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Compare 2020 Acura RDX vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class

2020 Acura RDX
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
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FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RDX FWD 22 28 $35,889 $37,800
RDX FWD w/A-Spec Pkg 22 27 $41,763 $44,000
RDX FWD w/Advance Pkg 22 28 $43,563 $45,900
RDX FWD w/Technology Pkg 22 28 $38,921 $41,000
RDX SH-AWD 21 27 $37,784 $39,800
RDX SH-AWD w/A-Spec Pkg 21 26 $43,657 $46,000
RDX SH-AWD w/Advance Pkg 21 27 $45,457 $47,900
RDX SH-AWD w/Technology Pkg 21 27 $40,815 $43,000
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe 18 24 $59,220 $63,000
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC SUV 18 24 $55,930 $59,500
GLC AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+ Coupe 16 22 $71,910 $76,500
GLC AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+ SUV 16 22 $69,325 $73,750
GLC AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+ Coupe 16 22 $79,054 $84,100
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe 21 28 $47,000 $50,000
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC SUV 21 28 $41,830 $44,500
GLC GLC 300 SUV 22 29 $39,950 $42,500
GLC GLC 350e 4MATIC SUV N/A N/A $48,786 $51,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,889
$59,220
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,800
$63,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$630 / month
$1050 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Acura RDX is a stylish, strong-performing crossover SUV worthy of a place on any shopping list. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is comfortable and quiet, with few rivals in among small luxury crossovers.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 40.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
49.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 62.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.7 65
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 76
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 64.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
186.7 186.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
58.9 36.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.5 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.1 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P285/40VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/55HR19 P255/45VR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3783 4208
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 1600 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
272 @ 6500 385 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.25
Trans Type
10 9
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.60 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura RDX Mercedes-Benz GLC
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 8.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 4.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2020 Acura RDX
  • 2020 Acura RDX is on sale
  • Rebate: Up to $4,000 off
  • Lease: From $369/mo. for 36 mo.
  • Finance: 0.9% APR or cash
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
  • 2020 GLC-Class is here
  • Rebates: Up to $2,000 off (GLC43)
  • Lease: $499/mo.
  • Finance: 2.99% for 72 mo.
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