Kia K900 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

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Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$50,900
$89,900 - $250,900

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available
4.86 / 5
7 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
311 hp
362 - 621 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.8L GDI DOHC V6
4.0L V8 Biturbo
4.0L Biturbo V8
6.0L V12 Biturbo
6.0L SOHC Bi
3.0L V6 Biturbo
6.0L SOHC Biturbo 36

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
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

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.9 in.
41.4 - 41.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
37.7 - 42.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.2 in.
33.4 - 43 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
36.7 - 39.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 cu. ft.
7 - 18.7 cu. ft.

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4 - 5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119.9 in.
115.9 - 132.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.5 ft.
39 - 40.4 ft.

Length

Length
200.6 in.
198.9 - 214.7 in.

Width

Width
74.8 in.
74.8 - 75.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4376 .lbs
4564 - 5296 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
311 hp
362 - 621 hp

Torque

Torque
293 ft. lbs.
369 - 738 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19.8 gal.
20.7 - 24.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
9 - 13 mpg
7 - 11 mpg

City

City
17 mpg
13 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
21 mpg

Active Suspension

Active 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

HID Headlights

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert

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
Kia K900
Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
4MATIC Cabriolet, 4MATIC Coupe, 4MATIC Sedan, Cabriolet, Coupe, Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Compact Cars - Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
110.8 ft³.
4564 - 5296 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4376 lbs.
16 - 22 mpg.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 mpg.
13 - 19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 mpg.
21 - 28 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6, Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
3.0 L/182
4.0 L/243
6.0 L/365

Displacement

Displacement
3.8 L/231
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
421 - 427

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
7 - 9

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67
4.34, 4.38, 5.50

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40
2.86, 2.89, 3.33

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61
1.92 - 2.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19
1.37 - 1.66

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00 - 1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83
0.82 - 1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27
3.42 - 4.93

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91
2.47 - 2.65

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
740
520

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8
8.0, 8.1, 8.4, 8.8, 8.9, 9.3, 9.8, 11.0, 11.1

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
150

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18
NONTR3, R01, R02

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18
NONTR3, R01, R02

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
P225/40HR19, P225/45HR19, P245/40YR20, P245/45HR19, P245/45YR19, P245/50HR18, P255/35HR19, P255/40YR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
P225/40HR19, P245/35HR19, P245/50HR18, P275/35YR20, P275/40HR19, P275/40YR19, P285/30HR19, P285/35YR20

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rack-Pinion

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
39 - 40.4 ft.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.5 ft.
4-Wheel Disc

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Yes

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
13.2 - 16.5 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in.
11.8 - 14.4 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in.
20.7 - 24.3 gal.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.8 gal.
37.7 - 42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.2 in.
41.4 - 41.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
45.9 in.
57 - 59.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.1 in.
60.6 - 61.2 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.9 in.
36.7 - 39.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.6 in.
33.4 - 43 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.2 in.
49.5 - 59.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.2 in.
53.1 - 61.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.7 in.
115.9 - 132.6 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
119.9 in.
198.9 - 214.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
200.6 in.
74.8 - 75.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 in.
55.6 - 59 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.5 in.
63 - 64.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.8 in.
63.2 - 64.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.1 in.
4.5 - 5 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in.
7 - 18.7 ft³.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³.
0.73 - 0.86

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64
0.72

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56
Maybach S 560, Maybach S 650, S-Class

Model Group

Model Group
K900
Luxury High - Luxury Sport

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Convertible, Coupe, Sedan

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
3.0, 4.0, 6.0

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.8
DOHC - SOHC

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
aluminum

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
6, 8, 12

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
3 - 4