Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class GLS 550 4MATIC 2019 - vs - Lexus LX 570 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

GL-Class

Also called:

Toyota Land Cruiser

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Average Price: 
$
95,750
Updated: 
10 Apr 2019
$
91,230
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
7
8
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
26.40gals
24.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#000000
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#0F0F96
Selenite Grey Metallic
#74849F
Iridium Silver Metallic
#ADB1B2
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Polar White
#E1E0DE
designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#A02C32
designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7
Color: 
Atomic Silver
#ABAAB8
Black Onyx
#111112
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4F5052
Nightfall Mica
#1A2D51
Satin Cashmere Metallic
#B4AD9D
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic.Limited GLS Grand Edition includes upgraded leather, wood trim, adaptive LED headlights, unique wheels.Part of the second GLS-Class generation introduced for 2013 (then called the GL-Class).

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 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class wears its old-school heart on its sleeve, proudly.

Pros
Plenty of cargo- and people-space
Flexible seating
Luxury SUV-levels of swank
Latest safety equipment – much of which is standard
Surprisingly entertaining AMG model

Cons
No diesel option
COMAND system is due for replacement
Middling gas-engine fuel economy

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class ranked #2 in Luxury Large SUVs. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 36 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Ample engine power
Confident handling and comfortable ride
Upscale cabin quality
Three rows of spacious seats

Cons
Rivals have more standard features

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lexus LX 570’s brash, in-your-face styling is balanced by a calming interior and a cosseting ride.

Pros
Attention-grabbing looks
Luxurious interior
Strong V-8
Smooth ride
Unstoppable off-road

Cons
Attention-grabbing looks
Thirst for premium unleaded
Underwhelming infotainment
Tight third row

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Lexus LX ranked #6 in Luxury Large SUVs. Currently the Lexus LX has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 65 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Great for off-roading
Powerful engine

Cons
Frustrating infotainment system
Rivals handle better and ride more smoothly
Subpar cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

Appeal for the 2019 Lexus LX 570 runs deeper than the luxurious amenities associated with its pedigree.The two-row LX 570 is eligible for additional options.

PROS
High off-road capability for a luxury SUV
Beautifully crafted cabin

CONS
Poor fuel economy, even for a luxury SUV
Tech interface is distracting to use
Second and third rows lack space and versatility

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
19.00mpg
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.70L
5.70L
Torque: 
516ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
403ft-lbs
at 3 600rpm
Horsepower: 
449hp
at 5 250rpm
383hp
at 5 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
40.70Feet
38.70Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
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
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.)
Manual rear seat easy entry
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Sun Sensor
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
202.00in
200.00in
Width: 
78.00in
78.00in
Height: 
72.80in
75.20in
Ground Clearance: 
8.50in
8.90in
Front Track: 
64.60in
Rear Track: 
64.40in
Wheel Base: 
121.10in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.20
38.30
Front Hip Room: 
58.70in
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
42.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
61.00in
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
38.90
Rear Hip Room: 
58.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.50in
34.40in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.30in
59.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
93.80cu.ft
45.00cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7500lbs
7000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.00cu.ft
9.10cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
33.00degrees
27.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.00degrees
23.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
5578.00lbs
6000.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
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
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
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

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
Leather
10-Way Power Passenger Seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Massaging
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Leather
10 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket Front Seats
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats

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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Four zone climate control

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 Surround Audio (Discrete)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
USB connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
9 total speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control

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
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Roof rack
Remote sunroof operation
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
21 X 10-In.
20 x 8.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
Null spare wheel
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Fullsize matching spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
295.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R21
Width: 
285.00millimeters
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
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
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
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: 
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
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Cornering Lights
Self-Leveling Headlights
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Pre-collision safety system
High Pressure Washers Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
Driver Assistance Package
Grand Edition Package
Off-Road Package
Night Package
Mark Levinson Audio System
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
MAGIC VISION CONTROL
Soft-Close Doors
Panorama Sunroof
Roof Rack Cross Bars
21" Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Film By 3M
Interior Options: 
Heated 2nd-Row Seats
Ventilated Front Seats
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
2nd Row Side-Window Sunshades
Heated Steering Wheel
Rear Seat Entertainment Pre-Wiring
Rear Seat Entertainment
Heated & Cooled Front Cup Holders
Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
Power EASY-ENTRY Feature For 2nd-Row Seats
Cabin Air Purification System
Mark Levinson Audio System
Wireless Charger
Dual-Screen DVD Rear Seat-Entertainment System
Cargo Net
Universal Tablet Holder
Heads-Up Display
Heated Espresso Steering Wheel
Espresso Wood Steering Wheel
Cool Box
Carpet Cargo Mat
Key Gloves
Heated Open Pore Walnut Wood Steering Wheel
Heated Dark Brown Walnut Wood Steering Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#131313
designo Porcelain/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#E7DEDA
Crystal Grey/Black, leather
#A3A1A0
Espresso Brown, leatherette
#483F3D
Ginger Beige/Black, leather
#9E8B7C
Ginger Beige/Black, leatherette
#B6A598
Ginger Beige/Espresso Brown, leatherette
#9E8B7C
Saddle Brown/Black, leather
#936555
designo Espresso Brown Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#534A48
designo Porcelain/Espresso Brown Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#E7DEDA
Color: 
Black, leather
#262626
Black, premium leather
#434343
Cabernet, premium leather
#8D4A4D
Parchment, leather
#B7B1A4
Parchment, premium leather
#CAC4B7
Moonlight White, premium leather
#BAB09C