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Compare 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class vs 2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Class
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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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T5 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 T5 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger 20 27 $47,799 $50,850
XC90 T5 AWD R-Design 7 Passenger 20 27 $55,084 $58,600
XC90 T5 FWD Momentum 7 Passenger 21 30 $45,449 $48,350
XC90 T5 FWD R-Design 7 Passenger 21 30 $52,734 $56,100
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 6 Passenger 18 26 $59,314 $63,100
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 7 Passenger 18 26 $58,844 $62,600
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 6 Passenger 18 26 $53,392 $56,800
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 7 Passenger 18 26 $52,922 $56,300
XC90 T6 AWD R-Design 7 Passenger 18 26 $58,280 $62,000
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription 6 Passenger N/A N/A $69,372 $73,800
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Inscription 7 Passenger N/A N/A $68,902 $73,300
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum 6 Passenger N/A N/A $63,450 $67,500
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid Momentum 7 Passenger N/A N/A $62,980 $67,000
XC90 T8 eAWD Plug-In Hybrid R-Design 7 Passenger N/A N/A $68,338 $72,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,393
$47,799
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,950
$50,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1266 / month
$848 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is a three-row crossover SUV that redefines luxurious family transport. The 2020 Volvo XC90 gets a few tweaks, but remains a stylish, practical, and safe luxury SUV.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 36.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 40.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.3 46.9
Second Head Room (in)
40.2 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 56.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.9
Third Leg Room (in)
34.6 31.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 57.7
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 37
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.5
Third Hip Room (in)
- 44.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 103.8
Front Hip Room (in)
- 56
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 9.4
Length, Overall (in)
205 194.9
Height, Overall (in)
71.8 69.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.6 65.8
Wheelbase (in)
123.4 117.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.7 35.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
79.7 80.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
22.4 21.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
84.7 65.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.4 12.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
54.2 49.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.7 35
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 47.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.1
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 13.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/55HR19 P235/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/55HR19 P235/55HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7275 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 5500 250 @ 5500
Engine Oil Cooler
None -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 1600 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 23
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80 4.01
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.03
Trans Order Code
421 NA
Transfer Case Model
None -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35 5.25
Trans PTO Access
No -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 1.95
Trans Type
9 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.33
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLS Volvo XC90
Body Code
S -
Body Style
4MATIC Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.27 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.27 -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 7.8
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
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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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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2020 Volvo XC90
  • 2021 XC90 arriving; 2020s still on sale
  • Rebate up to $8,500 on 2020s; $3,000 on 2021s
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