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    Mercedes-Benz GLS vs Mercedes-Benz G-Class

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLS and Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.05 Crore and Mercedes-Benz G-Class price is ₹ 1.62 Crore. The Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Mercedes-Benz G-Class is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. GLS provides the mileage of 12.5 kmpl and G-Class provides the mileage of 9.35 kmpl.

    GLS vs G-Class Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLS G-Class
    Price₹ 1.05 Crore₹ 1.62 Crore
    Engine Capacity2925 cc2925 cc
    Power326 bhp282 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 1.05 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Mercedes-Benz G-Class
    ₹ 1.62 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeOM656 Turbocharged I6OM656 Turbocharged I6
      Fuel Type DieselDiesel
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)326 bhp @ 3600 rpm282 bhp @ 3400 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)700 Nm @ 1200 rpm600 Nm @ 1200 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)12.59.35
      Driving Range (Km)1125935
      DrivetrainAWD4WD / AWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersIdle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52074817
      Width (mm)21571931
      Height (mm)18231969
      Wheelbase (mm)31352890
      Ground Clearance (mm)200238
      Kerb Weight (kg)25052453
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)55
      Seating Capacity (Person)75
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)32
      Bootspace (litres)493480
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)90100
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionIndependent, Double Wishbone, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingIndependent, Double Wishbone with Coil Springs
      Rear SuspensionIndependent, Multi-link, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingTrailing-Link, Rigid Axle with Coil Springs
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)66.8
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverAlloy
      Front Tyres275 / 45 R21265 / 60 R18
      Rear Tyres40 R21265 / 60 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP RatingNot Tested5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags9 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)9 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear 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 LockCentre & Both Axles
    • 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, Common Fan Speed Control
      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 CameraAuto Steering
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • 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)16 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, backrest bolsters in / out)
      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)16 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, backrest bolsters in / out)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)4 way manually adjustable (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 only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / BlackMacchiato Beige / Black, Nut Brown / Black, Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split60:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 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

      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 ColouredBlack
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteWith Key
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofElectrically Adjustable
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Body ColouredCladding - Body Coloured
      Rub - StripsBlackSilver
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colourMulti-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-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalAnalogue
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamic
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayLCD DisplayLCD Display
      Display Screen for Rear Passengers
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      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)UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options
    • Has an immense, unparalleled road presence 
    • It’s got some serious off-road capability 
    • Burble from the side-exhaust V8 is quite intoxicating
    Could be Better
    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive
    • Design is unconventional and is almost 50 years old
    • Very expensive SUV as compared to its rivals
    • Handling is mediocre 

    Colours

    Obsidian Black
    Cavansite Blue
    Selenite Grey
    Mojave Silver
    Hyacinth Red
    Polar White
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.0/5

    10 Ratings

    10 Reviews

    5.0/5

    2 Ratings

    2 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    4.9Exterior

    5.0Exterior

    4.9Comfort

    4.7Comfort

    4.9Performance

    5.0Performance

    3.8Fuel Economy

    4.7Fuel Economy

    4.4Value for Money

    4.7Value 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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    Best Review

    I recently used this car. It is a amazing. It is best for Off Roading car, I used in my life Mercedes-Benz G is best of all the best that I am using. It is a monster. Engine is very powerful.

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    GLS Vs G-Class Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz GLS and Mercedes-Benz G-Class?

    Mercedes-Benz GLS is priced at ₹ 1.05 Crore, whereas Mercedes-Benz G-Class is priced at ₹ 1.62 Crore. Hence Mercedes-Benz GLS is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of GLS vs G-Class, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Mercedes-Benz GLS and Mercedes-Benz G-Class?

    Pros of GLS are:

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

    Pros of G-Class are:

    • Has an immense, unparalleled road presence 
    • It’s got some serious off-road capability 
    • Burble from the side-exhaust V8 is quite intoxicating

    Cons of GLS are:

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

    Cons of G-Class are:

    • Design is unconventional and is almost 50 years old
    • Very expensive SUV as compared to its rivals
    • Handling is mediocre 

    Q: Which car between GLS and G-Class is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the 400d 4MATIC version, mileage of GLS is 12.5 kmpl, whereas for the G 350d 4MATIC version, mileage of G-Class is 9.35 kmpl. Thus making GLS the more fuel efficient as compared to G-Class.

    Q: How is the performance of GLS compared to G-Class?

    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 G 350d 4MATIC version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of G-Class produces 282 bhp @ 3400 rpm of power and 600 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque.
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