BMW iX vs Mercedes-Benz GLS
Should you buy BMW iX 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 iX price starts at Rs 1.21 Cr ex-showroom for xDrive40 (Electric) and Mercedes-Benz GLS price starts Rs 1.31 Cr ex-showroom for 400d 4MATIC (Diesel).
iX Vs GLS
|Key Highlights||BMW iX||Mercedes-Benz GLS|
|On Road Price||Rs.1,26,99,318*||Rs.1,53,79,419*|
|Battery Capacity (kWh)||71 kw||14 v|
|Charging Time||7H 15min-(0-100%)||-|
|On Road Price in New Delhi|
|Finance Available (EMI)|
Running cost per km measures the expense of driving your EV per kilometer. Running Cost/Km = (Battery Capacity of EV * Per Unit Electricity Cost ) / Range on full charge.
|Engine and Transmission|
Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
|No Of Cylinder|
ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
Fast charging typically refers to direct current (DC) charging from an EV charge station, and is generally quicker than AC charging. Not all fast chargers are equal, though, and this depends on their rated output.
71 kw kWh
14 v kWh
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)|
Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
|Max Torque (nm@rpm)|
The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
|Valves Per Cylinder|
Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
A battery warranty is a guarantee offered by the battery manufacturer or seller that the battery will perform as expected for a certain period of time or number of cycles. Battery warranties typically cover defects in materials and workmanship
8 Years or 160000 km
Small lead-acid batteries are typically used by internal combustion engines for start-up and to power the vehicle's electronics, while lithium-ion battery packs are typically used in electric vehicles.
|Charging Time ( A.C)|
The time taken to charge batteries from mains power or alternating current (AC) source. Mains power is typically slower than DC charging.
|Charging Time (D.C)|
The time taken for a DC Fast Charger to charge your car. DC or Direct Current chargers recharge electric vehicles faster than AC chargers
9-Speed TRONIC AMG AT
|Fuel & Performance|
|Emission Norm Compliance|
BS VI 2.0
|Top Speed (Kmph)|
|Suspension, Steering & Brakes|
|Steering Gear Type|
Rack & Pinion
|Front Brake Type|
|Rear Brake Type|
|Top Speed (Kmph)|
F275/45 R21 R315/40 R21
|Dimensions & Capacity|
The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
|Wheel Base (mm)|
Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
|Front Tread (mm)|
The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
|Rear Tread (mm)|
The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
|Kerb Weight (kg)|
It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
|Rear Headroom (mm)|
Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
|Rear Legroom (mm)|
Rear legroom in a car is the distance between the front seat backrests and the rear seat backrests. The more legroom the more comfortable the seats.
|Front Headroom (mm)|
Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
|Front Legroom (mm)|
The distance from the front footwell to the base of the front seatback. More leg room means more comfort for front passengers
|Front Shoulder Room (mm)|
The front shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable for large passengers
|Rear Shoulder Room (mm)|
The rear shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable and can seat three passengers (If applicable) better.
|Boot Space (Litres)|
|No. of Doors|
|Comfort & Convenience|
|Power Windows Front||Yes||Yes|
|Power Windows Rear||Yes||Yes|
|Power folding 3rd Row Seat|
|Automatic Climate Control|
|Air Quality Control||Yes||Yes|
|Remote Trunk Opener|
Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
|Low Fuel Warning Light|
|Accessory Power Outlet||Yes||Yes|
|Remote Horn & Light Control|
|Rear Reading Lamp||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Seat Headrest||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest||Yes||Yes|
|Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts||Yes||Yes|
|Cup Holders Front||Yes||Yes|
|Cup Holders Rear||Yes||Yes|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Heated Seats Front|
|Heated Seats Rear|
|Seat Lumbar Support||Yes||Yes|
|Active Noise Cancellation|
|Multifunction Steering Wheel||Yes||Yes|
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
|Find My Car Location|
|Real-Time Vehicle Tracking||Yes|
|Foldable Rear Seat|
|Smart Access Card Entry||Yes|
|Smart Key Band||Yes|
|Engine Start Stop Button||Yes||Yes|
|Glove Box Cooling||Yes||Yes|
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
|Steering Mounted Tripmeter||Yes|
|Central Console Armrest||Yes||Yes|
|Gear Shift Indicator||Yes||No|
|Luggage Hook And Net||Yes||No|
|Lane Change Indicator||Yes|
Front & Rear
|Memory Function Seats|
Front & Rear
|One Touch Operating Power Window|
|Height Adjustable Driver Seat||Yes||Yes|
|Electric Adjustable Seats|
Front & Rear
|Follow Me Home Headlamps||Yes||Yes|
A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
|Electronic Multi Tripmeter||Yes||Yes|
|Leather Steering Wheel||Yes||Yes|
|Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector||Yes||Yes|
It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
|Outside Temperature Display||Yes||Yes|
|Driving Experience Control Eco||Yes||Yes|
|Folding Table In The Rear|
Refers to a fold-out table tray attached either to the back of the front seats or in the central section of the rear seats.
|Dual Tone Dashboard||Yes||Yes|
,Ambient light,Footwell Lamp,Reading Lamp,Boot Lamp,Glove Box Lamp
Steering column adjustment (Length & Height), 2-spoke design polygonal shape steering wheel, Ambient Interior Lighting extended with mood lights, Frameless Interior mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function, BMW Iconic Sounds, for interior and exterior, controlled by Driving Experience Switch modes: - Personal: Balanced acoustic comfort - Sport: Pronounced load feedback - Efficient: High acoustic comfort,
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
|Available Colors||Mineral WhitePhytonic BlueSophisto Grey Brilliant EffectAventurine Red MetallicBlack SapphireiX Colors||Brilliant BlueDesigno Hyacinth RedEmerald Green With Mojave SilverObsidian Black With Rubellite RedSelenite GreyDesigno Diamond White BrightIridium Silver With Selenite GreyObsidian Black With Kalahari GoldPolar WhiteIridium Silver Designo Diamond White Bright+9 MoreGLS Colors|
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|Fog Lights Front|
Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
|Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror|
Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
|Electric Folding Rear View Mirror|
It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
Refers to water jets that clean the headlights. This is beneficial when driving in the rain, or in muddy conditions.
|Rain Sensing Wiper|
It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
|Rear Window Wiper|
It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
|Rear Window Washer|
It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
|Rear Window Defogger|
Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
|Removable Or Convertible Top|
A roof usually made of lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
|Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators|
It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
|Dual Tone Body Colour|
Cars with dual-tone body colours have two paint colours applied, usually where one colour is used heavily while the other is a contrast applied only to parts like the roof and outside mirrors.
Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
|Heated Wing Mirror|
Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
|LED Fog Lamps|
Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
BMW Wallbox with integrated cable management and LED bars to indicate charging status (Max output -11 kW/3-phase), Charging flap - In rear right side panel with LED for charging status, Automatic operation of tailgate, LED headlights:- (Low-beam and high-beam headlights (LED technology) (Licence plate illumination (LED technology) (Automatic beam-throw control) High-beam assistant, Daytime driving lights (LED technology), LED rear lights, Welcome Light Carpet, Follow-me-home function, Comfort access system, incl:- (Keyless access to the vehicle) (Welcome light setting when approaching the vehicle) (Automatic unlocking when approaching the vehicle) (Automatic locking when moving away from the vehicle) Exterior mirrors foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, automatic parking function, Intelligence panel in the BMW kidney grille, Thermally insulated windscreen, Power socket (12 V):- (1x in the centre console, front: illuminated, with bimetallic spring) (1x in the luggage compartment: with cover flap), Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Soft-Close function for side doors, Door handles flush with the door surface, Windscreen wipers with integrated washing nozzles, Rear-view camera with cleaning system integrated into the BMW badge, BMW Headliner anthracite,
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,
|Automatic Driving Lights|
Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
F275/45 R21 R315/40 R21
|Anti Lock Braking System||Yes||Yes|
|Power Door Locks||Yes||Yes|
|Child Safety Locks||Yes||Yes|
|Anti Theft Alarm||Yes|
|No Of Airbags|
|Side Airbag Front||Yes||Yes|
|Side Airbag Rear||Yes||Yes|
|Day Night Rear View Mirror||Yes||Yes|
|Passenger Side Rear View Mirror||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Seat Belts||Yes||Yes|
|Seat Belt Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Door Ajar Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Side Impact Beams||Yes||Yes|
|Front Impact Beams||Yes||Yes|
|Tyre Pressure Monitor||Yes||Yes|
|Vehicle Stability Control System||Yes||Yes|
|Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank||Yes||Yes|
|Engine Check Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Electronic Stability Control||Yes||Yes|
|Advance Safety Features|
6 Airbags: ( Airbags for driver and front passenger, Side airbags for driver and front passenger, Head airbags for 1st and 2nd seat row), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist and Dynamic Braking lights, Crash Sensor, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with extended contents such as: ( Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Automatic Stability Control (ASC), Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)), ISOFIX child seat mounting for outer rear seats, Three-point seat belts for all seats, belt latch tensioner & belt force limiter(stopper), Tyre Pressure Monitor System, Warning triangle with first-aid kit, Emergency Spare Wheel, Driving Assistant including: ( Lane Departure Warning, Lane Change Warning with Active Return, Blind Spot Detection, Front Collision Warning), Acoustic protection for pedestrians, Servotronic Steering Assist, Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear, Keyless Start, Reversing Assistant, Parking Assistant Plus, BMW Head-Up Display.
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
|Anti Theft Device||Yes|
|Anti Pinch Power Windows|
|Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock||Yes||Yes|
|Isofix Child Seat Mounts||Yes||Yes|
|Heads Up Display||Yes|
|Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts||Yes|
|Sos Emergency Assistance|
|Blind Spot Monitor||Yes||Yes|
|Geo Fence Alert|
|Hill Descent Control|
|Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock||Yes||Yes|
|360 View Camera||Yes||Yes|
|Global NCAP Safety Rating|
|Entertainment & Communication|
|Audio System Remote Control||Yes||Yes|
|Wireless Phone Charging||Yes||Yes|
|USB And Auxiliary Input||Yes||Yes|
|Touch Screen Size|
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader,
|Apple Car Play||Yes||Yes|
|Number Of Speaker|
|Rear Entertainment System||Yes||Yes|
10.9-inch central display, 10.9-inch front passenger display including Cockpit tile
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