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Here's how the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and the 2013 Audi Q7 measure up.
4MATIC 4dr GL 63 AMG
$116,925
Starting MSRP
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quattro 4dr 3.0T Premium
$46,800
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
7 7 -
Engine

550.0-hp, 5.5-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

280.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
14 18 -
Size
201.6" length, 72.8" height 200.3" length, 68.4" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Auburn Brown

Porcelain

Black

Cashmere

Green

Espresso

Limestone Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
21 x 10.0 in 18 x 8.0 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
21 x 10.0 in 18 x 8.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 18 x 6.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 190 -

Engine

Displacement
5.5L/333 3.0L/183 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
560 @ 2000-5000 295 @ 2250 -
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V6 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
550 @ 5250-5750 280 @ 4780 - 6500 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
17 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
448.80 mi 580.80 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
13 MPG 16 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
14 MPG 18 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
343.20 mi 422.40 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Air Springs N/A -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.4 x 1.4 in 13.8 x -TBD- in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 1.0 in 13.0 x -TBD- in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26.4 gal 26.4 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 16.5 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A 39.4 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.66 -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P295/40R21 P255/55R18 -
Front Tire Size
P295/40R21 P255/55R18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 lbs 825 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs 500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 5000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
7500 lbs 5500 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
5688 lbs 5291 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A - -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs - -
Curb Weight
N/A - -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A - -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A - -

Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Third Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
38.5 in 37.1 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Third Leg Room
35.0 in 29.2 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16.0 ft³ 10.9 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
93.8 ft³ 72.5 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
58.5 in 58.7 in -
Front Leg Room
40.3 in 41.3 in -
Front Head Room
41.2 in 39.5 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
49.4 ft³ 42.0 ft³ -
Wheelbase
121.1 in 118.2 in -
Track Width, Rear
66.8 in 66.0 in -
Height, Overall
72.8 in 68.4 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
84.3 in 78.1 in -
Passenger Volume
143.6 ft³ 133.2 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
7 7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
40.0 in 39.0 in -
Second Shoulder Room
58.3 in 58.1 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
202.6 in 200.3 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 8.1 in -
Trunk Volume
- N/A -
Track Width, Front
66.0 in 65.0 in -
Third Head Room
38.9 in 35.4 in -
Third Shoulder Room
50.5 in 48.6 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -

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