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 20 $92,736 $98,655
Navigator Reserve 4x2 16 22 $77,953 $82,490
Navigator Reserve 4x4 16 20 $80,481 $85,165
Navigator Standard 4x2 16 22 $73,253 $76,705
Navigator Standard 4x4 16 20 $75,803 $79,375
Navigator L Black Label 4x4 N/A N/A $95,720 $101,855
Navigator L Reserve 4x2 N/A N/A $81,001 $85,715
Navigator L Reserve 4x4 N/A N/A $83,524 $88,385
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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

$92,736
$71,393

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$98,655
$75,950

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1644 / 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

20 mpg 23 mpg

Interior Dimensions

Third Leg Room (in)

40.9 34.6

Second Head Room (in)

40 40.2

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 -

Passenger Capacity

7 7

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)

67.9 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 3 (ft³)

20.9 17.4

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

57.5 42.7

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

103.4 84.7

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- 54.2

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- 34.7

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- 79.7

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- 22.4

Brakes

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 14.8

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

23 23.8

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

41 39.4

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P285/45HR22 P275/55HR19

Spare Tire Size

Full-Size Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P285/45HR22 P275/55HR19

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

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

5922 5412

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

Front Wheel Size (in)

22 X 8.5 19 X 8.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Full-Size 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

Engine

Displacement

3.5 L/213 3.0 L/183

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

450 @ 5500 362 @ 5500

Engine Oil Cooler

None None

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 19

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

17 21

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

20 23

Transmission

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

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

Drivetrain

Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Trans PTO Access

No No

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.15 2.25

Trans Type

10 9

Summary

Vehicle Name

Lincoln Navigator Mercedes-Benz GLS

Body Code

S S

Body Style

Sport Utility 4MATIC

Suspension

Axle Type - Front

Independent Independent

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

Emissions

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

10.4 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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