Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 2017 - vs - Toyota Land Cruiser 2016

General

Other Names:

Also called:

GL-Class

Also called:

Toyota Roraima,Lexus LX570

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Average Price: 
74,929
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
79,287
Updated: 
02 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2016
2016
Total Seating: 
7
8
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
no
yes
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.40gals
24.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#000000
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 Cardinal Red Metallic
#A02C32
designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7
Color: 
Blizzard Pearl
#ECE7EA
Blue Onyx Pearl
#395569
Brandywine Mica
#522420
Classic Silver Metallic
#D6DADB
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#58585A
Midnight Black Metallic
#000000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The GLS-Class officially makes its debut for 2017, though it's really a slightly revised version of the outgoing GL-Class. Highlights include modified exterior styling, a newly standard nine-speed automatic transmission (except on the AMG GLS 63) and a touchpad-operated infotainment system with a larger screen and available Apple CarPlay. Also, all engines except the GLS450's turbocharged V6 get a bit more horsepower this year.

Pros
Third row is large enough for adults
Spirited acceleration with any of the three gasoline engines
Impressive fuel economy with the diesel engine
Quiet cabin with high-end trimmings and features.

Cons
Diesel-powered model feels relatively slow when passing and merging
Big price jump from the six-cylinder models to the V8-powered versions.

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS gets the first-class upgrade along with its name change—and a Maybach edition is waiting in the wings.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class marks a significant, mid-cycle upgrade for what was previously knew as the GL-Class. As part of a nomenclature change sweeping the entire brand, each of the German luxury maker's sport-utility vehicles has received new badging and a full or partial makeover to bring the lineup into more obvious parallels with its sedans—so this large, three-row SUV becomes the GLS, to align it with the largest S-Class sedan. Hence the S in its new name.

Pros
Spacious, flexible interior
Rugged-lux, with some added panache
Great set of safety, infotainment features

Cons
Not an entirely new vehicle
Some switchgear looks dated
Cumbersome COMAND interface

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class ranks 1 out of 8 Luxury Large SUVs. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS hits most of the right notes for a large SUV. It boasts a supple ride, three powerful engine choices, three rows of roomy seats, and the same level of luxury that has come to be synonymous with the brand. However, the GLS has fewer standard features than many rivals do, and its available V8 engines are less fuel-efficient than those offered by many competitors.

Pros
Powerful engine lineup
Smooth ride
Three rows of spacious seats

Cons
Fewer features than some rivals
V8 engines get subpar fuel economy

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Diesel
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Diesel
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
5.70L
Torque: 
455ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
401ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
Horsepower: 
255hp
at 3 600rpm
381hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
38.70Feet

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
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise 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.)
Manual rear seat easy entry
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Roadside Assistance*
12V rear and 120V cargo area power outlet(s)
Retained accessory power

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.60in
194.90in
Width: 
84.30in
77.90in
Height: 
72.80in
74.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
9.10in
Front Track: 
64.60in
Rear Track: 
64.40in
Wheel Base: 
121.10in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.20
38.30
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
39.90
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
42.90in
Rear leg room: 
38.50in
34.40in
Front Hip Room: 
59.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
61.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
58.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
61.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
93.80cu.ft
81.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7500lbs
8100lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
32.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
5815.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Low fuel level warning

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Remote keyless power door locks
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Remote keyless power door locks
Power mirrors
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows

Seats

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

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Double wishbone front suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Front and rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front independent suspension,Solid live axle rear suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Sun sensor
Turn signal in mirrors
Cooled storage compartment
Cargo area light
Leather and simulated wood trim on center console
Simulated wood and simulated alloy trim on dash
Simulated wood and simulated alloy trim on doors
Front and rear reading lights
Leather and simulated wood trim on shift knob
Leather and simulated wood steering wheel
Heated steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
yes
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
Memory card slot
14 total speakers
USB connection
Diversity antenna
JBL premium brand stereo system
JBL premium brand speakers
Separate rear audio
605 watts stereo output
AM/FM stereo
Satellite radio satellite radio
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
Audio and video remote control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Radio data system

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Remote sunroof operation
Privacy glass
Power glass sunroof
Roof rack
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Power opening rear quarter windows
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 x 8.5
18 x 8.0 in
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Null spare wheel
All season tires
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Fullsize matching spare tire
Alloy spare wheel
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front and rear ventilated 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: 
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
PARKTRONIC w/Active Parking Assist
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Brake drying
Pre-collision safety system
Emergency braking assist
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Rear Side Air Bags (SPC)
Emergency Service*
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Pre-collision safety system
High pressure washers headlamps
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Remote anti-theft alarm system
High pressure washers headlamps
2 front headrests
3 rear headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Turn signal mirrors
Stability control
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection system
Emergency Service*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
TOYOGUARD Elite
Emergency Assistance Kit
TOYOGUARD Plus
TOYOGUARD Select
Glass Breakage Sensor
First Aid Kit

Options

Packages: 
Preferred Accessory Package
Four Season Floor Mat Package
Exterior Options: 
Hood Protector
Accent Stripe
Clear Paint Protection - Door Package
Clear Paint Protection - Hood Package
Special Paint
7-Pin to 4-Pin Adaptor
Paint Protection Film
Alloy Wheel Locks
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats and Cargo Mat
Cargo Tote
Carpet Mats w/Cargo Mat
Carpet Mats
Wireless Headphones
Carpet Floor Mats and Cargo Mat
Connectivity Package (4 Piece)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#131313
Black, leatherette
#131313
Crystal Grey/Black, leather
#A3A1A0
Espresso Brown, leatherette
#483F3D
Ginger Beige/Black, leather
#9E8B7C
Ginger Beige/Black, leatherette
#B6A598
Ginger Beige/Espresso Brown, leather
#BBA899
Ginger Beige/Espresso Brown, leatherette
#9E8B7C
Saddle Brown/Black, leather
#936555
designo Espresso Brown Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#534A48
designo Porcelain/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#C4BDB9
Color: 
Black, premium leather
#434343
Terra, premium leather
#34261F