Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
Invoice
$174,276
Average Price Paid
$185,400
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$185,400
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,710
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The S-Class not only sits at the top of the Mercedes hierarchy in price and prestige, but it has also long served as a technological showcase. In the press release for the redesigned 2...

2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For the well-heeled among us who desire a full-size sport ute with power, plush, panache, and even a bit of practicality, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class might be just the ticket. Spor...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
80
Alen_K_87 writes:
It’s nice overall but the Mercedes price tag isn’t.
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
40
ojide writes:
Excellent family car
Paseo_2678 writes:
This is the one we bought.
60
Stevenml155 writes:
Was my first choice until I spent a good amount of time in one. It feels somewhat cramped, 3rd row is tight, ...
Power Ranked 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE LUX AWD better.
"Smooth and strong up to 70. The GL550 is very strong as well, just didnt feel as refined. "
Value Ranked 2016 Land Rover LR4 HSE LUX AWD worse.
"The GL550 pulls harder throughout the power band, has a decent interior and can be picked up pretty cost effectively. "

Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 26.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Diesel
Power
603 hp @ 5,500 RPM
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
Torque
664 lb-ft @ 2,750 RPM
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
8.6:1
15.5:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom -- 40.3 in
Back Legroom -- 38.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 6.9 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload 921 lbs 1,698 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.9 in 201.6 in
Width 83 in 84.3 in
Height 56.2 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 115.9 in 121.1 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Anthracite Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cashmere White MAGNO
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Diamond White Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Rubellite Red Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System
  • AMG Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
  • AMG Carbon Fiber/Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines Trim
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • AMG Ceramic Compound Braking System
  • AMG Exterior Carbon Fiber Package
  • AMG Night Styling Package
  • AMG Performance Steering Wheel In Carbon Fiber
  • AMG Performance Steering Wheel In Nappa/DINAMICA
  • AMG Performance Steering Wheel In Wood/Nappa
  • AMG Red-Painted Brake Calipers
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Night View Assist Plus
  • SWAROVSKI Crystal Headlamps
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO Magnolia Flowing Lines Trim
  • Grey Satin-Finish Ash Wood Trim
  • Bengal Red/Black, DESIGNO Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, DESIGNO Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, DESIGNO Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Deep-Sea Blue, DESIGNO Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Espresso Brown, DESIGNO Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Titian Red, DESIGNO Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, DESIGNO Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 20" AMG 5-Twin-Spoke Forged Silver W/Black
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Forged 10-Spoke Black
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Forged 10-Spoke Silver
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Black
  • Wheels: 20" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Silver
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Heated Second Row Seats
  • 3-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Active Curve System
  • Adaptive Damping System
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Illuminated Star
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment
  • SplitView
  • Designo Auburn Brown Leather Package
  • Designo Black Leather Package
  • Designo Porcelain Leather Package
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • designo Wood & Leather Steering Wheel
  • Appearance Package
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • Lighting Package
  • Premium I Package
  • designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Lane Tracking Package
  • Night-View Assist Plus
  • Parking Assist Package
  • Parktronic with Active Parking Assist
  • Almond Beige/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black Leather Upholstery
  • Grey/Dark Grey Leather Upholstery
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Multi-Contour Driver/Passenger Seats with Massage
  • Panorama Sunroof
  • Trailer Hitch

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