BMW 6 Series vs Mercedes-Benz GLS Comparison

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BMW 6 Series vs Mercedes-Benz GLS

Should you buy BMW 6 Series 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. BMW 6 Series price starts at Rs 69.90 Lakh ex-showroom for GT 630i M Sport (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz GLS price starts Rs 1.16 Cr ex-showroom for 400d 4MATIC (Diesel). 6 Series has 2993 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while GLS has 3982 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 6 Series has a mileage of 18.65 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the GLS has a mileage of - (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.84,47,876#
Rs.1,35,72,669#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
User Rating
4.7
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4.3
Based on 9 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,60,791
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Rs.2,58,346
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Insurance
Rs.2,84,339
GLS Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine
3.0-litre diesel
Displacement (cc)
2993
2925
No Of Cylinder
Fast Charging
-
No
Battery Capacity
-
14 V
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
261.4bhp@4000rpm
325.86bhp3600-4200rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
620Nm@2000-2500rpm
700nm@1200-3200rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
CRDI
-
Bore X Stroke (mm)
90.0X84.0
-
Turbo Charger
Twin
-
Super ChargerNo
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
9G-TRONIC automatic
Mild Hybrid
-
No
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
17.09 kmpl
-
Fuel Tank Capacity
66.0 (Litres)
No
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)No
238
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Air Suspension
AIRMATIC suspension
Rear Suspension
Air Suspension
AIRMATIC suspension
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt
-
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
-
238
0-100kmph (Seconds)
6.1
6.3s
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/45 R19, 275/40 R19
-
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
R21
Alloy Wheel Size
19
R21
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
5091
5207
Width (mm)
2158
2157
Height (mm)
1538
1823
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
124
-
Wheel Base (mm)
3070
3135
Front Tread (mm)
1615
1705
Rear Tread (mm)
-
1692
Kerb Weight (kg)
1885
2505
Grossweight (kg)
-
3250
Rear Headroom (mm)
978
verified
1022
verified
Rear Legroom (mm)
-
377
Front Headroom (mm)
1053
verified
1051
verified
Front Legroom (mm)
-
346
verified
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1516
verified
-
Seating Capacity
4
7
No. of Doors
4
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYesYes
Power folding 3rd Row Seat
-
Yes
Automatic Climate Control
4 Zone
5 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Remote Horn & Light Control
-
Yes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNoYes
Heated Seats RearNoYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise Cancellation
-
Yes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car Location
-
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
40:20:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryNo
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
-
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
-
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free TailgateYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorYesYes
Rear CurtainYes
-
Luggage Hook And NetYesYes
Battery SaverNo
-
Lane Change IndicatorYes
-
Additional Features
Brake Energy Regeneration, Automatic Start/Stop function, Remote control parking, Parking Assistant, Park Distance Control (PDC) front and rear, Roller sunblinds for rear side windows, electrically operated, Floor mats in velour, Rear seats headrests with comfort cushions in Alcantara, Electrically Reclining Rear Seats with added comfort, BMW Display Key, Servotronic steering assist, Launch Control, Cruise control with braking function,
Hard-Disc Navigation, ond seat row can be folded electrically in a ratio 40:20:40, power-adjustable ond seat, outer armrests of the third seat row, 5 zone Automatic Climate Control, adjustable side bolsters
Massage Seats
Front
Front & Rear
Memory Function Seats
Front
Front & Rear
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Semi
Full
Drive Modes
6
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
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Front Air Vents
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
Yes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoYes
Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
Additional Features
Black/ Dark Coffee, Leather ‘Dakota’ Cognac exclusive stitching/piping in contrast
Touch control concept, Ambient lighting with 64 colours, Controls and trim in the door panel area in silver chrome, Controls on left next to the steering wheel in silver chrome, Hand comforter, control switches and cup holders in the centre console in silver chrome, Control bar for climate control in silver chrome, Integral illuminated stowage compartment, 2 USB ports (5 V charging connection), Wireless charging for mobile phones in the rear, Expression Interior Package with 64 color ambient lighting,igh-gloss anthracite lime wood trim,All new Multifunction sports steering wheel in Nappa leather,Memory Package Front with Seat Kinetics
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Rear Right Side
Available ColorsCarbon BlackIndividual Tanzanite BlueMineral WhitePiemont RedBernina Grey Brilliant Effect6 Series ColorsIridium Silver With Diamond White BrightBrilliant BlueIridium SilverEmerald Green With Mojave SilverObsidian Black With Rubellite RedSelenite GreyHyantich RedIridium Silver With Selenite GreySelenite Grey MetallicHyacinth Red metallic-55 AMG+12 MoreGLS Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYes
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNo
-
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoYes
Rear Window WasherNoYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNo
-
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNo
-
Tinted GlassNo
-
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNo
Optional
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleNoYes
Chrome GarnishNoYes
Dual Tone Body Colour
-
Optional
Smoke HeadlampsNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Cornering Headlamps
-
Yes
Roof RailNoYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,Laser Lights,LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights,Cornering Fog lights
LED Headlights
Trunk Opener
Smart
Smart
Heated Wing MirrorYes
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYesYes
Additional Features
Exterior mirrors electrically foldable with automatic, anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, Active rear spoiler, Active Air Stream Kidney Grill, Soft-Close function for side doors, Heat protection glazing, Frameless doors, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, BMW Laserlight with LED low-beam headlights, LED high-beam headlights with laser module with up to 650m range, 4 LED daytime running light rings, LED direction indicator and LED cornering light including Auto High Beam Assistance. Includes adaptive headlights function, blue laser design element and exclusive BMW Laserlight signature, BMW Kidney Grille with vertical slats in Black High-Gloss, Car key with exclusive M logo - M door sill finishers, illuminated, M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts and rear apron with diffuser insert in Dark Shadow metallic, ‘M’ designation on the side panels in chrome, M Sport brake with brake callipers in Dark Blue metallic and M logo, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in black High-Gloss, Trapezoidal tailpipe finishers in chrome, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in Black High-Gloss,
projection of the brand logo, Whether open or closed panoramic sliding sunroof. Whatever the roof's position, wind noise is effectively minimized. When the vehicle is parked, the panoramic sliding sunroof can also be opened and closed from outside, Large glass module of tinted safety glass Net wind deflector in the front tion Electric roller sunblind with one-touch control, Vehicle Finder (enables horn and light flashing), Aluminium-look, illuminated running boards with rubber studs, projection of the brand logo next to the opened side doors, Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus, Automatic main-beam control for permanent broad illumination of the carriageway,
Tyre Size
245/45 R19, 275/40 R19
-
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
R21
Alloy Wheel Size
19
R21
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYes
-
No Of Airbags
6
9
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag Rear
-
Yes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
-
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockNo
-
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
Advance Safety Features
Three-point seat belts at all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners at front and belt force limiters at front and outer rear seats, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock, Electric Parking brake with auto hold function, Cornering Brake Control, Attentiveness Assistant, Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Active front seat headrests, Surround view cameras with 360 degree view including top view, panorama view and 3D view , Parking Assistant ,Remote Control Parking ,Brake Energy Regeneration ,Active Park Distance Control Rear,Head Airbags Front and Rear ,Airbag, passenger side, Deactivatable Via key ,Dynamic Braking Lights ,Attentiveness Assistant ,BMW Condition Based Service ,Cornering Brake Control, Dynamic Stability Control ,Electric Parking Brake with Auto Hold Function ,Emergency Spare Wheel ,Runflat Tyres with Reinforced side walls ,Warning Triangle with First Aid kit ,,Panorama View and 3D View, Active Front Seat Headrests
Comprehensive safety concept: - Obstruction sensor Automatic rain closing function, PRE-SAFE® closing function, Active Brake Assist, Downhill Speed Regulation,Off-road ABS,Car Wash Function,Active Park Assist with 360 degree surround view camera
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYes
-
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
Driver's Window
Speed AlertYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayYes
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Sos Emergency Assistance
-
Yes
Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
Geo Fence Alert
-
Yes
Hill Descent ControlNoYes
Hill AssistNoYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View CameraYesYes
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYesNo
Cd ChangerNoNo
Dvd PlayerYesNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesYes
Mirror LinkYes
-
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesNo
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Wifi Connectivity
-
Yes
CompassYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
12.3
12.3 inch
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay,HDMI Input
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageYesYes
Number Of Speaker
16
13
Rear Entertainment SystemYesYes
Additional Features
2 x USB connections in centre console, Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional [Two tiltable 10.2” screens in HD resolution with a BluRay drive, Operated by touch on display, Connectivity for MP3 players, game consoles, USB devices and headphones possible, Two USB sockets type C with data capabilities, Compatibility with BluRay and HDMI, Access to the vehicle’s entertainment functions (e.g. radio and DVD player), navigation system], BMW Live Cockpit Professional (High-resolution 12.3” Control Display, BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, Navigation function with 3D maps, Voice Control, BMW Virtual Assistant), iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W, ), Bluetooth with audio streaming, hands-free and USB connectivity, BMW Gesture Control,Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto,
Mercedes me Service app: Your digital assistant, MBUX Interior Assistant, 9-channel DSP amplifier, high-performance speakers with output of 590 watts, Wireless Charging Front and Rear, Memory Package Front, Removable MBUX rear tablet with 7-inch screen diagonal and camera function, ,
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW 6 Series

    • Creamy ride quality
    • Effortless performance
    • Spacious cabin
    • Comfy rear seat experience

    Mercedes-Benz GLS

    • Road presence is mighty impressive
    • Comfortable lounge seats with massage
    • Powerful engine with a smooth drive
    • Loaded with tech
    • Glides over roads

    BMW 6 Series

    • Not the most fun to drive BMW
    • Spare tyre takes up boot space

    Mercedes-Benz GLS

    • Boot space is taken up by the spare wheel
    • Looks a bit too loud for a Maybach
    • Not enough room at the backseat to fully stretch out
    • White carpets get dirty very easily

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