2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 INFINITI QX80

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 INFINITI QX80

There comes a certain point in time where we all want something more than just a vehicle that gets us from point A to point B. Whether you’re interested in a mid-size crossover or a full-size behemoth, there are plenty of different options for you to choose from. If it’s a full-size luxury SUV you’re after, consider one of these two: the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 INFINITI QX80.

Full-size capabilities are what these two automakers know best. Why make your family travel around in an average SUV when they could be having the time of their lives in a luxury? Performance is a big variable here. Even though the QX80 gets better power than its rival, the GLS 450 4MATIC® still tops it when it comes to transmission speeds, which means smoother gear changes and better top-end fuel efficiency. Take a look at some similar comparisons in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®



$69,550 MSRP $67,850
17 city/22 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 13 city/19 hwy mpg
9 Speed Automatic Transmission 7 Speed Automatic
362 Horsepower 400
369 lb-ft Torque 413 lb-ft
6.5 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
AWD Drivetrain AWD
7 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRE-SAFE® Not Available
Standard First Aid Kit Optional
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Comfort and Convenience in the 2018 GLS 450 4MATIC®

Nothing quite outlines the essence of a luxury vehicle quite like its comfort and convenience features. Mercedes-Benz and INFINITI know all too well about these, but one of them takes it further than the other. For example: have you ever had a stressful day at work and needed a way to relax or cool down? How does a massage sound? For many people, this means setting up an appointment at a massage parlor or going out of their way to purchase a massage chair. When you choose the 2018 GLS 450 4MATIC®, you’ll be treated to first-class comfort thanks to the available front power lumbar with massage feature. It will take all your worries away as you concentrate on what’s most important: the road. You may even find yourself just leaving the house and sitting inside just to use it! Other comfort and convenience features include:

  • Heated/cooled front seats

  • Power driver seat with memory

  • Power liftgate

  • Power tilt/sliding sunroof

  • Garage door opener

  • Heated and cooled front cupholders

  • Keyless entry

Ready to make the 2018 GLS 450 4MATIC® your own? Check it out here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis today! We have just what you’re looking for and we can get you back on the road faster than you thought possible. Stop by and schedule a test drive today!

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