2015 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class vs. 2015 Porsche Cayenne Review

Comparison Review

The Porsche Cayenne will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

With the Porsche Cayenne, 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.

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 is somewhat more expensive than the Porsche Cayenne. 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 Porsche Cayenne.

Since the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is much wider than the Porsche Cayenne, 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 may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche Cayenne.

With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Porsche Cayenne.

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

If you've got something you need to pull, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class will do just as well as the Porsche Cayenne, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and the Porsche Cayenne.

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche Cayenne, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Cayenne.

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayenne.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $63,600 - $119,450

2015 Porsche

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MSRP*: $61,700 - $113,600
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City MPG: 13 - 19 14 - 20
Highway MPG: 17 - 26 21 - 29
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $59,148 - $111,089 --

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