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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 vs. 2020 Ford Expedition Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

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New 2020 Ford Expedition

2020 Ford
Expedition

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MSRP*
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$75,950
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$52,810 to $77,085
Invoice* $71,393 $50,697 to $73,841
MPG - City 19 17
MPG - Hwy 23 22 - 23
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Ford Expedition, with comparable head- and legroom. The Ford Expedition will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has 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 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 as you will with the Ford Expedition, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Expedition. 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 GLS 450 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Ford Expedition.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is much slimmer than the Ford Expedition, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is slightly shorter than the Ford Expedition, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 has much lower torque than the Ford Expedition, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
With the Ford Expedition, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 has a little less horsepower than the Ford Expedition.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 has less seating than the Ford Expedition, making the Ford Expedition the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Expedition.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 than that of the Ford Expedition.