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Compare Aston Martin DBX vs Mercedes GLS-Class X166

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Neoscore
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88%
Pros
  • Superb performance
  • Marginal offroad capabilities
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good drivetrain reliability
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • High grade of finish
Cons
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Shameful for an Aston Martin to be a crossover
  • Non-AMG looks less good

Variants

DBX
DBX707
GLS 350d
GLS 400
GLS 500
GLS 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
GLS 63 AMG7.5 L / 7.9 qtGLS 350d10.5 L / 11.1 qtGLS 40010.5 L / 11.1 qtGLS 50012.9 L / 13.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
GLS 63 AMG8.5 L / 9.0 qtGLS 350d8.0 L / 8.5 qtGLS 4007.0 L / 7.4 qtGLS 5008.5 L / 9.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
85.0 L / 22.5 gal
100.0 L / 26.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
775 kg / 1709 lbs
GLS 63 AMG785 kg / 1731 lbsGLS 350d870 kg / 1918 lbsGLS 400890 kg / 1962 lbsGLS 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
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
GLS 63 AMG295/40 ZR 21GLS 350d265/60 R18GLS 400265/60 R18GLS 500275/55 R19
Turning Circle
12.4 m / 40.7 ft
12.4 m / 40.7 ft
Water Fording
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
5130 mm / 202.0 in
Size | Width
1998 mm / 78.7 in | 2220 mm / 87.4 in (mirror unfolded) | 2050 mm / 80.7 in (mirror folded)
1934 mm / 76.1 in | 2141 mm / 84.3 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1698.0 mm / 66.9 in
1655.0 mm / 65.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1664.0 mm / 65.5 in
1675.0 mm / 65.9 in
Weight
2245.0 kg / 4949.4 lbs
GLS 63 AMG2505.0 kg / 5522.6 lbsGLS 350d2380.0 kg / 5247.0 lbsGLS 4002360.0 kg / 5202.9 lbsGLS 5002370.0 kg / 5225.0 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 10J x 22 Rear wheel rims: 11.5J x 22
GLS 63 AMG21 inGLS 350d18 inGLS 40018 inGLS 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
GLS 63 AMG4.6 secGLS 350d7.8 secGLS 4006.6 secGLS 5005.3 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
DBX 4.3 secDBX7073.1 sec
GLS 63 AMG4.4 secGLS 350d7.4 secGLS 4006.3 secGLS 5005.0 sec
CO2 Emission
DBX 269 g/kmDBX707323 g/km
GLS 63 AMG288 g/kmGLS 350d199 ~ 185 g/kmGLS 400218 ~ 206 g/kmGLS 500264 ~ 255 g/km
Fuel Economy
14.2 L/100km / 16.6 MPG (combined)
GLS 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)GLS 350d7.6 L/100km / 31.0 MPG (combined) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (urban) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (highway)GLS 4009.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 11.7 L/100km / 20.1 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)GLS 50011.3 L/100km / 20.8 MPG (combined) | 14.9 L/100km / 15.8 MPG (urban) | 9.2 L/100km / 25.6 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
DBX 291.0 km/h / 180.8 mphDBX707310.0 km/h / 192.6 mph
GLS 63 AMG250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphGLS 350d222.0 km/h / 137.9 mphGLS 400240.0 km/h / 149.1 mphGLS 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)
GLS 63 AMG750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3290 kg / 7253 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)GLS 350d750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)GLS 400750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)GLS 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
GLS 63 AMGM 157 DE 55 AL/157.982GLS 350dOM 642.826GLS 400M 276.821GLS 500M 278 DE 46 AL/278.928
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
8.6:1
GLS 63 AMG10.0:1GLS 350d15.5:1GLS 40010.5:1GLS 50010.5:1
Engine | Displacement
4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc
GLS 63 AMG5.5 L / 333.3 cu-in / 5461.0 ccGLS 350d3.0 L / 182.3 cu-in / 2987.0 ccGLS 4003.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 ccGLS 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
GLS 63 AMG585.0 hp / 436.2 kW @ 5500 rpmGLS 350d258.0 hp / 192.4 kW @ 3400 rpmGLS 400333.0 hp / 248.3 kW @ 5250-6000 rpmGLS 500456.0 hp / 340.0 kW @ 5250-5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
DBX 138.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-inDBX707177.5 hp/L / 2.9 hp/cu-in
GLS 63 AMG107.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-inGLS 350d86.4 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-inGLS 400111.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-inGLS 50097.8 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
DBX 700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2200-5000 rpmDBX707900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2600-4500 rpm
GLS 63 AMG760 Nm / 560.5 lb-ft @ 1750-5250 rpmGLS 350d620 Nm / 457.3 lb-ft @ 1600-2400 rpmGLS 400480 Nm / 354.0 lb-ft @ 1600-4000 rpmGLS 500700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 1800-4000 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
GLS 63 AMGBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engineGLS 350dTurbocharged commonrail diesel V6 engineGLS 400Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engineGLS 500Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Transmission | Gears
9-speed
GLS 63 AMG7GLS 350d9GLS 4009GLS 5009
Transmission | Type
Automatic
GLS 63 AMGAutomatic 7G-TRONICGLS 350dAutomatic 9G-TRONICGLS 400Automatic 9G-TRONICGLS 500Automatic 9G-TRONIC

Production

Availability
DBX 2020DBX7072022
2015 ~ 2019
Debut
2019-11-20
Made In
UK
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