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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs 2018 Lexus RX

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs 2018 Lexus RX

There is nothing easy about choosing the perfect car. After all, with so many options to consider and compare, you have a lot of work ahead of you. We want you to take the time to find the right model for you and your family, but we also want to help make the process smoother for you. To do that, we're comparing the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs the 2018 Lexus RX right here.

Let's first talk about engine power. As you can see below, it's a bit of a split. The GLC has more torque, while the RX has more horsepower. Which do you go with? Well, in our minds, we consider more torque to be what you want in most real-world driving situations, especially with an SUV. The choice is yours, but we find the additional torque to be well worth it.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300


2018 Lexus RX

241 hp, 273 lb-ft of torque Engine Power 295 hp, 267 lb-ft of torque
56.5 cubic feet Cargo Volume 56.3 cubic feet
Starting at $40,050* MSRP $43,470
Top Safety Pick+ IIHS Rating Top Safety Pick

Differences Between the 2018 GLC vs 2018 RX

One of the other major differences with these vehicles is the starting MSRP, with the GLC starting at $40,050* and the RX at $43,470. That's a pretty big difference in price, and you have to keep in mind that the GLC still comes with some standard features that are not standard on the RX. These include a driver memory seat, cargo net and in-vehicle assistance service. On top of that, the GLC has an edge in safety, as it was awarded a Top Safety Pick+ designation by the IIHS.

Now that you've compared the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs the 2018 Lexus RX, get behind the wheel for yourself here at Mercedes-Benz of South Mississippi.

*MSRP for 2018 GLC includes transportation charge. Excludes all options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details.]