2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Audi Q5

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Audi Q5

Get ready to question everything you thought you knew about luxury vehicles. Mercedes-Benz isn’t just about luxury sedans and sports cars; they also produce some of the highest quality SUVs in the world as well. German rival Audi is always nipping at the heels, so see which one is a better fit for you here as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Audi Q5.

We think it’s most important to start with performance, as that’s what many find vital when choosing their SUV. The GLC 300 has a standard 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that delivers 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, it comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission (more than the seven-speed in the Q5) which gives drivers more seamless gear changes and better top-end fuel efficiency. Check out some additional comparisons below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


2018 Audi Q5 2.0T Premium quattro

$40,050* MSRP $41,500
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 7-Speed Automatic
241 hp/273 lb-ft Horsepower 252 hp/273 lb-ft
Optional Intelligent Cruise Control Not Available

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLC 300

What makes conventional SUVs so boring to drive? It could be that they don’t offer features like a convenient infotainment screen, an easily accessible center console, high-quality audio, or any of the other features found standard in the GLC 300. Mercedes-Benz makes it a point to stock their vehicles full of entertainment technology on top of the extraordinary performance. Some of the interior audio and entertainment features you’ll find in the 2018 GLC 300 include:

  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Dual USB audio ports
  • HD Radio® receiver
  • Hands-free Bluetooth interface
  • SD card reader
  • Android Auto/Apple CarPlay
  • Voice control
  • In-car Wi-Fi hotspot

Why drive something boring when you could spend a little more and see a world of difference in your daily commute? Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis to learn more or schedule a test drive on our website today!

*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and dealer prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See dealer for details.

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