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

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Porsche Panamera vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $129,205

Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG GLS63   
Difference: $15,515

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelPanameraGLS
TrimS Sport TurismoAMG GLS63
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $109,200 $125,300
Premium Package Plus 6,250  
18-way adaptive power front seats 1,540  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 2,890  
Sunshades, second row, power 490  
Lane keeping assist 1,220  
Black exterior trim (optional) 400 300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 800 0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,630 1,950
Ionizing air filtration 350 280
Illuminated door sill trim plates 1,020  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 500  
Around view cameras 1,200  
Laminated front side windows 1,250  
AC power outlet 180  
Wood trim 1,000  
Cargo net 0  
Rear air vents with automatic controls 1,130  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 3,790  
Synthetic suede headliner 2,000  
Active stabilizer bars 5,000  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 830  
Sunshades, second row   380
Premium Package Plus 5,313  
18-way adaptive power front seats 1,309  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 2,456  
Sunshades, second row, power 417  
Lane keeping assist 1,037  
Black exterior trim (optional) 340 279
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 680 0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,236 1,814
Ionizing air filtration 297 260
Illuminated door sill trim plates 867  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 425  
Around view cameras 1,020  
Laminated front side windows 1,063  
AC power outlet 153  
Wood trim 850  
Cargo net 0  
Rear air vents with automatic controls 961  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 3,222  
Synthetic suede headliner 1,700  
Active stabilizer bars 4,250  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 706  
Sunshades, second row   353
Options (change) 34,470 2,910
Options (change) 29,302 2,706
Destination 1,050 995
Total Price $144,720 $129,205

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG GLS63
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Porsche Panamera S Sport Turismo
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $18,680
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $86,933
Model Year20182018
ModelPanameraGLS
TrimS Sport TurismoAMG GLS63
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine440hp V6550hp V8
TransmissionS8T7
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/28 MPG13/17 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)710, 14830, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/45-19295/40-21
Total Price$144,720$129,205
Adjustments for Features0-3,165
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$144,720$126,040

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Features Comparison: Porsche Panamera vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS

Model Year20182018
ModelPanameraGLS
TrimS Sport TurismoAMG GLS63
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed automated manual$1300 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row $75
Heated steering wheel$100 
Power flip-out rear side windows $125
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Remote window/roof operation $15
Semi-automated parking system $500
Sunshades, second row $125
Sunshades, second row, power$225 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Blind spot collision prevention $150
Corner notification$0 
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention $150
Lane departure warning $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Temporary spare tire $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Trailer sway control $25
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Aluminum roof rails $250
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support $100
Aux input$50 
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0 
DVD-compatible player $0
Handwriting recognition$200 
Off-road navigation system$0 
Rear dual-zone climate control$125 
Rear HVAC unit $400
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Water-repellent front-door glass$15 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Deep-tinted rear windows $275
Glass roof panel(s) $300
Laminated rear side windows$100 
Rear bumper protector $40
Running boards $350
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights $200
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass $0
Cornering lights$50 
Headlight washers$50 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Road sign information$75 
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Limited-slip rear differential$300 
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver$300 
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger$300 
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats $200
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Massage, driver seat $100
Massage, passenger seat $100
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power release, second row seats $50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power-folding third row seats $1000
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Crosswind stabilization $50
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$7,265$10,430
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$3,165
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,945

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Specifications Comparison: Porsche Panamera vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS

Model Year20182018
ModelPanameraGLS
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase116.1 in121.1 in
Length198.8 in202.0 in
Width76.3 in76.1 in
Height56.2 in72.8 in
Curb Weight4,188 lb.5,754 lb.
Fuel Capacity23.7 gal.26.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom0.0 in41.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room0.0 in58.5 in
Row 1 Legroom0.0 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom0.0 in40.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room0.0 in58.3 in
Row 2 Legroom0.0 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
18.3 ft316.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
18.349.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
49.0 ft393.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Porsche Panamera S Sport Turismo

Premium Package Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Power door closers300Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Bose, 710W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Headlight washers50No
Cornering lights50No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Total Requested250084%
Total Not Requested47516%
18-way adaptive power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Second-row sport buckets500No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Total Requested155068%
Total Not Requested72532%

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