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.
The Porsche Cayenne requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, making it more convenient to drive.
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.
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 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.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and the 2014 Porsche Cayenne.
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MSRP*: $63,000 - $118,160
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MSRP*: $49,600 - $146,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.49%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 4.80%|
|City MPG:||13 - 19||14 - 20|
|Highway MPG:||17 - 26||20 - 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*:||$58,590 - $109,889||--|
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