Compare 2021 INFINITI QX80 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

2021 INFINITI QX80
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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LUXE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
QX80 LUXE AWD 13 19 $68,277 $72,250
QX80 LUXE RWD 14 20 $65,347 $69,150
QX80 PREMIUM SELECT AWD 13 19 $72,340 $76,550
QX80 PREMIUM SELECT RWD 14 20 $69,410 $73,450
QX80 SENSORY AWD 13 19 $78,813 $83,400
QX80 SENSORY RWD 14 20 $75,883 $80,300
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AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLS AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $124,174 $132,100
GLS GLS 450 4MATIC SUV 20 24 $71,440 $76,000
GLS GLS 580 4MATIC SUV 16 21 $92,919 $98,850
GLS Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC SUV 15 19 $150,870 $160,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$68,277
$124,174
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$72,250
$132,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1204 / month
$2202 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Infiniti QX80 luxury SUV is an older design that remains a decent choice given its trucky abilities. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class manages to feel worth every dollar the automaker charges for its sublime ride, luxurious interior, and prodigious power.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
28.8 34.6
Second Head Room (in)
40 40.2
Third Hip Room (in)
48.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.5 58.5
Front Leg Room (in)
39.6 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
36.8 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
59.2 -
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
60.5 50.3
Second Leg Room (in)
41 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
58.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.8 59.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.9
Track Width, Front (in)
67.5 67.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
210.2 206.4
Height, Overall (in)
75.8 70.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.9 67.9
Wheelbase (in)
121.1 123.4
Liftover Height (in)
34.9 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
49.6 42.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
20.2 22.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
36.7 34.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
95.1 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.1 54.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
16.6 17.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
50.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
86.2 79.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 14.5
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)
13.8 15.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.6 39.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R01
Front Tire Size
P275/60HR20 P275/50YR21
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA R01
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/60HR20 P315/45YR21
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8500 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
8500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
850 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5678 6019
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7300 7485
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 21 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 21 X 11.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
710 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
710 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
413 @ 4000 627 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.6 L/339 4.0 L/243
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
400 @ 5800 603 @ 5750
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.03 2.25
Trans Type
7 9
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.86
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.04 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.89 5.35
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
INFINITI QX80 Mercedes-Benz GLS
Body Code
S S
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC+
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
2.94 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.94 -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.7 11.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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