Audi S7 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$81,200
$52,200 - $54,700

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
4.81 / 5
16 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
450 hp
302 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0 TFSI 8 Cylinder 450 HP
3.5L DOHC 24

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
40.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 in.
40.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 in.
38.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 in.
38.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
4
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
265/35YR20 - P265/35YR20
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
114.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 ft.
38.7 ft.

Length

Length
196.3 in.
189.7 in.

Width

Width
75.2 in.
76.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4486 lbs.
4650 - 4751 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
450 hp
302 hp

Torque

Torque
406 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
6600 - 7200 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
660 - 720 lbs.

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal.
24.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 mpg
20 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
18 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 mpg
22 - 23 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Audi S7
Mercedes-Benz GLE

Body Style

Body Style
quattro Sportback
4MATIC - Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4486 lbs.
4650 - 4751 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 mpg.
19 - 20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 mpg.
22 - 23 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
6600 - 7200 lbs.

Displacement

Displacement
4.0 L/244
660 - 720 lbs.

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
6600 - 7200 lbs.

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
660 - 720 lbs.

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
6600 - 7200 lbs.

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.69
Premium Unleaded V-6

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15
3.5 L/213

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41
Gasoline Direct Injection

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02
427

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79
7

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62
Automatic w/OD

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
4.38

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.09
2.86

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8
1.92

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210
1.37

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
1.00

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
0.82

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
3.42

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
3.47

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
265/35YR20 - P265/35YR20
600

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
265/35YR20 - P265/35YR20
8.8 - 9.3

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
180

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9 in.
Double Wishbone

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 9 in.
Multi-Link

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Double Wishbone

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Multi-Link

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
R66

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
R66

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39 ft.
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Compact

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Compact in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.7 in.
Aluminum

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
Aluminum

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal.
Steel

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 in.
Rack-Pinion

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
38.7 ft.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.2 in.
4-Wheel Disc

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 in.
4-Wheel

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37 in.
Yes

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in.
Yes

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
13 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
196.3 in.
12.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.2 in.
24.6 gal.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55 in.
40.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.6 in.
40.3 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.3 in.
58.5 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.4 in.
60.6 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
24.5 ft³.
38.5 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.52
38.4 in.

Model Group

Model Group
S7
58.4 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
60.2 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
114.8 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.0
189.7 in.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
76.2 in.

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
70.7 in.

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
64.9 in.

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
65.5 in.