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Selected Style 4WD 4-Door 4MATIC 4-Door GL350 BlueTEC
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door GL350 BlueTEC 19 26 $58,590 $63,000
4MATIC 4-Door GL450 14 19 $60,032 $64,550
4MATIC 4-Door GL550 13 18 $82,398 $88,600
4MATIC 4-Door GL63 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
Dealer Price Quotes
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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
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 65.5
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 121.1
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
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 2 (in) - 52.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 84.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - 19.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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
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 Size P285/50VR20 P275/55HR19
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
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) 1050 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7385 7165
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 403 @ 3600 455 @ 1600
Engine Order Code NA NA
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 Direct Diesel Injection
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.59 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33 4.38
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus LX 570 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
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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