2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 GMC Yukon Denali 4WD
Those unfamiliar with the automotive industry may question why a high-end automaker like Mercedes-Benz is being compared to a more traditional one like GMC. ever since they released their Denali trims, that line has rivaled some of the bigger-named luxury brands. That is definitely the case here, but which truly reigns supreme? Take a look as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 GMC Yukon Denali 4WD.
You never know how closely these two resemble each other until you really begin crunching the numbers. Can a brand like GMC really be compared to the likes of Mercedes-Benz? You could certainly think so after noticing that they share almost the same MSRP. Aside from that, there actually is a little back and forth. Take a look at the table below.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®
2018 GMC Yukon Denali 4WD
|17 city/22 hwy mpg||Fuel Efficiency||14 city/20 hwy mpg|
|9 Speed Automatic||Transmission||10 Speed Automatic|
|369 lb-ft||Torque||460 lb-ft|
|6.5 seconds||0 to 60 time||Not Available|
|7||Number of Airbags||7|
|8 inches||Entertainment Screen Size||8 inches|
Design Features in the GLS 450 4MATIC®
It’s not often you see a less-acclaimed automaker try to compare to a bigger name like Mercedes-Benz, but that’s what GMC is trying to do. While they certainly have a lot going for them in terms of performance, there’s more to a luxury SUV than that. The GLS 450 4MATIC® is equipped with plenty of design features that let you know it strives to be top-of-the-line. The cabin, both refined and refreshing, is equipped with hand-finished wood, hand-fitted upholstery, and subtle metallic details for a contemporary finish. In addition to that, there are plenty of other standard design features such as:
19-inch 5-spoke wheels
Nappa leather multifunction steering wheel
Aluminum roof rails
Dual chrome exhaust tips
Eucalyptus wood trim
The verdict is in. The jury has spoken. There’s simply no beating a purebred luxury brand like Mercedes-Benz. Despite their best efforts, GMC is best left competing with the automakers in their own segment. Curious to see the GLS 450 4MATIC® in action? Come check it out here at World Wide Motors! Conveniently located in Indianapolis, we’re here for all your luxury vehicle needs. Stop by or schedule a test drive today!