2023 Jeep Grand Wagoneer vs. 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 Review

Picture of the 2023 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

2023 Jeep
Grand Wagoneer

MSRP*: $90,495 to $110,095
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Picture of the 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2024 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

MSRP*: $87,000
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MPG - City 13 - 14 MPG 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 18 - 20 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 8 seats 6 seats
Cargo Space 94.2 ft3 84.7 ft3
Engine
  • 471-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 510-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 471 - 510 hp 375 hp
Towing Capacity 5,620 - 8,370 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior Length 214.7 in 205.0 in
Exterior Width 83.6 in 79.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 42.7 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 41.9 in
Head Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 40.0 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 40.2 in

*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
The Jeep Grand Wagoneer offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, with comparable head- and legroom. The Jeep Grand Wagoneer will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Grand Wagoneer as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Jeep Grand Wagoneer is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Wagoneer 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 Jeep Grand Wagoneer, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Wagoneer has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is clearly the choice over the Jeep Grand Wagoneer for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Grand Wagoneer greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Grand Wagoneer does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

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