Compare 2014 Lexus LX 570 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL Class

2014 Lexus LX 570
2014 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
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4WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 12 17 $76,019 $82,630
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4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC 19 26 $58,590 $63,000
4MATIC 4-Door GL 450 14 19 $60,032 $64,550
4MATIC 4-Door GL 550 13 18 $82,398 $88,600
4MATIC 4-Door GL 63 AMG 13 17 $109,889 $118,160
Pricing
Invoice Price
$76,019
$58,590
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$82,630
$63,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1377 / month
$1050 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Lexus LX 570 is luxurious and capable, but above all, bulky. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL may be an expensive way to haul the family around, but it has excellent driving manners and some very sophisticated safety technology, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 26 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
58.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61 58.5
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Leg Room (in)
28.3 35
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 40
Third Hip Room (in)
56.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.4 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
35.8 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
58.8 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
62.3 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 38.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.6 84.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.6 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.9 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
197 201.6
Height, Overall (in)
73.4 72.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 65.5
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 121.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.1 93.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.5 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
41 49.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 19.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 52.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 84.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 13.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 26.4
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 40.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P285/50VR20 P275/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/50VR20 P275/55HR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7385 7165
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 180
Engine
Displacement
5.7 L/346 3.0 L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
383 @ 5600 240 @ 3600
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
403 @ 3600 455 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 19
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus LX 570 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.91 3.46
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.91 3.46
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
13.1 (Est) 9.7 (Est)

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