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2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class vs. 2013 Lincoln Navigator L Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Lincoln Navigator L, with comparable head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lincoln Navigator L, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
With the Lincoln Navigator L, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz GL-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 GL-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lincoln Navigator L, 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. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Lincoln Navigator L.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is much wider than the Lincoln Navigator L, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln Navigator L.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lincoln Navigator L.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Lincoln Navigator L, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Lincoln Navigator L, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class greatly out-muscles the Lincoln Navigator L.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has less seating than the Lincoln Navigator L, making the Lincoln Navigator L the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln Navigator L.

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

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
GL-Class

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MSRP*: $63,000 - $118,160
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2013 Lincoln
Navigator L

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MSRP*: $60,040 - $62,940
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.49% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 13 - 19 13 - 14
Highway MPG: 17 - 26 18 - 20
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $58,590 - $109,889 $57,038 - $59,793

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