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

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

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2022 Lexus
RX 350L

MSRP*: $48,750 to $56,150
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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,850 to $52,500
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MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 27 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 34.1 ft3 49.4 - 56.5 ft3
Engine
  • 290-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 290 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.9 in 183.3 - 186.3 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 74.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.9 - 38.5 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 than in the Lexus RX 350L, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lexus RX 350L and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus RX 350L 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 350L is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350L is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. If you go with the Lexus RX 350L, 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 Lexus RX 350L 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
The Lexus RX 350L has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Lexus RX 350L doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Utility
The Lexus RX 350L offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Lexus RX 350L has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.