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2020 Lincoln Navigator vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 Review

New 2020 Lincoln Navigator

2020 Lincoln
Navigator

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

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MSRP*
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$76,185 to $97,135
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$75,950
Invoice* $72,609 to $90,845 $71,393
MPG - City 16 19
MPG - Hwy 21 - 22 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 8 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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
The Lincoln Navigator offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lincoln Navigator 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
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lincoln Navigator, 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). The Lincoln Navigator is somewhat more expensive 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 Lincoln Navigator is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Navigator 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 Lincoln Navigator, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Lincoln Navigator does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Handling
The Lincoln Navigator 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
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Navigator for pulling heavy loads. The Lincoln Navigator has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

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

Warranty
The Lincoln Navigator comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.