2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2024 Toyota 4Runner Review

Picture of the 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2024 Mercedes-Benz
GLC 300

MSRP*: $47,450 to $57,000
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Picture of the 2024 Toyota 4Runner

2024 Toyota
4Runner

MSRP*: $40,705 to $55,170
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MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 33 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 52.6 - 56.3 ft3 88.8 - 89.7 ft3
Engine
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 270-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 255 hp 270 hp
Towing Capacity 4,409 - 5,291 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 185.7 - 187.5 in 190.2 - 191.3 in
Exterior Width 75.6 in 75.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 32.9 in
Head Room Front 38.9 - 41.3 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.6 in
Front 38.6 - 39.3 in
Rear 38.6 in

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Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota 4Runner than in the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota 4Runner will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota 4Runner.

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 about the same width as the Toyota 4Runner. 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
With the Toyota 4Runner, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300. The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 has a little less horsepower than the Toyota 4Runner.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively 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.