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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2022 Toyota 4Runner Review

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2022 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $43,850 to $52,500
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2022 Toyota
4Runner

MSRP*: $38,105 to $52,920
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 49.4 - 56.5 ft3 88.8 - 89.7 ft3
Engine
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 255 hp 270 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 183.3 - 186.3 in 190.2 - 191.3 in
Exterior Width 74.4 in 75.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 - 37.3 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 32.9 in
Head Room Front 38.9 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in
Front 38.6 - 39.3 in
Rear 38.6 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 than in the Toyota 4Runner. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the Toyota 4Runner.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota 4Runner, 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). The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota 4Runner.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is a little narrower than the Toyota 4Runner, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 is slightly shorter than the Toyota 4Runner, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota 4Runner, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota 4Runner is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 for pulling heavy loads. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the Toyota 4Runner are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has less seating than the Toyota 4Runner, making the Toyota 4Runner the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota 4Runner.