2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS GLS 450 4MATIC SUV

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS

Blue 2018 Lexus GX

2018 Lexus GX

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs. 2018 Lexus GX

In more ways than one, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS comes out ahead of the 2018 Lexus GX in the luxury SUV segment. Sussex drivers should consider the fact that the GLS:

  • Runs on a smaller introductory engine that generates 61 more hp and 40 more lb-ft of torque
  • Achieves superior fuel economy returns and has a fuel tank that holds 1.6 more gallons of gas
  • Promises 3.2 more inches of front head room, 3.1 more inches of front shoulder room, 4.4 more inches of rear legroom, and 1 more inch of rear shoulder room

Performance and MPG Specs

Performance is a key area where the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS outshines the 2018 Lexus GX around Hackettstown. You will find performance specs like:

  • GLS: An introductory 3.0L V6 churns out 363 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque via a nine-speed automatic transmission. At the top of the lineup, you’ll find a 5.5L V8 that promises 577 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque.
  • GX: The lone powertrain option is a 4.6L V8 that manages just 301 hp and 329 lb-ft of torque via a six-speed automatic transmission.

What’s more, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS achieves an EPA-estimated 17 mpg city and 22 mpg highway*, whereas the 2018 Lexus GX reaches only 15 mpg city and 18 mpg highway.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS driving in the snow

Browse the New and Used Mercedes-Benz GLS Inventory Online!

Get in touch with Mercedes-Benz of Newton in Newton after you’ve browsed the new and used Mercedes-Benz GLS inventory online! That way, you can explore your financing options! Still doing research? Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLS to the Mercedes-Benz GLE, and check out the 2019 GLS dimensions.

*EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.

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Mercedes-Benz of Newton
Mercedes-Benz of Newton
92 Hampton House Rd
Newton, NJ, 07860 United States
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