2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 BMW X3

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 BMW X3

If you’re looking for an ordinary SUV, keep looking. These two are anything but ordinary, making heads turn as they rev their engines and impressing passerby with exquisite styling. German automakers Mercedes-Benz and BMW have long held a friendly rivalry, and that rivalry has extended into 2018. With exceptional performance and comfort and convenience made to invoke envy, why would you settle for anything less? Despite their similar marketing strategies and equal success rates, these two aren’t exactly on the same playing field. That might surprise you, but you’ll see what we mean as you take a look at this comparison between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 BMW X3. Which one would you rather take home? Check out the table below for some head to head comparisons!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


2018 BMW X3

$40,050 MSRP $42,650
241 hp/273 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 249 hp/258 lb-ft
Standard PRESAFE® Not Available
Standard Adaptive Variable Suspension Optional

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLC 300

With a lower MSRP, you might think that the 2018 GLC doesn’t offer quite as much as its BMW counterpart. That’s simply not the case, as it houses an influx of impressive features. Under the hood sits a standard 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine which gives you plenty of power while still offering 28 hwy mpg. What’s more, you can pack up all your weekend toys in a trailer due to the 3500 lb towing capacity. Performance isn’t all this SUV has to offer. Some of the other specs and features that come standard in the 2018 GLC 300 include:

  • 14-way power driver seat with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 5 years of Mercedes-Benz mbrace Connect
  • Power liftgate
  • Central controller and color display
  • FrontBass® system
  • Bluetooth audio
  • and much more!

This could be the SUV you’ve been looking for, and there’s so much more to see in it. Interested in learning more about the 2018 GLC? Come check it out here at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis or schedule a test drive here on our website!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA exterior profile
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS exterior profile
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