INFINITI QX80 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$65,500 - $68,600
$70,150

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
3.67 / 5
3 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
400 hp
362 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.6L V8 w/VVEL & DIG
3.0L Biturbo V6

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

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

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
39.6 in.
40.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
41.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
41 in.
38.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
7 - 8
7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P275/50HR22 - P275/60HR20
P275/50R20 - P275/55HR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
121.1 in.
121.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41.6 ft.
40.7 ft.

Length

Length
210.2 in.
202 in.

Width

Width
79.9 in.
76.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
400 hp
362 hp

Torque

Torque
413 ft. lbs.
369 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
8500 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
850 lbs.
720 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 gal.
26.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
16 - 17 mpg
19 mpg

City

City
13 - 14 mpg
16 mpg

Highway

Highway
19 - 20 mpg
22 mpg

Air Suspension

Air Suspension

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional 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
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
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

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
INFINITI QX80
Mercedes-Benz GLS

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
4MATIC

Body Code

Body Code
S
S

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7 - 8
7

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
15 - 16 mpg.
18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
13 - 14 mpg.
16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
19 - 20 mpg.
22 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
8500 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
850 lbs.
720 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
8500 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
850 lbs.
720 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
8500 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
5.6 L/339
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.89
5.50

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17
3.33

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.03
2.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41
1.66

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.04
4.93

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Electronic - None
None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 - 11.8
9.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
180

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
None

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Independent
Independent

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
2.94
3.27

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
2.94
3.27

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P275/50HR22 - P275/60HR20
P275/50R20 - P275/55HR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/50HR22 - P275/60HR20
P275/50R20 - P275/55HR19

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8 - 22 X 8 in.
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 8 - 22 X 8 in.
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41.6 ft.
40.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
13.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26 gal.
26.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
41.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
39.6 in.
40.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
63.8 in.
58.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
41 in.
38.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
63.5 in.
58.3 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
36.8 in.
38.9 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
28.8 in.
35 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
60.5 in.
50.5 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
121.1 in.
121.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
210.2 in.
202 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.9 in.
76.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
75.8 in.
72.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
67.5 in.
65.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
67.9 in.
65.9 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
9.2 in.
8.5 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
86.2 in.
79.2 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
49.1 in.
52.4 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
20.2 in.
19.7 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
36.7 in.
35.1 in.

Liftover Height

Liftover Height
34.9 in.
32.3 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
95.1 ft³.
93.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
49.6 ft³.
49.4 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16.6 ft³.
16 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78
0.86

Model Group

Model Group
QX80
GLS

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Luxury Sport Utility
Large Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
5.6
3.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class