Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class vs. Rolls-Royce Ghost

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Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$89,900 - $250,900
$311,900

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.86 / 5
7 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
362 - 621 hp
563 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
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
Turbocharged 6.6L V12 DOHC

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

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
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 - 41.7 in.
41.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.7 - 42.1 in.
40.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.4 - 43 in.
42.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 - 39.2 in.
39 in.

Trunk Volume

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.9 - 132.6 in.
129.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39 - 40.4 ft.
44 ft.

Length

Length
198.9 - 214.7 in.
212.6 in.

Width

Width
74.8 - 75.4 in.
76.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4564 - 5296 .lbs
5490 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
362 - 621 hp
563 hp

Torque

Torque
369 - 738 ft. lbs.
605 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
12 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20.7 - 24.3 gal.
21.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
7 - 11 mpg
6 - 9 mpg

City

City
13 mpg
12 mpg

Highway

Highway
21 mpg
18 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Safety Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
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

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Rolls-Royce Ghost

Body Style

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

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars - Large Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4 - 5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4564 - 5296 lbs.
111.5 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 - 22 mpg.
5490 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
13 - 19 mpg.
14 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 - 28 mpg.
12 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
18 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/182, 4.0 L/243, 6.0 L/365
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI
6.6 L/402

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
421 - 427
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7 - 9
8

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.34, 4.38, 5.50
4.72

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86, 2.89, 3.33
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 - 2.31
2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 - 1.66
1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.21
1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 - 1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 - 4.93
3.32

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.47 - 2.65
2.81

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520
12.6

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0, 8.1, 8.4, 8.8, 8.9, 9.3, 9.8, 11.0, 11.1
210

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

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

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
P255/40YR21, P255/45YR20, P255/50YR19

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
NONTR3, R01, R02
P255/50YR19, P285/35YR21, P285/40YR20

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
NONTR3, R01, R02
19 X 8.5 - 21 X 8.5 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/40HR19, P225/45HR19, P245/40YR20, P245/45HR19, P245/45YR19, P245/50HR18, P255/35HR19, P255/40YR20
19 X 8.5 - 21 X 9.5 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/40HR19, P245/35HR19, P245/50HR18, P275/35YR20, P275/40HR19, P275/40YR19, P285/30HR19, P285/35YR20
Aluminum, Carbon Fibre/Aluminum, Forged Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.
Aluminum, Carbon Fibre/Aluminum, Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.
Rack-Pinion

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
44 ft.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
4-Wheel Disc

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
4-Wheel

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39 - 40.4 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Yes

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
16.1 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
15.8 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
21.8 gal.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 - 16.5 in.
40.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 - 14.4 in.
41.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.7 - 24.3 gal.
59.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.7 - 42.1 in.
39 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 - 41.7 in.
42.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57 - 59.7 in.
55.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.6 - 61.2 in.
129.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.7 - 39.2 in.
212.6 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.4 - 43 in.
76.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49.5 - 59.1 in.
61 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.1 - 61.5 in.
63.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.9 - 132.6 in.
65.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
198.9 - 214.7 in.
17.3 ft³.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.8 - 75.4 in.
0.84

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55.6 - 59 in.
0.67

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63 - 64.7 in.
Ghost

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.2 - 64.9 in.
Luxury High

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.5 - 5 in.
Sedan

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
7 - 18.7 ft³.
6.6

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 - 0.86
DOHC

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72
aluminum

Model Group

Model Group
Maybach S 560, Maybach S 650, S-Class
12

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High - Luxury Sport
4