Compare 2017 Lexus LX vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

2017 Lexus LX
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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4WD LX 570
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD LX 570 13 18 $82,691 $89,880
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4MATIC SUV GLS 350d
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC SUV GLS 350d N/A N/A $62,357 $67,050
4MATIC SUV GLS 450 19 22 $63,891 $68,700
4MATIC SUV GLS 550 14 18 $87,281 $93,850
4MATIC SUV AMG GLS 63 13 17 $115,413 $124,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$82,691
$62,357
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$89,880
$67,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1498 / month
$1118 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Amazingly refined, the Lexus LX 570 hides its utilitarian roots exceptionally well. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS gets the first-class upgrade along with its name change—and a Maybach edition is waiting in the wings.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg -
Highway
18 mpg -
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.9 8.5
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 121.1
Height, Overall (in)
73.4 72.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 65.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78 76.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.5 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
41 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.1 93.8
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 13.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 26.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 40.7
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P285/50VR20 P275/55HR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7385 -
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 180
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
403 @ 3600 455 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
Displacement
5.7 L/346 3.0 L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
383 @ 5600 255 @ 3600
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 -
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.79 5.50
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.31
Trans Type
8 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.21
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.79 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.81 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus LX Mercedes-Benz GLS
Body Code
S S
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31 3.27
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.31 3.27
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.8 -

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