Comparison - Dodge Durango Citadel 2018 - vs - Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class AMG CLS 63 S 2018

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Average Price: 
44,795
Updated: 
15 Feb 2018
108,900
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
6
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
24.60gals
21.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Billet Metallic Clear Coat
#5C6467
Bomber Brown Pearl Coat
#493825
Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat
#000000
Granite Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Octane Red Pearl Coat
#9E0C17
True Blue Pearl Coat
#3C4B62
Vice White
#CECFCA
White Knucle Clear Coat
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Dodge Durango ranked #8 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Dodge Durango has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 58 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Brawny optional V8 engines
Intuitive infotainment system
Above-average cargo capacity

Cons
Slightly below-average safety scores
Pricey upper trims

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Dodge Durango gets a high-performance SRT model, an updated infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, a new steering wheel with paddle shifters, and two new exterior colors: B5 Blue and In Violet Metallic. All models get a 7.0-inch touchscreen and rearview camera as standard equipment.

Pros
Powerful engines
Comfortable ride
Roomy interior with a usable third row

Cons
Not very efficient
Active safety features not standard
Gets expensive with options

By: 
motortrend.com

The new Durango SRT is powered by a 475-hp, 6.4-liter V-8 engine that can accelerate the SUV to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds and through the quarter-mile in 12.9 seconds. Maximum towing capacity for the Durango SRT is 8,600 pounds.

Pros
SRT model's quickness
Stylish interior design
Comfortable, supportive front seats
8.4-inch touchscreen available
8,600-pound maximum towing capacity (SRT)

Cons
Hefty curb weight
Second row doesn't slide fore or aft
No physical buttons for available heated front seats

By: 
cars.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class ranked #5 in Luxury Large Cars. Currently the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Adept handling
Supportive front seats

Cons
Cramped rear seats
Frustrating infotainment system
Undersized trunk

By: 
usnews.com

For 2018, Mercedes has discontinued the entry-level CLS 400 from the lineup. A rearview camera is now standard for the remaining CLS trims.

PROS
Powerful engines for decisive acceleration
Pleasing balance of handling performance and comfort
Long list of available advanced safety features
Sleek exterior and impeccable interior

CONS
Lacks the features of current Mercedes vehicles
Rear headroom is limited by the sloping roofline

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mercedes CLS hangs on to its lissome curves; it’s V-8 only this year.

Pros
Gorgeous profile
Poised ride
V-8 only–it’s throwback CLS!
Beautifully appointed cabin
AMG’s scorching appeal

Cons
Low gas mileage
Rear-seat head room is slim
Small trunk
Kludgy infotainment
With an E-Class so good...

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
22.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
5.50L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
590ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
295hp
at 6 400rpm
577hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.10Feet
36.90Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Cargo Floor Mats
keyless ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Suede And Leather Steering Wheel
Sun Sensor

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.20in
196.70in
Width: 
75.80in
Height: 
70.90in
55.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
Front Track: 
63.90in
Rear Track: 
64.10in
Wheel Base: 
119.80in
113.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
36.90
Rear Head Room: 
39.80
36.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
42.10in
Rear leg room: 
38.60in
35.00in
Front Hip Room: 
57.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
57.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
42.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
50.40in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
84.50cu.ft
11.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7200lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.20cu.ft
11.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
5088.00lbs
4420.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
hands-free entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
no
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Premium leather
Bucket front seats
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Multi-level heating
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
front Stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear Stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
turn signal in mirrors
heated steering wheel
leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
Mast antenna
9 total speakers
506 watts stereo output
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
Memory card slot
USB connection
14 Total Speakers
Adjustable Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Memory Card Slot
610 Watts Stereo Output
USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.0 in
19 X 10.0
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
polished alloy wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
no
yes
Rear head airbags: 
no
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Emergency braking preparation
Self-leveling headlights
Brake drying
Rear folding headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
MOPAR Running Board Package
MOPAR Chrome Appearance Group
Technology Group
Quick Order Package 22J
Quick Order Package 2BJ
Premium Entertainment Group
Trailer Tow & Skid Plate Group
Driver Assistance Package
Premium Package
AMG Exterior Carbon Fiber Package
Designo Classic Red/Black Leather Package
AMG Night Styling Package
Lane Tracking Package
Designo Saddle Brown/Silk Beige Leather Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
19" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels In Matte Black
Wheel Locks
19" 10-Spoke Alloy Wheels In Matte Black
AMG Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
Illuminated Star
19" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels
Interior Options: 
Single Disc Remote CD Player
2nd Row Fold/Tumble Captain Chairs
2nd Row Console w/Armrest and Storage
Bang & Olufsen Surround Sound System
Comfort Box
Black Seat Belts
Heated Rear Seats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, cloth
#161616
Black/Light Frost Beige, cloth
#D6D5D5