2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser

This might not seem like a fair matchup given the way these two brands market themselves, but we figured it would be a good idea to give you some insight anyway. The Land Cruiser is marketed and priced like a luxury vehicle, and it offers much of what Mercedes-Benz’s full-size SUV does. How do they compare? Find out here as we look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser.

It might shock you to see the price difference between these two, but that’s just the beginning. Yes, performance leans toward the Land Cruiser, but it’s actually a lot closer than you might think. The GLS 450 4MATIC® still gets better fuel efficiency and comes with luxury like only a true luxury automaker can provide. Ready to see more? Check out the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®


2018 Toyota Land Cruiser

$69,550 MSRP $84,315
17 city/22 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 13 city/18 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
362 Horsepower 381
369 lb-ft Torque 401 lb-ft
6.5 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
AWD Drivetrain AWD
7 Number of Airbags 7
93.8 cubic ft Max Cargo Volume 81.7 cubic ft
Optional Front Power Lumbar with Massage Not Available
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Comfort and Convenience in the GLS 450 4MATIC®

Looking for extraordinary luxury? A long heritage of exquisite features and high standards lean toward Mercedes-Benz. The GLS 450 4MATIC® comes equipped with everything you need to know that you’ve made the right decision. That starts with the front power lumbar with massage feature, which is sure to allow maximum relaxation after a long day. Skip the drive to the massage parlor and get it right there in the front seat of your GLS 450 4MATIC®. Other comfort and convenience features in the SUV include:

  • Power driver’s seat with memory
  • Heated front seats
  • Power liftgate
  • Power tilt/sliding sunroof
  • MB-Tex upholstery
  • Split-folding 2nd and 3rd row seats
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • and much more!

Interested in owning the 2018 GLS 450 4MATIC®? Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis to check it out or you can schedule a test drive right here on our website!

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