2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2020 Toyota 4Runner: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2020 Toyota 4Runner Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

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New 2020 Toyota 4Runner

2020 Toyota
4Runner

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MSRP*
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$42,500 to $50,000
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$36,120 to $49,865
Invoice* $39,950 to $47,000 $33,230 to $45,876
MPG - City 21 - 22 16
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5 - 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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 GLC 300 than in the Toyota 4Runner. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than 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. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 carries a much lower Destination Charge 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.

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

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
The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the Toyota 4Runner. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota 4Runner.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 than that of the Toyota 4Runner.