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2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs. 2015 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz G-Class than in the GMC Yukon XL 1500. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Convenience
With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Mercedes-Benz G-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class carries a much lower Destination Charge than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is much slimmer than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the GMC Yukon XL 1500 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a larger turning radius than the GMC Yukon XL 1500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a little more horsepower than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Mercedes-Benz G-Class seats a lot fewer people than the GMC Yukon XL 1500. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class than that of the GMC Yukon XL 1500.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
G-Class

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MSRP*: $114,200 - $135,700

2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $49,690 - $69,470
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 12 14 - 16
Highway MPG: 14 - 15 20 - 23
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 9
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $106,206 - $126,201 $46,212 - $64,607

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