Compare 2021 BMW X4 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class

2021 BMW X4
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
Add Vehicle
Get Your Price Get Your Price
Select style
M40i Sports Activity Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X4 M40i Sports Activity Coupe 21 27 $57,880 $61,700
X4 xDrive30i Sports Activity Coupe 23 29 $48,490 $51,600
X4 M Sports Activity Coupe 14 19 $68,760 $73,400
Select style
AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 24 $61,006 $64,900
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC SUV 18 24 $56,306 $59,900
GLC AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+ Coupe 15 22 $72,286 $76,900
GLC AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+ SUV 15 22 $69,466 $73,900
GLC AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+ Coupe 15 22 $79,430 $84,500
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe 22 28 $48,551 $51,650
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC SUV 21 28 $42,488 $45,200
GLC GLC 300 SUV 22 29 $40,608 $43,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,880
$61,006
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,700
$64,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1028 / month
$1082 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 BMW X4 is a crossover worth coveting, though our money would be on the more practical, cheaper, and really not much different X3. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class can be a soothing urban oasis—or a roaring twin-turbo V-8 track star. It’s your call.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.8 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56 55.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 38.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 57.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 37.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 76
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 64.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 187
Height, Overall (in)
63.8 62.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.6 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 113.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.5 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.5 18
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.5 18
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 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)
13.7 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)
17.2 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P285/40VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
258 NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR19 P255/45VR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
258 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4323 4235
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7.5 20 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 1520 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 5800 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.24
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X4 Mercedes-Benz GLC
Body Style
Sports Activity Coupe 4MATIC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 4.0
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 350
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- --
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
-
Next Steps: Get Free Price Quotes!
2021 BMW X4
  • 2021 BMW X4 available; 2022s arriving
  • Lease: From $599 for 36 months
  • Rebate: Up to $2,000 APR Credit
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months
Get Your Price
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
  • 2021 GLC-Class on sale now
  • Lease: From $499/mo.
  • Rebates: $1,000 finance bonus cash
  • Finance: From 2.99% for 72 mo.
Get Your Price

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue