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    Mercedes-Benz GLS vs Audi RS5

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLS and Audi RS5. The Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.05 Crore and Audi RS5 price is ₹ 1.11 Crore. The Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Audi RS5 is available in 2894 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. GLS provides the mileage of 12.5 kmpl.

    GLS vs RS5 Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLS RS5
    Price₹ 1.05 Crore₹ 1.11 Crore
    Engine Capacity2925 cc2894 cc
    Power326 bhp444 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic
    Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 1.05 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Audi RS5
    ₹ 1.11 Crore
    Last Recorded Price
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2894 cc, 8 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeOM656 Turbocharged I6V6 petrol engine with direct fuel injection
      Fuel Type DieselPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)326 bhp @ 3600 rpm444 bhp @ 5700 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)700 Nm @ 1200 rpm600 Nm @ 1900 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)12.5View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)1125
      DrivetrainAWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic - 8 Gears, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 4
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTwin Turbo
      OthersIdle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52074723
      Width (mm)21571861
      Height (mm)18231360
      Wheelbase (mm)31352766
      Ground Clearance (mm)200
      Kerb Weight (kg)25051770
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)5
      Seating Capacity (Person)75
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)32
      Bootspace (litres)493465
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)9058
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionIndependent, Double Wishbone, Air Suspension with Adaptive Dampingfive-link lightweight suspension with dynamically tuned spring/damper combination with adapted electro kinematics
      Rear SuspensionIndependent, Multi-link, Air Suspension with Adaptive Dampingtrapezoidal rear axle with independent wheel suspension
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.7
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverAlloy
      Front Tyres275 / 45 R21265 / 35 R19
      Rear Tyres40 R21265 / 35 R19

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags9 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Hill Descent Control
      Differential LockCentre
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessRemote
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Five Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Roof, Individual Fan Speed ControlsSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Third Row ACVents on Roof , Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal & Driver
      Parking Assist360 CameraReverse Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearRear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets21
    • Telematics

      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
      Geo-Fence
      Remote Sunroof Open/Close Via app
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Emergency Call
      Find My Car
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back)12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, headrest forward / back)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryArtificial LeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront onlyFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooledHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront, Second & ThirdFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Cooled Glove Box
      Sunglass Holder
      Third Row Cup Holders
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront Only
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteInternal with Remote
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneBlack
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Body Coloured
      Rub - StripsBlack
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearLED on front, LED on rear
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentActive
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift Indicator
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      Head Unit SizeNot Available2 Din
      DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
      Display Screen for Rear Passengers
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options
    • Everyday usability
    • Powerful engine
    • Beautiful exterior design
    Could be Better
    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive
    • Not as exciting as its rear-wheel drive rivals
    • Cramped rear seat space 
    • Dynamic mode can get jerky

    Colours

    Obsidian Black
    Mythos Black Metallic
    Cavansite Blue
    Navarra Blue Metallic
    Selenite Grey
    Sonoma Green Metallic
    Mojave Silver
    Daytona Grey Pearl Effect
    Hyacinth Red
    Nardo Gray
    Polar White
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    Misano Red Pearl Effect
    Floret Silver Metallic
    Glacier White Metallic
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.0/5

    10 Ratings

    10 Reviews

    4.8/5

    6 Ratings

    6 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.9Exterior

    4.9Exterior

    4.9Comfort

    4.6Comfort

    4.9Performance

    4.6Performance

    3.8Fuel Economy

    4.3Fuel Economy

    4.4Value for Money

    4.6Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    One of the best Mercedes for Indian roads

    Affordable package for a very computable segment. Even the Mercedes GLs is a very capable off-roader as I had took it to mines. It can also be named as Suv s-class as the front as well as the rear seats are very comfortable.

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    very nice n superb car

    this car is superb i like it very much i hav ride in it was a superb drive of my life ..i will give it 5 on 5 rating my first dream is that i will buy this car in future n be the best

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    GLS Vs RS5 Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz GLS and Audi RS5?

    Mercedes-Benz GLS is priced at ₹ 1.05 Crore, whereas Audi RS5 is priced at ₹ 1.11 Crore. Hence Mercedes-Benz GLS is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of GLS vs RS5, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Mercedes-Benz GLS and Audi RS5?

    Pros of GLS are:

    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options

    Pros of RS5 are:

    • Everyday usability
    • Powerful engine
    • Beautiful exterior design

    Cons of GLS are:

    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive

    Cons of RS5 are:

    • Not as exciting as its rear-wheel drive rivals
    • Cramped rear seat space 
    • Dynamic mode can get jerky

    Q: How is the performance of GLS compared to RS5?

    For the 400d 4MATIC version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of GLS produces 326 bhp @ 3600 rpm of power and 700 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque. Whereas for the Coupe version, 2894 cc Petrol engine of RS5 produces 444 bhp @ 5700 rpm of power and 600 Nm @ 1900 rpm of torque.
    Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare GLS and RS5, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare GLS and RS5 comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.