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2020 Audi Q5 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

New 2020 Audi Q5

2020 Audi
Q5

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

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MSRP*
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$43,300
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$42,500 to $50,000
Invoice* $40,703 to $40,704 $39,950 to $47,000
MPG - City 22 21 - 22
MPG - Hwy 28 28 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
The Audi Q5 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Audi Q5 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q5 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi Q5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi Q5 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. When looking at overall length, the Audi Q5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Audi Q5 has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q5 is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Audi Q5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Audi Q5 has less cargo space than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Audi Q5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.