2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 BMW X5
It’s a rivalry as old as time. As long as the birds fly and the ocean is deep, Mercedes-Benz and BMW will continue producing top-tier luxury vehicles. Full-sized luxury is offered by both in their full-sized luxury SUVs, but only one can truly reign supreme. Which will it be? Find out here as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 BMW X5.
Despite having a bigger price tag, the GLS 450 4MATIC® should still be toward the top of your list. Why is that? Performance is a marquee factor in determining your full-size SUV, and the GLS 450 4MATIC® has it. With greater horsepower, torque, and towing capacity, what else would you need to feel confident in Mercedes-Benz’s full-size SUV? Take a look at more specs and features below!
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®
2018 BMW X5 XDrive35i
|17 city/22 hwy mpg||Fuel Efficiency||18 city/24 hwy mpg|
|9 Speed Automatic||Transmission||8 Speed Automatic|
|369 lb-ft||Torque||300 lb-ft|
|6.5 seconds||0 to 60 time||Not Available|
|7||Number of Airbags||7|
|7200 lbs||Standard Towing Capacity||5952 lbs|
|Optional||Power Lumbar Massage Feature||Not Available|
|8 inches||Entertainment Screen Size||8 inches|
Specs and Features in the 2018 GLS 450 4MATIC®
As seen above, the GLS 450 4MATIC® beats out the X5 in nearly all areas of performance. It gets better power and torque, an extra transmission speed, standard automatic load leveling (optional in the X5), and a greater towing capacity. It also has a greater towing capacity as you might have guessed from the differences in power. What about other areas, such as technology? The GLS 450 4MATIC® has plenty of this, as you’d expect out of a luxury SUV. Standard features such as heated seating, a power liftgate, remote start, and a power sunroof are just some of the features that come at no extra cost in this full-size SUV. Other audio and entertainment features include:
Dual USB audio ports
HD Radio receiver
Bluetooth audio streaming
Rear Seat Entertainment system
harman/kardon LOGIC7® sound system
and much more!
Make today the day you find yourself in a new full-size luxury SUV. Stop by World Wide Motors in Indianapolis today to check out the GLS 450 4MATIC® in person or get started by scheduling a test drive right here on our website!