Compare Land Rover Range Rover vs. Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

Compare the Land Rover Range Rover against the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Range Rover stacks up against the GL-Class in terms of performance, features, safety, prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Range Rover or GL-Class. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2014 Land Rover Range Rover 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
2014 Land Rover Range Rover 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
4WD 4dr
  • 4WD 4dr Supercharged
  • 4WD 4dr Supercharged Autobiography
  • 4WD 4dr
  • 4WD 4dr HSE
  • GL63 AMG SUV
  • GL350 BlueTEC SUV
  • GL450 SUV
  • GL550 SUV


MSRP $83,300 $64,550  
Invoice $76,220 $60,032
Avg. Paid $70,853 $55,234

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.3 7.2  
Critics' Rating 8.6 8.8
Performance 8.4 8.2
Interior 7.7 8.4
Cost to Own 3.9 5.3
Safety N/A N/A
Reliability 2.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

  • Powerful engine lineup
  • Luxurious interior
  • Fantastic off-road ability
  • Smooth ride
  • Powerful and fuel-efficient turbodiesel engine
  • Luxurious interior
  • Complex infotainment system
  • Small cargo space for the class
  • Some body lean when cornering

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 3.0 L/183 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 4.7 L/285
MPG 17 City / 23 Hwy 14 City / 19 Hwy



Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility  


Wheelbase(in) 115 121.1  
Length, Overall (in) 196.8 201.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.1 84.3
Height, Overall (in) 72.3 72.8

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Tires & Wheels

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


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional  
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 7716


Convenience & Comfort

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


Passenger Capacity 5 7  
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 41.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 40.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.7 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 40
Second Leg Room (in) 40.2 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.4 58.3
Third Leg Room (in) 35
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 71.7 93.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 32.1 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 32.1 16


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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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


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



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


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

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Night Vision Optional
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Standard Optional
Lane Departure Warning Optional Optional


Engine & Performance

Four Wheel Drive Standard  
All Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Supercharged Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Displacement 3.0 L/183 4.7 L/285
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 340 @ 6500 362 @ 5000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 332 @ 3500 406 @ 1500
Transmission Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 40.4 40.7


Flexible Fuel Capability Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 19
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 27.7 26.4


Active Suspension System Standard Optional  
Air Suspension Standard Standard
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link


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

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.