2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 | NewCars.com

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2020 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Review

New 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Acura
MDX

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

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MSRP*
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$44,500 to $61,750
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$59,500 to $63,000
Invoice* $41,774 to $57,936 $55,930 to $59,220
MPG - City 19 - 20 18
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Acura MDX offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. The Acura MDX offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Acura MDX requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura MDX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43. 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 Acura MDX and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura MDX is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura MDX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Drivetrain
The Acura MDX has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura MDX has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Acura MDX is clearly the choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Acura MDX has a lot less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Utility
The Acura MDX offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Acura MDX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Warranty
The Acura MDX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.