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    Mercedes-Benz GLS vs BMW X7

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLS and BMW X7. The Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.16 Crore and BMW X7 price is ₹ 1.18 Crore. The Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and BMW X7 is available in 2993 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. GLS provides the mileage of 12.5 kmpl and X7 provides the mileage of 13.3 kmpl.

    GLS vs X7 Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLS X7
    Price₹ 1.16 Crore₹ 1.18 Crore
    Engine Capacity2925 cc2993 cc
    Power326 bhp262 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (TC)Automatic (TC)
    Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 1.16 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW X7
    BMW X7
    xDrive30d DPE Signature
    ₹ 1.18 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • Expert's Opinion
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        • SPECIFICATIONS
        • FEATURES
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            Specifications and Finance

            Finance
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            • Engine & Transmission

              Top Speed (Kmph)238227
              Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)6.37
              Engine2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2993 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeOM656 Turbocharged I6B57 Turbocharged I6
              Fuel Type DieselDiesel
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)326 bhp @ 3600 rpm262 bhp @ 4000 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)700 Nm @ 1200 rpm620 Nm @ 1500 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)12.5View Mileage Details13.3View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)11251070
              DrivetrainAWDAWD
              TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
              Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
              OthersIdle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)52075151
              Width (mm)21572000
              Height (mm)18231805
              Wheelbase (mm)31353105
              Ground Clearance (mm)200221
              Kerb Weight (kg)25052445
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)55
              Seating Capacity (Person)76
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)33
              Bootspace (litres)493326
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)9080
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Front SuspensionIndependent, Double Wishbone, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingDouble-wishbone Axle with Self-leveling Automatic Air Springs
              Rear SuspensionIndependent, Multi-link, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingFive-link Axle with Self-leveling Automatic Air Springs
              Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
              Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)66.5
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
              Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
              Front Tyres275 / 45 R21285 / 45 R21
              Rear Tyres40 R21285 / 45 R21

            Features

            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              Lane Departure WarningOptional
              Emergency Brake Light Flashing
              Forward Collision Warning (FCW)Optional
              Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)Optional
              High-beam Assist
              Blind Spot DetectionOptional
              Lane Departure PreventionOptional
              Airbags9 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)7 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-DemandTorque-On-Demand
              Hill Hold Control
              Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
              Ride Height Adjustment
              Hill Descent Control
              Differential LockElectronic
            • Locks & Security

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

              Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Five Zone)Yes (Automatic Five 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 ControlsTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Pillars, Individual Fan Speed Controls
              Third Row ACVents on Roof , Fan Speed ControlsSeparate Zone, Vents on Roof , Common Fan Speed Controls
              Heater
              Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Cabin-Boot Access
              Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal & Driver
              Parking Assist360 Camera360 Camera
              Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Cruise Control
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              Keyless Start/ Button Start
              Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
              12V Power Outlets23
            • Telematics

              Find My Car
              Check Vehicle Status Via App
              Geo-Fence
              Emergency Call
              Over The Air (OTA) Updates
              Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
              Remote Sunroof Open/Close Via app
              Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
              Alexa Compatibility
            • 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)20 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out) + 2 way manually adjustable (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)20 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back, shoulder support forward / back, backrest bolsters in / out) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
              Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
              Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
              Seat UpholsteryArtificial LeatherLeather
              Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchCaptain Seats
              3rd Row Seats TypeBenchBench
              Ventilated SeatsFront onlyFront only
              Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooledHeated and cooled
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / BlackCognac / Black
              Rear Armrest
              Folding Rear SeatFullFull
              Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
              Split Third Row Seat50:50 split50:50 split
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFront, Second & ThirdFront & Rear
            • Storage

              Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
              Driver Armrest Storage
              Sunglass Holder
              Third Row Cup Holders
            • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneBody Coloured
              Scuff PlatesMetallic
              Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
              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 & RearFront & Rear
              Side Window BlindsRear - electricRear - electric
              Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteElectric Opening and Closing
            • Exterior

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

              Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
              Puddle Lamps
              Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearLED on front, Halogen 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-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Rear Reading LampBoth Sides
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              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 IndicatorDynamic
              TachometerDigitalDigital
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (Yes)
              DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
              Integrated (in-dash) Music System
              Speakers6+6+
              Steering mounted controls
              GPS Navigation System
              Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
              USB Compatibility
              Aux Compatibility
              AM/FM Radio
              Wireless Charger
              Gesture Control
              Display Screen for Rear Passengers
              iPod Compatibility
              Internal Hard-drive
              Voice Command
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)22
              Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment6 Way10 Way

            Brochure

            GLS Brochure

            Checkout Mercedes-Benz GLS brochure for complete details about the car

            X7 Brochure

            Checkout BMW X7 brochure for complete details about the car

            Expert's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Powerful engines
            • Loaded with creature comforts
            • Endless personalisation options
            • A full-size seven-seater from BMW
            • Imposing looks and massive road presence
            • Comfortable and feature-rich cabin
            Could be Better
            • It feels cumbersome to drive in the city
            • The last row is a squeeze
            • Expensive
            • The competition offers a better overall package
            • Too wide for Indian roads

            Colours

            Obsidian Black
            Black Sapphire Metallic
            Cavansite Blue
            Phytonic Blue Metallic
            Selenite Grey
            Arctic Grey Brilliant Effect Metallic
            Mojave Silver
            Mineral White Metallic
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            Hyacinth Red
            Polar White
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            GLS vs X7 Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz GLS and BMW X7?

            Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.16 Crore and BMW X7 price is ₹ 1.18 Crore. Hence Mercedes-Benz GLS is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of GLS vs X7, click here.

            Q: Which car between GLS and X7 is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the 400d 4MATIC version, mileage of GLS is 12.5kmpl and for the xDrive30d DPE Signature version, mileage of X7 is 13.3kmpl. Thus making X7 the most fuel efficient as compared to GLS

            Q: How is the performance of GLS compared to X7?

            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. For the xDrive30d DPE Signature version, 2993 cc Diesel engine of X7 produces 262 bhp @ 4000 rpm of power and 620 Nm @ 1500 rpm of torque.
            Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare GLS and X7, 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 X7 comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.