2022 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 | NewCars.com

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2022 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Review

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2022 Lexus
RX 350

MSRP*: $45,920 to $53,200
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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 26 - 27 MPG 27 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 32.6 ft3 49.4 - 56.5 ft3
Engine
  • 295-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 9-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 295 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 192.5 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.1 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 Lexus RX 350 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Handling
The Lexus RX 350 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Lexus RX 350 will do just as well as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Lexus RX 350 has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Lexus RX 350 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.