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Mercedes Benz GLS launched Details and a quick GLS vs BMW X7 Comparison

Mercedes Benz GLS launched Details and a quick GLS vs BMW X7 Comparison

Mercedes-Benz India has launched its largest and most luxurious SUV, the brand new GLS. The corporate calls it the S-Class of SUVs. There is a petrol and a diesel, and each are priced at Rs 99.90 lakh (ex-showroom, India, besides Kerala) every.This is a fast rundown on each, whereas additionally concurrently evaluating it to its most direct rival, the BMW X7.

Mercedes-Benz GLS vs BMW X7: Horsepower and Torque
Mercedes-Benz GLS 400 d 4MATIC: The 400 d is powered by a straight-six 2925 cc diesel (in case you missed the 'd' within the nomenclature) engine, which produces 330 horsepower at 3600-4200 rpm and 700 Nm of torque at 1200-3200rpm.
The BMW X7 xDrive 30d additionally sports activities a straight-six motor, however its energy and torque figures are fairly underwhelming as compared. The BMW pushes out 265 hp at 4000 rpm and 620 Nm at 2000-2500rpm.
The comparable trim (DPE Signature) of the BMW X7 30d is a number of lakh rupees dearer than the Merc.
Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC: The petrol GLS can also be powered by a straight-six, and this one produces 367 horsepower at 5500-6100 rpm and 500 Nm of torque at 1600-4500rpm. The petrol BMW X7 (xDrive 40i) produces 340 hp at 5500-6500rpm and 450Nm of torque at 1500-5200rpm from its straight-six motor. The Merc wins, clearly.
Nevertheless, what completely destroys the BMW is the truth that the Merc will get a further increase of 22 hp and 250 Nm, because of its ISG (Built-in Starter Generator) or ISA (Built-in Starter Alternator) equipment, taking the GLS 450's peak output figures to 389 hp and 750 Nm.
Additionally, the petrol BMW is much more costly than its aforementioned diesel sibling.
Please additionally be aware that whereas each the Mercs make use of a 9-speed automated transmission, the BMWs make do with one-speed much less. All of them, nonetheless, are AWD (All Wheel Drive).

Mercedes-Benz GLS vs BMW X7: Dimensions
The Mercedes GLS is 5207 mm lengthy, 2157 mm broad (with mirrors), and 1823 mm tall. The Merc's wheelbase is 3135 mm.
The BMW X7 is 5151 mm lengthy, 2218 mm broad (with mirrors), and 1805 mm tall. Its wheelbase is 3105 mm.
Apparently, whereas the Merc's entrance monitor measures precisely the identical because the BMW's rear monitor (1705 mm), the latter's entrance monitor (1684 mm) is sort of the identical because the Merc's rear monitor (1692 mm).