Compare 2021 Lincoln Nautilus vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class

2021 Lincoln Nautilus
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
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Black Label AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Nautilus Black Label AWD 19 25 $61,184 $65,090
Nautilus Reserve AWD 20 25 $49,051 $51,905
Nautilus Reserve FWD 21 26 $46,692 $49,410
Nautilus Standard AWD 20 25 $42,975 $45,000
Nautilus Standard FWD 21 26 $40,588 $42,500
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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
$61,184
$61,006
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$65,090
$64,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1085 / month
$1082 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus is calm, smooth, and offers good power, but it makes no attempt to be sporty. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 40.8
Front Hip Room (in)
56.4 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
55.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 57.3
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 62.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.7 65.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 76
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 64.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 6.7
Length, Overall (in)
190 187
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 18
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.2 18
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.6 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/40VR21 P285/40VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/40VR21 P255/45VR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4305 4235
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 X 9 20 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 3250 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
99P NA
Displacement
2.7 L/164 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5500 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 3.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.86
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.24
Trans Order Code
44F NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.72
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 5.35
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Nautilus Mercedes-Benz GLC
Body Style
Sport Utility 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
8.4 8.9
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
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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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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2021 Lincoln Nautilus
  • 2021 Nautilus available for order; 2020s almost gone
  • Lease: From $401 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $3,500 off 2020s
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 72 months + $1,000 bonus
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
  • 2021 GLC-Class on sale
  • Lease: From $479/mo.
  • Rebates: Up to $500 off
  • Finance: From 1.99% for 36 mo.
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