2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 | NewCars.com

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

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2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

MSRP*: $38,325 to $60,300
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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,850 to $52,500
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MPG - City 19 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 MPG 27 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 70.8 ft3 49.4 - 56.5 ft3
Engine
  • 293-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 357-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 193.5 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 77.5 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.4 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
The Jeep Grand Cherokee requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Jeep Grand Cherokee or the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. With the Jeep Grand Cherokee, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.