Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL63AMG 2015 - vs - Maserati Levante S GRANSPORT 2018

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Average Price: 
68,558
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
90,750
Updated: 
15 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2015
2018
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.40gals
21.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#000000
Cinnabar Red Metallic
#512528
Dakota Brown Metallic
#403524
Diamond Silver Metallic
#C5CDD2
Iridium Silver Metallic
#ADB1B2
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Palladium Silver Metallic
#888785
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Steel Grey Metallic
#6A7575
designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7
Color: 
Bianco
#FCF7F1
Bianco Alpi Pearlescent
#F5EEE3
Blue Emozione Mica
#1C2865
Blue Passione Mica
#002042
Champagne Metallescent
#BAAA8E
Grigio Maratea Metallescent
#454246
Grigio Metallic
#6D6A6B
Grigio Metallo Metallic
#989E97
Nero
#000000
Nero Ribelle Mica
#000000
Rame Mica
#5A3021
Rosso Rubino Mica
#390C10
Verde Ossido Metallic
#4A514A

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Maserati Levante ranked #3 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Maserati Levante has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 17 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Swift acceleration
Incredible agility
Smooth ride

Cons
Poor gas mileage
Less cargo space than nearly every rival
Lower-rent cabin materials than competitors

By: 
usnews.com

After its introduction last year, the Levante gains a few updates for 2018. New standard features include blind-spot monitoring, front and rear parking sensors, and remote engine start, while electric power steering replaces the hydraulic setup from last year.

PROS
Design differentiates it from the sea of look-alike crossovers
Turbocharged V6 engine provides quick acceleration
Suspension enhances ride comfort and handling around turns
Highly customizable interior

CONS
Comes up short on storage space
Fuel economy lags that of other luxury SUVs
Some downmarket buttons and switches

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
17.00mpg
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
560ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
428ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
550hp
at 5 250rpm
424hp
at 5 750rpm
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
38.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Roadside Assistance*
Destination Download*
Concierge Service*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
202.60in
197.00in
Width: 
84.30in
77.50in
Height: 
72.80in
66.10in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
8.10in
Front Track: 
64.80in
63.90in
Rear Track: 
65.60in
65.90in
Wheel Base: 
121.10in
118.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.20
Front Hip Room: 
58.30in
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
Rear Hip Room: 
52.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
93.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.00cu.ft
19.40cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
31.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
26.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
5754.00lbs
4650.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 one-touch power windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Massaging
10 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Multi-level heating passenger seat
10 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium leather
8 -way power driver seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
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: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Harman/kardon premium brand stereo system
14 total speakers
Speed sensitive volume control
1 subwoofer(s)
36 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection
Memory card slot
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite radio w/real time traffic satellite radio
830 watts stereo output
Harman/kardon premium brand speakers
900 watts stero output
14 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB connection
Memory card slot
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Power glass sunroof
Remote sunroof operation
Roof rack
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Privacy glass
Power glass sunroof
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Rear window wiper
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 x 10.0
20-In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary spare tire
Inside mounted spare tire
All season tires
Polished Alloy Wheels
All season tires
Temporary spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear 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: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear Side Air Bags (SPC)
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Emergency Service*
Night View Assist PLUS (SPC)
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Brake drying
Pre-collision safety system
Self-leveling headlights
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Remote anti-theft alarm system
High pressure washers headlamps
Advanced Driver Assistance Plus Package
4-Wheel ABS
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Rear center 3-point belt
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Designo Auburn Brown Leather Package
Designo Black Leather Package
Designo Porcelain Leather Package
Exterior Options: 
21" AMG Twin 5-Spoke Black Wheel
Trailer Hitch (Class IV)
Summer Performance Tires
Kick Sensor
21" Anteo Staggered-Width Alloy Wheels
Yellow Painted Brake Calipers
Red Painted Brake Calipers
Exterior Body Color
Skid Plates in Bright Chrome
Blue Painted Brake Calipers
Soft Close Doors
Heated Rear Seat Bench
Heated Windshield Washer Nozzles
Cargo Rails
Mica Paint
Three Coat Painting
Metalescent Paint
Metallic Paint
Silver Painted Brake Calipers
Black Painted Brake Calipers
Front Grille W/Chrome Finish
20" NEW Nereo Grey Staggered-Width Alloy Wheels
No Badge Version (GranLusso/GranSport)
21" Anteo Staggered-Width Alloy Wheels DARK
Bi-Xenon Full Adaptive Front Lighting System W/Washers
20" NEW Design Efesto Staggered-Width Alloy Wheel DARK
20" NEW Design Efesto Staggered-Width Alloy Wheel
Roof Rails In Metallic Finish
Interior Options: 
Rear Seat Entertainment
Lockable Rear Storage Compartment (SPC)
Accessory Rear Seat Entertainment System
Designo Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
2nd Row Seat Pass-Thru (SPC)
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
SPLITVIEW (SPC)
Power EASY-ENTRY Feature for 2nd-Row Seats
2nd Row Manual Sunshades
Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
AMG Performance Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Rear Seat Entertainment Pre-Wiring
Headrest Trident Stitching on Premium Leather
Steel Door Sills
Smokers Kit
Chrome Trunk Sill
Upholstery w/Full Premium Leather
Heated/Wood/Leather Covered 3-Spoke Steering Wheel (Sabbiai)
Heated Sport Steering Wheel
Wooden Heated Steering Wheel
Ventilated Front Seats
Upholstery w/Full Premium Drilled Leather
Power Rear Side Sunblind
Four-Zone Climate Control
Bowers & Wilkins Surround System
Alcantara Headliner And Pillars
Steel Illuminated Door Sills
Power Foot Pedals
Cargo Rails

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Almond Beige/Black, leather
#BAAD91
Almond Beige/Mocha, leather
#AA9D81
Auburn Brown/Black, leather
#4B3F3A
Black, leather
#101010
Grey/Black, leather
#191919
Grey/Dark Grey, leather
#A3A0A1
designo Auburn Brown Nappa, premium leather
#665A55
designo Black Nappa, premium leather
#0B0B0B
designo Porcelain Nappa, premium leather
#A8A8A8
Color: 
Cuoio, premium leather
#9E5B2D
Cuoio/Grigio, premium leather/cloth
#4C4B4C
Marrone w/Rosso Stitching, premium leather
#4A464A
Nero w/Cuoio Stitching, premium leather
#000000
Nero w/Grigio Stitching, premium leather
#0B0B0B
Nero/Grigio, premium leather/cloth
#1D1D1D
Rosso w/Nero Stitching, premium leather
#873240
Rosso/Grigio, premium leather/cloth
#4C4B4C
Sabbia, premium leather
#BBB9A7