (in)
56.5 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.1 39.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 40.1
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 58.3
Third Leg Room (in)
29.3 34.2
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 40.6
Third Hip Room (in)
43.1 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 58.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 200.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
72.6 72.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 65.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 121.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 76.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
34.4 83.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - 18.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
4.2 14.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 40.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 51.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
17.0 43.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 83.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 x - TBD - 14.7 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.0 26.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.4 18.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.0 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
265/60R18 P275/50R20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
265/60R18 P275/50R20
Spare Tire Size
265/60R18 NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 7500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5305 5423
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.6L/- TBD - 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
301 @ 5500 210 @ 3800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbocharged Diesel V6
Fuel System
SFI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
329 @ 3500 400 @ 1600 - 2400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 (Est) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 (Est) 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 (Est) 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.57 - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GX 460 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Body Style
4-Door SUV Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Adaptive Variable Adaptive air
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone, Double control-arm w/stabilizer bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Adaptive Variable Adaptive air
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Rigid Axle Four-link w/stabilizer bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 11.1

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