Compare 2017 INFINITI QX50 vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class

2017 INFINITI QX50
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe N/A N/A $55,475 $59,650
GLC AMG GLC 43 4MATIC SUV 18 24 $51,057 $54,900
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC Coupe 22 27 $42,734 $45,950
GLC GLC 300 4MATIC SUV 21 28 $38,270 $41,150
GLC GLC 300 SUV 22 28 $36,410 $39,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,899
$55,475
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,450
$59,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$608 / month
$994 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Infiniti QX50 puts handling atop the SUV priority list, but that's not as wrong as it sounds. The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class makes a terrific combination of the features and practical needs most buyers want in an attractive package.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 40.8
Front Hip Room (in)
52.9 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.3 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
49.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 64.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 6.7
Wheelbase (in)
113.4 113.1
Height, Overall (in)
62.7 62.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 65.2
Liftover Height (in)
29.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71 76
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.6 17.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
50.1 49.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.6 17.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 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)
12.6 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)
20 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR18 P285/40VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR18 P255/45VR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4020 4145
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.7 L/226 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
325 @ 7000 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 5200 384 @ 2500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.13 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.25
Trans Type
7 9
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.86
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92 5.35
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
INFINITI QX50 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
Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
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
-

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