2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC

  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC

If you’re looking for a stylish new luxury SUV in the Kettering area, you’ve come to the right place! At Mercedes-Benz of Centerville, we offer a wide variety of Mercedes-Benz vehicles to match just about every lifestyle, from sporty two-door coupes to full-size family crossovers. Two exceptional SUVs you can find on our showroom floor right now are the Mercedes-Benz GLB and GLC, both of which deliver impressive performance specs and classic Mercedes-Benz luxury. They’re both great choices, but only one will ultimately align with your unique driving needs. Mercedes-Benz of Centerville has everything you need to compare the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC in the guide below – check it out!



2023 Mercedes-Benz GLB


2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC
221-hp, 2.0L inline-4 turbo


255-hp, 2.0L inline-4 turbo
8G-DCT 8-speed dual-clutch automatic


9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic
6.9 seconds

Acceleration (0 to 60 MPH)

6.3 seconds
24 city/32 highway mpg*

Fuel Economy

22 city/27 highway mpg*
5 (7 optional)

Passenger Capacity

22 to 62 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

19.4 to 56.5 cubic feet

Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC: Performance Comparison

The Mercedes-Benz GLB and GLC are both powered by a robust 2.0L inline-4 turbocharged engine under the hood, but their performance specs are a bit different. If you’re looking to save at the gas pump, the Mercedes-Benz GLB gets better fuel efficiency, but the GLC compensates with more horsepower and torque as well as more acceleration power. Compare the performance specs of both SUVs below:

Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

  • Engine: 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Transmission: 8G-DCT 8-speed dual-clutch automatic
  • Fuel Economy: 24 city/32 highway mpg*
  • Acceleration: 0 to 60 mph in 6.9 seconds
  • Horsepower: 221 hp
  • Torque: 258 lb-ft

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

  • Engine: 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Transmission: 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic
  • Fuel Economy: 22 city/27 highway mpg*
  • Acceleration: 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds
  • Horsepower: 255 hp
  • Torque: 273 lb-ft

Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLC: Interior Dimensions

The Mercedes-Benz GLB and GLC are both spacious SUVs with plenty of room for passengers and cargo alike, but there are some trade-offs to consider between the two. The GLC has a slightly larger cabin and can seat five passengers, while the GLB gives you an optional third row to increase the seating capacity to seven, despite being a bit more compact. It ultimately comes down to how much room you want on your Springboro rides, and whether you want to prioritize passenger or cargo space. Here are the full dimensions:

Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

  • Length: 182.4 inches
  • Wheelbase: 111.4 inches
  • Headroom (1st / 2nd/3rd row): 40.7 / 39.3 / 34.8 inches
  • Shoulder Room (1st / 2nd/3rd row): 55.9 / 54.9 / 43.8 inches
  • Legroom (1st / 2nd/3rd row): 41.4 / 38.1 / 29.1 inches
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 (7 optional)
  • Cargo Capacity: 22 to 62 cubic feet

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

  • Length: 183.3 inches
  • Wheelbase: 113.1 inches
  • Headroom (Front / Rear): 37.8 / 38.5 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front / Rear): 57.3 / 56.5 inches
  • Legroom (Front / Rear): 40.8 / 37.3 inches
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Cargo Capacity: 19.4 to 56.5 cubic feet

Find Your Next Luxury SUV at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville!

If you want to see how the Mercedes-Benz GLB or GLC handles on the Oakwood roads for yourself, contact our office to set up a test drive! We’ll take care of everything and get you behind the wheel in no time. Be sure to check out our model research hub to learn more about the GLB, GLC, or any of the other vehicles in our lineup!


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