2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 | NewCars.com

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2022 Acura RDX vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

Picture of the 2022 Acura RDX

2022 Acura
RDX

MSRP*: $40,600 to $53,300
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Picture of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,850 to $52,500
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 MPG 27 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 49.4 - 56.5 ft3
Engine
  • 272-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 272 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 187.4 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 74.8 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Acura RDX than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Acura RDX offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura RDX as you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Acura RDX or the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Acura RDX is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Acura RDX, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Handling
The Acura RDX has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RDX has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Acura RDX and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Acura RDX and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.