2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2019 BMW X3

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2019 BMW X3

The friendly competition continues between Mercedes-Benz and BMW. To stay ahead of the competition, these two German automakers continue to rev up their efforts to give their vehicles a boost in both performance and technology, and that continues into 2019. Which of the two comes out ahead? Today we’ll look at two popular options for compact luxury SUVs: the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and 2019 BMW X3.

Given the reputation these two have, it might come as a surprise what they go for price-wise. The 2019 GLC 300 does have a less expensive price tag, though. Even with a lower MSRP, it still has more torque, an extra transmission speed, and a standard adaptive variable suspension, all of which are unavailable in the X3. The comparisons continue in the comfort and convenience sector as well – take a look below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i

$40,700* MSRP $43,000
22 city/27 hwy mpg** Fuel Efficiency 22 city/29 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
241 Horsepower 248
273 lb-ft Torque 258 lb-ft
6.4 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Specified
FWD Drivetrain FWD
Standard Front Power Lumbar Optional
Standard Heated Front Seats Optional
Standard Adaptive Variable Suspension Optional
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2019 GLC 300

The stats above don’t quite do justice for the GLC 300. Sure, it’s fair to say that the lower price tag and extra standard features say a lot, but there’s more to it than that. The 2019 GLC 300 has plenty of comfort and convenience features to take advantage of as well. Some of those features include:

  • Panorama sunroof
  • Natural Grain Black Ash wood and aluminum trim
  • 14-way power driver seat with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Three years of Mercedes me Connect Services
  • 40/20/40 split rear seats
  • Household-type 115V power outlet
  • And much more!

Is the GLC 300 starting to look like a viable choice for you? Come check it out here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis today to learn more or schedule a test drive here on our website!

*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.

**EPA estimated 22 MPG highway and 27 MPG city with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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