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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.
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MSRP*: $113,000 - $134,300
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MSRP*: $63,000 - $118,160
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.49%||As low as 2.49%|
|City MPG:||12||13 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||14 - 15||17 - 26|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||7 - 7|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$105,090 - $124,899||$58,590 - $109,889|
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