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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 BMW X5

2018 BMW X5

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. BMW X5

Compared to the 2018 BMW X5, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC is less expensive, more fuel-efficient, and better equipped to keep you safe around San Diego. But don’t just take our word for it! Compare the new Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. BMW X5 below to see the numbers and specs for yourself.

GLC vs. BMW X5: Price

When you compare the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. BMW X5, the price difference is one of the first things you’ll notice. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC has a starting MSRP of $40,050. On the other hand, the 2018 BMW X5 starts at $57,200. The GLC is considerably less expensive than the BMW X5, as well as the BMW X3 and Audi Q5.

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GLC vs. BMW X5: MPG Ratings

At the base level, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X5 come with a 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder and a 3.0L turbo 4-cylinder, respectively. The GLC generates 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, while the BMW X5 outputs 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. That extra power comes at a cost, though. The GLC is considerably more efficient than the BMW X5, earning an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway rating. The BMW X5 earns just 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway.

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GLC vs. BMW X5: Safety Features

Typically, BMW vehicles don’t include a lot of driver assists, unless you opt for a package upgrade or a higher tier model. That’s not the case with the 2018 GLC, or even the larger GLE SUV. It includes several driver assists as standard to help you navigate Chula Vista roads with greater peace of mind:

  • COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS®—senses when you’re approaching a slowing or stopped straight-ahead vehicle too quickly, and can apply the brakes automatically to help avoid a collision.
  • ATTENTION ASSIST®—can sense when you need a rest, based on your driving behaviors.
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Find Your New Luxury SUV at Mercedes-Benz of El Cajon in El Cajon

See the GLC difference in person! When you’ve finished comparing the 2018 Mercede-Benz GLC vs. BMW X5 here, schedule a test drive at Mercedes-Benz of El Cajon near La Mesa. Before you schedule, take a moment to browse our current offers on new vehicles.

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1111 Wagner Drive El Cajon, CA


Phone: (888) 837-5892

1111 Wagner Drive El Cajon, CA
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