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    Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs Mercedes-Benz GLS

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Mercedes-Benz GLS. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class price is ₹ 2.17 Crore and Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.09 Crore. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. GLS provides the mileage of 12.5 kmpl.

    S-Class vs GLS Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsS-Class GLS
    Price₹ 2.17 Crore₹ 1.09 Crore
    Engine Capacity2925 cc2925 cc
    Power326 bhp326 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
    Mercedes-Benz S-Class
    ₹ 2.17 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 1.09 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, Not Applicable Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeOM656 Turbocharged I6
      Fuel Type DieselDiesel
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)326 bhp @ 3600 rpm326 bhp @ 3600 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1200 rpm700 Nm @ 1200 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)12.5View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)1125
      DrivetrainAWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52895207
      Width (mm)21092157
      Height (mm)15031823
      Wheelbase (mm)3135
      Ground Clearance (mm)200
      Kerb Weight (kg)2505
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)45
      Seating Capacity (Person)57
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)23
      Bootspace (litres)493
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)90
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionIndependent, Double Wishbone, Air Suspension with Adaptive Damping
      Rear SuspensionIndependent, Multi-link, Air Suspension with Adaptive Damping
      Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace Saver
      Front Tyres275 / 45 R21
      Rear Tyres40 R21

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags8 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, 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-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Hill Descent Control
    • Locks & Security

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

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Four Zone)Yes (Automatic Five Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Roof, 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 - All
      Parking Assist360 Camera360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets22
    • 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
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)14 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)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)14 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 Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherArtificial Leather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      Ventilated SeatsAllFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooledHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBlack, Silk Beige / Espresso BrownMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Audio controls & Cup holder
      Folding Rear SeatFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront, 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 & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electricRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingInternal with Remote
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredDual Tone
    • Exterior

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

      Puddle Lamps
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colourMulti-colour
      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      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 LampBoth Sides
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockAnalogueDigital
      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
      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

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Superb refinement
    • Immersive comfort and luxury
    • Technology laden
    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options
    Could be Better
    • Urban driving is challenging
    • Exorbitant
    • Low ground clearance
    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive

    Colours

    Onyx Black
    Obsidian Black
    Emerald Green
    Cavansite Blue
    Anthracite Blue
    Selenite Grey
    Rubellite Red
    Mojave Silver
    Designo Diamond White Bright
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    Hyacinth Red
    Polar White
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    S-Class Vs GLS Comparison FAQs

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

    Mercedes-Benz S-Class is priced at ₹ 2.17 Crore, whereas Mercedes-Benz GLS is priced at ₹ 1.09 Crore. Hence Mercedes-Benz GLS is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of S-Class vs GLS, click here.

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

    Pros of S-Class are:

    • Superb refinement
    • Immersive comfort and luxury
    • Technology laden

    Pros of GLS are:

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

    Cons of S-Class are:

    • Urban driving is challenging
    • Exorbitant
    • Low ground clearance

    Cons of GLS are:

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

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

    For the S 400d 4MATIC version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of S-Class produces 326 bhp @ 3600 rpm of power and 500 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque. Whereas 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.
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