2020 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 | NewCars.com

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2020 INFINITI QX80 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 Review

New 2020 INFINITI QX80

2020 INFINITI
QX80

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

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MSRP*
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$66,750 to $91,450
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$75,950
Invoice* $63,079 to $86,420 $71,393
MPG - City 13 - 14 19
MPG - Hwy 19 - 20 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** *** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the INFINITI QX80 than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the INFINITI QX80 and the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the INFINITI QX80, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the INFINITI QX80 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the INFINITI QX80 is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Dimensions
Since the INFINITI QX80 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the INFINITI QX80, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the INFINITI QX80 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Handling
The INFINITI QX80 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the INFINITI QX80, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. The INFINITI QX80 has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Utility
The INFINITI QX80 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The INFINITI QX80 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the INFINITI QX80 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.