2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2017 Audi Q7

Looking for a three-row luxury SUV with outstanding performance features? We've got a treat for you. Combining all these into one vehicle is less common than you might think, but there are a couple brands that pull them off. For years Mercedes-Benz and Audi have competed to grab car shoppers' attention, and lately they've stepped up their game by producing larger vehicles with premium performance. Check out our comparison between the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2017 Audi Q7.

At first glance, you might think the two look very similar. You wouldn't be wrong, seeing as they have an almost indistinguishable shape from the outside. Stem inside, though, and you'll notice a world of difference. There's more headroom in the GLS along with a maximum cargo volume of 93.8 cubic ft. compared to the 71.6 cubic ft. in the Q7. How else do they stack up? Read on to find out!

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC vs 2017 Audi Q7 3.0T Premium quattro
3.0-L V6 (362 hp) Base Engine/Horsepower 3.0-L V6 (333 hp)
Optional Intelligent Cruise Control Not Available
60/40 fold Second Row Fold 35-30-35 fold
93.8 cubic ft Max Cargo Volume 71.6 cubic ft
Standard Front Power Lumbar with Massage Not Available
Standard Vehicle Location System Optional

For more power, the 2017 GLS might be your better bet. It gets almost 30 more horsepower than its opponent along with much greater torque (369 as opposed to the Q7's 325). Besides the extra moving power, the extra features both standard and available in the GLS outmatch those in the Q7. You probably noticed the features listed above, which will really come in handy on the road. Intelligent cruise control ensures you keep your distance between you and the car in front of you, while the front power lumbar with massage feature is sure to be highly-anticipated after a stressful day at work. In addition, a front power headrest, vehicle location system, telematics and a first aid kit are all standard features in the GLS that are either optional or not available in the Q7.

Now that you know what to expect out of these two, get in touch with the team at World Wide Motors to schedule a test drive or learn more about the 2017 GLS and 2017 Q7!

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS front interior
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS in winter
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS seats
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS headrest screens

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