Shopping for a full-fledged utility vehicle with all the appeal of a German luxury brand? In this comparison we stack the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS three-row SUV against the rivaling 2021 BMW X7 for a look at some of the potential advantages Mercedes-Benz fans might enjoy. Let’s get started:
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450
2021 BMW X7 xDrive40i
|362-hp 3.0L turbocharged I6||Base Engine
||333-hp 3.0L turbocharged I6|
|41.9 inches||Rearseat Legroom||37.6 inches|
|17.4 cubic feet||Cargo Space
||12.8 cubic feet|
Inside, the cabin of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS is a testament to the brand’s commitment to design excellence. Even the most basic GLS comes with a hands-free power tailgate, remote start, dual-zone climate control, sunroof, heated front seats, power-folding 3rd-row seats, a surround-view camera system, an air suspension system, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and a driver-attention monitor all built in. The standard infotainment system bundles two 12.3-inch screens in the center stack and the instrument cluster.
The flagship Mercedes-Benz luxury SUV uses a standard turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-6 that makes 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. The brand’s EQ Boost mild-hybrid technology helps earn owners up to 19 mpg city, 23 mpg highway. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS is rated to tow up to 7,700 pounds when properly equipped.
In a nutshell, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS offers more cargo space, more spacious seating, and a more lavish interior than competing SUVs like the BMW X7. You can get a closer look at the 2021 GLS and more great Mercedes-Benz luxury SUVs just like it when you shop our selection of new cars at Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City. For more personalized assistance, we invite you to chat with our team of experts by filling out the contact form provided.