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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 vs. 2021 Toyota Sequoia Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 450

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2021 Toyota
Sequoia

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MSRP*
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$61,750
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$50,400 to $69,675
Invoice* $58,045 $45,864 to $63,405
MPG - City 19 13
MPG - Hwy 24 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 7 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

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Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 than in the Toyota Sequoia. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Sequoia.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Sequoia, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Sequoia. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Sequoia.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is much slimmer than the Toyota Sequoia, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Sequoia.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Toyota Sequoia.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 will do just as well as the Toyota Sequoia, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Sequoia.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 has less seating than the Toyota Sequoia, making the Toyota Sequoia the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 than that of the Toyota Sequoia.