Compare 2018 Bentley Bentayga vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

2018 Bentley Bentayga
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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AWD Onyx Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD Onyx Edition 12 19 N/A $195,000
AWD Activity Edition 12 19 N/A $215,000
AWD W12 Signature 12 19 N/A $229,100
AWD Black Edition 12 19 N/A $239,000
AWD Mulliner 12 19 N/A $298,000
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4MATIC SUV GLS 450
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC SUV GLS 450 17 22 $64,682 $69,550
4MATIC SUV GLS 550 14 19 $88,304 $94,950
4MATIC SUV AMG GLS 63 13 18 $116,529 $125,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$64,682
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$195,000
$69,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3250 / month
$1159 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Bentley Bentayga takes what you think you know about physics, comfort, and speed, and quickly sets a new highwater-mark for each. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS takes an old-school tack to modern-SUV design, and it works.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38 40
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 40.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 38.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 58.3
Third Leg Room (in)
- 35
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 58.5
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
68.6 72.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.7 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
117.9 121.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.7 76.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.5 65.2
Length, Overall (in)
202.4 202
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.1 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
17.1 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.6 93.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 52.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 35.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 79.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 19.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15 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)
15.8 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 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)
40.6 40.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/45YR21 P275/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P285/45YR21 P275/55HR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7716 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7165 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 X 10 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 X 10 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
664 @ 1350 369 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.0 L/363 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
600 @ 5000 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded W-12 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 (Est) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 (Est) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 (Est) 17
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.31
Trans Type
8 9
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.50
Summary
Vehicle Name
Bentley Bentayga Mercedes-Benz GLS
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.85 3.27
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
2.85 3.27
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.8 (Est) 9.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
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