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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2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$170,750
Invoice
$159,651
Average Price Paid
$154,334
11 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
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Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
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GL 350 BlueTEC
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2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$184,405
2 listings nationwide

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,892
70 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Mercedes-Benz last redesigned its S-Class in 2014, bringing critical acclaim to the nameplate and heralding a new design direction for the brand. Last year’s model came with a subtle, ...

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...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
No User Reviews
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
20
writes:
Excellent family car
writes:
This is the one we bought.
30
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 Landmark 4WD 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 Landmark 4WD worse.
"The GL550 pulls harder throughout the power band, has a decent interior and can be picked up pretty cost effectively. "

Specs

2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
GL 350 BlueTEC
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 26.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Diesel
Power
463 hp @ 5,250 RPM
240 hp @ 3,600 RPM
Torque
516 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
455 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
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 Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer 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 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 40.3 in
Back Legroom 40 in 38.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.3 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,698 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 7,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 214.7 in 201.6 in
Width 83.9 in 84.3 in
Height 58.7 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 132.5 in 121.1 in

Available Options

2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Anthracite Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • Designo Cashmere White Magno
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Dune Silver Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Refrigerator in Rear Center Console
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Deep Sea Blue Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Satin Red Pearl Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Titanium Grey Pearl Package
  • Double Clear Coat
  • Double Clear Coat (Discontinued)
  • Executive Rear Seat Package Plus
  • Silver Handcrafted Champagne Flutes
  • DESIGNO Magnolia Flowing Lines Trim
  • Armagnac Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Copper Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Gold Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Platinum Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Savanna Beige/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magic Sky Control
  • Wheels: 19" Polished Forged
  • Wheels: 20" High-Gloss Polished Multispoke
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Forged
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Polished Forged
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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