Comparison - Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC 2021 - vs - BMW X6 M Competition 2020

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Average Price: 
$
160,550
Updated: 
15 Mar 2021
$
117,600
Updated: 
31 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
4
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
23.80gals
21.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Mojave Silver Metallic
#B0ABAA
Selenite Grey Metallic
#868A8D
Designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#AD2E2E
Iridium Silver Metallic
#B6B5B8
Obsidian Black Metallic
#424242
Polar White
#F9F9F9
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#12198F
Emarald Green Metallic
#2E3535
Black
#1B1B1B
Designo Diamond White Metallic
#D7DAC7
Lunar Blue Metallic
#3B4059
Color: 
Carbon Black metallic
#08090D
Mineral White metallic
#E0DFDD
Black Sapphire metallic
#121212
Marina Bay Blue metallic
#1A2C6E
Donington Grey metallic
#98958C
Manhattan green metallic
#67624F
Toronto Red metallic
#B71D11
BMW Individual Tanzanite Blue II metallic
#24447A
Ametrine metallic
#653841
Alpine White
#FFFFFF
Jet Black
#000000

Electric

Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
4.80s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
Extremely luxurious cabin,
silky-smooth ride,
flashy exterior styling.

Cons
Princely price tag,
limited cargo space,
flashy exterior styling.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class's #4 ranking is based on its score within the Luxury Large SUVs category. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class has a score of 7.9 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 12 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

PROS
Lavish cabin with supple seats
Composed handling and smooth ride
Good cargo capacity
Powerful engines

CONS
Steep infotainment learning curve

By: 
usnews.com

The BMW X6 has powerful engines and a luxurious, high-tech cabin. You’ll forgo some space and practicality versus a BMW X5 though, and spend more doing it.

Pros
SUVs don’t come much quicker
Fantastic infotainment system
Impressive interior quality

Cons
X5 equivalent has better rear headroom
Audi RS Q8 is easier on the eyes
Smaller boot than every alternative

By: 
carwow.co.uk

While the regular BMW X6 is in its fourth generation, the high-performance 2020 X6 M has just embarked on its third. It's hard to tell the difference between the all-new model and the one it replaces, but upon closer inspection there are noteworthy improvements. The 2020 iteration is more powerful for one, adding between 33 and 50 horsepower. Its bodywork received a subtle but sharper-looking makeover, and its cabin has been overhauled with a modernized aesthetic and better technology.

Pros
Astonishing performance,
unapologetically brutal design,
long list of standard features.

Cons
Hugely impractical,
limited rear visibility,
thirsty for fuel.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 BMW X6 M comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.600 horsepower in standard trim or 617 hp with the Competition package.All-wheel-drive system maximized for handling performance.Adaptive suspension with active roll stabilization.

Pros
Massive power from both available engines
Startling acceleration at any speed
Impressive handling performance
High-quality interior packed with features

Cons
Stiff and sometimes unyielding ride
Distinctive styling limits rear headroom and cargo capacity

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined in mpg - 12.7-12.5
Fuel Economy City USA: 
15.00mpg
13.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
19.00mpg
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
32
Cylinders: 
8
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
4.00L
4.40L
Torque: 
538ft-lbs
at 5 000rpm
553ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
Horsepower: 
550hp
at 6 500rpm
617hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
41.00Feet
41.40Feet

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
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
3 12V DC Power Outlets
Distance Pacing w/Traffic Stop-Go
Urethane Gear Shifter Material
Full Nappa Leather Headliner
Adaptive Cruise Control
Automatic Parking Assist
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Sun Sensor
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Electric windows – front and rear, with open/close fingertip control, anti-trap facility and comfort closing function all round
Electrical steering column with adjustable height and length: activation via control on the steering column
Luggage compartment floor panel with integral storage tray
M leather steering wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
204.90in
195.00in
Width: 
79.90in
79.50in
Height: 
72.40in
66.60in
Ground Clearance: 
8.40in
Front Track: 
66.90in
66.80in
Rear Track: 
67.80in
66.40in
Wheel Base: 
123.40in
117.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.40
40.40
Rear Head Room: 
40.20
38.10
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
40.40in
Rear leg room: 
43.40in
35.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.30in
60.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.10in
57.70in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
18.40cu.ft
59.60cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7700lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
27.40cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
6085.00lbs
5375.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
Lockable glove compartment
Light inside glove compartment

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
Power w/Tilt Rear Head Restraints
Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Exterior mirrors – electrically adjustable, integrated direction indicators, heated, in body colour
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Premium Leather
Ventilated seats
New-generation Touchpad in center console
12 -Way Power Driver Seat
12 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Power Passenger Seat w/Memory
Active Multicontour Front Seats w/Massage Feature -inc: 4-way lumbar support
Heated/Cooled Front Cupholder
Bucket Front Seats
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Massaging
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
14 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Seat back with flap pocket
Seat heating, front
14 -Way Power Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Dual Ventilation
4-Seat Configuration -inc: individual executive rear seats and center armrest
Heated/Cooled Rear Cupholder
Fixed Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Split folding rear seat with 40:20:40 configuration
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link
Multi-Link
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Executive Climate System
Heated and cooled cup holders
Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) with Voice Control multimedia system based on artificial intelligence
Illuminated Locking Glove Box
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Four Zone Climate Control
Air conditioning, automatic with four-zone control
Ambient interior lighting – 6 pre-designed selectable light designs including dynamic function
Heat comfort package, front
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
3” Digital Instrument Cluster and Touchscreen Media Display
Smartphone integration
Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
Live Traffic
Systems Monitor
27 Speakers
Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
2 LCD Monitors In The Front and 3 LCD Row Monitors In The Rear
Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System
Navigation Map Updates Included for 3 Years
1 Subwoofer(S)
1590 Watts Stereo Output
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Burmester Premium Brand Speakers
Burmester Premium Brand Stereo System
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
32GB hard disc drive (HDD) memory
BMW Legal Emergency Call
BMW Online Services
BMW Digital Live Cockpit Professional inc. 12.3" digital instrument panel and 12.3" CID, with touch/voice command and gesture control
Connected Package Professional, comprimising base services and Connected Drive Teaser package
Enhanced Bluetooth Hands-free facility with wireless charging
iDrive Touch Controller with shortcut buttons
Loudspeaker system – harman/kardon
Average speed
Information display - liquid crystal display
Outside temperature display
Personal Profile functions
USB connection, USB type A 1.5A in cupholder, USB Type C 3A in centre armrest
16 Total Speakers
600 Watts Stereo Output
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Active LED Headlamps and Adaptive Highbeam Assist
Ambient lighting with 64 colors
Lip Spoiler
Perimeter/Approach Lights
Roof Rack Rails Only
Power/Illuminated Running Boards
Adaptive LED headlights
Air breather
Side frame / window frame
Mirror frame
B and C pillars
Decorative moulting, window frame
Window guide rail
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
22 X 11
22 X 11.5 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
325.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R22
Width: 
315.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30

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: 
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
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: 
no
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: 
Active Brake Assist with Cross-Traffic Function
Active Lane Keeping Assist Lane Departure Warning
Active Blind Spot Assist Blind Spot
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
Brake Drying
Cornering Lights
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
4-Wheel ABS
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Multi-Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Active Protection
LED Headlamp
High-beam assistant
Attentiveness assistant
BMW head-up display
Crash sensor activating central locking release, hazard warning lights, fuel cut-off, interior lighting and activation of the safety battery terminal clamp
Comfort Access System
Driving Assistant
Brake drying
Brake fade compensation
Brake pre-tensioning
Dynamic Brake Control (DBC)
Hill-start assistant
Rain sensor with automatic headlight activation and windscreen wiper control
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Wrong way warning
Turn Signal Mirrors
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Options

Packages: 
M Driver's Package
Driving Assistance Professional Package
Executive Package
Exterior Options: 
Trailer Hitch
23" Maybach® Multispoke Forged Wheels
21"/22" M Star-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Performance Non Run-Flat Tires
Interior Options: 
Refrigerator Box For Rear Cabin
Handcrafted Silver Champagne Flute Holders
Folding Tables For Rear Seats
Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
5-Seat Cabin Configuration
Alcantara Headliner In Upholstery Color
Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Mobility Kit

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Crystal White/Silver Grey Pearl Exclusive, premium leather
#E0DEDF
Mahogany/Macchiato Beige Exclusive, premium leather
#72514F
Black Exclusive, premium leather
#44464F
Color: 
Taruma Brown full merino, premium leather
#8D715C
Adelaide Grey full merino, premium leather
#736E68
Black full merino/Midrand Beige, premium leather/alcantara
#000000
(ind)Ivory White/Night Blue full merino, premium leather
#DDDAD3
Sakhir Orange/Black full merino, premium leather
#955146
Silverstone full merino, premium leather
#B5BABD
Black full merino, premium leather
#000000