Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura RDX than in the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Acura RDX.
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Acura RDX.
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 GLK-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Acura RDX. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Acura RDX have similar Destination Charges.
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is about the same width as the Acura RDX. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is slightly shorter than the Acura RDX, which may make it easier to park.
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Acura RDX.
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Acura RDX, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When considering towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is clearly the choice over the Acura RDX for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a lot less horsepower than the Acura RDX.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the Acura RDX. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has less cargo space than the Acura RDX, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Acura RDX.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class and the 2014 Acura RDX.
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MSRP*: $37,480 - $39,480
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MSRP*: $34,520 - $35,920
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.99%||As low as 0.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 2.66%|
|City MPG:||19 - 24||19 - 20|
|Highway MPG:||25 - 33||27 - 28|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Safety Rating: Front
|Safety Rating: Side
|Safety Rating: Rear
|Invoice*:||$34,856 - $36,716||$32,430 - $33,726|
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