Compare 2019 Lexus LX vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

2019 Lexus LX
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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LX 570 Three Row 4WD
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AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLS AMG GLS 63 4MATIC SUV 13 18 $118,581 $126,150
GLS GLS 450 4MATIC SUV 16 22 $65,941 $70,150
GLS GLS 550 4MATIC SUV 14 19 $90,005 $95,750

Pricing

Invoice Price

$83,932
$118,581

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$91,230
$126,150

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1521 / month
$2103 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

5.8
6.6

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2019 Lexus LX 570’s brash, in-your-face styling is balanced by a calming interior and a cosseting ride. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class wears its old-school heart on its sleeve, proudly.

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Fuel Economy

City

13 mpg 13 mpg

Highway

18 mpg 18 mpg

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

58.5 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

61 58.5

Third Leg Room (in)

28.3 35

Second Head Room (in)

38.9 40

Third Hip Room (in)

56.6 -

Second Shoulder Room (in)

59.1 58.3

Passenger Capacity

8 7

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

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.6 66.8

Wheelbase (in)

112.2 121.1

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

78 76.1

Track Width, Front (in)

64.8 66

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.9 8.5

Length, Overall (in)

200 203.2

Height, Overall (in)

75.2 72.8

Liftover Height (in)

- 32.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

83.1 93.8

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

9.1 16

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

44.7 49.4

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

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 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)

13.9 15.4

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

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

Front Tire Size

P285/50VR20 P295/40ZR21

Spare Tire Size

Full-Size Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P285/50VR20 P295/40ZR21

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

7000 NA

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

7000 NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 NA

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

700 NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

6000 5754

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

7385 -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Full-Size Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8.5 21 X 10

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Aluminum Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8.5 21 X 10

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

100 180

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

403 @ 3600 561 @ 1750

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Engine Oil Cooler

None None

Displacement

5.7 L/346 5.5 L/333

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

383 @ 5600 577 @ 5250

Engine Type

Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Fuel System

Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

15 15

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

18 18

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

13 13

Transmission

Trans PTO Access

No No

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.84 1.92

Trans Type

8 7

Transfer Case Power Take Off

No No

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.21 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.79 3.42

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 -

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.81 2.86

Trans Order Code

NA 427

Transfer Case Model

Electronic None

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.43 1.37

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Drivetrain

Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.82

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.82 0.73

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.79 4.38

Summary

Vehicle Name

Lexus LX Mercedes-Benz GLS

Body Code

S S

Body Style

Sport Utility 4MATIC

Suspension

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

3.31 3.47

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Axle Type - Rear

Rigid Axle Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

3.31 3.47

Suspension Type - Front

Double Wishbone Double Wishbone

Axle Type - Front

Independent Independent

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

11.8 11.7

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