2017 Land Rover Range Rover vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

The crossover market has been growing exponentially as drivers flock to these popular vehicles, drawn by the practicality and versatility these models offer. Car shoppers in the market for crossover utility combined with an added degree of refinement will be considering many of the luxury crossover models that are joining the segment. Looking at the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover vs the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class will help consumers learn more about two of models offered in the luxury crossover class.

Both the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class are offered in four different trim levels. Each trim level comes equipped with a specific collection of features and systems that maximize comfort and luxury.

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2017 Land Rover Range Rover VS 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
3 Engine Options 4
3 Base Engine 4
4 Trim Levels 4
3.0-liter V-6 Diesel Engine 3.0-liter V-6

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Off-Road Performance

The off-road capabilities of the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover help set this vehicle apart from the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class and other competitors in the luxury crossover class. 2017 Range Rover models can be equipped with Land Rover’s Terrain Response system. Terrain Response modifies the settings of the Range Rover to optimize performance while traversing different terrains and environments. The 2017 Range Rover is also able to wade through water up to 35.4 inches deep.

Helping to drive this performance is the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover’s lineup of engines. Three total engines are offered on the vehicle. Everything starts with the Range Rover’s base 3.0-liter V-6 engine. This engine produces 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque on the base Range Rover, and 380 horsepower on the Range Rover HSE trim level.

Consumers that place a priority on fuel economy will want to consider the 2017 Range Rover’s second engine option, a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel V-6. Performance numbers on the engine check in at 254 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy ratings are estimated at 22 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highways.

The final engine offered on the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover produces the best performance numbers available on the SUV. A 5.0-liter supercharged V-6, the engine churns out 510 horsepower and 461 pound-feet of torque.

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