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Porsche Cayenne vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Porsche Cayenne vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $93,380

Mercedes-Benz GLS GLS450   
Difference: $28,480

Lowest Total Invoice: $86,916

Mercedes-Benz GLS GLS450   
Difference: $16,816

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20092009201820182018
ModelCayenneCayenneGLSGLSGLS
TrimTurboTurbo SGLS450GLS550AMG GLS63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $97,700 $123,600 $69,550 $94,950 $125,300
Base Invoice $83,045 $105,060 $64,682 $88,304 $116,529
Light Comfort Package 610 610      
Rear air vents with automatic controls 1,690 1,690 1,450    
Bluetooth cell phone link 695 695      
Rearview camera 1,680 1,680      
Compass 95 95      
Floor mats 140 140      
Laminated front side windows 1,100 1,100      
Wood trim 345 345      
Sunshades, second row 190 190 380 380 380
Class IV trailer hitch 630 630 575 575 575
Running boards 1,550 1,550 670    
Panoramic sunroof 3,900 3,900 1,090 1,090  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,950 2,950 1,950 1,950 1,950
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 240 0 590   0
Active stabilizer bars 3,510   3,700 2,900  
Satellite radio 750 750      
Proximity key 995 995      
Illuminated door sill trim plates 915 915      
Wheel-lip moldings 750        
Roof rack 450 450      
Premium 1 Package     3,830    
Obstacle detection, rear     970    
designo Edition     4,900 4,200  
Lighting Package     1,390    
Metallic paint (extra cost)     720    
Heated second row seats     620 620  
Light Comfort Package 519 519      
Rear air vents with automatic controls 1,436 1,436 1,349    
Bluetooth cell phone link 591 591      
Rearview camera 1,428 1,428      
Compass 81 81      
Floor mats 119 119      
Laminated front side windows 935 935      
Wood trim 293 293      
Sunshades, second row 162 162 353 353 353
Class IV trailer hitch 536 536 535 535 535
Running boards 1,318 1,318 623    
Panoramic sunroof 3,315 3,315 1,014 1,014  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,508 2,508 1,814 1,814 1,814
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 204 0 549   0
Active stabilizer bars 2,984   3,441 2,697  
Satellite radio 638 638      
Proximity key 846 846      
Illuminated door sill trim plates 778 778      
Wheel-lip moldings 638        
Roof rack 383 383      
Premium 1 Package     3,562    
Obstacle detection, rear     902    
designo Edition     4,557 3,906  
Lighting Package     1,293    
Metallic paint (extra cost)     670    
Heated second row seats     577 577  
Options (change) 23,185 18,685 22,835 11,715 2,905
Options (change) 19,712 15,886 21,239 10,896 2,702
Destination 975 975 995 995 995
Total Price $121,860 $143,260 $93,380 $107,660 $129,200
Total Invoice $103,732 $121,921 $86,916 $100,195 $120,226

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Porsche Cayenne vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz GLS GLS450
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $32,235
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $20,339
Model Year20092009201820182018
ModelCayenneCayenneGLSGLSGLS
TrimTurboTurbo SGLS450GLS550AMG GLS63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine500hp V8550hp V8362hp V6449hp V8550hp V8
TransmissionT6T6T9T9T7
DrivetrainAWD w/4LAWD w/4LAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 14410, 1480, 8830, 14830, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/45-19295/35-21275/55-19295/40-21295/40-21
Total Price$121,860$143,260$93,380$107,660$129,200
Adjustments for Features-3500-4,105-6,045-7,645
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$121,510$143,260$89,275$101,615$121,555
Cost Above Minimum$0$21,750$0$12,340$32,280
Total Invoice$103,732$121,921$86,916$100,195$120,226
Adjustments for Features-2980-3,821-5,626-7,114
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$103,434$121,921$83,095$94,569$113,112
Cost Above Minimum$0$18,487$0$11,474$30,017

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Features Comparison: Porsche Cayenne vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS

Model Year20092009201820182018
ModelCayenneCayenneGLSGLSGLS
TrimTurboTurbo SGLS450GLS550AMG GLS63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100   
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400$1400 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1200
AWD w/low range$2200$2200   
AWD  $1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100$100
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed    $1000
Air compressor$35$35   
Cruise control$250$250$250$250 
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row   $75$75
Power door closers   $300$300
Power flip-out rear side windows  $125$125$125
Remote app  $25$25$25
Remote climate control  $25$25$25
Remote start via app  $75$75$75
Remote window/roof operation  $15$15$15
Semi-automated parking system  $500$500$500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0$0
Around view cameras   $500$500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial    $200
Automatic braking, low-speed    $200
Blind spot collision prevention    $150
Blind spot warning system  $200$200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150$150
Forward collision warning  $200$200$200
Knee airbag, driver  $100$100$100
Lane departure prevention    $150
Lane departure warning  $200$200$200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100$100
Rear side airbags  $300$300$300
Rearview camera$200$200$200  
Side curtain airbags$350$350   
Side curtain airbags, three rows  $500$500$500
Trailer sway control  $25$25$25
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50   
Aluminum roof rails  $250$250$250
Cargo net$40$40 $40$40
Console with shifter$150$150   
Console without shifter  $150$150$150
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150   
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25   
Rear seat pass-through$100$100   
Roof rack$300$300   
Ski sack$50$50   
Storage compartment under front seat(s)$50$50   
Trailering equipment (7 wire)  $150$150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100$100$100
App support  $100$100$100
Apple CarPlay support  $100$100$100
Bluetooth audio streaming  $25$25$25
HD radio  $50$50$50
In-vehicle Internet  $150$150$150
Media drive  $15$15$15
Navigation map updates, three years  $0$0$0
Rear dual-zone climate control$125$125   
Residual heat$50$50   
SD Card slot  $25$25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader  $25$25$25
Surround sound$250$250 $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325$325$325
Traffic + travel information  $25$25$25
Traffic information$25$25   
USB port  $100$100$100
Water-repellent front-door glass$15$15   
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50$50$50
Exterior 
Glass roof panel(s)    $300
Rear bumper protector  $40$40$40
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights  $200$200$200
Analog clock  $25$25$25
Auto-dimming headlights  $200$200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75$75   
Cornering lights$50$50   
Fog lights$125$125   
Headlight washers$50$50   
Interior ambient lighting$150$150   
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150$150
LED headlights  $1000$1000$1000
Steering-linked headlights$150$150   
Turn signals on or near mirrors  $25$25$25
Xenon HID headlights$500$500   
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150$150$150
Lockable center differential$150$150   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats   $300$300
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats  $200$200$200
Manual recliner, second row seats  $75$75$75
Massage, driver seat   $100$100
Massage, passenger seat   $100$100
Metal pedals$75$75   
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50$50
Power release, second row seats    $50
Power seat belt height adjusters, front row$25$25   
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-folding third row seats  $1000$1000$1000
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Crosswind stabilization  $50$50$50
Disconnectable stabilizer bars$350    
Sport suspension (upgrade)    $0
Total Value of Features$7,290$6,940$11,045$12,985$14,585
Value of Feature Adjustments$350$0$4,105$6,045$7,645
Value of Feature Adjustments-2980-3,821-5,626-7,114

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Specifications Comparison: Porsche Cayenne vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS

Model Year20092018
ModelCayenneGLS
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.4 in121.1 in
Length188.9 in202.0 in
Width76.0 in76.1 in
Height66.9 in72.8 in
Curb Weight4,763 lb.5,401 lb.
Fuel Capacity26.4 gal.26.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.7 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.5 in58.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.4 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in40.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.7 in58.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.0 in38.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in50.5 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in35.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
19.1 ft316.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
19.149.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.5 ft393.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Light Comfort Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested22575%
Total Not Requested7525%

Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

Light Comfort Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested22575%
Total Not Requested7525%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLS GLS450

Active stabilizer bars
FeatureValueRequested?
Active stabilizer bars500Yes
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Rear air vents with automatic controls
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls150Yes
Rear HVAC unit400Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested30067%
Total Not Requested15033%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Lane departure warning200No
Blind spot warning system200No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested157562%
Total Not Requested96538%
designo Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage900Yes
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%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
iPod integration100No
LED headlights1000No
Adaptive headlights200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1500100%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLS GLS550

Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested30067%
Total Not Requested15033%
designo Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0Yes
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather700Yes
Total Requested1600100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG GLS63

Class IV trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class IV trailer hitch300Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested30067%
Total Not Requested15033%

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