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Mercedes-Benz GLS Vs BMW X5 Vs Kia Seltos comparison

Mercedes-Benz GLS Price
  • BMW X5
BMW X5 Price
  • Kia Seltos
Kia Seltos Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1 Crore
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₹ 74.9 Lakh
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Mercedes-Benz GLS Vs BMW X5 Vs Kia Seltos Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the GLS Vs X5 Vs Seltos on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

GLS Vs X5 Vs Seltos – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol BMW X5 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 84.4 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the BMW X5 costs ₹ 74.9 Lakh, whereas the BMW X5 Diesel top-end costs ₹ 82.9 Lakh. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz GLS price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1 Crore. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz GLS costs ₹ 1 Crore Lastly, the Petrol Kia Seltos starts at ₹ 9.89 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.49 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Kia Seltos costs ₹ 10.34 Lakh, whereas the Kia Seltos Diesel top-end costs ₹ 17.65 Lakh.

SummaryMercedes-Benz GLSBMW X5Kia Seltos
Price₹ 1 Crore₹ 74.9 Lakh₹ 9.89 Lakh
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzBMWKia
Body TypeSUVSUVSUV
Mileage11.00 Kmpl13.38 Kmpl16.50 Kmpl
Power326 bhp265 bhp113 bhp
Engine2925 CC2993 CC1497 CC
Fuel TypeDieselDieselPetrol

GLS Vs X5 Vs Seltos – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW X5 base Petrol engine returns 11 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 13 Kmpl. The Mercedes-Benz GLS base Petrol returns 11 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 11 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Kia Seltos Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 16 Kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 18 Kmpl of mileage.

GLS Vs X5 Vs Seltos – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW X5 gets 340 bhp Petrol engine and 265 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Mercedes-Benz GLS comes in 362 bhp Petrol engine and 326 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Kia Seltos is offered in 2 Petrol 113, 138 bhp engines and 113 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type 2.9-litre In-line Six-cylinder EngineTwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder Diesel Engine1.5 Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 2925 CC2993 CC1497 CC
No Of Cylinder 664
Power 326 bhp@3600-4200 rpm265 bhp@4000 rpm113 bhp@6300 rpm
Torque 700 Nm@1200-3200 rpm620 Nm@1500-2500 rpm144 Nm@4500 rpm
Drive Train AWDAWD2WD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 5207 mm4922 mm4315 mm
Width 2157 mm2004 mm1800 mm
Height 1823 mm1745 mm1645 mm
Wheelbase 3075 mm2975 mm2610 mm
Ground Clearance N/A209 mm190 mm
Boot Space N/A650 L433 L
Kerb Weight 2505 KgN/AN/A
Gross Weight 3250 KgN/AN/A
Front Track 1705 mm1666 mmN/A
Rear Track 1692 mm1686 mmN/A
Minimum Turning Radius N/A6.40 mN/A
No. Of Doors 555
Seating Capacity 755

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic6
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A
Adaptive 2-axle Air Suspension N/AN/A
Adaptive Suspension N/AN/A
Cruise Control with braking function N/AN/A
Integrated Brake System N/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSteel Wheels
Tyre Type TubelessTubeless, RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size 275/50 R20265/50 R19205 / 65 R16
Rear Tyre Size 275/50 R20265/50 R19205 / 65 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDrum

Suspension

Front Suspension AIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUSAdaptive SuspensionMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension AIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUSAdaptive SuspensionCoupled Torsion Beam Axle (CTBA) With Coil Spring

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 11.00 Kmpl13.38 Kmpl16.50 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 100.085.050.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 7.8 seconds6.9 seconds9.7 seconds
Max Speed 222230N/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagsticktickcross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assistticktickcross
Hill Assistticktickcross
Electronic Stability Programticktickcross
Tractional Controlticktickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampsticktickcross
Cornering Lightsticktickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wiperticktickcross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktickcross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Active Braking Assisttick--
Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plustick--
Blind Spot Assisttick--
Parking Package with 360 degree cameratick--
Idle Alert--tick
Roof Rails--cross
SOS emergency call function--tick
Speed Alert--tick
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner3-Zone Automatic Climate Control4-Zone Automatic Climate ControlManual
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickcrosstick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supportticktickcross
Front Armresttickcrosstick
Rear Armresttickcrosstick
UpholsteryARTICO LeatherLeather 'Dakota'Premium Fabric
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
MBUX rear tablettick--
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system tick--
Navigation Connectivity packagetick--
Pre-installation for entertainment and comfort featurestick--
Vehicle Monitoringtick--
Widescreen cockpittick--
Windows/sunroof open close from Apptick--
Surround view cameras with 360 degree view including top view, panorama view and 3D view-tick-
Telephony with wireless charging and extended functionality-tick-
Al Voice Command--tick
Auto/manual Vehicle diagnostics Alert--tick
Electric Sunroof--cross
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) Standard--tick
FATC Control Deco Panel Silver Garnish--cross
Rear AC--tick
Remote Door Look / Unlock--tick
Remote Engine Start/Stop--tick
Remote Horn / Light--tick
Remote Smart Pyre Air ON--tick
UVO - Voice Assist wake up Command “Hello Kia”--cross
UVO LITE - Control Air Purifier--cross
UVO Smart Watch App Connectivity--cross
UVO –Voice Assist Cricket Score--cross
UVO –Voice Assist Indian Holiday Info--cross

Lights

Light TypeLEDAdaptive LEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampsticktickcross
Follw me home headlamps--tick
Luggage Lamp--cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlay--cross
Find My Car--tick
Fuel Level Information--tick
Live Car Tracking--tick
Shark Fin Antenna--tick
Stolen Vehicle Notification--tick
Wireless Charger--cross

Entertainment

Music Systemtick12.3 Inch Infotainment Systemtick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakersticktick-
Internal Memoryticktickcross
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick

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