2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2017 BMW X3

SUV shoppers, put on your listening ears. Contrary to what you may have heard, they’re not all the same. Luxury SUVs are starting to make their way up the charts in terms of popularity, and now you can get them at a price you may have never thought possible. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC comes in under $40,000*. Who would have thought a luxury SUV could cost less than your average one? We’ll show you what makes this vehicle a hot choice for consumers as we compare the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2017 BMW X3.

Besides the nearly $3,000 price difference between these two models, there are a few other things that separate these two. Sure, they have some similarities that include nearly identical horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-Liter I4 engine and a standard towing of 3500 lbs., but let’s take a look at how else they compare.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2017 BMW X3
$39,150* MSRP* $42,050
Optional Automatic Load-Leveling Not Available
273 lb-ft. Torque 258 lb-ft.
3500 Standard Towing 3500

How Does the 2017 GLC Separate Itself from the X3?

Comfort and convenience might be where the 2017 GLC separates itself from the X3. For starters, you’ll note that the GLC has a standard Front Power Headrest that isn’t available in the X3. Other standard features that are either optional or not available in the X3 include Front Power Lumbar Support, cooled front seats, Vehicle Location System, Front Airbag Deactivation via Child Seat Detection System and others. Speaking of safety, let’s take a look at some of the other standard safety features included in the 2017 GLC. They include:

  • COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS

  • ATTENTION ASSIST

  • Rearview camera

  • PRE-SAFE

  • Antilock Braking System

  • Brake Assist

  • Electronic Stability Program

  • Aluminum and high-strength steel body structure

and more. There’s so much offered by luxury SUVs that you won’t find in other models, but hopefully you now know that not all luxury SUVs are the same. If you think the 2017 GLC might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to check out our inventory here at World Wide Motors. We have plenty in stock for you to choose from, so make the trip and find out what it is about the GLC that always draws SUV shoppers!

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC interior seating
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC on the road
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC front interior
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC on back road

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*Excludes all options, taxes, title registration, $925 transportation charge and dealer preparation fees.