2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2019 Audi Q5

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2019 Audi Q5

German automakers Mercedes-Benz and Audi are both popular choices for drivers seeking a luxury car or a luxury SUV. The industry is filled with many SUV options to choose from, but the GLC and the Q5 are perhaps the most popular models available to drivers today. How do they compare? Find out here as we look at the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2019 Audi Q5!

Life is all about adventure, and the GLC offers just that. It has been upgraded for the 2020 model year and now has 255 horsepower as opposed to 241 horsepower last year despite offering the same 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. This edges out the 248 horsepower in the Q5. Take a look at some head to head comparisons in the table below for a closer look at how these two match up!

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC


2019 Audi Q5

2.0L 4-cylinder turbo Base Engine 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo
255 hp/273 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 248 hp/273 lb-ft
9-speed automatic Standard Transmission 7-speed dual-clutch automatic
Available Voice-Command Multimedia Interface Not Available

Specs and Features in the 2020 GLC

This promises to be the best GLC yet, and it starts with the new Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system. The voice-command multimedia interface uses artificial intelligence to decipher the driver’s commands and responds accordingly, whether you want to change the music or inquire about the weather. Best of all, unlike most voice-command interfaces, this one uses natural voice recognition so you won’t need to enunciate everything clearly. The MBUX system can easily detect your voice as if you’re speaking in conversation. Other highlights in the 2020 GLC include:

  • Burmester® Surround Sound System
  • Android Auto/Apple CarPlay
  • Mercedes me connect services
  • LED headlamps
  • Panorama sunroof
  • 3-zone automatic climate control
  • Large driver display screen
  • And much more!

The GLC continually ranks as the best-selling SUV from Mercedes-Benz and is quickly becoming a fan-favorite, competing against the C-Class as the best-selling vehicle overall from the automaker. If you’re interested in hopping on the bandwagon, get in touch with our team here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis or schedule a test drive on our website today!

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