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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
73.4 72.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 65.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78 76.1
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 64.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.9 8.5
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 121.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
41 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.1 93.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
15.5 16
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 84.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 19.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 52.4
Brakes
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
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
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
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P285/50VR20 P275/55HR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 NA
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
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7385 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 180
Engine
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
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 -
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.86
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
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
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.79 5.50
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Trans PTO Access
No No
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Lexus LX Mercedes-Benz GLS
Body Code
S S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Independent
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.8 -

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