2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2019 Infiniti QX80

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2019 Infiniti QX80

Some drivers just need a lot more space than the conventional SUV allows. For drivers who fit that category, a full-size SUV may be the right choice. Offering greater dimensions – and oftentimes, greater towing capacities – makes vehicles like the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS such a highly sought-after choice. When you’re finally fed up with the boring options that exist from more conventional automakers, consider giving luxury brands a try. Take a look at this comparison between the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2019 Infiniti QX80 to see which has more choices for you! in this comparison, you’ll get a chance to see the variety of trim levels across each as well as the performance variations. How does Infiniti stack up against the coveted quality of German engineering? Find out below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS


2019 Infiniti QX80

Standard All-Wheel Drive Standard
3 Engine Options 1
93.8 cubic ft Max Cargo Space 95.1 cubic ft
Standard Driver Drowsiness Monitor Not Available

Highlights in the 2019 GLS

The biggest reasons people choose conventional sedans over luxury sedans is the huge price difference between them. When it comes to full-size SUVs, however, the price gap is far less. That being said, not all options are the same. The GLS has a few highlights that can’t be said of the QX80, the first of which is engine options. Opting for the GLS will allow you to choose between the three different engines that exist for the GLS 450 4MATIC®, GLS 550 4MATIC®, and the AMG® GLS 63. The base GLS 450 4MATIC® comes with a powerful yet efficient 3.0L V6 twin-turbo engine that delivers 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque, while the GLS 550 4MATIC® offers 449 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. If that’s not enough, upgrade to the AMG® GLS 63 and you’ll be treated to a whopping 577 horsepower and 561 lb-ft of torque.

The interior is another area where the GLS excels ahead of the QX80. Many reviews point to Infiniti’s outdated interior styling and lack of upgraded materials and technology. Mercedes-Benz, however, is the complete opposite. Renowned for their innovative technology and industry-firsts (ATTENTION ASSIST® and PRE-SAFE® come to mind), the GLS is only getting better year after year. Some of the equipment you’ll find available throughout the GLS trim levels include heated/ventilated front seats with massage feature, 3-zone climate control, COMAND® navigation, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, and much more.

The highlights available for the 2019 GLS are far too numerous to list here. To get the full rundown of what this full-size luxury SUV has to offer, get in touch with the team here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis and schedule a test drive today!

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