Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class 63 AMG 2018 - vs - Toyota Sequoia Limited 2018

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

GL-Class

Also called:

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Average Price: 
125,300
Updated: 
22 Mar 2018
60,020
Updated: 
02 Mar 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
7
8
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
26.40gals
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: 
Silver sky metallic
#C6C8CC
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#494848
Black
#FFFFFF
Sizzling Crimson mica
#4E1E34
Sandy Beach Metallic
#C3B79D
Pyrite mica
#776352

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

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia offers a new off-road focused TRD Sport package for what is quickly becoming an aged full-size SUV.

Pros
Reliable V-8 power
Proper four-wheel-drive system
Composed ride

Cons
Wildly inefficient
Cheap interior materials
Price escalates quickly

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Toyota Sequoia ranked #3 in Large SUVs. Currently the Toyota Sequoia has a score of 8.2 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 53 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Plenty of power
Spacious interior
Above-average cargo room
Excellent predicted reliability rating

Cons
Poor gas mileage
Outdated infotainment system
Lower-quality interior than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

For 2018, Toyota has added a new TRD Sport trim. All Sequoias now have LED headlights and additional standard safety features, including forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking. A restyled grille and gauge cluster round out the changes for 2018.

PROS
Cargo area is one of the largest in this class
For a big SUV, it rides pretty comfortably over bumps
Flexible seating arrangement allows for up to eight passengers
Respectable off-road capability for a big SUV

CONS
Touchscreen is small by modern standards
Audio and front central cupholders are hard to reach
Even among V8-powered SUVs, fuel economy is poor

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
13.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
18.00mpg
17.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.50L
5.70L
Torque: 
561ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
401ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
Horsepower: 
577hp
at 5 500rpm
381hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
38.10Feet

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
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
203.20in
205.10in
Width: 
84.30in
79.90in
Height: 
72.80in
77.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
10.00in
Front Track: 
67.90in
Rear Track: 
69.10in
Wheel Base: 
121.10in
122.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.20
34.80
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
34.90
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
42.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.50in
40.90in
Front Hip Room: 
62.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
66.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
59.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
65.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
93.80cu.ft
120.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7500lbs
7100lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.00cu.ft
18.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
27.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
5754.00lbs
5985.00lbs

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
Remote keyless power door locks
2 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse

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
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
10 -way power driver seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver 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
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

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: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Three zone climate control
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
yes
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
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
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
Remote sunroof operation
Privacy glass
Power glass sunroof
Roof rack
Privacy glass
Power glass sunroof
slide moonroof with sliding sunshade
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
intermittent windshield wipers
Power liftgate with jam protection
Front and rear mudguards
Chrome grille surround with dark-silver insert and accent
Lower bumper opening with chrome surround
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 X 10-In.
20 X 8.0-In
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Null spare wheel
All season tires
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
All season tires
Underbody mounted 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
First Aid Kit
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
High pressure washers headlamps
Driver and front passenger seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
Front energy-absorbing crumple zone
Side-impact door beams
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Trailer-Sway Control (TSC)
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Accessory Chrome Package
Appearance Package
AMG Night Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Four Season Floor Mat Package
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Carpet Mat Package
Premium JBL Audio And Convenience Package
Carpet Cargo Mat 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
Front Skid Plate
Hood Protector
Paint Protector Film
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
Universal Tablet Holder
7-Passenger Seating W/Second-Row Captain's Chairs
3rd Row Pass
Door Sill Protector
Rear Seat Blu-Ray Entertainment System
Wireless Headphones
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net

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: 
Gray
#434448
Black
#070C0F
Dark brown
#583C31
Light Gray
#9EA2AB