If you have already been searching for your next large luxury SUV you probably have heard about two prominent SUV vehicles; the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS and the 2019 Audi Q7. But which one do you choose? This question is more difficult to answer, but hopefully at the end of this comparison you’ll be able to determine which vehicle best fits your search parameters.
For this comparison, we are going to take a look at not only the power and performance of both vehicles, but also the transmission, cargo space, and technology features. Right away, you’ll see that the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®* has more power. This gives the GLS a faster 0 to 60 miles per hour acceleration time. You’ll also have a 9-speed automatic transmission, in comparison to the Audi model’s 8-speed automatic transmission.
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®*
2019 Audi Q7 Premium
|362 hp & 369 lb.-ft.||Horsepower/Torque||248 hp & 273 lb.-ft.|
|6.5 seconds||0-60 mph Acceleration||7.1 seconds|
|9G-TRONIC® automatic||Transmission||8-speed automatic|
|93.8 cu. ft.||Cargo Space||69.9 cu. ft.|
|Optional||Active Lane Keep Assist||N/A|
You’ll get far more cargo space in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS than you will in the 2019 Audi Q7. As in over 20 cubic feet more in the Mercedes-Benz 450 4MATIC®* than in the Audi Q7. So, if you are looking for a spacious SUV you may be more interested in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS.
You can also potentially find yourself with more technology features in the GLS. While it has standard technology like Active Brake Assist and Trailer Stability Assist, you can also get some great optional features as well. This includes cooled/ventilated seats, which can be very helpful in Arizona, and Active Lane Keep Assist. These aren’t the only features you’ll have optional and standard in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®*.
Live in or near North Scottsdale, Mesa, or Phoenix? Then you aren’t too far away from our dealership! Come on over to your friendly Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. We are located at 4725 North Scottsdale Rd. and would love to help you find your favorite Mercedes-Benz vehicle!
*Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions.