Compare 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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Td6 Diesel HSE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Range Rover Sport Td6 Diesel HSE 22 28 $69,889 $74,350
Range Rover Sport Td6 Diesel SE 22 28 $64,625 $68,750
Range Rover Sport V6 Supercharged HSE 17 23 $68,009 $72,350
Range Rover Sport V6 Supercharged HSE Dynamic 17 23 $77,221 $82,150
Range Rover Sport V6 Supercharged SE 17 23 $62,745 $66,750
Range Rover Sport V8 Supercharged 17 22 $77,127 $82,050
Range Rover Sport V8 Supercharged Automaticbiography 17 22 $90,851 $96,650
Range Rover Sport V8 Supercharged Dynamic 17 22 $80,417 $85,550
Range Rover Sport V8 Supercharged SVR 15 20 $106,784 $113,600
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AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLS AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV 13 18 $116,529 $125,300
GLS GLS 450 4MATIC SUV 17 22 $64,682 $69,550
GLS GLS 550 4MATIC SUV 14 19 $88,304 $94,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,889
$116,529
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$74,350
$125,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1239 / month
$2088 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is near the top of the luxury SUV mountain—mostly because it can climb there without trouble. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS takes an old-school tack to modern-SUV design, and it works.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.7 58.5
Second Leg Room (in)
37 38.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 40.3
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 40
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 58.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 41.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.5
Third Leg Room (in)
- 35
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
192 203.2
Height, Overall (in)
71 72.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.3 66.8
Wheelbase (in)
115 121.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.1 76.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.5 66
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
30.2 35.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.5 49.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
41.1 52.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.2 93.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.7 79.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
27.5 16
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
50.6 -
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)
12.8 14.2
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)
13.7 15.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.7 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.6 40.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/55YR20 P295/40ZR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55YR20 P295/40ZR21
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7716 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6724 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14440 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 21 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 21 X 10
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
443 @ 1500 561 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 5.5 L/333
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
254 @ 3750 577 @ 5250
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Diesel Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 18
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.92
Trans Type
8 7
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.13 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA 427
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Land Rover Range Rover Sport Mercedes-Benz GLS
Body Code
S S
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 3.47
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.21 3.47
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.6 11.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180

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