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    Mercedes-Benz GLS vs Land Rover Defender

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLS and Land Rover Defender. The Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.05 Crore and Land Rover Defender price is ₹ 73.91 Lakh. The Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Land Rover Defender is available in 1997 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. GLS provides the mileage of 12.5 kmpl and Defender provides the mileage of 8.93 kmpl.

    GLS vs Defender Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLS Defender
    Price₹ 1.05 Crore₹ 73.91 Lakh
    Engine Capacity2925 cc1997 cc
    Power326 bhp296 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 1.05 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Land Rover Defender
    ₹ 73.91 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Opinion
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    Finance
    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1997 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeOM656 Turbocharged I62.0L Ingenium Turbocharged I4
      Fuel Type DieselPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)326 bhp @ 3600 rpm296 bhp @ 5500 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)700 Nm @ 1200 rpm400 Nm @ 1500 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)12.58.93
      Driving Range (Km)1125790.3
      DrivetrainAWD4WD / AWD
      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/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52074583
      Width (mm)21572008
      Height (mm)18231974
      Wheelbase (mm)31352587
      Ground Clearance (mm)200225
      Kerb Weight (kg)25052140
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)53
      Seating Capacity (Person)75
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)32
      Bootspace (litres)493297
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)9088.5
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionIndependent, Double Wishbone, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingIndependent multi-link with double wishbone
      Rear SuspensionIndependent, Multi-link, Air Suspension with Adaptive DampingIntegral link
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.65
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsSteel Rims
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSteel
      Front Tyres275 / 45 R21255 / 70 R18
      Rear Tyres40 R21255 / 70 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags9 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)6 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
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

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

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Five Zone)Yes (Automatic Dual 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 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 AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Telematics

      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
      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
      Remote AC On/Off Via app
      Geo-Fence
    • 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)6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest 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)6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryArtificial LeatherFabric
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver ArmrestOptional
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / BlackEbony
      Rear ArmrestOptional
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 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 HandlesChromeSilver
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteElectric Tailgate Release
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Dual ToneBlack
    • Exterior

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

      Daytime Running LightsLED
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearHalogen
      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 HeadlightsIntelligent
    • 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 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)23
      Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited100000

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options
    • Iconic Off-Roader with world-renowned capabilities
    • Comes with modern hardware, features and customisation
    • Not as expensive as we expected it to be
    Could be Better
    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive
    • Not the easiest car to manoeuvre in city
    • Even though it’s not utilitarian, the cabin is noisy
    • Ergonomics could have been better

    Colours

    Obsidian Black
    Pangea Green Metallic
    Cavansite Blue
    Santorini Black Metallic
    Selenite Grey
    Tasman Blue Metallic
    Mojave Silver
    Gondwana Stone Metallic
    Hyacinth Red
    Eiger Grey Metallic
    Polar White
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    Indus Silver Metallic
    Fuji White
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