2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs. 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i

Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

2017 BMW X3 sDrive 28i

2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i

As far as luxury SUVs go, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i are top contenders in the class. However, when it comes to performance, features, and especially price, there’s one model that clearly comes out ahead. See which of the two excels with the help of Mercedes-Benz of Rockville Centre.


If you’re going with a luxury SUV, then chances are you want a model that performs as such. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 certainly proves itself in this category. Its turbocharged 2.0L inline-4 engine generates 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque via a nine-speed automatic transmission.

The 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i also comes powered by a turbocharged 2.0L inline-4 machine, but it puts out slightly less power at 240 hp through an eight-speed automatic transmission, and significantly less torque at 258 lb-ft of torque. Based on the figures alone, it’s clear which model is the winner here.

2017 GLC 300


Both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 and the 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i are considered luxury SUVs, but based on the features offered on the Mercedes-Benz model, it may be considered more luxurious. These features are available on the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, but are unavailable or cost more on the BMW:

  • Front power headrests
  • Cooled front seats
  • Vehicle location system
  • Telematics system with Internet services
  • Rear armrest storage
  • Remote trunk release
  • Heated exterior mirrors

With so many amenities as standard on the Mercedes-Benz model that are not on the BMW SUV, why would you go with the latter?

2017 GLC 300


In addition to these perks, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 also comes in at a lower price than the 2017 BMW X3 sDrive28i.

  • Mercedes-Benz GLC 300: MSRP from $39,150
  • BMW X3 sDrive28i: MSRP from $40,050
2017 GLC 300

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If you agree that the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 beats the competition, then it’s time for you to check it out yourself at Mercedes-Benz of Rockville Centre. Contact our team for more information or to schedule a test drive!