2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 vs. 2022 Porsche Macan | NewCars.com

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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 vs. 2022 Porsche Macan Review

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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLS 450

MSRP*: $77,850
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2022 Porsche
Macan

MSRP*: $54,900 to $79,900
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MPG - City 18 MPG 17 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG 22 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 84.7 ft3 53.0 ft3
Engine
  • 362-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 261-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 434-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 7-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 362 hp 261 - 434 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 4,409 lbs
Exterior Length 205.0 in 186.1 in
Exterior Width 79.9 in 76.1 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 41.9 in
Info not available
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 40.2 in
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*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
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Porsche Macan.

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 Porsche Macan.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 is much wider than the Porsche Macan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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 Macan.

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

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 has a little less horsepower than the Porsche Macan.

Powertrain
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 Macan.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche Macan, 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 Macan.