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Honda Pilot vs. Mercedes-Benz GL Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Pilot vs. Mercedes-Benz GL Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $48,160

Honda Pilot Elite   
Difference: $37,870

Lowest Total Invoice: $44,084

Honda Pilot Elite   
Difference: $35,991

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201620162016
ModelPilotGLGLGL
TrimEliteGL450GL550AMG GL63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $47,220 $66,200 $91,300 $122,100
Base Invoice $43,144 $61,566 $84,909 $112,623
Driver Assistance Package   2,800 1,950  
Premium 1 Package   4,410    
Class IV trailer hitch   575 575 575
Rear air vents with automatic controls   1,450    
Obstacle detection, rear   970    
Lighting Package   1,390    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,950 1,950 1,950
Adaptive dampers - electrical   800    
Heated steering wheel   250 250  
Leather seating surfaces   1,620    
Heated second row seats   620 620  
Cooled or ventilated front seats   570    
Power release, second row seats   400 400  
Sunshades, second row   380 380 380
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720    
Driver Assistance Package   2,604 1,814  
Premium 1 Package   4,101    
Class IV trailer hitch   535 535 535
Rear air vents with automatic controls   1,349    
Obstacle detection, rear   902    
Lighting Package   1,293    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,814 1,814 1,814
Adaptive dampers - electrical   744    
Heated steering wheel   233 233  
Leather seating surfaces   1,507    
Heated second row seats   577 577  
Cooled or ventilated front seats   530    
Power release, second row seats   372 372  
Sunshades, second row   353 353 353
Metallic paint (extra cost)   670    
Options (change) 0 18,905 6,125 2,905
Options (change) 0 17,584 5,698 2,702
Destination 940 925 925 925
Total Price $48,160 $86,030 $98,350 $125,930
Total Invoice $44,084 $80,075 $91,532 $116,250

The configured Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

The configured Mercedes-Benz GL 4dr SUV

Even when the Honda Pilot and Mercedes-Benz GL are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Pilot Elite trim is $47,220. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $48,160.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GL GL450 trim is $66,200. The features would cost an additional $18,905. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $86,030.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GL GL550 trim is $91,300. The features would cost an additional $6,125. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $98,350.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz GL AMG GL63 trim is $122,100. The features would cost an additional $2,905. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $125,930.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Pilot trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GL trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GL GL450 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda Pilot 4dr SUV

The configured Mercedes-Benz GL 4dr SUV

Even when the Honda Pilot and Mercedes-Benz GL are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Pilot Elite trim is $43,144. The features would cost an additional $0. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $44,084.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GL GL450 trim is $61,566. The features would cost an additional $17,584. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $80,075.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GL GL550 trim is $84,909. The features would cost an additional $5,698. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $91,532.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz GL AMG GL63 trim is $112,623. The features would cost an additional $2,702. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $116,250.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Pilot trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz GL trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz GL GL450 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Mercedes-Benz GL

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot Elite
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $33,990
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $32,380
Model Year2017201620162016
ModelPilotGLGLGL
TrimEliteGL450GL550AMG GL63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6362hp V6429hp V8550hp V8
TransmissionT9T7T7T7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)540, 1080, 8830, 14830, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20275/55-19295/40-21295/40-21
Total Price$48,160$86,030$98,350$125,930
Adjustments for Features0-3,880-5,795-8,995
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$48,160$82,150$92,555$116,935
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$10,405$34,785
Total Invoice$44,084$80,075$91,532$116,250
Adjustments for Features0-3,611-5,393-8,304
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$44,084$76,464$86,139$107,946
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$9,675$31,482

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Mercedes-Benz GL

Model Year2017201620162016
ModelPilotGLGLGL
TrimEliteGL450GL550AMG GL63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400   
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200$1200$1200
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0   
Adaptive cruise control$750   
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000$1000
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row $75$75$75
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100 
Power door closers  $300$300
Power flip-out rear side windows $125$125$125
Remote app $25$25$25
Remote start$150   
Remote window/roof operation $15$15$15
Semi-automated parking system $500$500$500
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25   
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0$0
Around view cameras  $500$500
Blind spot intervention $200$200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150$150
Hill descent control $250$250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100
Lane departure prevention system $200$200$200
Lane keeping assist system$400   
Pedestrian detection$50   
Rear cross-traffic detection$100   
Rear side airbags $300$300$300
Rearview camera$200$200  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100   
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails $250$250$250
Cargo cover $75$75$75
Cargo net$40 $40$40
Class III trailer hitch$250   
Class IV trailer hitch $300$300$300
Console with shifter$150   
Console without shifter $150$150$150
Overhead sunglass holder$25   
Roof rails$250   
Second-row low console$100   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0   
Apple CarPlay support$0   
Automatic air recirculation $100$100$100
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system$100   
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens $1200$1200$1200
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000   
HDMI port$25   
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15$15
In-vehicle Internet $150$150$150
iPod integration $100$100$100
Media drive $15$15$15
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0
SD Card slot $25$25$25
Surround sound  $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325$325
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25
Traffic information$25   
USB port$100   
Voice control for external devices $0$0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50$50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250   
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50  $50
Glass roof panel(s)$300  $300
Panoramic sunroof   $1200
Running boards  $350$350
Skid plate (one)$50   
Sunroof$900$900$900 
Wheel-lip moldings$75 $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25$25$25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75$75
Conversation mirror$25   
Fog light, rear $100$100$100
Fog lights$125   
Headlight washers $50$50$50
Interior ambient lighting$150   
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150$150
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750   
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25$25
Power-folding mirrors $50$50$50
Spotter mirror(s)$50   
Steering-linked headlights $150$150$150
Xenon HID headlights $500$500$500
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Floor mats, third row (optional)$0   
Folding third row seats$600   
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200$200
Leather door panel trim   $250
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats $200$200$200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75   
Manual recliner, third row seats$125   
Massage, driver seat  $100$100
Massage, passenger seat  $100$100
Memory system, passenger seat $150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150$150$150
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100   
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat  $100$100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat  $100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100
Power-folding third row seats $1000$1000$1000
Synthetic suede headliner   $1000
Upholstered instrument panel $300$300 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   $1000
Wood trim $300$300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active stabilizer bars   $500
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100   
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000$1000$1000
Crosswind stabilization $50$50$50
Electronic systems calibration selector   $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0
Suggestive steering$0   
Terrain selector$200   
Total Value of Features$11,715$15,595$17,510$20,710
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,880$5,795$8,995
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,611-5,393-8,304

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Mercedes-Benz GL

Model Year20172016
ModelPilotGL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in121.0 in
Length194.5 in201.6 in
Width78.6 in76.4 in
Height69.8 in72.8 in
Curb Weight4,055 lb.5,372 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.26.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room62.0 in58.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.1 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.2 in40.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room62.0 in58.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in38.5 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.6 in50.5 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom31.9 in35.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.5 ft316.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.8 ft349.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.9 ft393.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL GL450

Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested15033%
Total Not Requested30067%
Rear air vents with automatic controls
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls150Yes
Rear HVAC unit400Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200No
Total Requested90082%
Total Not Requested20018%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested100051%
Total Not Requested95049%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat50No
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested172560%
Total Not Requested116540%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested70078%
Total Not Requested20022%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL GL550

Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested15033%
Total Not Requested30067%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Lane departure prevention system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested60039%
Total Not Requested95061%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL AMG GL63

Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested15033%
Total Not Requested30067%

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