Range Rover vs GL450 - specifications

 Range RoverMercedes GL
On-the-road price/total as tested£77,880/£83,231£67,490/£75,865
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£30,529/39.2%£25,511/37.8%
Depreciation£47,351£41,979
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£5,452/£10,903£4,724/£9,449
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)£3,011/£5,019£3,396/£5,659
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost50/£1,632/M/£43550/£1,125/M/£435
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£350/£400/£500£294/£390/£294
Length/wheelbase4,972/2,880mm5,099/3,075mm
Height/width1,877/2,034mm1,840/1,920mm
EngineV8/3,628ccV8/3,996cc
Peak power 267/4,000bhp/rpm302/3,600bhp/rpm
Peak torque 640/2,000Nm/rpm700/2,200Nm/rpm
Transmission 6spd auto/4wd7spd auto/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel104 litres/full-size100 litres/s’saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 535>/1,756 litres2002,300 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight3,200/456/3,500kg2,550/700/3,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient12.6 metres/0.38Cd12.1 metres/N/A
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/4yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers15,000 miles/130Variable/136
Driver Power manu/dealer position13th/11th (09)9th/15th (09)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph9.1/8.8 secs7.9/4.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.6 secs3.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 5.2 secs4.4 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 124mph/2,000rpm143mph/1,700rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 52.3/37.4/9.4m46.1/32.9/8.7m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph65/48/54/63dB67/46/59/66dB
Auto Express economy/range22.1mpg/506 miles19.6mpg/431 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 19.6/30.7/25.4mpg18.1/30.7/24.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket343/294g/km/35%386/307g/km#/35%
Airbags/Isofix/climate controlNine/yes/yesSix^/yes/yes
Electric/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Hill descent/low-range trans/locking diffYes/yes/£466Yes/yes/yes
Rear DVD system/sat-nav/tow bar£2,400/yes/£645£1,560/yes/£750
Xenon lights/tyre pressure monitoringYes/£395Yes/£250

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