Which would you choose, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS or the 2021 BMW X7? Maybe you aren’t sure, and that’s how you ended up here. Both are commendable luxury SUVs, and we’ve got information on their key features, trim levels, and starting prices below. You can find high-end vehicles including new Mercedes-Benz models and a variety of pre-owned models here at Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead, your dealership in Peoria, AZ.
For this chart, we’re using the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 SUV trim level and the 2021 BMW X7 xDrive40i trim level. These are the base trim levels of each model, and they have similar pricing. Other trim levels may vary.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 SUV
2021 BMW X7 xDrive40i
362 horsepower at 5,500 to 6,100 rpm
|Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph
|3 L inline-6 turbo with EQ Boost
||3 L inline, 6-cylinder with eBoost
|7 standard, 6 optional
|9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic
||8-speed Sport automatic
||Fuel economy city/highway
Both the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS and the 2021 BMW X7 offer three trim-level options to choose from with a variety of prices. We’ll break it down for you. Here are the three 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS trim levels with pricing:
$76,000 MSRP for the GLS 450 SUV***
$98,850 MSRP for the GLS 580 SUV***
$132,100 MSRP for the AMG GLS 63 SUV***
You’ll notice that both vehicles offer a model in each of three similar price categories. This makes sense, as they are directly competing for the same customers. Here are the 2021 BMW X7 trim levels with pricing:
$74,900 MSRP for the X7 xDrive40i
$99,800 MSRP for the X7 M50i
$141,300 MSRP for the Alpina XB7
*Stated rates of acceleration are based upon the manufacturer's track results and may vary depending on model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation, and vehicle load
**EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions, and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.
***Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages, and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.
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