2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC

Mercedes-Benz GLC



2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2020 BMW X3

2.0L inline-4 turbo

Base Engine

2.0L TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder
255 hp

Base Horsepower

248 hp
273 lb-ft

Base Torque

258 lb-ft
9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic

Base Transmission

8-speed STEPTRONIC Automatic

"Hey, Mercedes" keyword activation

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Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX)

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Luxury lovers of Kettering often find themselves debating between the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs BMW X3. Both are gorgeous SUVs with plenty of pep under the hood, but which is really worth the splurge? While the BMW X3 is a striking model, the Mercedes-Benz GLC truly stands out from the competition with its exceptional performance and state-of-the-art technology. See for yourself with our BMW X3 vs. GLC comparison.

BMW X3 vs GLC: Performance

Between the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs BMW X3, you’ll find that both have a powerful 2.0L turbocharged engine in common. However, the GLC manages to achieve both higher horsepower and torque when compared to the X3 – resulting in a more capable performance. Additionally, the GLC’s 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic produces a smoother ride with better handling than the 8-speed on the X3. And if you need more horsepower for your daily drive, don’t forget about the legendary Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLC lineup. These high-performance SUVs can generate up to 469 hp in total!

BMW X3 vs GLC: Technology

The BMW X3 might have plenty of technology under the hood, but Mercedes-Benz has cutting-edge innovations that you’ll only find available on the GLC.

  • “Hey, Mercedes” keyword activation is a voice-activated system that acts as your personal assistant on the go. Simply say “Hey, Mercedes” to activate the artificial intelligence system.
  • The Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) organizes your favorite media, apps, connectivity features, and more – responding to voice commands or touchscreen controls.
  • MBUX Augmented Video for Navigation offers live images of the roads, complete with superimposed street names, to give you crystal-clear directions to your next location.

Factor in features like the Mercedes-Benz warranty with Roadside Assistance Mobile App, and it’s clear that the Mercedes-Benz GLC is one of the best SUVs for the Springboro roads.

Take Your Test Drive at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville

You’ve compared the BMW X3 vs GLC, now explore the GLC vs. Audi Q5 for a fuller picture of the GLC features. If you’re in the Oakwood area, don’t miss out on the chance to get behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz GLC at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville. We’re located in Centerville and ready to get the keys in your hand, so contact us to get started!


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