2021 Lincoln Navigator L vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 | NewCars.com

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2021 Lincoln Navigator L vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 Review

Picture of the 2021 Lincoln Navigator L

2021 Lincoln
Navigator L

MSRP*: $85,715 to $101,855
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Picture of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

MSRP*: $76,000
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Invoice* $80,710 to $95,211 $71,440
MPG - City 16 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 20 - 21 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 8 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 120.3 ft3 84.7 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 450 hp 362 hp
Towing Capacity 6,600 - 8,100 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior Length 221.9 in 205.0 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 77.0 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 41.9 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 37.9 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 40.2 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 Lincoln Navigator L than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. The Lincoln Navigator L 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 Lincoln Navigator L 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 Lincoln Navigator L 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 L is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Navigator L is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Lincoln Navigator L, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

Handling
The Lincoln Navigator L has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

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

Utility
The Lincoln Navigator L offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Lincoln Navigator L, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450.

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