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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 ₹ 99.90 Lakh and BMW X7 price is ₹ 92.72 Lakh. 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 13.38 kmpl.

    GLS vs X7 Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLS X7
    Price₹ 99.90 Lakh₹ 92.72 Lakh
    Engine Capacity2925 cc2993 cc
    Power326 bhp262 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 99.90 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW X7
    BMW X7
    xDrive30d DPE
    ₹ 92.72 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Take
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    Finance
    • Engine & Transmission

      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)12.513.38
      Driving Range (Km)11251070.4
      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)77
      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

      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 Four 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 Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal & Driver
      Parking Assist360 CameraReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets23
    • 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)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)4 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back) + 4 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down, 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 TypeBenchBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / BlackCoffee / Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 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

      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
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneBody Coloured
    • Exterior

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

      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearLED on front, Halogen on rear
      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      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
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamic
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto, Apple Car PlayApple Car Play
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
      Display Screen for Rear PassengersOptional
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options
    • First full-size seven-seater from BMW.
    • Imposing looks and massive road presence.
    • Comfortable and feature rich interior.
    Could be Better
    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive
    • Competition offers better overall package.
    • Too wide for Indian roads.
    • No M50i in India.

    Colours

    Obsidian Black
    Phytonic Blue Metallic
    Cavansite Blue
    Arctic Grey Brilliant Effect Metallic
    Selenite Grey
    Mineral White Metallic
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    Mojave Silver
    Hyacinth Red
    Polar White
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