Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 63 AMG 2018 - vs - Chevrolet Tahoe Premier 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

GL-Class

Also called:

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Average Price: 
125,300
Updated: 
22 Mar 2018
$
65,700
Updated: 
20 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2020
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.40gals
26.00gals
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: 
Black
#000000
Brownstone Metallic
#616157
Champagne Silver Metallic
#E9E3D7
Sable Metallic
#746D7F
Summit White
#FFFFFF
Slate Gray Metallic
#62748C
Siren Red Tintcoat
#750619
Silver Ice Metallic
#DADEDD
Tungsten Metallic
#393339

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Most buyers will be well-served by the GLS 450. It delivers solid performance along with its luxurious cabin, plus it leaves room for customization with numerous options packages.

PROS
Spacious third-row seat can accommodate adults
Ample acceleration with any powertrain choice
Quiet cabin with luxurious trim
Available off-road package gives it true capability in the dirt

CONS
Many desirable features don't come standard
Large price jump from GLS 450 to GLS 550

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS takes an old-school tack to modern-SUV design, and it works.

Pros
Lots of room
Lots of flexibility
Big luxury SUV panache
Lots of safety technology on tap
AMG–no, really

Cons
Dated switchgear
COMAND is cumbersome
Diesel’s been deleted

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class ranked #2 in Luxury Large SUVs. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a score of 8.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 38 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Fuel-efficient V6
Handsome, spacious cabin
Smooth ride

Cons
Fewer standard features than some rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Not much. Mechanically the Tahoe remains unchanged, as does the interior. New items are limited to the wheels: Chevy offers new 22-inch gloss-black aluminum wheels with custom silver accents and 22-inch machined-aluminum wheels with a bright silver finish.

Pros
Rugged construction, 8600-pound max tow rating, quiet cabin.

Cons
Cramped third row, high load floor, not fuel efficient.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe comes with four wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.Minor revisions to optional feature availability.

Pros
Seating for up to nine people
Standard V8 offers impressive towing capability
Interior is well-trimmed and quiet
Optional 6.2-liter V8 adds performance and capability

Cons
Sluggish engine and brake responses
High trunk floor makes loading difficult and reduces cargo space
Maneuvering in tight spaces is a challenge

By: 
edmunds.com

In its last year before a redesign, the 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe offers old-school SUV chops with a heaping helping of additional options and features.

Pros
Strong V-8 engines
Easy infotainment system
Plenty of options
Big, luxurious cabin
Massive towing capacity

Cons
Truck-like ride and handling
Subpar efficiency
High cargo floor
Tiny storage behind third row
Crossovers and minivans offer more space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Flexible
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
15.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
18.00mpg
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
16
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
v
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.50L
5.30L
Torque: 
561ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
383ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
577hp
at 5 500rpm
355hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
39.00Feet

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
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
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
Self-Leveling Headlights
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Adaptive Cruise Control
Adjustable pedals
Retained accessory power
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
12V rear and 12V cargo area power outlet(s)
Hands-Free Calling*
Roadside Assistance*
Concierge Service*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*
Destination Download*
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.20in
204.00in
Width: 
84.30in
80.50in
Height: 
72.80in
74.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
7.90in
Front Track: 
68.70in
Rear Track: 
68.70in
Wheel Base: 
121.10in
116.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.20
42.80
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
38.70
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
45.30in
Rear leg room: 
38.50in
39.00in
Front Hip Room: 
60.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
64.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
60.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
65.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
93.80cu.ft
94.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7500lbs
8400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.00cu.ft
15.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.50degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
5754.00lbs
5602.00lbs

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: 
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Remote keyless power door locks
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

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
10-Way Power Passenger Seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
Premium Leather
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
leather
Bucket front seats
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Three Zone Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
Memory card slot
1 Subwoofer(S)
14 Total Speakers
830 Watts Stereo Output
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
Surround Audio (Discrete)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Element antenna
Bose premium brand speakers
10 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Remote sunroof operation
Privacy glass
Power glass sunroof
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 X 10-In.
20 X 9.0-In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Null spare wheel
All season tires
Polished Alloy Wheels
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
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
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 Preparation
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Rear Side Air Bags (SPC)
Emergency Service*
Vehicle Alarm notification*
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Cornering Lights
Self-Leveling Headlights
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
4-Wheel ABS
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Turn signal mirrors
Electronic brakeforce distribution
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Emergency Service
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Accessory Chrome Package
Appearance Package
AMG Night Package
Sun, Entertainment & Destinations Package
Theft Protection Package
RST Edition
Max Trailering Package
RST 6.2L Peformance Edition
Premier Plus Edition
Option Package Discount Not Desired
6.2L Performance Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Trailer Hitch (Class IV)
22" AMG Multi-Spoke Black Alloy Wheels
21" AMG Twin Cross Spoke Black Alloy Wheels
22" AMG Multi-Spoke Bicolor Alloy Wheels
Black Recovery Hooks
Power Retractable Assist Steps
Grille Insert W/Chrome Horizontal Louver Insert
Polished Exhaust Tip
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
20" X 9.0" Chrome Wheels
Black Assist Step Kit
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
Chrome Assist Step Kit
Front And Rear Black Bowtie Emblems
Black Illuminated Front Bowtie Emblem
Gold Illuminated Front Bowtie Emblem
22" 6-Spoke Black Wheels
22" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
22" X 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Multi-Featured Design Wheels
Wheel Locks
22" X 9.0" Bright Machined Aluminum Wheels W/Bright Silver Finish
22" 6-Spoke Premium Bright Silver Machined Wheels
Chrome Recovery Hooks
Power Sunroof
22" 5-Spoke Ultra-Bright Machined Wheels W/High-Gloss Black
Molded Splash Guards
Skid Plate Package (Fleet)
Grille Insert
Front License Plate Mounting Package
22" Premium Painted Wheels W/Chrome Inserts
Interior Options: 
Heated Steering Wheel
Heated & Cooled Front Cup Holders
Air Ionization With Air Filter
Accessory Rear Seat Entertainment System
Rear Seat Entertainment
Rear Seat Entertainment Pre-Wiring
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Power EASY-ENTRY Feature For 2nd-Row Seats
2nd Row Side-Window Sunshades
Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
AMG Nappa/DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
2nd Row Seat Pass-Thru
Second Row Power Release 60/40 Split-Folding Bench Seats
Cargo Security Shade
Adaptive Cruise Control - Advanced
All-Weather Floor Mats
Hanging Tote Console Insert
Interior Protection Package
Reflective Window Shade
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Front Console Organizer
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Rear Seat Entertainment System
All-Weather Rear Cargo Mat
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
Enhanced Driver Information Center
All-Weather Floor Liner

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: 
Cocoa/Dune, leather
#8C796A
Jet Black, leather
#000000
Cocoa/Mahogny, leather
#5E3C3B
Jet Black, Mahogny, leathe
#000000