The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is one of our favorite full-size SUVs, but many alternatives still exist, even after the great bubble has burst.
The Cadillac Escalade offers three rows of seats and a trio of body styles to go with its ornate Detroit style;a hybrid powertrain also is available.
Lexus' LX 570 is huge, and off-road-friendly, but it's a hefty piece with punishing weight and low fuel economy, not to mention small third-row seats.
The Land Rover Range Rover drips with prestige and still maintains its reputation for exceptional off-road prowess, but only offers two rows of seats.
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|2012 Mercedes-Benz GL ClassBrowse Used Listings||2012 Cadillac EscaladeBrowse Used Listings||2012 Land Rover Range RoverBrowse Used Listings||2011 Lexus LX 570Browse Used Listings|
|12 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy|
|Turbocharged Diesel V6||Gas/Ethanol V8||Gas V8||Gas V8|
|4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||N/A||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||N/A|
|4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC||2WD 4-Door Base||4WD 4-Door HSE||4WD 4-Door|
|All Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||4-Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||4 Door||4 Door||4 Door SUV|
|Automatic||HD Automatic w/OD||Automatic||Automatic|
|Detailed Spec Comparison|
|2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class vs. 2012 Cadillac Escalade||2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class vs. 2012 Land Rover Range Rover||2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class vs. 2011 Lexus LX 570|