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    Mercedes-Benz GLS vs Mercedes-Benz V-Class

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLS and Mercedes-Benz V-Class. The Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.05 Crore and Mercedes-Benz V-Class price is ₹ 71.10 Lakh. The Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Mercedes-Benz V-Class is available in 1950 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. GLS provides the mileage of 12.5 kmpl and V-Class provides the mileage of 16.67 kmpl.

    GLS vs V-Class Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLS V-Class
    Price₹ 1.05 Crore₹ 71.10 Lakh
    Engine Capacity2925 cc1950 cc
    Power326 bhp161 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 1.05 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Mercedes-Benz V-Class
    Mercedes-Benz V-Class
    Expression ELWB
    ₹ 71.10 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1950 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeOM656 Turbocharged I6OM651 Turbocharged I4
      Fuel Type DieselDiesel
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)326 bhp @ 3600 rpm161 bhp @ 4200 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)700 Nm @ 1200 rpm380 Nm @ 1200 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)12.5View Mileage Details16.67View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)1125950.19
      DrivetrainAWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersIdle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52075370
      Width (mm)21571928
      Height (mm)18231909
      Wheelbase (mm)31353430
      Ground Clearance (mm)200160
      Kerb Weight (kg)25052177
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)55
      Seating Capacity (Person)77
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)33
      Bootspace (litres)493
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)9057
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionIndependent, Double Wishbone, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingMcPherson front axle with coil springs, stabilisers and shock absorbers
      Rear SuspensionIndependent, Multi-link, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingSemi-trailing arm rear suspension with coil springs, stabilisers and shock absorbers
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)66.25
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres275 / 45 R21205 / 65 R16
      Rear Tyres40 R21205 / 65 R16

    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)4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 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
    • 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 on Roof , Common Fan Speed Control
      Third Row ACVents on Roof , Fan Speed ControlsBlower, Vents on Roof
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - All
      Parking Assist360 CameraReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets22
    • 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)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      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)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryArtificial LeatherFabric
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchCaptain Seats
      3rd Row Seats TypeBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / BlackBlack Santos, Beige / Black, Black
      Rear Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront, Second & ThirdFront, Second & Third
    • 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 ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteElectric Tailgate Release
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Body Coloured
      Rub - StripsBlack
    • 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 ClusterDigitalAnalogue - Digital
      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
      TachometerDigitalAnalogue
      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
      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)UnlimitedUnlimited

    Expert's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options
    • Niche product from Mercedes with no direct rivals
    • Truly versatile and well thought out MPV
    • Acres of space on the inside for pretty much everything
    Could be Better
    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive
    • Available with a single powertrain 
    • Humongous dimension causes hassle for city manoeuvres
    • Only few buyers may find it fitting to their need

    Colours

    Obsidian Black
    Obsidian Black Metallic
    Cavansite Blue
    Cavansite Blue Metallic
    Selenite Grey
    Brilliant Silver Metallic
    Mojave Silver
    Rock Crystal White
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    Hyacinth Red
    Polar White
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.0/5

    10 Ratings

    10 Reviews

    5.0/5

    1 Rating

    1 Review
    Rating Parameters

    4.9Exterior

    5.0Exterior

    4.9Comfort

    5.0Comfort

    4.9Performance

    5.0Performance

    3.8Fuel Economy

    5.0Fuel Economy

    4.4Value for Money

    5.0Value 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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    This is a best car

    This car is best for driving with good Feeling, hats off to its this car. This is a family car for picnic.

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    GLS Vs V-Class Comparison FAQs

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

    Mercedes-Benz GLS is priced at ₹ 1.05 Crore, whereas Mercedes-Benz V-Class is priced at ₹ 71.10 Lakh. Hence Mercedes-Benz V-Class is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of GLS vs V-Class, click here.

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

    Pros of GLS are:

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

    Pros of V-Class are:

    • Niche product from Mercedes with no direct rivals
    • Truly versatile and well thought out MPV
    • Acres of space on the inside for pretty much everything

    Cons of GLS are:

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

    Cons of V-Class are:

    • Available with a single powertrain 
    • Humongous dimension causes hassle for city manoeuvres
    • Only few buyers may find it fitting to their need

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

    For the 400d 4MATIC version, mileage of GLS is 12.5 kmpl, whereas for the Expression ELWB version, mileage of V-Class is 16.67 kmpl. Thus making V-Class the more fuel efficient as compared to GLS.

    Q: How is the performance of GLS compared to V-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 Expression ELWB version, 1950 cc Diesel engine of V-Class produces 161 bhp @ 4200 rpm of power and 380 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque.
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