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2018 Toyota Land Cruiser vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS

Add luxury to your next family adventure when you choose the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser. An iconic luxury SUV that delivers peerless performance on the road less traveled, the Toyota Land Cruiser is in a class by itself. Take a closer look at how the Toyota Land Cruiser stands out from the automotive crowd in this 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS comparison.

To make your car-buying decision simple, the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser is available in a single premium trim level that will start at $84,565. With room for eight passengers in an opulent cabin that adds 16.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row seats that will expand to 81.7 cubic feet with the rear seats laid flat, the Land Cruiser is perfect for family camping trips.

2018 Toyota Land Cruiser in green next to 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS in silver

2018 Toyota Land Cruiser


2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS

$84,565 Base Price $69,550
381-Horsepower 5.7-Liter i-Force V-8 Base Engine 362-Horsepower 3.0-Liter Biturbo V-6
8,100 Pounds Towing Capacity 7,500 Pounds
16.1 - 81.7 Cubic Feet Cargo Space 16 – 93.8 Cubic Feet

What Are the Differences Between the Toyota Land Cruiser and Mercedes-Benz GLS?

When your family adventures take you off the beaten path, the Toyota Land Cruiser will fit the bill and will stand out in this 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS comparison at Downeast Toyota. Armed with a standard 381-horsepower 5.7-liter i-Force V-8 power core that pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Toyota Land Cruiser delivers incredible power and performance at every turn. With a standard Trailer Towing Package that adds Trailer Sway Control, the Land Cruiser will tow up to 8,100 pounds – a number that the Mercedes-Benz GLS cannot match.

Drivers in search of adventure will love what the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser brings to the table. A full-time four-wheel drive system will incorporate a TORSEN® limited-slip locking center differential, Active Traction Control and Vehicle Stability Control to deliver unrivaled traction in extreme terrain. A Toyota Multi-Terrain Select system provides driver-selectable terrain modes that customize performance and pairs with a 360-degree Multi-Terrain Monitor that provides a complete view of exterior terrain and the Toyota CRAWL Control feature. A rugged hydraulic Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System comes standard and promises a flawless ride in any terrain.

Inside the Toyota Land Cruiser cabin, you will find peerless luxury and innovative technology everywhere you look. With a standard 9-inch Toyota Entune™ touchscreen infotainment system that provides one-touch access to Bluetooth, integrated navigation, Entune™ App Suite and a 14-speaker JBL® sound system, the Land Cruiser will keep you entertained no matter where your next adventure may take you. Premium leather upholstery in Black or Terra gets paired with Deep Wood interior trim to create opulent luxury at every turn. Highlights of the Land Cruiser luxury cabin include heated and cooled front seats, multi-stage heated second-row seats, Toyota Safety Sense™ collision-prevention systems, four-zone automatic climate control and more. The only add-on for the Toyota Land Cruiser is a Rear Seat Entertainment system with dual 11.6-inch monitors.

Visit Downeast Toyota today to get behind the wheel of the luxurious 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser!