2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Lincoln Navigator

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Lincoln Navigator

It’s not everyday you come across big names like Mercedes-Benz and Lincoln going head to head, but that’s what we’re looking at today. Ford’s luxury brand matches up well against most of the Mercedes-Benz lineup, and we’re looking at each brand’s full-size SUV to see which is truly a better value. Check out our comparison between the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Lincoln Navigator!

We’ll first take a look at how the prices compare. Despite being a premium automaker that fathers no other automakers (Ford owns Lincoln), Mercedes-Benz’s full-size SUV in the GLS 450 4MATIC® comes in at a starting MSRP of just $70,150, which is a few thousand less than the Navigator. How will that affect what you’ll find inside? Will the Navigator offer more because of the higher price, or will the GLS 450 4MATIC® find a way to emerge as a powerful contender? Let’s take a look below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®


2019 Lincoln Navigator Base 4x4

$70,150* MSRP $75,860
17 city/22 hwy mpg** Fuel Efficiency 16 city/21 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 10-Speed Automatic
362 Horsepower 450
369 lb-ft Torque 500 lb-ft
6.5 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
AWD Drivetrain AWD
7 Number of Airbags 7
7200 lbs Towing Capacity 6200 lbs
93.8 cubic ft Max Cargo Volume 103.4 cubic ft
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8.3 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Why Drive the GLS 450 4MATIC®?

Ask any driver of the GLS 450 4MATIC® and they’ll probably all tell you the same thing: it offers the perfect mix of space, power, and utility. The Navigator underwent an engine upgrade for 2019, which might seem like exciting news until you factor in the big price increase. There’s more to it than that, though. Despite boasting more horsepower and torque than the GLS 450 4MATIC®, the full-size Mercedes-Benz SUV somehow manages to have a towing capacity that exceeds the Navigator by 1000 lbs (see the table above). Some of the other features you’ll find in the GLS 450 4MATIC® include:

  • Power tilt/sliding sunroof
  • Power driver seat with memory
  • Remote Start with the Mercedes me Connect Services
  • Heated and cooled front cupholders
  • Heated/ventilated seating
  • Cabin air-purification system
  • And much more!

The 2019 GLS 450 4MATIC® is turning heads like few others are. Are you interested in being the next one to own one? Check it out here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis today!

*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and dealer prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See dealer for details.

**EPA estimated 17 MPG highway and 22 MPG city with 26.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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