2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 | NewCars.com

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2021 Buick Enclave vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

New 2021 Buick Enclave

2021 Buick
Enclave

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New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

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MSRP*
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$40,000 to $56,000
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$43,200 to $51,650
Invoice* $38,160 to $53,424 $40,608 to $48,551
MPG - City 17 - 18 21 - 22
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 28 - 29
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Buick Enclave than in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Buick Enclave 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 Buick Enclave 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). The Buick Enclave is somewhat more expensive 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. The Destination Charge for the Buick Enclave is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Enclave, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

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

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is clearly the choice over the Buick Enclave for pulling heavy loads. The Buick Enclave has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Utility
The Buick Enclave offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Buick Enclave, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Buick Enclave is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.