If you're on the hunt for your next luxury midsize SUV, then you'll want to consider the two most popular models in this class: the 2020 Audi Q7 and the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450. In this comparison, we at Audi Grapevine will show you how these two models stack up against each other. Drivers near the Grapevine, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Irving areas should read ahead to see which model comes out on top.


Audi Q7 vs GLS 450: Performance Specs

The cornerstone to any great luxury SUV is a powerful engine, and neither the 2020 Audi Q7 nor the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 disappoint in this respect. Both models offer a similar 3.0L turbocharged V6 engine that can produce horsepower and torque ratings well above 350, resulting in maximum towing capacities of up to 7,700 pounds in both models when they're properly equipped.

You'll also get available intelligent all-wheel drive systems in both models. These systems continuously monitor the road beneath you and automatically adjust torque distribution along the way to create maximum traction.

The Audi Q7 has a leg up on the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 when it comes to engine options, though. This model offers two powerful selections for you to choose from, while the Mercedes only offers one. With the Q7's 2.0L TFSI® engine, you'll enjoy amplified fuel economy for commuting and running errands.


Audi Q7 vs GLS 450: Design & Comfort

As SUVs, these models need to be versatile and practical to handle everyday family needs, daily commutes to work, and setting out on grand weekend adventures. The Audi Q7 and the Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 offer comparable interior dimensions, with seating for up to seven passengers and ample cargo space.

As per luxury vehicle standards, both models also offer genuine leather seating surfaces in a variety of colors. Plus, you'll be able to opt for heated and ventilated front seats for maximized comfort.

One more feature that the Q7 and the GLS 450 have in common is an available 4-zone automatic climate control system. This system comes standard in one out of the Q7's three trims. As for the GLS 450, you'll get a standard dual-zone system-with the 4-zone system only available as an optional add-on.


Audi Q7 vs GLS 450: Advanced Technologies

Technology is an important facet to consider when picking your next luxury SUV-after all, luxury vehicles are known for carrying some of the most advanced features on the market. In the GLS 450, you'll get a large touchscreen infotainment system in the center stack, as well as a digitized instrument cluster-these systems talk to each other to provide comprehensive information access.

The Audi Q7, on the other hand, goes above and beyond the call of duty with a standard MMI® touch response infotainment system featuring dual 10.1-inch and 8.6-inch center displays. You'll also get a standard Audi virtual cockpit plus system with a 12.3-inch LCD digital instrument cluster. With three screens instead of two, you'll have a much clearer idea of what's going on in the vehicle-and on the road-with the Audi Q7.


2020 Audi Q7 vs GLS 450: Which One?

As you can see, the 2020 Audi Q7 takes the cake when it comes to the luxury midsize SUV class. Come see for yourself by getting a closer look at Audi Grapevine. Drivers near the Grapevine, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Irving areas can schedule a test drive in the Audi Q7 by giving us a call today.

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