2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

Anyone searching for a great SUV to take on the road need look no further. Mercedes-Benz has an option designed to fit the lifestyle of drivers who want to take on the road with a luxury vehicle. While the GLC is toward the top of the competition in terms of luxury and performance, Mazda is working to catch up. Find out how two popular models compare as we look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring.

If you’ve never taken a ride in a luxury SUV, you’re truly missing out. While the price is a little more when compared to a traditional automaker, it’s definitely worth the experience. The GLC comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0L I4 engine that has 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque while delivering superior efficiency from the 9-speed automatic engine. Curious to earn more? Check out some comparisons in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring FWD

$40,050 MSRP $29,645
22 city/28 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 25 city/31 hwy mpg
9-speed automatic Transmission 6-speed automatic
241 Horsepower 187
273 lb-ft Torque 186 lb-ft
6.4 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain FWD
7 Number of Airbags 7
3500 lbs Towing Capacity 2000 lbs
Standard Genuine Wood Trim Not Available
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLC 300

Are you looking for features that extend far beyond what normal SUVs offer? The GLC 300 has them! It comes equipped with comfort and convenience features designed to make the drive more enjoyable. That means standard genuine wood trim for an elegant accent, something that is unavailable in the CX-5. The long legacy of excellence had by Mercedes-Benz allows them to incorporate features into the GLC 300 that aren’t found in the CX-5 such as:

  • Power sunshade for roof
  • Front power headrest
  • Front power lumbar
  • Cooled front seats
  • Vehicle location system
  • Second-row side airbag
  • Vehicle theft tracking/notification
  • Halogen headlights
  • And much more!

Could the 2018 GLC 300 be the next vehicle for you? See for yourself here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis! We have plenty of models to choose from, whether it’s the GLC 300, a larger SUV, sedans, coupes, and much more. Give us a call or schedule a test drive today!

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