2017 Land Rover Range Rover vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

Luxury SUVs are given the challenging goal of providing both rugged performance, and elegant refinement. Shoppers considering one of the vehicles in this class will want to learn more about the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover vs the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class.

These two crossovers deliver impressive performance on multiple fronts. Each one can be equipped with multiple engine options that include both fuel-efficient turbodiesel V-6 engines, and powerful V-8 engines. When equipped with the turbocharged V-8 engine options, the Range Rover and the GLS-class are each able to break the 500 horsepower mark.

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2017 Land Rover Range Rover VS 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
3 Engine Options 4
Yes Diesel Option Yes
4 Trim Levels 4
32.1 Cargo Space 16

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Features and Systems

Both the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class are able to check all the luxury boxes. Both models offer a healthy collection of features and systems spread out over four trim levels.

Land Rover Range Rover models can be equipped with a long list of comfort and technology features. These include: Configurable interior mood lighting, heated and cooled leather seats, leather upholstery, rear power seats, a Meridian Signature Reference audio system with 29 speakers and 3D surround sound, a rear seat entertainment system with 8-inch headrest-mounted screens and wireless headphones and a 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Safety features and systems include Blind Spot Assist with Closing Vehicle Sensing, Lane Keep Assist, Reverse Traffic Detection, Driver Condition Monitor, Surround-view camera system and Perpendicular and Parallel Park assistance system.

Interior storage space is a factor many consumers consider when shopping for a new SUV behind the second row of seats, the Range Rover offers over 32 cubic feet of cargo space. The Mercedes-Benz checks in at 16 feet. Folding the rear seats down increases the storage capacity of the Range Rover to nearly 83 cubic feet of cargo space.

Like many Land Rover models, the 2017 Range Rover has been designed to offer off-road capabilities. The Range Rover can be equipped with Land Rover’s Terrain Response system. Terrain Response helps the Range Rover adapt to several different kinds of environments and conditions. Terrain Response offers multiple settings that can be selected, depending on the driving conditions. The Range Rover also offers the capability to wade through water up to 35.4 inches deep.

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