2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Cadillac XT5

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Cadillac XT5

Every new day is the chance to start fresh. You have the chance to change your career path, where you live, who you associate yourself with, etc. It’s also an opportunity to experience a whole new level of luxury that most people forego. There’s an inordinate difference between driving an average SUV and a luxury SUV, so take a look at what you could have as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Cadillac XT5.

Boosting performance is what these vehicles do best, but which does it better? While the XT5 gets better horsepower, the GLC is not to be disregarded. It achieves a better fuel efficiency rating, has an extra transmission speed for more seamless gear changes, and has an Automatic Adaptive Variable Suspension (not available in the XT5). How else do they compare? See for yourself in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


2018 Cadillac XT5

$40,050 MSRP $40,595
22 city/28 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 19 city/26 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
241 Horsepower 310
273 lb-ft Torque 271 lb-ft
6.4 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain FWD
7 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRESAFE® Not Available
Standard ATTENTION ASSIST® Not Available
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Features in the 2018 GLC 300

A marquee luxury vehicle should offer more than just your conventional features. In the 2018 GLC 300, you’ll get more that just that. It offers plenty of specs and features to pique the interest of anyone looking for that something extra. Features in the GLC 300 that are not available in the XT5 include:

  • Navigational aid
  • Power sunroof
  • Genuine wood trim
  • Front power memory seats with lumbar support
  • Heated and cooled front seats
  • Intelligent cruise control
  • Rain sensor wipers

The list goes on and on. We can explain to you how great the 2018 GLC 300 is, but until you come in and see it for yourself, it’s hard to really get the whole picture. Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis to schedule a test drive today! Sooner or later there’s bound to be a fork in the road. Which path will you choose?

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