2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS

Mercedes-Benz GLS

2019 Audi Q7

Audi Q7

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS vs. 2020 Audi Q7

362-hp 3.0L Biturbo


248-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder
9-speed transmission


8-speed transmission
5.9 seconds

0-60 mph

6.9 seconds
17.4 cubic feet

Standard Cargo Volume

14.2 cubic feet
84.7 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

69.6 cubic feet
7,700 lbs.

Towing Capacity

4,400 lbs.

Full-size SUV fans in Kettering might veer toward the Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV, and for good reason. However, it’s always a good idea to comparison shop, which is why you should compare the 2020 Audi Q7 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV. Take a look at both of these formidable, powerful SUVs with Mercedes-Benz of Centerville.

Audi Q7 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS — Engine Power

Both of these performance SUVs feature powerful engines that will turn heads on Springboro streets. However, the Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV will make them look even faster:

  • Mercedes-Benz GLS Engine Performance:
    • A 3.0L biturbo V6 engine is standard on the GLS 450 4MATIC®
    • 362 hp
    • 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic transmission
    • 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds
  • Audi Q7 Engine Performance:
    • 2.0L turbocharged engine
    • 248 hp
    • 8-speed transmission
    • 0-60 mph in 6.9 seconds

Every engine available for the Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV out-performs the Audi Q7, whose top engine options tops out at 355 hp.

Audi Q7 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS — Cargo and Towing

That engine power also means more towing power for the Mercedes-Benz GLS in Oakwood. With an equipped trailer hitch, this vehicle gets 7,700 pounds of towing, while with the Q7 you need more than a trailer hitch to reach the 7,700 pound – you also need a trim upgrade. The Audi Q7’s standard towing capacity is only 4,400 pounds.

Along with this significant difference in towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz offers an incredible amount of cargo capacity and spaciousness for passengers:

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS:
    • Cargo Volume (seats up): 17.4 cubic feet
    • Cargo Volume (seats down): 84.7 cubic feet
    • Front Headroom: 39.4 inches
    • Rear Headroom: 40.2 inches
  • 2020 Audi Q7:
    • Cargo Volume (seats up): 14.2 cubic feet
    • Cargo Volume (seats down): 69.6 cubic feet
    • Front Headroom: 39.9 inches
    • Rear Headroom: 35.9 inches

Find Your Winner at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville

Once you’ve compared the 2020 Audi Q7 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS and decide the right luxury SUV for you, contact Mercedes-Benz of Centerville for more information about the Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV. Find out how to find out about our new vehicle specials to get the best deal on your new Mercedes-Benz SUV.


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