Compare 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class vs 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
2020 Toyota Land Cruiser
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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
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4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Land Cruiser 4WD 13 17 $76,446 $85,415
Land Cruiser Heritage Edition 4WD 13 17 $78,532 $87,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,393
$76,446
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,950
$85,415
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1266 / month
$1424 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
5.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is a three-row crossover SUV that redefines luxurious family transport. The 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser is a bruiser with few luxuries for the money, but we love it anyway.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 17 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
34.6 28.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 61
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 34.4
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 35.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.9
Passenger Capacity
7 8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.3 62.3
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 61.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 58.6
Third Hip Room (in)
- 56.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- 59.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
71.8 74
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.6 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
123.4 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77 78
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 8.9
Length, Overall (in)
205 194.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
54.2 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.7 43
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
79.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
22.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
84.7 81.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.4 16.1
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 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)
14.8 14
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/55HR19 P285/60VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P275/55HR19 P285/60VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 8100
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 8100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 810
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5412 5815
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7275 7385
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 1600 401 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 5.7 L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 5500 381 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler
None Regular Duty
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 13
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 1.84
Trans Type
9 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80 3.79
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.82
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 2.81
Trans Order Code
421 NA
Transfer Case Model
None Electronic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35 4.79
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLS Toyota Land Cruiser
Body Code
S S
Body Style
4MATIC Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.27 3.31
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.27 3.31
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Rigid Axle
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 12.7

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