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Compare Aston Martin DBX vs Mercedes GL-Class X166

Reviews

Neoscore
88%
87%
Pros
  • Superb performance
  • Marginal offroad capabilities
  • Good towing capacity
  • Great V8 engine lineup
  • Improved 7G-Tronic transmission
  • Much better styling
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Shameful for an Aston Martin to be a crossover
  • No more V8 diesel

Variants

DBX
DBX707
GL 350 BlueTEC
GL 400
GL 500
GL 63 AMG

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
DBX 632 L / 22.3 cu-ftDBX707638 L / 22.5 cu-ft
680 L / 24.0 cu-ft ~ 2300 L / 81.2 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
GL 63 AMG7.5 L / 7.9 qtGL 350 BlueTEC10.5 L / 11.1 qtGL 40010.5 L / 11.1 qtGL 50012.9 L / 13.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
GL 63 AMG8.5 L / 9.0 qtGL 350 BlueTEC8.0 L / 8.5 qtGL 4007.0 L / 7.4 qtGL 5008.5 L / 9.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
85.0 L / 22.5 gal
100.0 L / 26.4 gal
Passengers
5
7
Payload
775 kg / 1709 lbs
GL 63 AMG745 kg / 1642 lbsGL 350 BlueTEC870 kg / 1918 lbsGL 400890 kg / 1962 lbsGL 500880 kg / 1940 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
DBX Ventilated discs, 410 mmDBX707Ventilated discs, 420x40 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
DBX Ventilated discs, 390 mmDBX707Ventilated discs, 390x32 mm
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
22.2 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
15.1 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
24.3 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
DBX Front wheel tires: 285/40 YR22 Rear wheel tires: 325/35 YR22DBX707Front wheel tires: 285/40 R22 Rear wheel tires: 325/35 R22
GL 63 AMG295/40 R21GL 350 BlueTEC265/60 R18GL 400265/60 R18GL 500275/55 R19
Turning Circle
12.4 m / 40.7 ft
GL 63 AMG12.4 m / 40.8 ftGL 350 BlueTEC12.4 m / 40.7 ftGL 40012.4 m / 40.7 ftGL 50012.4 m / 40.7 ft
Water Fording
500 mm / 19.7 in
500 mm / 19.7 in

Construction

Body Style
5-door SUV
5-door SUV

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
190 mm / 7.5 in
Size | Height
1680 mm / 66.1 in
1850 mm / 72.8 in
Size | Length
5039 mm / 198.4 in
GL 63 AMG5141 mm / 202.4 inGL 350 BlueTEC5120 mm / 201.6 inGL 4005120 mm / 201.6 inGL 5005120 mm / 201.6 in
Size | Width
1998 mm / 78.7 in | 2220 mm / 87.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 2050 mm / 80.7 in (mirror folded)
GL 63 AMG1982 mm / 78.0 in | 2141 mm / 84.3 in (mirror unfolded)GL 350 BlueTEC1934 mm / 76.1 in | 2141 mm / 84.3 in (mirror unfolded)GL 4001934 mm / 76.1 in | 2141 mm / 84.3 in (mirror unfolded)GL 5001934 mm / 76.1 in | 2141 mm / 84.3 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1698.0 mm / 66.9 in
GL 63 AMG1677.0 mm / 66.0 inGL 350 BlueTEC1655.0 mm / 65.2 inGL 4001655.0 mm / 65.2 inGL 5001655.0 mm / 65.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1664.0 mm / 65.5 in
GL 63 AMG1696.0 mm / 66.8 inGL 350 BlueTEC1675.0 mm / 65.9 inGL 4001675.0 mm / 65.9 inGL 5001675.0 mm / 65.9 in
Weight
2245.0 kg / 4949.4 lbs
GL 63 AMG2505.0 kg / 5522.6 lbsGL 350 BlueTEC2380.0 kg / 5247.0 lbsGL 4002360.0 kg / 5202.9 lbsGL 5002370.0 kg / 5225.0 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 10J x 22 Rear wheel rims: 11.5J x 22
GL 63 AMG21 inGL 350 BlueTEC18 inGL 40018 inGL 50019 in
Wheelbase
3060 mm / 120.5 in
3075 mm / 121.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
DBX 4.5 secDBX7073.3 sec
GL 63 AMG4.9 secGL 350 BlueTEC7.9 secGL 4006.7 secGL 5005.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
DBX 4.3 secDBX7073.1 sec
GL 63 AMG4.7 secGL 350 BlueTEC7.5 secGL 4006.4 secGL 5005.1 sec
CO2 Emission
DBX 269 g/kmDBX707323 g/km
GL 63 AMG288 g/kmGL 350 BlueTEC192 ~ 205 g/kmGL 400215 ~ 225 g/kmGL 500262 ~ 269 g/km
Fuel Economy
14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (combined)
GL 63 AMG12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 15.8 L/100km / 14.9 MPG (urban) | 10.3 L/100km / 22.8 MPG (highway)GL 350 BlueTEC7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (combined) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)GL 4009.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (combined) | 11.6 L/100km / 20.3 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)GL 50011.3 L/100km / 20.8 MPG (combined) | 14.5 L/100km / 16.2 MPG (urban) | 9.3 L/100km / 25.3 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
DBX 291.0 km/h / 180.8 mphDBX707310.0 km/h / 192.6 mph
GL 63 AMG250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphGL 350 BlueTEC220.0 km/h / 136.7 mphGL 400240.0 km/h / 149.1 mphGL 500250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
DBX 2700 kg / 5952 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)DBX707750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2700 kg / 5952 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
GL 63 AMG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3250 kg / 7165 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)GL 350 BlueTEC750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)GL 400750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)GL 500750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Engine
GL 63 AMGM 157 DE 55 AL/157.982GL 350 BlueTECOM 642 LS DE 30 LA/642.826GL 400M 276 DE 30 AL/276.821GL 500M 278 DE 46 AL/278.928
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
GL 63 AMG98.0 mm / 3.9 inGL 350 BlueTEC83.0 mm / 3.3 inGL 40088.0 mm / 3.5 inGL 50092.9 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
8.6:1
GL 63 AMG10.0:1GL 350 BlueTEC15.5:1GL 40010.5:1GL 50010.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc
GL 63 AMG5.5 L / 333.3 cu-in / 5461.0 ccGL 350 BlueTEC3.0 L / 182.3 cu-in / 2987.0 ccGL 4003.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 ccGL 5004.7 L / 284.6 cu-in / 4663.0 cc
Engine | Power
DBX 550.0 hp / 410.1 kW @ 6500 rpmDBX707707.0 hp / 527.2 kW @ 6000 rpm
GL 63 AMG558.0 hp / 416.1 kW @ 5250-5750 rpmGL 350 BlueTEC258.0 hp / 192.4 kW @ 3600 rpmGL 400333.0 hp / 248.3 kW @ 5250-6000 rpmGL 500435.0 hp / 324.4 kW @ 5250 rpm
Engine | Redline
GL 350 BlueTEC4200 rpmGL 4006300 rpmGL 5006300 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
DBX 138.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-inDBX707177.5 hp/L / 2.9 hp/cu-in
GL 63 AMG102.2 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-inGL 350 BlueTEC86.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-inGL 400111.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-inGL 50093.3 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
GL 63 AMG90.5 mm / 3.6 inGL 350 BlueTEC92.0 mm / 3.6 inGL 40082.1 mm / 3.2 inGL 50086.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
DBX 700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2200-5000 rpmDBX707900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2600-4500 rpm
GL 63 AMG760 Nm / 560.5 lb-ft @ 2000-5000 rpmGL 350 BlueTEC620 Nm / 457.3 lb-ft @ 1600-2400 rpmGL 400480 Nm / 354.0 lb-ft @ 1600-4000 rpmGL 500700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 1800-3500 rpm
Engine | Type
DBX Bi-turbocharged petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinderDBX707Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
GL 63 AMGBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderGL 350 BlueTECTurbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderGL 400Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderGL 500Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
9-speed
7
Transmission | Type
Automatic
GL 63 AMGAutomatic AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONICGL 350 BlueTECAutomatic 7G-TRONIC PLUSGL 400Automatic 7G-TRONIC PLUSGL 500Automatic 7G-TRONIC PLUS

Production

Availability
DBX 2020DBX7072022
GL 63 AMG2012 ~ 2015GL 350 BlueTEC2013 ~ 2015GL 4002014 ~ 2015GL 5002013 ~ 2015
Debut
2019-11-20
Made In
UK
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