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Compare Mercedes GLS-Class X166 [GLS 63 AMG] vs Audi Q7 [3.0 TDI quattro AT] vs Audi Q7 facelift [3.0 TDI 204]

Reviews

Neo score
88%
89%
92%
Pros
  • Good drivetrain reliability
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • High grade of finish
  • Superb V8 TDI and V12 TDI engines
  • Rather reliable transmission
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • Tremendous V12 TDI engine
  • New 8-speed Aisin automatic transmission
  • Generally high level of reliability
Cons
  • Non-AMG looks less good
  • Not a real SUV
  • No suited for offroading

Price

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Variants

GLS 63 AMG
GLS 350d
GLS 400
GLS 500
3.0 TDI quattro AT
3.6 FSI quattro
3.6 FSI quattro AT
4.2 FSI quattro AT
4.2 TDI quattro AT
6.0 TDI quattro AT
3.0 TDI 204
3.0 TDI 240
3.0 TDI 245
3.0 TFSI 272
3.0 TFSI 333
3.6 FSI
4.2 FSI
4.2 TDI
4.2 TDI Euro5
6.0 V12 TDI

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
680 L / 24.0 cu-ft ~ 2300 L / 81.2 cu-ft
775 L / 27.4 cu-ft ~ 2035 L / 71.9 cu-ft
775 L / 27.4 cu-ft ~ 2035 L / 71.9 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
13.0 L / 13.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
8.5 L / 9.0 qt
8.2 L / 8.7 qt
6.1 L / 6.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
100.0 L / 26.4 gal
100.0 L / 26.4 gal
100.0 L / 26.4 gal
Passengers
5
7
5
Payload
785 kg / 1731 lbs
695 kg / 1532 lbs
725 kg / 1598 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
295/40 ZR 21
235/60 R18
235/60 R18
Turning Circle
12.4 m / 40.7 ft
12.0 m / 39.4 ft
12.0 m / 39.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door SUV
5-door SUV
5-door SUV

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
240 mm / 9.4 in
205 mm / 8.1 in
Size | Height
1850 mm / 72.8 in
1737 mm / 68.4 in
1737 mm / 68.4 in
Size | Length
5130 mm / 202.0 in
5086 mm / 200.2 in
5089 mm / 200.4 in
Size | Width
1934 mm / 76.1 in | 2141 mm / 84.3 in (mirror unfolded)
1983 mm / 78.1 in | 2177 mm / 85.7 in (mirror unfolded)
1983 mm / 78.1 in | 2177 mm / 85.7 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1655.0 mm / 65.2 in
1651.0 mm / 65.0 in
1651.0 mm / 65.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1675.0 mm / 65.9 in
1676.0 mm / 66.0 in
1681.0 mm / 66.2 in
Weight
2505.0 kg / 5522.6 lbs
2295.0 kg / 5059.6 lbs
2270.0 kg / 5004.5 lbs
Wheel Size
21 in
18 in
7.5J x 18
Wheelbase
3075 mm / 121.1 in
3002 mm / 118.2 in
3002 mm / 118.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.6 sec
9.1 sec
9.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.4 sec
8.6 sec
8.6 sec
CO2 Emission
288 g/km
326 g/km
189 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.37
0.37
Fuel Economy
12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 15.8 L/100km / 14.9 MPG (urban) | 10.3 L/100km / 22.8 MPG (highway)
9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 12.9 L/100km / 18.2 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (combined) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (urban) | 6.5 L/100km / 36.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
220.0 km/h / 136.7 mph
202.0 km/h / 125.5 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3290 kg / 7253 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3000 kg / 6614 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 3000 kg / 6614 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 4
Euro 5
Engine
M 157 DE 55 AL/157.982
BUG
CJGC, CJMA
Engine | Bore
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
83.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
17.0:1
16.8:1
Engine | Displacement
5.5 L / 333.3 cu-in / 5461.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
3.0 L / 181.1 cu-in / 2967.0 cc
Engine | Power
585.0 hp / 436.2 kW @ 5500 rpm
233.0 hp / 173.7 kW @ 4000 rpm
204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3200-4400 rpm
Engine | Redline
4750 rpm
6500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
107.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
78.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
68.8 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
91.4 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Torque
760 Nm / 560.5 lb-ft @ 1750-5250 rpm
450 Nm / 331.9 lb-ft @ 1400-3250 rpm
450 Nm / 331.9 lb-ft @ 1250-2750 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7
6-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic 7G-TRONIC
Automatic Tiptronic
Automatic Tiptronic

Production

Availability
2015 ~ 2019
2005 ~ 2007
2010 ~ 2015
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