2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser

Mercedes-Benz and Toyota don’t get compared to each other very often as they’re in two entirely different classes, but since the iconic Land Cruiser is branded as a luxury SUV, we decided to see how it stacks up against the full-size SUV from Mercedes-Benz. Sporting powerful performance under the hood and elegant interiors, which is truly the better choice? See for yourself as we compare the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® vs 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser!

It might not shock you to learn that the price comparison for these two isn’t even close. What will surprise you, though, is which has a lower MSRP. The 2019 GLS 450 4MATIC® is actually about $15,000 less* than the Land Cruiser. With that in mind, the Land Cruiser must have more luxury features, right? In reality, there’s nothing quite like Mercedes-Benz. See how Toyota’s SUV looks against the GLS 450 4MATIC® in the table below.

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC®


2019 Toyota Land Cruiser

$70,150* MSRP $85,015
16 city/22 hwy mpg** Fuel Efficiency 13 city/18 hwy
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

Specs and Features in the 2019 GLS 450 4MATIC®

You probably wouldn’t expect the GLS 450 4MATIC® to have an edge when it comes to interior comfort and convenience given the price difference, but there’s always an advantage when driving a Mercedes-Benz. Inside you’ll find multiple genuine wood trim options and comfortable MB-Tex upholstery seating materials. The Land Cruiser may sport more horsepower and torque, but it comes at the expense of your fuel economy. Some of the standard luxuries found in the 2019 GLS 450 4MATIC® include:

  • Premium interior lighting
  • SmartKey with KEYLESS-START®
  • Remote start
  • Power tilt/sliding sunroof
  • Garmin MAP PILOT®
  • HD Radio
  • and much more!

If you’re looking for a fully-capable SUV with a high ceiling for an adrenaline rush, look no further than the 2019 GLS 450 4MATIC®. Schedule a test drive on our website 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 16 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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