Comparison - Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 2021 - vs - Audi e-tron Prestige EV 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

GL-Class

Also called:

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Average Price: 
$
132,100
Updated: 
19 Nov 2020
$
81,800
Updated: 
16 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
1-speed Direct Drive
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#0A0E10
Polar White
#D3D3D5
Obsidian Black metallic
#343031
Iridium Silver metallic
#8F9192
Mojave Silver metallic
#7B7B7B
Lunar Blue metallic
#2C4261
Brilliant Blue metallic
#4678BF
Emerald Green metallic
#384241
Selenite Grey metallic
#959A9E
designo Cardinal Red metallic
#9A363A
designo Diamond White metallic
#C0C1C1
Color: 
Brilliant black
#030303
Catalunya red
#D7210F
Manhattan gray
#404646
Galaxy blue
#043254
Antigua blue
#2391B6
Siam beige
#8E8A7F
Mythos black
#151515
typhoon gray
#57555A
Glacier white
#C9C9C7
Florett Silver Metallic
#FAFAFA
Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
#546465

Electric

Battery: 
95 kWh
Full Charge Range: 
204mi
Full Charge Time: 
.Charging 0-100% on AC 9.6 kW /About 9 hours-Charging on 0-80% on DC 150 kW /About 30 minutes
Top Speed: 
174mph
124mph
Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
3.60s
5.50s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Mercedes-AMG creates the ultimate muscle SUV with enough room for an extended family.

Pros
Rocket ship acceleration,
S-class interior luxury,
high-tech features galore.

Cons
Clumsy-shifting automatic transmission,
discombobulated ride,
eye-watering price tag.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class's #4 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Large SUVs category. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a score of 7.9 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lavish cabin with supple seats
Composed handling and smooth ride
Good cargo capacity
Powerful engines

Cons
Steep infotainment learning curve

By: 
usnews.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class manages to feel worth every dollar the automaker charges for its sublime ride, luxurious interior, and prodigious power.

Pros
Beautiful ride/handling balance
Gorgeous interior
Loads of luxury
Tons of power, no matter the model
Serious tech

Cons
So expensive
So heavy
So thirsty
And a few penny-pinching touches

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Audi e-tron is the way for families to go fully electric in a familiar and very luxurious package.

Pros
Nicely proportioned exterior
A back seat large enough for adults
Very quiet, comfortable ride
Speedy 150-kw fast charging capability

Cons
Range doesn’t measure up to Tesla
150-kw chargers still few and far between
Too much left to touchscreens
Climate controls too low in the line of sight

By: 
thecarconnection.com

As the floodgates on our new EV future open, Audi presents its offer in the form of the new e-tron electric SUV. Expect it here in the third quarter of 2019.

Pros
Quality
Performance
Space
Comfort

Cons
Price
Infrastructure development
Range fluctuations
Door mirror cameras

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Audi e-tron is an all-new vehicle.Part of the first e-tron generation introduced for 2019.The 2019 Audi e-tron comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 1-speed direct drive.

Pros
Smooth and decisive acceleration
Spacious and comfortable interior
Lots of standard and available safety and tech features

Cons
Infotainment operation can be distracting
Slower acceleration than some EV rivals

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Electric
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Electric

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
Torque: 
627ft-lbs
at 2 500rpm
414ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
603hp
at 5 750rpm
402hp
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
40.00Feet

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: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
PARKTRONIC and Surround View System with 360-degree camera
AMG Drive Unit steering wheel buttons
Keyless Ignition
Front, Rear And 3rd Row Cupholders
Suede And Leather Steering Wheel
Adaptive Cruise Control
Front And Rear Parking Sensors
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Automatic Parking Assist
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
206.40in
193.00in
Width: 
79.90in
76.30in
Height: 
70.20in
65.50in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
6.90in
Front Track: 
67.10in
65.20in
Rear Track: 
67.90in
65.20in
Wheel Base: 
123.40in
115.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.40
39.80
Rear Head Room: 
40.20
38.60
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
40.80in
Rear leg room: 
41.90in
39.10in
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.30in
58.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
57.20in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
84.70cu.ft
57.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.40cu.ft
28.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.20degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
5798.00lbs

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: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
Massaging
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
double-wishbone front
Five-link front air suspension
Rear Suspension: 
multilink rear suspension
Five-link rear air suspension
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Five Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Four Zone Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
12.3” Digital Instrument Cluster
12.3” Touchscreen Multimedia Display
Burmester Surround Sound System
9 USB ports
Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Autotm
590 Watts Stereo Output
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
13 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
16 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
705 Watts Stereo Output
Memory Card Slot
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 X 11.5 In.
20 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
315.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
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 Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
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: 
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Front, Rear And Third Row Head Airbags
Brake Drying
Emergency Braking Preparation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Warmth And Comfort Package
Air Balance Package
Executive Rear Seat Package
Night Package
Executive Rear Seat Package PLUS
Acoustic Comfort Package
ENERGIZING Package PLUS
Prestige
Cold Weather Package
Edition One Package
Exterior Options: 
23" AMG® Forged Multi-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
23" AMG® Forged Monoblock-Style Matte Black Wheels
Red-Painted Brake Calipers
23" AMG® Forged Multi-Spoke Wheels
Wheel Locking Bolts
22" AMG® Multi-Spoke Matte Black Wheels
AMG® Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
23" AMG® Forged Monoblock-Style Wheels
MAGIC VISION CONTROL
22" AMG® Multi-Spoke Wheels
Trailer Hitch
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
19" 5-Arm-Aero Design Wheels
21" 15-Spoke Design Bi-Color Wheels
Interior Options: 
MBUX Interior Assistant
Power 2nd-Row Side-Window Sunshades
Red Seat Belts
Load Sill Protector
Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In DINAMICA
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In Nappa Leather
6-Seat Cabin Configuration
Heated 3rd-Row Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Heated And Cooled Front Cupholders
MBUX Augmented Video For Navigation
AMG® Head-Up Display
2nd-Row Wireless Charging
AMG® Performance Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber/DINAMICA

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Exclusive w/Diamond Stitching, premium leather
#4D5159
Macchiato Beige/Black Exclusive w/Diamond Stitching, premium leather
#ACA4A0
Tartufo/Black Exclusive, premium leather
#6D6463
Black Exclusive, premium leather
#4D5159
Color: 
Black Valcona, premium leather
#212121
Pearl Beige, premium leather
#C7C1B5
Okapi Brown Valcona, premium leather
#8F796E