2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2020 Lexus UX 200 | NewCars.com

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 vs. 2020 Lexus UX 200 Review

New 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250

2021 Mercedes-Benz
GLB 250

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New 2020 Lexus UX 200

2020 Lexus
UX 200

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MSRP*
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$38,050 to $40,050
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$32,300 to $37,500
Invoice* $35,767 to $37,647 $30,653 to $35,588
MPG - City 23 29
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 than in the Lexus UX 200. The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus UX 200.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 as you will with the Lexus UX 200, 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 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus UX 200. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 and the Lexus UX 200 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 is about the same width as the Lexus UX 200. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250, which is slightly longer than the Lexus UX 200.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus UX 200.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus UX 200, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 has a little more horsepower than the Lexus UX 200.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus UX 200, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus UX 200.