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2012 Lexus GX 2012 Land Rover Range Rover 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
     
4WD 4dr
  • 4WD 4dr
  • 4WD 4dr Premium
4WD 4dr HSE
  • 4WD 4dr HSE
  • 4WD 4dr HSE LUX
  • 4WD 4dr Supercharged
  • 4WD 4dr Supercharged Autobiography
GL350 BlueTEC SUV
  • GL350 BlueTEC SUV
  • GL450 SUV
  • GL550 SUV

Prices

MSRP $53,245 $79,425 $62,400
Invoice $48,984 $72,277 $58,032
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.1 8.2
Critics' Rating 7.4 8.6 8.7
Performance 7.3 8.8 8.2
Interior 7.8 8.4 8.1
Safety N/A N/A N/A
Reliability 4.0 2.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Brawny off-road abilities
  • Classy, well-made cabin
  • Lots of high-tech safety options
  • Smooth ride

 

  • Luxurious and high-tech interior
  • Car-like road manners
  • Legendary off-road performance

 

  • Smooth, flat ride
  • Powerful V8 engines
  • Great diesel fuel economy
  • Lots of high-tech safety features
Cons
  • Limited cargo capacity behind third row
  • Subpar handling
  • Acceleration could be better

 

  • Base models are expensive
  • Smaller interior than competition

 

  • Tight third-row seats

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 4.6L/281 Gas V8 5.0L/305 Turbocharged Diesel V6 3.0L/182
MPG 15 City / 20 Hwy 12 City / 18 Hwy 19 City / 26 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4-Door SUV 4 Door Sport Utility

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 109.8 113.3 121.1
Length, Overall (in) 189.2 195.8 201.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.2 80.1 84.3
Height, Overall (in) 74.2 73.9 72.8

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Sliding Rear Window Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5128 5697 5467

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard Optional
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional Optional
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 7 5 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 141.4 - TBD - 143.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 39.3 41.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 38.9 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 61.4 58.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.5 - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 40.4 38.3 40.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 35.5 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 60.0 58.3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 - TBD - - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in) 29.3 35.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 91.9 74.2 93.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 46.7 35.1 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 11.6 16.0

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard Standard

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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard Optional
Four Wheel Drive Standard Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8 Turbocharged Diesel V6
Displacement 4.6L/281 5.0L/305 3.0L/182
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 301 @ 5500 385 @ 6500 240 @ 3600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 329 @ 3500 380 @ 3500 455 @ 1600-2400
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 38.1 39.4 40.7

Fuel

Diesel Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 12 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 18 26
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 27.6 26.4

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional
Air Suspension Standard Standard
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Rigid Axle Double-Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/lower arms w/Air Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Air Springs

Transmission

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