2020 BMW X3 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2020 BMW X3 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2020 BMW X3


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC


62.7 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

56.5 cubic feet
25 mpg city/29 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

22 mpg city/29 mpg highway
4,400 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds

If you’re ready to take your daily commute out of Bloomington to the next level with a new luxury SAV, the 2020 BMW X3 and 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC both provide outstanding performance and a host of amenities. However, the BMW X3 has the edge in many categories. BMW of Bloomington brings you this 2020 BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC comparison, and when you’re ready to explore the BMW X3 in person, contact us.

BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC: Pricing and MPG

Decatur drivers that want to upgrade to a luxury SUV don’t have to bust their budget. The 2020 BMW X3 is slightly more affordable at a starting MSRP of $41,950 vs. $42,500 for the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Along with a better price, when comparing the BMW vs. Mercedes, you’ll find the X3 provides better fuel economy on Decatur city streets with an MPG rating of 25 in the city versus 22 in the GLC.

BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Specs

When comparing BMW vs. Mercedes, the BMW X3 engine output is just short of what the Mercedes-Benz GLC delivers. However, they have a similar 0 – 60 acceleration time. In addition, the BMW X3 has a greater maximum towing capacity of 4,400 pounds vs. only 3,500 in the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Here is a summary of their engine specs:

2020 BMW X3 Base Engine: 2.0L BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder

  • 248 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 0 – 60 in 6 seconds
  • 25 mpg city/29 mpg highway

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Base Engine: 2.0L inline-4 turbo

  • 255 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque
  • 0 – 60 in 6.1 seconds
  • 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway

BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC: Dimensions

If comfort on those drives out to Decatur or Pekin is a priority to you, BMW of Bloomington recommend the 2020 BMW X3. Its cabin and cargo bay are far more spacious than the Mercedes GLC.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Dimensions

  • Front/Rear Headroom: 37.8 inches / 38.5 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom: 40.8 inches / 37.3 inches
  • Cargo Volume w/ Rear Seats Upright: 19.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume w/ Rear Seats Folded: 56.5 cubic feet

2020 BMW X3 Interior Dimensions

  • Front/Rear Headroom: 41.1 inches / 39.1 inches
  • Front/Rear Legroom: 40.3 inches / 36.4 inches
  • Cargo Volume w/ Rear Seats Upright: 28.7 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume w/ Rear Seats Folded: 62.7 cubic feet

BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC: Features

When comparing the BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC, you’ll find the BMW X3 is loaded with great amenities. You’ll enjoy:

  • Apple CarPlay Compatibility
  • USB port
  • Bluetooth
  • Advanced Vehicle & Key Memory
  • Engine Start/Stop button
  • Power tailgate
  • Plus, much more!

Experience the BMW X3 in Person at BMW of Bloomington Today

Now that we’ve compared the X3 BMW vs. Mercedes GLC, how can you not see that the X3 is the clear winner? When you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a new BMW X3, give BMW of Bloomington a call. Review our new vehicle specials and then head into the dealership for a test drive. Let us get you into the BMW of your dreams at a price you can afford. Contact us today.

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