Compare 2021 Lincoln Navigator vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class

2021 Lincoln Navigator
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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Black Label 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Navigator Black Label 4x4 16 21 $91,761 $98,125
Navigator Reserve 4x2 16 21 $77,222 $81,965
Navigator Reserve 4x4 16 21 $79,710 $84,640
Navigator Standard 4x2 16 21 $72,609 $76,185
Navigator Standard 4x4 16 21 $75,119 $78,855
Navigator L Black Label 4x4 N/A N/A $94,721 $101,325
Navigator L Reserve 4x2 N/A N/A $80,222 $85,190
Navigator L Reserve 4x4 N/A N/A $82,705 $87,860
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GLS 450 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLS GLS 450 4MATIC SUV 19 23 $71,393 $75,950
GLS GLS 580 4MATIC SUV 16 21 $92,872 $98,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$91,761
$71,393
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$98,125
$75,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1635 / month
$1266 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Lincoln Navigator makes hard work look effortless with its lavish cabin and its twin-turbo V-6. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is a three-row crossover SUV that redefines luxurious family transport.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 23 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
40.9 34.6
Second Head Room (in)
40 40.2
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Hip Room (in)
51.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 58.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
37.3 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
61.9 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.2 50.3
Second Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
41.8 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
61.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 59.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 77
Track Width, Front (in)
67 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.6 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
210 205
Height, Overall (in)
76.3 71.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.2 66.6
Wheelbase (in)
122.5 123.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
103.4 84.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.9 17.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
57.5 42.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 79.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 22.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 54.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 34.7
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23 23.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.8 39.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P285/45HR22 P275/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/45HR22 P275/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8300 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
8300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
830 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12700 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4380 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3425 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7625 7275
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
22 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
22 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
675 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
250 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
675 -
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.0 L/183
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
450 @ 5500 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
510 @ 3000 369 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
99T NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 (Est) 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 (Est) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 (Est) 23
Transmission
Trans Type
10 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 4.80
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 3.24
Trans Order Code
44U 421
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 5.35
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 2.25
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Navigator Mercedes-Benz GLS
Body Code
S S
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.27
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.27
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 (Est) 8.5
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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2021 Lincoln Navigator
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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  • Rebates: $1,000 off with financing
  • Lease: From $969/month
  • Financing: 2.99% + loyalty cash
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