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Mercedes-Benz GL vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mercedes-Benz GL vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $94,485

Mercedes-Benz GL GL450   
Difference: $25,635

Lowest Total Invoice: $87,939

Mercedes-Benz GL GL450   
Difference: $23,840

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201620162018201820182018
ModelGLGLS-ClassS-ClassS-ClassS-Class
TrimGL450AMG GL63S450S560AMG S63AMG S65
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.
Base Price $66,200 $122,100 $96,600 $96,600 $144,700 $226,900
Base Invoice $61,566 $112,623 $89,838 $89,838 $134,571 $211,017
Lighting Package 1,390          
Premium 1 Package 4,410          
Driver Assistance Package 2,800   2,250 2,250 2,250  
Multicontour seats 1,100          
Parking Assist Package 1,290          
designo Edition 4,800          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720          
Panoramic sunroof 1,090          
Power door closers 550          
Adaptive dampers - electrical 800          
Wood trim, alternative type 160 160 800 800 800 800
Night vision 1,780 1,780 2,260 2,260 2,260  
Special order charge 250 250        
Heated second row seats 620   620 620 620  
Splitview front-seat entertainment system 1,000 1,000 710 710 710 710
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,950 1,950 2,650 2,650 2,650  
Heated steering wheel 250   490 490    
Rear air vents with automatic controls 1,450          
Cooled or ventilated front seats 570          
Sunshades, second row 380 380        
Synthetic suede steering wheel   500     500 500
Wheels, dark finish   500     2,200 0
Premium Package     4,500 4,500    
Upholstered instrument panel, leather     4,450 4,450 4,450  
Wood trim, expanded coverage     950 950 950  
Power rear seats     1,515 1,515 1,515  
Rear spoiler     500 500    
Around view cameras     900 900 900  
Lighting Package 1,293          
Premium 1 Package 4,101          
Driver Assistance Package 2,604   2,093 2,093 2,093  
Multicontour seats 1,023          
Parking Assist Package 1,200          
designo Edition 4,464          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670          
Panoramic sunroof 1,014          
Power door closers 512          
Adaptive dampers - electrical 744          
Wood trim, alternative type 149 149 744 744 744 744
Night vision 1,655 1,655 2,102 2,102 2,102  
Special order charge 233 233        
Heated second row seats 577   577 577 577  
Splitview front-seat entertainment system 930 930 660 660 660 660
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,814 1,814 2,465 2,465 2,465  
Heated steering wheel 233   456 456    
Rear air vents with automatic controls 1,349          
Cooled or ventilated front seats 530          
Sunshades, second row 353 353        
Synthetic suede steering wheel   465     465 465
Wheels, dark finish   465     2,048 0
Premium Package     4,185 4,185    
Upholstered instrument panel, leather     4,139 4,139 4,139  
Wood trim, expanded coverage     884 884 884  
Power rear seats     1,409 1,409 1,409  
Rear spoiler     465 465    
Around view cameras     837 837 837  
Options (change) 27,360 6,520 22,595 22,595 19,805 2,010
Options (change) 25,448 6,064 21,016 21,016 18,423 1,869
Destination 925 925 925 925 925 925
Gas Tax 0 0 0 0 0 2,100
Total Price $94,485 $129,545 $120,120 $120,120 $165,430 $231,935
Total Invoice $87,939 $119,612 $111,779 $111,779 $153,919 $215,911

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz GL vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz GL GL450
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $26,025
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $24,203
Model Year201620162018201820182018
ModelGLGLS-ClassS-ClassS-ClassS-Class
TrimGL450AMG GL63S450S560AMG S63AMG S65
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.
Engine362hp V6550hp V8362hp V6463hp V8603hp V8621hp V12
TransmissionT7T7T9T9T9T7
DrivetrainAWDAWDRWDRWDAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)80, 8830, 14590, 13590, 13590, 131590, 26
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/55-19295/40-21255/45-18245/45-19255/40-20255/40-20
Total Price$94,485$129,545$120,120$120,120$165,430$231,935
Adjustments for Features-590-2,2800-200-1,950-7,550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$93,895$127,265$120,120$119,920$163,480$224,385
Cost Above Minimum$0$33,370$200$0$43,560$104,465
Total Invoice$87,939$119,612$111,779$111,779$153,919$215,911
Adjustments for Features-549-2,1050-186-1,814-7,028
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$87,390$117,507$111,779$111,593$152,105$208,883
Cost Above Minimum$0$30,117$186$0$40,512$97,290

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz GL vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Model Year201620162018201820182018
ModelGLGLS-ClassS-ClassS-ClassS-Class
TrimGL450AMG GL63S450S560AMG S63AMG S65
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.4dr Sedan, ext.
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1200$1200   $1200
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400$1400$1400 
AWD$1700$1700  $1700 
RWD  $0$0 $0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100$100$100$100
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row$75$75    
Heated steering wheel$100 $100$100 $100
Power flip-out rear side windows$125$125    
Power liftgate$350$350    
Power trunk closer  $350$350$350$350
Remote climate control  $25$25$25$25
Remote start via app  $75$75$75$75
Sunshade, rear, power  $225$225$225$225
Sunshades, second row$125$125    
Sunshades, second row, power  $225$225$225$225
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0    
Animal detection, night  $50$50$50$50
Automatic seat belt presenters, second row     $50
Collision preparation system, rear  $100$100$100$100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system  $0$0$0$0
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100$100$100$100
Hill descent control$250$250    
Inflatable rear seat belts     $200
Lane departure prevention$150$150    
Lane keeping assist  $400$400$400$400
Pedestrian detection  $50$50$50$50
Pedestrian detection, night  $50$50$50$50
Side curtain airbags  $350$350$350$350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500    
Temporary spare tire$150$150    
Tires, run-flat  $150$150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100$100$100
Trailer sway control$25$25    
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50$50$50$50
Aluminum roof rails$250$250    
Cargo cover$75$75    
Cargo net $40$40$40$40$40
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25$25$25
Storage compartment under front seat(s)  $50$50$50$50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input$50$50    
CD changer, in-dash  $325$325$325$325
CD player$125$125    
Fragrance atomizer  $200$200$200$200
Handwriting recognition  $200$200$200$200
Heated washer fluid system  $50$50$50$50
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15    
Ionizing air filtration  $50$50$50$50
iPod integration$100$100    
Near-field communications (NFC)  $25$25$25$25
Rear air vents  $100$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250   $250
Rear dual-zone climate control     $125
Rear HVAC unit$400$400    
Rear wiper$175$175    
Residual heat  $50$50$50$50
Surround sound $250$250$250$250$250
USB port  $100$100$100$100
Voice control for external devices$0$0    
Washer fluid outlets in wiper blade  $100$100$100$100
Wiper de-icer  $25$25$25$25
Exterior 
Body kit    $0$0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25$25$25$25
Carbon fiber engine cover     $0
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275    
Front splitter spoiler    $200$200
Glass roof panel(s) $300    
Laminated rear side windows  $100$100$100$100
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0  
Rear bumper protector$40$40    
Rear spoiler$200$200$200$200  
Running boards $350    
Wheel-lip moldings $75    
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25$25$25$25  
Chronometer    $100$100
Cornering lights  $50$50$50$50
Head-up display (HUD)     $350
Headlight washers$50$50    
Illuminated vanity mirrors, rear seat  $100$100$100$100
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250$250$250$250
LED headlights  $1000$1000$1000$1000
Xenon HID headlights$500$500    
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust    $250$250
Launch control    $100 
Radar-based brake regeneration   $200  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver  $300$300$300$300
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger  $300$300$300$300
Automatic seat bolsters, second row     $450
Cooled or ventilated second row seats     $200
Folding second row seats$300$300    
Heated front row armrests     $100
Heated second row armrests     $100
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats$200$200    
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150     
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75    
Massage, second row seats     $150
Memory system, second row seats  $150$150$150$150
Metal pedals    $75$75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, second row seats     $225
Power footrest, right rear seat     $250
Power headrest fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75$75$75$75
Power headrest height adjuster, second row seats  $75$75$75$75
Power legrest, right second row seat     $500
Power recliner, second row seats  $150$150$150$150
Power release, second row seats $50    
Power seat belt height adjusters, front row  $25$25$25$25
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100    
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100    
Power thigh support length adjuster, second row seats  $150$150$150$150
Power upper seatback recliner, second row seats     $150
Power-folding third row seats$1000$1000    
Rapid-heating front seats  $0$0$0$0
Synthetic suede steering wheel $150  $150$150
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150$150  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active hydraulic struts, auto-leveling and ht. adjustable     $5500
Active stabilizer bars $500    
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500$500$500$500$500 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable$1000$1000$1000$1000$1000 
Camera-linked adaptive suspension     $500
Electronic systems calibration selector $200    
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0  $0$0
Wheels, dark finish $0  $0$0
Total Value of Features$10,705$12,395$10,115$10,315$12,065$17,665
Value of Feature Adjustments$590$2,280$0$200$1,950$7,550
Value of Feature Adjustments-549-2,1050-186-1,814-7,028

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz GL vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Model Year20162018
ModelGLS-Class
Body4dr SUV4dr Sedan, ext.
Wheelbase121.0 in124.6 in
Length201.6 in206.5 in
Width76.4 in74.8 in
Height72.8 in58.7 in
Curb Weight5,372 lb.4,732 lb.
Fuel Capacity26.4 gal.21.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.2 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.5 in59.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom40.0 in37.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.3 in59.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.5 in43.1 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.5 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom35.0 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.0 ft316.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
49.4 ft316.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
93.8 ft316.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GL GL450

Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested85094%
Total Not Requested506%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested281597%
Total Not Requested753%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system150Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Blind spot intervention150Yes
Total Requested1850100%
Total Not Requested00%
Multicontour seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested850100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Parking guidance system - active500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
designo Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage900Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200No
Total Requested250093%
Total Not Requested2007%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz S-Class S450

Upholstered instrument panel, leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0Yes
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Total Requested1600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Night vision
FeatureValueRequested?
Night vision1750Yes
Pedestrian detection, night50No
Animal detection, night50No
Total Requested175095%
Total Not Requested1005%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150Yes
Total Requested170087%
Total Not Requested25013%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested185067%
Total Not Requested92533%
Power rear seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power recliner, second row seats150No
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench150No
Memory system, second row seats150No
Power headrest height adjuster, second row seats75No
Power thigh support length adjuster, second row seats150No
Power headrest fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested750100%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz S-Class S560

Upholstered instrument panel, leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0Yes
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Total Requested1600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Night vision
FeatureValueRequested?
Night vision1750Yes
Pedestrian detection, night50No
Animal detection, night50No
Total Requested175095%
Total Not Requested1005%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150Yes
Total Requested170087%
Total Not Requested25013%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested185067%
Total Not Requested92533%
Power rear seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power recliner, second row seats150No
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench150No
Memory system, second row seats150No
Power headrest height adjuster, second row seats75No
Power thigh support length adjuster, second row seats150No
Power headrest fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested750100%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz S-Class AMG S63

Upholstered instrument panel, leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Night vision
FeatureValueRequested?
Night vision1750Yes
Pedestrian detection, night50No
Animal detection, night50No
Total Requested175095%
Total Not Requested1005%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150Yes
Total Requested170087%
Total Not Requested25013%
Power rear seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power recliner, second row seats150No
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench150No
Memory system, second row seats150No
Power headrest height adjuster, second row seats75No
Power thigh support length adjuster, second row seats150No
Power headrest fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested750100%

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