2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
In the SUV segment, you are bound to come across a certain degree of opulence and performance if you’re looking toward a premium luxury brand. The 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque stands apart from the competition, though, thanks to its superior cabin, outstanding acceleration, and uncompromising performance. It’s up against the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, which certainly has a lot going for it, as well, but a close comparison reveals the many areas where the Land Rover model comes out on top. See how before visiting Land Rover Fort Myers from Marco Island or Naples.
Features and Technology
It shouldn’t come as any surprise that these high-end SUVs come standard with a plethora of standard features like an advanced electronics interface, Bluetooth, power adjustable driver and front passenger seats, satellite radio, and an adaptive air suspension for easy entry and exit.
However, only the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque comes standard with leather upholstery and memorized driver seat settings, plus a standard tri-zone climate control and a 13-speaker Meridian stereo system. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class only gets standard dual-zone climate control, and a premium stereo system is only available as part of an upgrade.
Whether you prize more standard horsepower, quicker acceleration, or better available fuel economy, the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is your pick.
- 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque: The base engine on the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is supercharged 3.0L V6 that is good for 340 hp. The most powerful engine in the lineup is a supercharged 5.0L V8 that’s good for up to 550 hp and can accelerate to 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds.
- 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class: The base engine on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is a turbocharged 3.0L V6 that only makes 240 hp. The most powerful engine in this lineup is a 5.5L twin-turbo V8 that matched the most powerful version of the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque with 550 hp, but in an acceleration test it comes in just below at 4.8 seconds.
If a combination of power and fuel economy is your goal, the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque makes a strong case for itself. Its new turbo-diesel 3.0L V6 makes a 254 hp while getting an EPA-estimated 29 mpg highway and 22 mpg city. Meanwhile, the most fuel-efficient version of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is the turbocharged 3.0L V6, which gets 240 hp and EPA estimates of 26 mpg highway and 19 mpg city.
Test Drive 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque at Land Rover Fort Myers
For the apex of luxury and performance in the full-size luxury SUV segment, the 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is a model that stands above even the most respected competition. Find out more at Land Rover Fort Myers, located at 15875 S. Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers, FL. Make your way to see us from Naples or Marco Island, or contact us to learn more about this powerful luxury SUV.