Compare the Chevrolet Tahoe to the Mercedes-Benz GL550

2017 Chevy Tahoe 2017 Mercedes-Benz GL550
MSRP: $47,215 MSRP: $76,035
MPG: Up To 16 City / 23 Highway MPG: Up to 13 City / 18 Highway
0-60: 7.2 seconds 0-60: 5.4 sec

3 yr/36,000 mi basic, 5 yr/60,000 mi powertrain


4 yr/50,000 mi basic, 4 yr/50,000 mi powertrain

Fuel Economy/Value

Having the best fuel economy of any SUV in its class, the 2016 Chevy Tahoe will save you more money on gas than any full-size SUV competitor. But how does the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL550 stack up? Well, if you drive both vehicles an average of 20,000 miles annually, the Chevy Tahoe will save you $1076 more in gas each year than the Mercedes-Benz GL550. Consider this, over the life of Chevy’s excellent 5-year/100,000-mile PowerTrain Limited Warranty, you will save $5380 in gas! This makes the 2016 Chevy Tahoe, without a doubt, the best choice for fuel economy in full-sized SUVs.


Vehicle Safety Rating

Because there are no safety ratings reported for the Mercedes-Benz GL550, a comparison cannot be made at this time.


Warranty Coverage

As is typical for all Chevy and Mercedes-Benz cars, both the Tahoe and the GL550 feature Bumper-to-Bumper Limited warranties, however Mercedes-Benz’s warranty outlasts Chevy’s by 1 year and 14,000 miles. But when it comes down to the PowerTrain Limited warranties, the Chevy Tahoe goes that extra mile… 50,000 extra miles, in fact! That’s right, the Chevy Tahoe’s 5-year/100,000-mile PowerTrain warranty is there to take you further than the Mercedes-Benz GL550 by 50,000 miles and an extra year.

In addition, the Chevy Tahoe and the Mercedes-Benz GL550 both feature Roadside Assistance Programs. These programs feature the following services:

<> > Lockout Service – You will be assisted when you accidentally lock your keys inside the vehicle.

<> > Flat Tire Change – A spare will be installed for you.

<> > Fuel Delivery – If you run out of gas, $5 worth of fuel will be delivered to get you back on the road.

<> > Emergency Towing – Your car will be towed to its nearest dealer.

<> > Jump-Starts – If you need your car jump-started, you will be assisted whether at home or on the road.

Though both vehicles come with the Roadside Assistance Program, the Mercedes-Benz GL550’s is unlimited, outlasting the Tahoe. Additionally, the GL550’s Maintenance Warranty lasts 2 years longer than the Tahoe’s. Averaging out their strengths and weaknesses, both vehicles offer great warranty packages.



The 2016 Chevy Tahoe proves better than the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL550 with its unbeatable SUV fuel economy and the best Overall Vehicle Safety Rating for 2016 and 2016 SUVs. Adding its exceptional warranty coverage, the 2016 Chevy Tahoe is the very best choice in full-sized SUVs.

And where better to shop for your Chevy Tahoe than at one of the three George Weber Chevrolet locations near you!? There is a reason Weber Chevrolet has been the favored choice of St. Louisans for 114 years. So swing by and let us show you our large inventory of Chevy Tahoes and other great vehicles!