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2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

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2022 Honda
Pilot

MSRP*: $38,080 to $51,870
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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 19 - 20 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 27 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 82.1 - 83.9 ft3 49.4 - 56.5 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity 500 - 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.5 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.9 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
The Honda Pilot offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda Pilot and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Honda Pilot doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Honda Pilot more than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Honda Pilot, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.