2022 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 | NewCars.com

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2022 Acura MDX vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43 Review

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2022 Acura
MDX

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG GLC 43

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MSRP*
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$46,900 to $60,650
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$59,500 to $63,000
Invoice* $45,701 to $56,811 $55,930 to $59,220
MPG - City 19 18
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Acura MDX and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura MDX as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver 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.