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Audi A8 vs Mercedes-Benz GLS

Should you buy Audi A8 or Mercedes-Benz GLS? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi A8 and Mercedes-Benz GLS ex-showroom price starts at Rs 1.09 Cr for L 50 TDI Quattro (Diesel) and Rs 86.53 Lakh for 350d 4MATIC (Diesel). A8 has 6299 CC (Petrol top model) engine, while GLS has 5461 CC (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the A8 has a mileage of 16.77 kmpl (Diesel top model) and the GLS has a mileage of 11.0 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.1,56,10,747*
Rs.1,02,61,173#
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
4134
2987
Max Power
379.5bhp@3750rpm
258bhp@3400rpm
Max Torque
850Nm@2000-2750rpm
620Nm@1600-2400rpm
Mileage (ARAI)
16.12 kmpl
11.0 kmpl
User Reviews
5
Based on 3 Reviews
5
Based on 2 Reviews
Available Colors12 More
Fuel Tank Capacity
82Litres
100Litres
Seating Capacity
4
7
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & DiscountNoNo
Finance Available (EMI)
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Insurance SaveBig
Rs.5,40,757
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Rs.2,91,061
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Service CostNoNo
Photo Comparison
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Standout Features
Air ConditionerAvailableYes
Cd PlayerYesYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Leather SeatsAvailableYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockAvailableNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock--
Air Conditioner
Available
Yes
Heater
Available
Yes
Adjustable Steering
Available
Yes
Tachometer
Available
Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Available
Yes
Leather Seats
Available
Yes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Yes
Glove Compartment
Available
Yes
Digital Clock
Available
Yes
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Yes
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Yes
Folding Table In The RearNo
Optional
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Yes
Ventilated Seats
Available
No
Dual Tone DashboardNo
Available
Additional Features
Driver Information System With Colour Display
Selector Lever In Leather
Aluminium Look In The Interior
Heated 3 Spoke Multifunction Nappa Leather Steering Wheel
Redesigned Instrument Panel With Semi Integrated Colour Media Display
Open Pore Brown Ash Wood Trim
Light Aluminium Trim With Longitudinal Grain (Available With Espresso Brown Interior Only)
Interior LightingNoNo
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoYes
Rear Window WasherNoYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesYes
Rear SpoilerNoYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsNoYes
Roof RailNoYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,LED Tail lamps
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights
Trunk Opener
Remote
Smart
Additional Features
Double/Acoustic Glazing
Insulating/Acoustic Glass With Windscreen Heater
Sunblinds
The Grand Edition Comes With Black Rings Integrated With Intelligent LED Light System
Grand Edition Exterior Badges and Chrome Fins On The Bonnet
Mirror Package With Brand Logo Projection
LED rear light
Heated Wing MirrorNoNo
Engine
Type
V-Type Engine
V-Type Engine
Displacement
4134
2987
Max Power
379.5bhp@3750rpm
258bhp@3400rpm
Year
0
2018
Max Torque
850Nm@2000-2750rpm
620Nm@1600-2400rpm
Description
4.2-litre 379.5bhp 32V V-Type Engine
3.0 Litre 258bhp V6 Diesel Engine
No Of Cylinder
8
6
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
No
Fuel Supply System
CRDI
CDI
Bore XStrokeNoNo
Compression RatioNoNo
Turbo Charger
Yes
Yes
Super Charger
No
No
Transmission
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
9 Speed
Drive Type
AWD
AWD
OverdriveNoNo
SynchronizersNoNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Steering
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Hydraulic Assisted Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
6.35 metres
6.2 Seconds
Brake System
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Fuel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
16.12 kmpl
11.0 kmpl
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
82
100
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro IV
Performance
Top Speed
250 Kmph
222 kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)
4.6 Seconds
7.8 seconds
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Braking TimeNoNo
Tyres
Tyre Size
235/55 R18
275/50 R20
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel SizeNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size
18 Inch
20 Inch
Payload & Towing
Cargo Volume
480-litres
680-Liters
General Car Details
Country of AssemblyNoNo
Country of ManufactureNoNo
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
Exterior Dimensions
Length
5265mm
5130mm
Width
1949mm
2141mm
Height
1471mm
1850mm
Ground Clearance (Laden)NoNo
Ground Clearance Unladen
125mm
No
Wheel Base
3122mm
3075mm
Front Tread
1644mm
1655mm
Rear Tread
1635mm
1675mm
Kerb Weight
2170kg
2455kg
Gross Weight
2720kg
3250kg
Interior Dimensions
Front Headroom
993mm
1046mm
Front LegroomNo
349mm
Rear Headroom
994mm
1015mm
Rear LegroomNo
362mm
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
Yes
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear ACVentsYesYes
Heated Seat FrontYesYes
Heated Seats RearYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
Additional Features
"Audi Pre Sense Basic
Footrests, Rear
Audi Exclusive Carpet and Floor Mats
Features different modes Comfort, Dynamic, Auto, Efficiency and Individual"
12 Function keys
Dynamic Select Controller With 5 Modes Comfort, Sport, Slippery, Individual and Off Road
Usb ChargerNo
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Available
Tailgate AjarNo
Available
Gear Shift IndicatorNo
Available
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorNo
Available
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesNo
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearYesYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsYesNo
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Keyless EntryYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockNoNo
EbdYesYes
Advance Safety FeaturesNo
Adaptive Two Stage Airbags For Driver and Front Passenger, Side Bags For Driver, Front Passenger and The Middle Row Seats (Combined Thorax/Pelvis Bags) and Window Bags Across All Three Seat Rows Are Also Part of The Standard Specification, In Addition, The GLS is Fitted With Three Point Safety Belts on All Sev
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNoNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Available
No
Knee AirbagsNoNo
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
Available
No
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNoNo
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlNo
Available
Hill AssistNo
Available
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNoNo
View360CameraNo
Available
Interior
Air Conditioner
Available
Yes
Heater
Available
Yes
Adjustable Steering
Available
Yes
Tachometer
Available
Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Available
Yes
Leather Seats
Available
Yes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Yes
Glove Compartment
Available
Yes
Digital Clock
Available
Yes
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Yes
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Yes
Folding Table In The RearNo
Optional
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Yes
Ventilated Seats
Available
No
Dual Tone DashboardNo
Available
Additional Features
Driver Information System With Colour Display
Selector Lever In Leather
Aluminium Look In The Interior
Heated 3 Spoke Multifunction Nappa Leather Steering Wheel
Redesigned Instrument Panel With Semi Integrated Colour Media Display
Open Pore Brown Ash Wood Trim
Light Aluminium Trim With Longitudinal Grain (Available With Espresso Brown Interior Only)
Interior LightingNoNo
Exterior
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYesYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoYes
Rear Window WasherNoYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesYes
Rear SpoilerNoYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsNoYes
Roof RailNoYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,LED Tail lamps
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights
Trunk Opener
Remote
Smart
Additional Features
Double/Acoustic Glazing
Insulating/Acoustic Glass With Windscreen Heater
Sunblinds
The Grand Edition Comes With Black Rings Integrated With Intelligent LED Light System
Grand Edition Exterior Badges and Chrome Fins On The Bonnet
Mirror Package With Brand Logo Projection
LED rear light
Heated Wing MirrorNoNo
Entertainment & Communication
Cassette PlayerNoNo
Cd PlayerYesYes
Cd ChangerYesYes
Dvd PlayerYesYes
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNoYes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Usb And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Additional Features
Bose Surround Sound
Smartphone Integration
Two 7 Inch High Definition Screens For Rear Seats
COMAND Online With 20.3 cm High Resolution Media Display and Touchpad
Connectivity
SD Card Reader
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Internal StorageNoNo
Number Of Speaker
14
No
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
Suspension & Brakes
Gear Box
8 Speed
9 Speed
Drive Type
AWD
AWD
Seating Capacity
4
7
SynchronizersNoNo
Over DriveNoNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Front Suspension
Adaptive
AIRMATIC
Rear Suspension
Adaptive
AIRMATIC
Shock Absorbers TypeNo
Gas Filled
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Hydraulic Assisted Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
6.35 metres
6.2 Seconds
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed
250 Kmph
222 kmph
Acceleration
4.6 Seconds
7.8 seconds
Braking TimeNoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro IV
Emission Control SystemNoNo
Tyre Size
235/55 R18
275/50 R20
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel SizeNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size
18 Inch
20 Inch
No Of Doors
4
5
Cargo Volumn
480-litres
680-Liters
No Of Floors
0
0
Acceleration0to60KmphNoNo
Acc Quarter MileNoNo
Acc Kickdown20to80NoNo
Acc30to70Kmph3rd GearNoNo
Acc40to80Kmph4th GearNoNo
Braking Time80to0KmphNoNo
Braking Time60to0KmphNoNo
Dimensions & Capacity
Length
5265mm
5130mm
Width
1949mm
2141mm
Height
1471mm
1850mm
Ground Clearance LadenNoNo
Wheel Base
3122mm
3075mm
Front Tread
1644mm
1655mm
Rear Tread
1635mm
1675mm
Kerb Weight
2170kg
2455kg
Grossweight
2720kg
3250kg
Rear Headroom
994mm
1015mm
Rear LegroomNo
362mm
Front Headroom
993mm
1046mm
Front LegroomNo
349mm
Ground Clearance Unladen
125mm
No
Front ShoulderroomNoNo
Rear ShoulderroomNoNo

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