Comparison: 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs. 2021 Lexus LX 570

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If you’re searching for your next large luxury SUV, chances are Mercedes-Benz and Lexus are among your top choices. Both luxury brands are worthy contenders offering advanced safety & technology features and an impressive interior & exterior appearance. Given a closer look, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS and the 2021 Lexus LX 570 are uniquely different. Here, you’ll find a complete comparison guide to help you determine which luxury SUV meets your requirements.

Price and Performance

While the Lexus LX has more horsepower, there’s no debate on who gets better fuel economy.

Mercedes-Benz GLS

MSRP | Starting at $76,000
Engine | 3.0L inline-6 turbo with EQ Boost
Horsepower | 362 hp
Acceleration | 0-60 mph in 5.9 sec
MPG | City MPG  20| Hwy MPG 24

Lexus LX

MSRP | Starting at $86,580
Engine | 5.7-liter V8
Horsepower | 383 hp
Acceleration | 0-60 mph in 7.3 sec
MPG | City MPG 12  | Hwy MPG 16

Size & Dimensions

Both the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 and the Lexus LX 570 can accommodate seating for up to seven passengers; however, the GLS offers more legroom for passengers in the second row (7.5 in) & third row (6.3 in), providing a comfortable, spacious cabin.

Mercedes-Benz GLS

Length | 205.0″
Height | 71.8
2nd-row legroom |41.9 in
3rd-row legroom |34.6 in
Cargo Capacity |84.7cu ft

Lexus LX

Length | 200″
Height | 75.2
2nd-row legroom | 34.4 in
3rd-row legroom | 28.3 in
Cargo Capacity | 81.3 cu ft


Standard Features

When it comes to standard features, the GLS 450 outshines the Lexus LX! If you choose Lexus, you’ll be missing out on Apple Carplay/Android Auto (seriously), a personal virtual assistant (MBUX), several safety features, and more. We’re confident once you take a drive in the GLS, you’ll be amazed. After all, the GLS is known as “The S-Class of SUVs.”

Mercedes-Benz GLS

  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats & 4-Zone Climate Control
  • Enhanced Alarm System with Parking Damage Detection
  • 7-seat or 6-seat configuration with captains chairs
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) with Voice Control “Hey Mercedes”
  • Inductive Wireless Phone Charging
  • Car-to-X Communication
  • Apply CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Active Parking Assist w/ Surround View Camera
  • Pre-Safe System, including Pre-Safe Sound
  • 20″ Wheels

Lexus LX

  • Amazon Alexa compatibility
  • Lexus Enform Safety Connect
  • Lexus Enform Destination Assist. Included for the first year of ownership.
  • Navigation System with 12.3-in multimedia display
  • Fuel, Sports and Stocks apps
  • Voice Command
  • Traffic and Weather updates via HD Radio
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Heated and ventilated front and second-row outboard seats

Interior comparison of the Mercedes-Benz GLS & the Lexus LX

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The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS or the Lexus LX?

Experience luxury to the fullest. Check out the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 & schedule your drive today!