2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS
Are you looking for a larger SUV to give you more cargo configurations or towing options? A full-size SUV may be the right choice for you. you don’t want just any full-size SUV though; you want something that’s fun to drive and can entertain a full cabin. It seems that the best option for a driver with these needs would be a Mercedes-Benz GLS. Available in three trim levels (GLS 450 4MATIC®, GLS 550 4MATIC®, and the AMG® GLS 63), you’ll have an assortment of engine options and interior amenities to choose from. As you move up in trim levels, you’ll get even more premium features at your disposal. So which one is the right one for you? Take a look at how the old compares with the new in this matchup between the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS!
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®
|7500 lbs||Max Towing Capacity||7500 lbs|
|20" 10-Spoke Wheel with Black Accents||Wheels||19-inch|
|Available||Grand Edition Badging||Not Available|
Changes to the 2019 GLS
There are a few additions to the amenities available for the 2019 GLS. First is the available designo® Porcelain/Espresso Brown Nappa Leather with Budapest stitching. This just adds another attractive option to the interior luxury of the GLS. There’s also an addition to the wood trim options, as designo® Natural Grain Linden wood trim with stripes is now available in the base GLS 450 4MATIC®. These features are available for drivers who choose a Grand Edition version of the GLS 450 4MATIC® and the GLS 550 4MATIC®.
As far as performance, everything remains about the same. All GLS models come standard with 4MATIC® all-wheel drive. The base GLS 450 comes with a 3.0L V6 biturbo engine with 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Step it up a notch with the GLS 550 and the engine grows into a 4.7L V8 biturbo, grinding out 449 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. If that’s not enough, the performance-enhanced AMG® GLS 63 might be a good fit. It’s equipped with a remarkable handcrafted 5.5L AMG® V8 biturbo engine that delivers 577 horsepower and 561 lb-ft of torque as well as a towing capacity of 7500 lbs.
Don’t settle for something less. You have this one shot to finally drive a vehicle that delivers thrills like few others can. Learn more about the Mercedes-Benz GLS by getting in touch with our team here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis today!
*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and dealer prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See dealer for details.