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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class vs. 2015 Honda Pilot Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Honda Pilot, 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 GLK-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Pilot. 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 GLK-Class will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Honda Pilot.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is much slimmer than the Honda Pilot, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Pilot.

Drivetrain
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 Honda Pilot.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has the same turning radius as the Honda Pilot, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Honda Pilot is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has a lot less horsepower than the Honda Pilot.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class seats a lot fewer people than the Honda Pilot. The Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class has significantly less cargo capacity than the Honda Pilot.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class than that of the Honda Pilot.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz
GLK-Class

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MSRP*: $37,900 - $39,900

2015 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $29,870 - $41,620
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.16%
City MPG: 18 - 24 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 25 - 33 24 - 25
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $35,247 - $37,107 $27,319 - $38,037

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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