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2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz G-Class than in the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. 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 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, 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. Both the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Drivetrain
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
With the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a little less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has less cargo space than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
G-Class

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

2015 Mercedes-Benz
GL-Class

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MSRP*: $63,600 - $119,450
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 12 13 - 19
Highway MPG: 14 - 15 17 - 26
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $106,206 - $126,201 $59,148 - $111,089

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