Compare 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class vs 2019 BMW X3

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
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Sports Activity Vehicle sDrive30i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sports Activity Vehicle sDrive30i 23 30 $38,630 $41,000
Sports Activity Vehicle xDrive30i 22 29 $40,490 $43,000
Sports Activity Vehicle M40i 20 27 $51,325 $54,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
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$38,630
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is comfortable and quiet, with few rivals in among small luxury crossovers. The 2019 BMW X3 is a versatile compact crossover that delivers on rising expectations.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 23 mpg
Highway
- 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 56
Front Head Room (in)
- 41.1
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.6
Second Leg Room (in)
- 36.4
Front Leg Room (in)
- 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 101.4
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 64.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
- 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
- 112.8
Height, Overall (in)
- 66
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 28.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 62.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 28.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Brake Type
- 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 39.4
Steering Type
- Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P225/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
- NA
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P225/60HR18
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4034
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 18 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- NA
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
- 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 248 @ 5200
Engine Type
- Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 258 @ 1450
Engine Order Code
- NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 23
Transmission
Trans Type
- 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.31
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.20
Trans Order Code
- 2TB
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 5.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.38
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.14
Summary
Body Style
- Sports Activity Vehicle
Vehicle Name
- BMW X3
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
- Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 6.8
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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Class
2019 BMW X3
  • 2019 BMW X3s are available
  • Incentive: $1,000 college grad
  • Finance: 4.29% + $3,500 APR credit
  • Lease: From $379 for 36 months
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