2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Vs. 2020 BMW X3

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC and 2020 BMW X3

With its luxurious interior, remarkable union of style and versatility, and unique offerings like a hybrid variation, it’s little wonder that the Mercedes-Benz GLC is the best-selling model from the esteemed automaker. The 2020 iteration continues to back up this well-deserved popularity with several significant updates. For those looking for a luxury SUV, it’s hard to argue with the GLC.

But the 2020 BMW X3 wants to try. The model does have excellent handling which makes for a satisfying drive. However, the 2020 GLC brings along more powerful engines and a supremely cushioned ride. Check out the table below for a comparison of key specs between the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC and 2020 BMW X3.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC


2020 BMW X3

$42,500 Starting MSRP $41,950
Up to 22 city / 29 highway Fuel Economy Up to 25 city / 29 highway
255 to 503 hp Horsepower 248 to 382 hp
2.0-liter 4-cylinder, 3.0-liter V6, 4.0-liter V8 Engine Options 2.0-liter 4-cylinder, 3.0-liter 6-cylinder
183 – 187” L x 74 – 76” W x 62-66” H Dimensions 186” L x 74 – 75” W x 66” H

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A Well-Rounded Drive

In addition to the powerful engines, versatile dimensions, and momentous horsepower capabilities mentioned above, the 2020 GLC is fitted with a sizable helping of tech. Inside, drivers will find cutting-edge infotainment features and advanced driver-assists. It all contributes to making the 2020 GLC a well-rounded machine that checks many of the boxes for those looking for a capable luxury crossover.

What’s new on the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC?

For 2020, drivers get to experience several significant updates to the Mercedes-Benz GLC. These include revised styling, fresh tech, and increased power.

Styling-wise, the 2020 GLC boasts a redesigned grille. New LED head- and taillights adorn the front and rear, respectively, while new wheel designs flesh things out. There are also some subtle changes to the look of the back end.

Inside the 2020 GLC, the latest MBUX infotainment system is now present. Additionally, a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster is newly available for a little dashboard flash.

The plug-in hybrid variation of the 2020 GLC is enhanced, boasting both a bigger battery and higher torque. The gas-heads also gain a new turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Finally, the 4Matic all-wheel drive system benefits from improved handling overall.

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