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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs 2017 Infiniti QX80

Luxury SUVs are ideal for drivers who desire exceptional performance, upscale design, and the latest high-tech features. With so many outstanding options to choose from, it can be tough to find the upscale SUV that best suits you and your lifestyle.

In an effort to inform shoppers about key differences and similarities between the two top competitors in the luxury SUV segment, our team at Silver Star Motors has put together a detailed comparison between the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS and 2017 Infiniti QX80.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS VS 2017 Infiniti QX80
3.0L V6, 362 horsepower Base Engine 5.6L V8, 400 horsepower
19 city, 22 highway* Standard Fuel Economy (MPG) 14 city, 20 highway
41.2 Front Head Room (inches) 39.9
Standard Second Row Folding Seat Optional


The Mercedes-Benz GLS comes standard with a smaller engine than the Infiniti QX80. Thus, the GLS offers less power and better efficiency than the QX80. Although both models are roughly the same size with plenty of space for 7 passengers and their gear, the Mercedes-Benz GLS has slightly more front seat head room than the Infiniti QX80 to accommodate for taller drivers. The GLS also offers more versatility with a standard second row folding seat. Both SUVs are equipped with a wide array of advanced technology features as well as high-quality comfort elements, such as heated front seats. Which luxury SUV is right for you?

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS Long Island City NY

Although the 2017 Infiniti QX80 is a great option, it’s no surprise that drivers in Long Island City, NY are choosing the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS. In addition to the elements mentioned above, the Mercedes-Benz SUV has so much more to offer. Standard features include Nappa leather multifunction steering wheel, rearview camera, ATTENTION ASSIST®, rain-sensing windshield wipers, power tilt/sliding moonroof, Bluetooth®** audio streaming, and so much more.

When you are ready to experience the Mercedes-Benz GLS in Long Island City, NY, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Silver Star Motors.


*EPA estimated 19 MPG city and 22 MPG highway with 26.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

**Bluetooth® is a registered mark Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

white 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS rear end driving in snow
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS dashboard steering wheel design

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