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2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class 2011 Audi Q5 2011 Infiniti EX
     
GLK350
  • GLK350
  • GLK350 4MATIC
quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium
  • quattro 4dr 2.0T Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Premium Plus
  • quattro 4dr 3.2L Prestige
RWD
  • RWD
  • AWD
  • RWD Journey
  • AWD Journey

Prices

MSRP $35,500 $35,200 $35,200
Invoice $33,015 $32,736 $32,523
Avg. Paid $25,012 $27,597 $23,025

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.4 8.3 8.3
Critics' Rating 8.3 9.7 9.3
Performance 8.9 8.8 8.8
Interior 8.3 8.6 7.8
Operating Cost 7.1 7.4 7.7
Safety 10.0 9.7 9.7
Reliability 4.0 2.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Great handling and power
  • Class-leading safety ratings
  • Many standard and available features
  • Fuel-efficient base engine
  • Luxurious and well-crafted interior
  • Great performance and handling
  • Above-average reliability rating for the class
Cons
  • Interior space falls short of competition
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Cargo and passenger space trails some competitors
  • Limited cargo and passenger space

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/213 Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas V6 3.5L/- TBD -
MPG 16 City / 22 Hwy 20 City / 27 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle 4dr SUV 4 Door SUV

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 108.5 110.5 110.2
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 182.2 182.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.4 74.0 71.0
Height, Overall (in) 66.9 65.1 62.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3926 4090 3764

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Optional Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional Standard
Luggage Rack Optional Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Optional Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 101.5 88.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.1 40.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.0 44.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 57.7 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2 - TBD - 52.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 37.7 38.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 37.4 28.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 56.4 55.1
Second Hip Room (in) 52.5 - TBD - 50.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 54.7 57.3 47.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 23.3 29.1 18.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional

Seats

Leather Seats Optional Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4 Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.0L/121 3.5L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 268 @ 6000 211 @ 4300 297 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 2400 - 5000 258 @ 1500 253 @ 4800
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.7 38.1 34.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 27 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 19.8 20.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-Link 5-link independent steel spring Double wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link Trapezoidal-link independent steel spring Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Agility Control w/stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Agility Control w/stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard