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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 vs. 2020 Porsche Cayenne Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

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New 2020 Porsche Cayenne

2020 Porsche
Cayenne

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MSRP*
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$75,950
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$66,800 to $126,500
Invoice* $71,393 --
MPG - City 19 15 - 19
MPG - Hwy 23 19 - 23
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 7 5
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

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 Porsche Cayenne, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Porsche Cayenne. 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 Porsche Cayenne.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is a little narrower than the Porsche Cayenne, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche Cayenne.

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

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 has the same turning radius as the Porsche Cayenne, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

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

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

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